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Thursday, May 5, 2016 | 11:00 am
Rob Reiner with his son, Nick. [Courtesy: Paladin]

Filmmaker, actor Rob Reiner and his son, Nick, get personal in their new film “Being Charlie,” which takes on drug addiction.

 
Thursday, May 5, 2016 | 10:00 am
Detroit teachers march outside the district headquarters, Monday, May 2, 2016, in Detroit. Detroit Public Schools transition manager Steven Rhodes says 45,628 of approximately 46,000 students were forced to miss classes Monday as 1,562 teachers called in sick. The mass sick-out has forced the district to close 94 of its 97 schools. Detroit's schools are expected to be out of cash starting July 1. The state earlier gave the district $48.7 million in emergency funding to keep it open through June 30 as the Legislature considers a $720 million restructuring plan. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Fixing Michigan- from Flint’s water crisis to failing schools in Detroit. Are state takeovers the answers or the problem?

 
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 | 11:00 am
Leslie Stahl with her grandchild Jordan. (Courtesy: Leslie Stahl)

Trailblazing journalist Lesley Stahl on her new book Becoming Grandma, and the joys, the science, the struggles, the evolution of being a grandparent today.

 
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 | 10:00 am
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined by his wife Melania, right, and daughter Ivanka, left, as he arrives for a primary night news conference, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Results from the 2016 Indiana primary. Does it cement two pathways to the nominations?

 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | 11:00 am
In this photo taken Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, fifteen-year-old Amorette Castillo has her sensor checked before starting a series of physical activities at a University of Southern California lab in Alhambra, Calif. Scientists across the country are playing with miniature gadgets and fitting them on the overweight and obese to get an unbiased glimpse into their exercise and eating habits. The cell phone for gathering data is on her hip. (AP Photo/Kim Johnson Flodin)

Weight loss lessons from the TV show “The Biggest Loser”. A study of the show’s contestants reveals why it’s so hard to keep off the weight we lose.

 
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | 10:00 am
Geri Taylor, camera in tow, at the Hoover Dam in 2014. Photography had been a sideline for 30 years, but now she could really devote time to it.
Courtesy, New York Times. MICHAEL KIRBY SMITH FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES.

We look at how one women prepares for the full onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

 
Monday, May 2, 2016 | 11:00 am
ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016 AND THEREAFTER - In this April 19, 2016 photo, Laurie Millan, a para-professional and tutor, works with a student during an after school tutoring session at San Francisco International High School, in San Francisco. While some districts in numerous states have discouraged migrant minors from Central America from enrolling in their schools, the school accommodated its youths by rewriting young-adult novels at a basic level to spark the newcomers' interest in reading.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Is grit the secret sauce that drives success? More important than both talent and intellect? We’re talking the power and limits of grit.

 
Monday, May 2, 2016 | 10:00 am
A man walks on the rail tracks of a train station turned into a makeshift camp crowded by migrants and refugees, at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, Greece, Friday, April 29, 2016. Many thousands of migrants remain at the Greek border with Macedonia, hoping that the border crossing will reopen, allowing them to move north into central Europe. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

A top former US diplomat says refugees and tribalism are pulling Europe apart and that the US needs to get involved- to help Europe by helping refugees.

 
Friday, April 29, 2016 | 11:00 am
Screengrab from the #MorethanMean video produced by Sarah Spain and Julie Dicaro. Scroll down to view the video.

Women pushing back. A video by two female sports reporters about online harassment goes viral.

 
Friday, April 29, 2016 | 10:00 am
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 11:00 am
Detail of the National Debt Clock, a billboard-size digital display showing the increasing US debt, on Sixth Avenue August 1, 2011 in New York.  US Vice President Joe Biden said Monday he was confident that Congress would approve a major austerity plan to avoid a debt default as he met with skeptical members of his Democratic Party.AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Beyond the campaign sound and fury, how do we really solve our biggest national problems? One smart citizen thinker weighs in- with you.

 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 | 10:00 am
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a Women for Hillary event in New York, Monday, April 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Hillary Clinton and the women’s vote. How it’s broken against Bernie Sanders. How it might play out against Donald Trump.

 
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | 11:00 am
FILE - In this April 15, 2015 file photo, a man takes a picture of the fountains in front of the Bellagio hotel and casino in Las Vegas. The vice president of sustainability for MGM Resorts International, Chris Brophy, told a panel of the Nevada Drought Forum on Friday, July 17, the company saved 2 billion gallons of water since 2008 through a variety of conservation efforts. The company has 15 properties on the Las Vegas Strip. (AP Photo/John Locher,File)

Can the thirstiest city in the driest state in the country become the Silicon Valley of water? Las Vegas is set to try.

 
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | 10:00 am
(Flickr/AisleTwentytwo)

Getting real about the depth of financial security in America’s middle class. We will go very up close and personal.

 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 | 11:00 am
Tourists photograph the sunset at the summit of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park near Bar Harbor, Maine. The 1,528-foot mountain is the highest point on the shoreline of the east coast. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Ready, set, summer. New ways to get lost inside America’s National Parks with the writers of Outside Magazine.

 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 | 10:00 am
This image released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows the scene after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed vehicle at a military checkpoint at the entrance to the Sayyida Zeinab suburb, Damascus, Monday, April 25, 2016. A bomb blast in a Damascus suburb that is home to one of the holiest Shiite shrines in Syria killed several people on Monday, according to a pro-government TV station and an activist-run monitoring group. (SANA via AP)

The President calls for more U.S. special forces into Syria. Last week, more troops and gunships into Iraq. What is this push and its strategy for ISIS?

 
Monday, April 25, 2016 | 11:00 am
GQ, left, Jackson Doran, center, and JQ from Chicago hip-hop sensation Q Brothers perform their "Othello: the Remix" rap during a rehearsal for Sydney Festival in Sydney, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014.  Sydney Festival is an arts based event held in January each year boasting local and international artists in contemporary and classical music, dance, circus, drama and visual arts.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

400 years after Shakespeare, we celebrate the bard with a new look at Othello. And how it speaks to us today on race and gender.

 
Monday, April 25, 2016 | 10:00 am
A computer screen displays the social media posting by Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook in Beijing, China, Friday, March 18, 2016. The photo of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg jogging in downtown Beijing’s notorious smog has prompted a torrent of astonishment, mockery and amusement on Chinese social media. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Layoffs and shakeups at online news sites, and what that means for the uncertain future of journalism.

 
Friday, April 22, 2016 | 11:00 am
FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at the Super Bowl XLI football game at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016, in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist. He was 57. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Legendary performer, musician Prince has died at age 57. We’ll listen back to a remarkable career

 
Friday, April 22, 2016 | 10:00 am
Vehicles left stranded on a flooded Interstate 45 in Houston, Texas on May 26, 2015.  Heavy rains throught Texas put the city of Houston under massive ammounts of water, closing roadways and trapping residents in their cars and buildings, according to local reports. Rainfall reached up to 11 inches(27.9cm) in some parts of the state, national forecasters reported, and the heavy rains quickly pooled over the state's already saturated soil. AFP PHOTO/AARON M. SPRECHER        (Photo credit should read Aaron M. Sprecher/AFP/Getty Images)

New York votes. Houston floods. Harriet Tubman on the $20. And Obama lunches with the Queen of England. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 11:00 am
Andrew Solomon in Zambia in 1997. Photo: Luca Trovato.

Acclaimed writer, psychologist, traveler Andrew Solomon the importance of getting out- way out- into the world.

 
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 10:00 am
An interpreter talks to Saudi Arabia's King Salman as he meets with President Barack Obama at Erga Palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Obama's first stop in Saudi Arabia was a one-on-one meeting with King Salman before the six-nation GCC summit opens Thursday. He was slated to spend little more than 24 hours in the Saudi capital before heading on to visits to London and Hannover, Germany.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The president’s visit to Saudi Arabia. The two countries’ special relationship is being challenged on everything from ISIS to oil.

 
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | 11:00 am
Benjamin Walker plays Patrick Bateman in 'American Psycho' at the Schoenfield Theatre in New York. Photo: Jeremy Daniel

The bloody, pitch-black satire American Psycho is now a Broadway musical. We’ll dive in with the director and star of the show.

 
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | 10:00 am
Former President Bill Clinton, left, applauds, as his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton celebrates on stage at her victory party after winning the New York state primary Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Who has the delegates and the way forward after the New York primary? We’ll add it all up with top political watchers.

 
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 | 11:00 am
Ron Fournier and his family meet George W. Bush in the Oval Office.

Journalist Ron Fournier turns the tables on himself for a soul-searching meditation on fatherhood now. What it is. How it’s changing.

 
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 | 10:00 am
Josefa Cevena, from left, her sisters Rita Cevena and Elian Cevena, carry their children as they look for shelter, after their home was destroyed in the 7.8-magnitude earthquake, in Portoviejo, Ecuador, Monday, April 18, 2016. The Saturday night quake left a trail of ruin along Ecuador’s normally placid Pacific Ocean coast. At least 350 people died and thousands are homeless. President Rafael Correa said early Monday that the death toll would “surely rise, and in a considerable way.” (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

Powerful earthquakes hit Japan and Ecuador. We’ll look at vulnerability and preparedness around the world—and here in the USA.

 
Monday, April 18, 2016 | 11:00 am
In this April 5, 2016 photo, a masked and armed policeman patrols a gang controlled neighborhood in San Salvador, El Salvador. Hyper-violent gangs declared open-season on police in this Central American nation in response to a government crackdown that began last year. (Alex Peña/AP)

NPR’s Kelly McEvers went to El Salvador to find out how violent street gangs are terrorizing a whole country for the podcast “Embedded.”

 
Monday, April 18, 2016 | 10:00 am
"The Future of the Professions" discusses how technology is transforming the work of professionals in the 21st century. (Pixabay)

Tech disruption heads for the professions. Doctors, lawyers, accountants now face real digital competition.

 
Friday, April 15, 2016 | 11:00 am
General Motors' V2V (vehicle to vehicle) communication technology has the potential to mitigate many traffic collisions by sending and receiving basic safety information such as location, speed and direction of travel, between vehicles that are approaching each other. It will provide useful warnings to drivers, like this "Hard Braking Ahead" warning. Cadillac will introduce V2V technology on the 2017 Cadillac CTS. (Photo by Rob Widdis for Cadillac)

Cars that brake, steer, drive and see in the dark. The almost self-driving car is already here. Car Talk’s Ray Magliozzi joins us to kick those tires.

 
Friday, April 15, 2016 | 10:00 am
Verizon workers picket outside one of the company's facilities Wednesday, April 13, 2016, in Philadelphia. Verizon landline and cable workers on the East Coast walked off the job Wednesday morning after little progress in negotiations since their contract expired nearly eight months ago. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Democrats battle in Brooklyn. Trump says “rigged.” Verizon strike. Russian jets buzz the US Navy. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | 11:00 am
Hamilton Production Photos by Joan Marcus

Broadway’s mega-hit “Hamilton” is all the craze. And it’s not just the lucky few who have seen it, who are obsessed.

 
Thursday, April 14, 2016 | 10:00 am
In this July 31, 2014 file photo, Rikers Island juvenile detention facility inmates walk single file to the jail's chapel for a visit from Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons and entertainer L.L. Cool J. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

Inside a major push to reduce jail populations and fix racial disparities in the justice system. Eleven major cities are all in.

 
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 | 11:00 am
An Aedes aegypti mosquito is photographed through a microscope. Federal health officials are saying that the more researchers learn about the Zika virus, the scarier it appears. (Felipe Dana/AP)

The CDC warns that the Zika virus is “scarier” and more dangerous than first thought. We’ll look at the risk in the U.S. and plans to combat it.

 
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 | 10:00 am
As the presidential primaries wind to an end, candidates vie for delegates. (Toby Brusseau/AP)

Is the 2016 presidential primary process fair? We’ll look at the scramble for delegates and the road ahead. Plus: We’ll talk about voting rights protesters who staged sit-ins at the Capitol.

 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 | 11:00 am
The New Caledonian crow is one of the most intelligent birds, known for using tools and creating hooks as a means to  obtain food. (Photo via Auguste von Bayern / Flickr)

The genius of birds. Why bird-brained, as an insult, may not make sense.

 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 | 10:00 am
In this Wednesday, April 1, 2015 photo, Jeff Salter, CEO of Caring Senior Service, poses for a photo in his company office building in San Antonio. Last December, the network of nearly 30 computers at Caring Senior Service were invaded by ransomware, software hackers use to try to extort money from people and businesses that can’t open or use documents, pictures, spreadsheets and other files. (AP Photo/Matthew Busch)

Ransomware is here with a vengeance. Hackers are going after everything from hospitals to your own smartphone or laptop. It’s pay up or see your data lost forever.

 
Monday, April 11, 2016 | 11:00 am
Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi. (Jason Frank Rothenberg / The Jewish Museum)

We talk to the irrepressible designer Isaac Mizrahi about fashion today and what it tells us about ourselves, our time. Plus: an investigative look at those surprisingly cheap dress ads on Facebook.

 
Monday, April 11, 2016 | 10:00 am
This portion of an email from Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email account when she was secretary of state and released by the State Department on Sept. 30, 2015, shows an email Clinton received early in the morning on Aug. 3, 2011.  (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

What’s taking so long with the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails? Is there a fire in there or not? Plus: The Boston Globe imagines — and rejects — a future President Trump.

 
Friday, April 8, 2016 | 11:00 am
In this Jan. 23, 2016, photo, Taryn Robinson cooks white turkey chili, a meal kit dish from Blue Apron, as her father, Keith Robinson, watches over her shoulder in Evanston, Ill. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)

Let’s get cooking. And the new push to get you into the kitchen — from meal delivery kits to simple techniques and recipes to build your confidence.

 
Friday, April 8, 2016 | 10:00 am
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, right, clasps hands with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, left, during a primary night campaign event, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Milwaukee, Wisc. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Sanders and Cruz win big. The Panama Papers’ global punch. A $15 minimum wage in New York. Our weekly roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Thursday, April 7, 2016 | 11:00 am
James Brown and the Famous Flames, performing at New York City's Apollo Theater in 1964. (Creative Commons / Don Paulsen)

Renowned novelist James McBride, with a deep new take on the godfather of soul, James Brown.

 
Thursday, April 7, 2016 | 10:00 am
The Pfizer logo appears on a screen above its trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, April 6, 2016.  The biggest U.S.-based drugmaker, Pfizer Inc., will stay put thanks to aggressive new Treasury Department rules that succeeded in blocking Pfizer from acquiring rival Allergan and moving to Ireland, on paper, to reduce its tax bill.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

A critique of how the American economy has evolved to protect giant corporations and their profits. A call to break the grip – with competition.

 
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 11:00 am
Syrian soldiers celebrate their victory against the Islamic State group in Qaryatain, Syria, Monday, April 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Natalia Sancha

Retired Army Colonel and big thinker Andrew Bacevich on what he calls America’s endless war in the Middle East.

 
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 10:00 am
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, raises hands with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, left, and his wife Heidi, right, during a primary night campaign event, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

The message from Wisconsin. What the results in the Badger State tell us (and don’t) about the candidates and their paths to the nomination.

 
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | 11:00 am
Geobiologist Hope Jahren is the author of a new memoir about her life and work, "Lab Girl." (Courtesy Erica Morrow)

“Lab Girl”, the powerful new memoir of a female scientist — geobiologist Hope Jahren — on life and love.

 
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 | 10:00 am
People gather to demonstrate against Iceland's prime minister, in Reykjavik on Monday April 4, 2016. Iceland's prime minister insisted Monday he would not resign after documents leaked in a media investigation allegedly link him to an offshore company that could represent a serious conflict of interest, according to information leaked from a Panamanian law firm at the center of an international tax evasion scheme. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson)

A massive leak of more than 11 million documents reveals a global web of corruption and tax hidden wealth. What we’re learning about the Panama Papers.

 
Monday, April 4, 2016 | 11:00 am
In this June 29, 2015, photo, Lauren Simo, left, answers questions during a weekly forum streamed via Periscope on the smartphone of Fish Consulting director of social media Toby Srebnik, at the company's offices in Hollywood, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Facebook makes another big move with Facebook Live. Live video. Is this where the world will watch?

 
Monday, April 4, 2016 | 10:00 am
In this photo taken Friday Jan. 3, 2014 heavy surf breaks over the seawall during a winter storm, Hampton, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole/FILE)

A big new warning that sea levels may be rising even faster than we thought. As much as six feet by the end of this century. We’ll look at the impact on coastal cities world-wide.

 
Friday, April 1, 2016 | 11:00 am
Singer-songwriter Andrew Bird, in a still from the video for his new single, "Left-Handed Kisses." (Courtesy Loma Vista Recordings)

Alt-folk hero Andrew Bird joins us with his sweet, layered songs of love and chemistry.

 
Friday, April 1, 2016 | 10:00 am
Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump holds a piece of paper as he talks about a statement from a Breitbart News reporter during a CNN town hall with Anderson Cooper in the historic Riverside Theatre, Tuesday, March 29, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Trump’s abortion firestorm. Sanders takes three more states. Dirty bomb warnings and a nuclear summit. Our weekly roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Thursday, March 31, 2016 | 11:00 am
Brittany Combs of Scottsburg,Indiana is seen delivering clean needles to a member of the needle exchange program, attendants of the program must have a member ID card in order to exchange needles, the program has helped keep needles off the streets and curb needle sharing which was the cause of an HIV outbreak throughout Scott County in Southern Indiana. (Seth Herald / Side Effects Public Media)

NPR’s Kelly McEvers went deep inside the opioid and HIV explosion in one Indiana town for the new podcast “Embedded.” She joins us.

 
Thursday, March 31, 2016 | 10:00 am
President Barack Obama speaks during the awards dinner for Syracuse University’s Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting at Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Obama has called out the media in part, for the zoo of the 2016 election campaign. Is he right?

 
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 | 11:00 am
Kansas City Royals' Edinson Volquez throw during a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Monday, March 28, 2016, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

With Opening Day almost here, we’ll look at the inside story of baseball’s most valuable commodity: the arm of the pitcher.

 
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 | 10:00 am
Evelyn Murphy, Former Lt. Governor and President of The Wage Project, left, is among the crowd and looks on as Boston Mayor Marty Walsh signs the Boston Women's Workforce Council's 100% Talent Compact during an event at Boston City Hall on Monday, March 28, 2016. (Courtesy Nicolaus Czarnecki/Metro)

The gender pay gap is closing, but it’s still got a long way to go. We look at big, new, innovative efforts to get women and men the same pay for the same job.

 
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 | 11:00 am
In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, Doctor Leonid Basovich, left, examines Medi-Cal patient Michael Epps, at the WellSpace Clinic in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Lifetime M.D. Dr. Nortin Hadler joins us to look at what’s happened to the doctor-patient relationship, and how to save it.

 
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 | 10:00 am
This April 13, 2014, file photo, shows the Internal Revenue Service headquarters building in Washington. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

With tax deadline fast approaching, we look at the tax plans from the 2016 presidential candidates, and what they could mean for you and the country.

 
Monday, March 28, 2016 | 11:00 am
People protest outside the North Carolina Executive Mansion in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, March 24, 2016. North Carolina legislators decided to rein in local governments by approving a bill Wednesday that prevents cities and counties from passing their own anti-discrimination rules. North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory later signed the legislation, which dealt a blow to the LGBT movement after success with protections in cities across the country. (AP Photo/Emery P. Dalesio)

North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law. Other states are debating similar laws. We’ll look at what’s going on.

 
Monday, March 28, 2016 | 10:00 am
Police man a check point during a police raid in the suburb of Schaerbeek in Brussels, Thursday, March, 24, 2016.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Europe’s patchwork of spy agencies after Brussels. From eavesdropping to sharing intel, the challenge ahead.

 
Friday, March 25, 2016 | 11:00 am
Actor and comedian David Cross. (Press Photo by Daniel Bergeron / ID-PR)

Comedian David Cross—of “Arrested Development” and “Mr. Show” — on his new tour: “Making America Great Again!”

 
Friday, March 25, 2016 | 10:00 am
People gathered to observe a minute of silence and mourn for the victims of the bombings at the Place de la Bourse in the center of Brussels, Belgium, Thursday, March 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

ISIS strikes Brussels leaving Europe on edge. Obama in Cuba. Trump-Cruz heats up. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
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May 5, 2016
Detroit teachers march outside the district headquarters, Monday, May 2, 2016, in Detroit. Detroit Public Schools transition manager Steven Rhodes says 45,628 of approximately 46,000 students were forced to miss classes Monday as 1,562 teachers called in sick. The mass sick-out has forced the district to close 94 of its 97 schools. Detroit's schools are expected to be out of cash starting July 1. The state earlier gave the district $48.7 million in emergency funding to keep it open through June 30 as the Legislature considers a $720 million restructuring plan. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Fixing Michigan- from Flint’s water crisis to failing schools in Detroit. Are state takeovers the answers or the problem?

May 5, 2016
Rob Reiner with his son, Nick. [Courtesy: Paladin]

Filmmaker, actor Rob Reiner and his son, Nick, get personal in their new film “Being Charlie,” which takes on drug addiction.

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May 4, 2016
Leslie Stahl with her grandchild Jordan. (Courtesy: Leslie Stahl)

Trailblazing journalist Lesley Stahl on her new book Becoming Grandma, and the joys, the science, the struggles, the evolution of being a grandparent today.

 
May 4, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is joined by his wife Melania, right, and daughter Ivanka, left, as he arrives for a primary night news conference, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Results from the 2016 Indiana primary. Does it cement two pathways to the nominations?

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Devoured: We Are What (And How) We Eat
Tuesday, May 3, 2016

From chicken wings to kale smoothies, we look at what we eat, and how challenging it is to eat well in America.

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‘Embedded’: How Violent Gangs Are Terrorizing El Salvador
Thursday, Apr 14, 2016

NPR’s Kelly McEvers on her reporting in El Salvador for the podcast Embedded, and how gang killings brought San Salvador’s bus service to a halt.

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That Cheap Dress On Facebook? It Isn't Worth It
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

Know those shockingly cheap clothes you see advertised on Facebook? There’s a catch.

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