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Monday, December 28, 2015 | 11:00 am
Wendy Whalen, in a photographic portrait by Nisian Hughes. (Nisian Hughes)

Prima ballerina Wendy Whelan is with us. One of the country’s most famous ballerinas looks at dance as she approaches 50.

Monday, December 28, 2015 | 10:00 am
One in four women use psychiatric medication. The reasons for the medication aren't always so clear. (Flickr)

Are American women being prescribed psychiatric drugs – anti-depressants, anti-psychotics — for normal emotions? We’ll hear out one psychiatrist’s bold claim.

Friday, December 25, 2015 | 11:00 am
Singer-songwriter Sara Barielles on the cover of her new memoir, "Sounds Like Me." (Courtesy Simon & Schuster)

Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles goes fully confessional in her new memoir, “Sounds Like Me.” She joins us.

Friday, December 25, 2015 | 10:00 am
The back cover of Terry Gilliam's new memoir, "Gilliamesque." (Courtesy the Author / Harper Design)

Visionary director, screenwriter and legendary Monty Python member, Terry Gilliam takes us inside his hyper-creative mind.

Thursday, December 24, 2015 | 11:00 am
Christmas is a time for family, friends and making memories that can quickly become beloved stories. (Flickr / Sascha D. Rueb)

We asked and you called: your memorable Christmas stories. Happy, heartfelt, hilarious. Of the season. We’ll all listen.

Thursday, December 24, 2015 | 10:00 am
A woman stands on a car during a party in the street in Baltimore on Saturday, May 2, 2015, the day after charges were announced against the police officers involved in Freddie Gray's death. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

We look back on 2015. Same -sex marriage. ISIS. Campus protests. A campaign like no other. The big news issues of 2015, and where they’re headed.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 | 11:00 am
(Clockwise from Left)Mara Jacqueline Willaford, left, holds her fist overhead as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waves to greet the crowd before speaking at a rally Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, in downtown Seattle; Caitlyn Jenner attends the 25th annual Glamour Women of the Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, in New York; onathan Butler, front left, addresses a crowd following the announcement that University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe would resign Monday, Nov. 9, 2015, at the university in Columbia, Mo. and In this July 24, 2009, file photo, Rachel Dolezal, a leader of the Human Rights Education Institute, stands in front of a mural she painted at the institute's offices in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. (All AP)

Gender, race, Black Lives Matter, Caitlin Jenner. How and why 2015 became the year we obsessed over identity.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 | 10:00 am
Sgt. Robert Bergdahl leaves the courthouse Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, after his arraignment on Fort Bragg, N.C. (Andrew Craft / Fayetteville Observer / AP)

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl faces court martial for deserting his post in Afghanistan. This case –this whole story – is anything but simple. Plus: back in Afghanistan, conditions are brutal for troops and residents alike.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 | 11:00 am
Members of the media crowd into the living room of an apartment in Redlands, Calif., shared by San Bernardino shooting rampage suspects Syed Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, after the building landlord invited media into the townhouse rented by the California attackers. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

From the powerful photo of a drowned Syrian toddler, to Trump-mania. The best and worst of journalism in 2015.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 | 10:00 am
Doves sit on an oil pump at sunset in the desert oil fields of Sakhir, Bahrain, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. Gasoline prices remain low in the United States and are expected to soon drop below US$2 a gallon. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

Cheap oil. We’ll look at the global impact on jobs. On the promises out of Paris. On the push for renewables. Plus: SpaceX lands a rocket in Cape Canaveral.

Monday, December 21, 2015 | 11:00 am
A unidentified family member, right, of a 10-year old boy that contracted Ebola, has her temperature  measured by a health worker before entering the Ebola clinic were the child is being treated on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. Health authorities are reporting one confirmed Ebola case, a 10-year boy who is currently being attended to at the treatment center on the outskirts of Monrovia, the capital.(AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh)

More than a year ago Ebola hit West Africa hard. As quarantine periods end, we’ll look at the lessons learned in the outbreak.

Monday, December 21, 2015 | 10:00 am
Hillary Clinton, center, speaks between Martin O’Malley, left, and Martin O’Malley during a Democratic presidential primary debate Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Can Bernie Sanders stop Hillary’s march to the nomination? We unpack the Saturday night debate and size up the Democrats’ chances against the GOP field.

Friday, December 18, 2015 | 11:00 am
Space fiction has changed in the last eighty years, from 1936's "Flash Gordon" (L-R, Beatrice Roberts, Buster Crabbe, and Charles Middleton) to 2015's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (L-R Daisy Ridley and John Boyega). (Courtesy Universal Pictures / Lucasfilm)

Everyone is going crazy over “Star Wars.” We’ll talk about its place in the pantheon of space movies, space fiction.

Friday, December 18, 2015 | 10:00 am
Sheriff officers stand guard in front of the courthouse main entrance as demonstrators protest outside of the courthouse after a mistrial of Officer William Porter, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Mistrial in Baltimore. The Fed hikes rates. The Republicans debate. Saudi Arabia’s counterterrorism coalition. A deal on spending. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Thursday, December 17, 2015 | 11:00 am
A press still from the new video game, "Call of Duty: Black Ops 3." It was developed by Treyarch and released Nov. 6, 2015. (Courtesy Treyarch Games)

Video games have never been bigger. What’s going on in there? We’ll look at the best – and wildest – of 2015.

Thursday, December 17, 2015 | 10:00 am
A jogger wears shorts while running along dry sidewalks at the Erie Basin Marina in Buffalo, N.Y., Friday, Dec. 4, 2015.  The city had yet to see its first measurable snowfall Friday, breaking the old record for latest first snow set on Dec. 3, 1899. Last year some areas of the city and suburbs saw 7 feet of snow in November during what's now called the "Snowvember" storm. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

Just in time for Christmas, a heat wave. Record-high December temperatures. We’ll look at the source and consequences, El Niño and more.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 | 11:00 am
This illustration made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows the Shigella bacteria. On Thursday, April 2, 2015, the CDC said a drug-resistant strain of a stomach bug made its way into the U.S. and spread, causing more than 200 illnesses since last May. Many cases were traced to people who had recently traveled to the Dominican Republic, India or other countries. (AP Photo/CDC)

A new antibiotic-resistant superbug emerges in animals in China. We’ll look at the threat and its reach.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 | 10:00 am
Donald Trump, left, and Jeb Bush, right, both speak as Ted Cruz looks on during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Venetian Hotel & Casino on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Terrorism and ISIS and Trump center stage as the GOP debates in Las Vegas. We’ll look at the latest from Trump, Cruz, Carson, Rubio and more.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 | 11:00 am
Writer Thomas Stearns Eliot and his wife, Valerie Eliot at Southampton, England, on March 16, 1959, on board the liner Queen Mary, from New York. (AP Photo)

The great Christopher Ricks on the great T.S. Eliot. Practical cats and the way the world ends.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 | 10:00 am
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry fields an audience question after addressing a cross-service corps of U.S. service members stationed at Camp Lemonnier - the only U.S. military base in Africa - during a visit to Djibouti, Djibouti, on May 6, 2015. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

The Pentagon has proposed a new string of military bases in Africa and the Middle East. We’ll look at what’s on the table, and where it would take the U.S. Military.

Monday, December 14, 2015 | 11:00 am
A map showing the gun ownership per 100 people around the world, compiled by the Washington Post via data sets collected by the Small Arms Survey. (Washington Post)

U.S. death rates by gun are vastly higher than in other countries. How do they keep down the deadly toll?

Monday, December 14, 2015 | 10:00 am
A Colorado Springs, CO suburban development is typical residence for the American Middle Class, which is no longer a majority of the U.S. population. (David Shankbone / WikiCommons)

A big report shows the US is no longer a majority middle class country. We’ll look at the implications, and how that could be turned around.

Friday, December 11, 2015 | 11:00 am
A collection of the covers of some of the best books of 2015. (Images Courtesy The Publishers)

The best books of 2015: “Fates and Furies,” “Between the World and Me,” “Purity” and a whole lot more.

Friday, December 11, 2015 | 10:00 am
FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Comey said the two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two years ago and had discussed jihad and martyrdom as early as 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

The deep story in San Bernardino. Donald J. Trump and Muslims. Hard climate decisions in Paris. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Thursday, December 10, 2015 | 11:00 am
Entertainment legend Tom Jones, pictured here in a portion of the cover of his new autobiography, "Over The Top And Back." (Courtesy Penguin Random House)

Tom Jones — singer, heartthrob, Mr. “What’s New Pussycat” — is back with a new gritty sound. He joins us.

Thursday, December 10, 2015 | 10:00 am
Abigail Fisher, a Texan who challenged the use of race in college admissions, walks with her lawyer Bert Rein, outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, following oral arguments in the Supreme Court in a case that could cut back on or even eliminate affirmative action in higher education.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Supreme Court once again takes up affirmative action on college campuses in a season of campus activism. We will weigh the oral arguments.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | 11:00 am
In this Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, photo, the Eiffel Tower lights up with the slogan"Action Now"referring to the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. The carbon footprint for the COP21 conference runs to thousands of tons, for the some 40,000 people, including heads of state, negotiators, activists and journalists, in Paris to hash out a ground-breaking international agreement to put a brake on global warming. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Crunch time in Paris. We’ll look at the where negotiations stand on a much anticipated, big climate deal.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | 10:00 am
Travelers pull their luggage as they walk to a bus stop, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, in New York. American Muslims have expressed concern about rising anti-Islamic sentiment around the country in recent weeks. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

After San Bernardino, after Donald’s Trump call for a ban on Muslims entering the country, we talk with Muslim Americans about life, fear and politics in the USA.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 | 11:00 am
Opposition leaders, from left to right, Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, Freddy Guevara, of the Voluntad Popular party, Jesus Torrealba, head of the Democratic Unity Movement (MUD) party and deputy Julio Borges celebrate in Caracas, Venezuela, early Monday, Dec. 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Alejandro Cegarra)

Upheaval in Venezuela, as the leftist party founded by Hugo Chavez takes a beating at the polls. We’ll get the full Venezuela story. Plus: the French far-right comes out on top in regional elections.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 | 10:00 am
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he arrives at a campaign stop at the White Mountain Athletic Club Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, in Waterville Valley, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Trump, Carson, Cruz and more. We go inside the G.O.P.’s wild campaign season – and stakes – with BuzzFeed’s McKay Coppins.

Monday, December 7, 2015 | 11:00 am
Members of United Steelworkers Local 1196 in Brackenridge, Penn. stage a protest outside of a Allegheny Technologies plant. Company employees from the United Steelworkers in six states have been engaged in an lockout struggle over benefits and healthcare since August. 2015. (Courtesy United Steelworkers)

Twenty two-hundred union steelworkers in six states locked out since August. We’ll look at the last-stand showdown, and the future of work and wages in this country.

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Monday, December 7, 2015 | 10:00 am
This undated combination of photos provided by the FBI, left, and the California Department of Motor Vehicles shows Tashfeen Malik, left, and Syed Farook. (FBI, left, and California Department of Motor Vehicles via AP)

On the ground in San Bernardino, with the latest on what we are learning about the husband and wife mass murderers and their motives.

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Friday, December 4, 2015 | 11:00 am
The cover of Eileen Cartwright's new novel, "The Burned Bridges of Ward, Nebraska." (Courtesy the Publisher)

A mother and first-time novelist takes us into the challenging and humorous world of modern parenting.

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Friday, December 4, 2015 | 10:00 am
Law enforcement officials with armored vehicles search an area near where police stopped a suspect SUV in San Bernardino, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

A killing rampage in San Bernardino. The Chicago Police chief fired. Paris climate talks. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, December 3, 2015 | 11:00 am
This May 3, 2011 aerial photo shows the Seabrook nuclear power plant in Seabrook, N.H. The impending retirement of Massachusetts' only nuclear power plant could roil energy markets across New England. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)

Will it take nuclear power – a lot more nuclear power – to save the world from climate change? The debate is on. In Paris and beyond.

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Thursday, December 3, 2015 | 10:00 am
Law enforcement search for a suspect in a mass shooting that occurred at a Southern California social services center on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in San Bernardino, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson))

The mass shooting in San Bernardino. The latest developments on the ground. All the latest information and analysis from every angle.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 | 11:00 am
This Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 file photo shows Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel in Los Angeles. The social media company is one of many so-called "unicorn" startups valued at more than $1 billion in what some see as an over-heated tech market. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

The herd of tech startups valued at more than a billion dollars – so-called “unicorns,” Airbnb, Uber – and whether their bubble is about to burst.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015 | 10:00 am
Tents are erected outside of Princeton University's Nassau Hall, where students are staging a sit-in, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, in Princeton, N.J. The protesters from a group called the Black Justice League, who staged a sit-in inside university President Christopher Eisgruber's office on Tuesday, demand the school remove the name of former school president and U.S. President Woodrow Wilson from programs and buildings over what they said was his racist legacy. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

The hot debate over Woodrow Wilson’s legacy and whether his name should be removed from the Princeton campus for his racist views. It’s now a national debate. Plus, protests drive Chicago’s police chief to resign.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015 | 11:00 am
In this 2010 file photo, Dr. Tom and Ann Earley work a Salvation Army kettle with their dog, Bocce, in an Atlanta, GA-area shopping center. (Flickr / Vicki DeLoach)

On #GivingTuesday, we’ll explore the trends in giving now from crowd sourcing to big charities and beyond.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015 | 10:00 am
Bethany Winder, a nurse who lives in Colorado Springs, Colo., plants a sign in support of Planned Parenthood just south of its clinic as police investigators gather evidence near the scene of Friday's shooting at the clinic Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in northwest Colorado Springs. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Women’s health, American politics and gun violence after the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting.

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Monday, November 30, 2015 | 11:00 am
Shoppers walks in front of a holiday display Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in San Francisco.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

From Black Friday to Cyber Monday and beyond, we’ll add up the dollars and trends and bargains of the 2015 holiday shopping season.

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Monday, November 30, 2015 | 10:00 am
United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres, center left, Minister of the Environment of Peru and COP20 President Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, center right, and French Foreign Affairs Minister and COP 21 President Laurent Fabius, center, pose for photographers during a press visit to the COP21, Paris Climate Conference, site, in Le Bourget, north of Paris, France, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

World leaders converge in Paris for the big climate talks. We’ll look at what it will take to get a global climate agreement.

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Friday, November 27, 2015 | 11:00 am
The punk rock band Sleater-Kinney (from L: Janet Weiss, Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker) (Courtesy the Band)

Feminist punk-rockers, the band Sleater-Kinney, is with us. Reunited. Hotter than ever.

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Friday, November 27, 2015 | 10:00 am
Josh Baldonado, an administrative assistant at Brown & Brown Insurance, works at a treadmill desk in the firms offices in Carmel, Ind., Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. (AP)

The end of sitting at work. A new call to get up off our chairs. To stand and move! We’ll look at how that works.

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 | 11:00 am
Jewel performs in the On Point Studio on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. (Liz Gillis / WBUR)

Singer-songwriter Jewel asked “who will save your soul”? Now she’s talking about saving her own. We’ll talk to Jewel.

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Thursday, November 26, 2015 | 10:00 am
This photo taken July 31, 2012 shows a "tiny" house April Anson built in Portland, Ore. For the past couple of months, 33-year-old Anson and her friends have been planning, measuring, sawing and hammering their way toward completion of what might look like a child’s playhouse. (AP)

Tiny houses, micro-apartments. They’re hot. Americans are downsizing.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 | 11:00 am
Three of baker Renee McLeoud's delicious pies, on display in the WBUR studios. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Bring your appetite! We’re gathering around the radio table with three chefs and new Thanksgiving recipes.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 | 10:00 am
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Pulitzer Prize winning Iowa writer Marilynne Robinson, arrives to the State Library of Iowa in the Ola Babcock Miller Building, Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, in Des Moines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

On the day before Thanksgiving, we talk with Marilynne Robinson – one of America’s greatest authors, thinkers, moralists — about fear and hope in a hard, frightening time.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | 11:00 am
An archival image of a McKinley - Hobart Presidential Campaign Poster from 1896. (Public Domain / WikiCommons)

Republican political strategist Karl Rove is thinking about the McKinley 1896 campaign and the GOP field right now. Karl Rove is with us.

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015 | 10:00 am
This photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site Monday, Nov. 23, 2015 shows fuel tanks  hit during the attack of Russian warplanes in Syria. Russian warplanes on Monday attacked oil extraction, transport and refinement facilities in areas controlled by Islamic State militants. (AP Photo/Russian Defense Ministry Press Service)

ISIS, Inc. The terrorist organization is raking in billions –from oil, grain, antiquities, and taxes. We look at how to break the ISIS bank. Plus, Turkey downs a Russian plane. We’ll have the latest.

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Monday, November 23, 2015 | 11:00 am
(Clockwise From Top Left) Filmmaker Lindsay Catherine Harris, Ko Smith, Kailya Warren and Bryant Koger in still images from Harris' "Evoking the Mulatto" multimedia project. (Courtesy the Filmmaker)

Mixed-race America in the time of Black Lives Matter and demographic change. We’ll talk race, identity and the film project “Evoking the Mulatto”.

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Monday, November 23, 2015 | 10:00 am
In this file photo released May 14, 2015 by a militant website, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, a member of the Islamic State group's vice police known as "Hisba," right, reads a verdict handed down by an Islamic court sentencing many they accused of adultery to lashing, in Raqqa City, Syria. (AP)

New York Times columnist Roger Cohen says the US needs to step up in the fight against ISIS. But there’s a caution flag, too. We’ll dive in.

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Friday, November 20, 2015 | 11:00 am
Travelling home for the holidays doesn't have to be a drag. (Flickr / Retroama)

Technology to make holiday travel a little easier: from apps to gadgets to online deals.

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Friday, November 20, 2015 | 10:00 am
French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech at the Versailles castle, west of Paris, Monday, Nov.16, 2015. (Eric Feferberg, Pool via AP)

Terror strikes France. Debate over Syrian refugees in the U.S. The 2016 candidates on ISIS. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, November 19, 2015 | 11:00 am
Beachgoers enjoy a day at Haulover Beach, Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Climate change and Miami. We’ll look at the city’s booming real estate market and its future in a time of rising seas.

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Thursday, November 19, 2015 | 10:00 am
Actor Charlie Sheen appears during an interview, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 on NBC's "Today" in New York. In the interview, the 50-year-old Sheen said he tested positive four years ago for the virus that causes AIDS. (Peter Kramer/NBC via AP)

Actor Charlie Sheen announced he is HIV positive. So are nearly 40 million other people around the world. We’ll look at sex, new therapies, and HIV.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015 | 11:00 am
An image from Jennie A. Brownscombe's 1914 painting, "The First Thanksgiving At Plymouth." (Wikicommons)

The story of the Mayflower Pilgrims is more complicated – beautiful and frightening — than we were taught in school. We listen and learn.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015 | 10:00 am
CIA Director John Brennan speaks at the Global Security Forum 2015, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

ISIS is using PlayStations, encryption apps and more to increasingly avoid detection online. CIA director John Brennan is bucking limits on surveillance. The debate is on, again.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015 | 11:00 am
Receptionist Erin Gamboa holds her Green Dot prepaid debit card Tuesday June 14, 2011 in Monrovia, Calif. Gamboa closed her Chase bank account last December, frustrated the bank's high fees, and later became one of the 3.4 million Green Dot users. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

How technology will change the banking system. We’ll look at the uberization of money.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015 | 10:00 am
Migrants wait to register with the police at the refugee center in the southern Serbian town of Presevo, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

After the Paris Attacks, how to handle the refugees out of Syria in Europe and the U.S. It’s a hot, divisive question. And winter is coming.

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May 2, 2016
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.

May 2, 2016
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.

Apr 29, 2016
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.

Apr 29, 2016
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.

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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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The Boston Globe Imagines — And Rejects — A President Trump Front Page
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

The Boston Globe editorial page imagines — and rejects — President Donald Trump.

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