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Friday, January 22, 2016 | 11:00 am
An image of the ancient Acropolis in Athens, Greece, taken in June 2010. (WikiCommons)

From ancient Athens to old Calcutta to U.S. hotspots now, we look around the world at the places and the conditions that have fostered genius.

 
Friday, January 22, 2016 | 10:00 am
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, left, endorses Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a rally at the Iowa State University, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Palin endorses Trump. Sanders surges in New Hampshire. Jittery stocks. Iran prisoner swap. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Thursday, January 21, 2016 | 11:00 am
In researching their book, Caren Zucker and John Donvan tracked down Donald Gray Triplett (center), the first person officially diagnosed with autism. Now in his 80s, Triplett has had a long, happy life, Donvan says, maybe partly because his hometown embraced him from the beginning as " 'odd, but really, really smart.' " (Courtesy Penguin Random House)

A big fresh take on autism that begins with Patient Zero.

 
Thursday, January 21, 2016 | 10:00 am
Republican Presidential candidates Gov. Chris Christie (NJ), former Gov. Jeb Bush (FL) and former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina campaign at recent events. All three have used personal stories of drug addiction among family members or friends as part of their campaigning efforts. (Associated Press)

Drug deaths are on the rise in the US, especially for white Americans. And it’s changing the conversation about addiction and treatment on the campaign trail and beyond.

 
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | 11:00 am
An 1876 artistic representation of Nero's Rome by artist Henryk Siemiradzki. (WikiCommons)

The dictators at the end of the Roman Republic. Claudius, Caligula, Nero and more. How they ruled.

 
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | 10:00 am
In this Dec. 23, 2015 photo, 10-year-old Elison, left, watches as his mother Solange Ferreira bathes Jose Wesley in a bucket at their house in Poco Fundo, Pernambuco state, Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

The spreading Zika virus and a travel warning for pregnant women and women who want to become pregnant. It’s coming north.

 
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 | 11:00 am
This image released by Netflix shows Steven Avery, right, in the Netflix original documentary series "Making A Murderer." An online petition has collected hundreds of thousands of digital signatures seeking a pardon for a pair of convicted killers-turned-social media sensations based on the Netflix documentary series that cast doubt on the legal process. (Netflix via AP)

The Netflix docu-series “Making a Murderer” has become a lightning rod for criticism of the justice system and now of the documentary itself. We’ll dig in.

 
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 | 10:00 am
People sit in front of an electronic board displaying stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016. Asian stock markets sank across the board Thursday as pessimistic sentiment following sustained weakness in oil prices and a dive on Wall Street prevailed over data showing economies on the mend. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Stock prices have swooned around the world, as alarm grows over China’s economy. We’ll look at why and the path ahead.

 
Monday, January 18, 2016 | 11:00 am
Protesters hold signs at a press conference in front of city hall in North Charleston, S.C., Friday, Jan 8, 2016, in the wake of the release of former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager on bond. Slager was charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist in April 2015. Protesters from Black Lives Matters and the National Action Network listed demands they want meet, with the first being Slager back in jail. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

On Martin Luther King Day, a conversation about racism in America and Black Lives Matter with poet Claudia Rankine and activist DeRay Mckesson.

 
Monday, January 18, 2016 | 10:00 am
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.,  gestures towards Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton during the NBC, YouTube Democratic presidential debate at the Gaillard Center, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Right off their latest debate, a roundtable of Clinton and Sanders supporters and the question: what do Democrats want in 2016?

 
Friday, January 15, 2016 | 11:00 am
Six of the most anticipated albums of 2016 from , Rihanna, King and Kanye West. (Courtesy the Album Labels / the Artists)

The new sound of 2016. We’ve got a fresh new playlist for you – Kanye, Sia and beyond.

 
Friday, January 15, 2016 | 10:00 am
President Barack Obama waves at the conclusion of his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)

US sailors and Iran. Obama’s last State of the Union. Nikki Haley shakes it up. Terror in Jakarta and Istanbul. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Thursday, January 14, 2016 | 11:00 am
Researchers with NASA's Environmentally Responsible Aviation project coordinated wind-tunnel tests of an Active Flow Control system -- tiny jets installed on a full-size aircraft vertical tail that blow air -- to prove they would provide enough side force and stability that it might someday be possible to design smaller vertical tails that would reduce drag and save fuel. (NASA/Dominic Hart)

Making big commercial airplanes more climate-friendly. From batteries to alternative fuel and new designs, we’ll look at what’s on the drawing board for cleaner air travel.

 
Thursday, January 14, 2016 | 10:00 am
A triptych of signs promoting different aspects of a universal basic income, or UBI, in an unidentified public space in the United Kingdom. (Flickr / Russell Shaw Higgs)

The case for and against a government -guaranteed basic income. It’s got traction from unexpected quarters. We’ll hear the debate.

 
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 | 11:00 am
A man buys Powerball tickets at a convenience store in Lancaster, Pa., Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. The Powerball jackpot has grown to over 1 billion dollars. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Powerball fever. Against all odds, we’re lining up to take it all home. Are we crazy? We’ll look at the power of some big, big numbers.

 
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 | 10:00 am
President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)

President Obama’s final State of the Union address. We’ll look at the President’s home stretch message, and begin to consider his place in history.

 
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 | 11:00 am
People gather next to tributes placed near a mural of British singer David Bowie by artist Jimmy C, in Brixton, south London, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday aged 69. He was born in Brixton. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Remembering the great David Bowie: the man, the music, the icon.

 
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 | 10:00 am
The Rev. Noel Andersen, center, from the Church World Service, condemns the alleged raids of Central American families with final order of deportation, on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015, at the headquarters of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, in Los Angeles. Religious leaders and pro-immigration activists demanded president Barack Obama to stop the alleged raids. (AP Photo/Edwin Tamara)

With a new surge in border crossings, the Obama administration has launched a big crackdown. Raids, arrest, deportations. And a big outcry.

 
Monday, January 11, 2016 | 11:00 am
Photo by Enric Sala/National Geographic, from the National Geographic Pristine Seas Project.

National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala is on a mission to save the oceans. He joins us.

 
Monday, January 11, 2016 | 10:00 am
In this Feb. 3, 2015 file photo, Flint residents receive free water being distributed at the Lincoln Park United Methodist Church in Flint, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Dangerous lead levels in drinking water in Flint, Michigan. We’ll look at the crisis there and the country’s troubled water infrastructure.

 
Friday, January 8, 2016 | 11:00 am
In this file photo, Kip Moore, from left, Dierks Bentley and Ashley Monroe perform at ACM Presents Superstar Duets at Globe Life Park on Friday, April 17, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Young star, old soul, Ashley Monroe joins us from Nashville. She’s up for two Grammys. And onto something good.

 
Friday, January 8, 2016 | 10:00 am
Officers from the Korea Meteorological Administration point at the epicenter of seismic waves in North Korea, at the National Earthquake and Volcano Center of the Korea Meteorological Administration in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. North Korea said it conducted a powerful hydrogen bomb test Wednesday, a defiant and surprising move that, if confirmed, would be a huge jump in Pyongyang's quest to improve its still-limited nuclear arsenal. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

President Obama on guns. China’s stock market turmoil. Armed takeover in Oregon. North Korea. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Thursday, January 7, 2016 | 11:00 am
Hunter Lydon works out at a CrossFit gym in Glendale, California. (Photo by Matt Hein / FitBit)

SoulCycle, Barre, Crossfit — boutique fitness is taking over. We’ll look at the promises, the community, the obsessions, when fitness goes boutique.

 
Thursday, January 7, 2016 | 10:00 am
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, in New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) | Republican Presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks during a campaign stop at the public library in Onawa, Iowa, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Big political observers David Frum and Peter Beinart on America’s Left and Right now and the forces in play for 2016.

 
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 | 11:00 am
DJ, producer and pop artist Mark Ronson. (Courtesy the Artist / Press Here Publicity)

DJ and super producer Mark Ronson – behind Adele and Amy Winehouse and Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” – is up for more Grammys. He’s with us.

 
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 | 10:00 am
President Barack Obama, joined by Vice President Joe Biden and gun violence victims, wipes a tear from his cheek as speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, about steps his administration is taking to reduce gun violence. Also on stage are stakeholders, and individuals whose lives have been impacted by the gun violence. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

President Obama takes executive action on guns. We’ll look at where we are in the long American gun story.

 
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 | 11:00 am
Ryan Bundy talks on the phone at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Ore., Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. Bundy is one of the protesters occupying the refuge to object to a prison sentence for local ranchers for burning federal land. (AP Photo/Rebecca Boone)

Self-styled militiamen have seized that federal wildlife refuge in Oregon. What do they want? And how should the US government respond?

 
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 | 10:00 am
Smoke rises as Iranian protesters set fire to the Saudi embassy in Tehran, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. Protesters upset over the execution of a Shiite cleric in Saudi Arabia set fires to the Saudi embassy in Tehran. (Mohammadreza Nadimi/ISNA via AP)

Saudi Arabia executes a prominent Shi’ite cleric and things are getting hot with Iran fast. We’ll dig into the mounting tension.

 
Monday, January 4, 2016 | 11:00 am
Maria Popova. (Photograph by Elizabeth Lippman for The New York Times)

Maria Popova, internet philosopher sensation and creator of the blog, “Brain Pickings,” on how to live a meaningful life in 2016.

 
Monday, January 4, 2016 | 10:00 am
Toy demonstrator Ralph Cruz, second left,  flies a "Star Wars" drone spaceship for customers at Toys R Us, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, Times Square in New York.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

With an estimated one million drones unwrapped at Christmas, we’ll look at NASA’s designs for drone highways in the skies.

 
Friday, January 1, 2016 | 11:00 am
The Righteous Brothers, Bobby Hatfield, left, and Bill Medley perform during the 18th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Monday, March 10, 2003, at New York's Waldorf Astoria. (AP)

Righteous Brothers’ Bill Medley on that lovin’ feelin’, touring with the Beatles and his life in music.

 
Friday, January 1, 2016 | 10:00 am
Anne-Marie Slaughter, former Dean of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School, stands next to former Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Princeton, N.J., Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008. (AP)

Big thinker and working mom Anne-Marie Slaughter sparked debate when she wrote “Why Women Still Can’t Have it All.” She’s back talking about a toxic work world.

 
Thursday, December 31, 2015 | 11:00 am
US singer Patti Smith performs during the Way Out West music festival in Gothenburg, Sweden, Saturday, Aug.15, 2015.  (AP)

Iconic rocker, poet of punk, and National Book Award-winning author Patti Smith joins us to talk about her new memoir, “M Train”.

 
Thursday, December 31, 2015 | 10:00 am
A portion of the cover of Larissa MacFarquhar's new book, "Strangers Drowning." (Penguin Press / Courtesy The Publishers)

An extreme commitment to others. Larissa MacFarquhar joins us with stories of those who sacrifice almost everything to do good.

 
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 | 11:00 am
In this file photo, Patton Oswalt performs in the comedy tent during Fun Fun Fun Fest on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (AP)

Comedian Patton Oswalt on his addiction to movie classics and his new memoir “Silver Screen Fiend.”

 
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 | 10:00 am
Humanist chaplain Bart Campolo, center, a former Evangelical Christian youth minister, and his wife, Marty, right, mingle with students as they wait for the start of a forum at the University of Southern California, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP)

More Americans are turning away from religion. We’ll look at how to live a moral life without it.

 
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 | 11:00 am
Playwright Tennessee Williams attends a memorial service for poet Dylan Thomas in 1953. (Library of Congress)

Great American playwright Tennessee Williams’ battle for art and sanity – a big new biography brings his story alive.

 
Tuesday, December 29, 2015 | 10:00 am
The logo from the new film, "(Dis)Honesty," which is also the logo for the Dishonesty Project. (The Dishonesty Project)

Are we natural born liars? Is it human to lie? Inside the new documentary, ” (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies.”

 
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.

 
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May 26, 2016
This Jan. 26, 2016 file photo shows a "For Sale" sign hanging in front of an existing home in Atlanta.  Short of savings and burdened by debt, America's millennials are struggling to afford their first homes in the face of sharply higher prices in many of the most desirable cities. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

No more ’empty nest’. A third of millennials now live at home with their parents. We’ll look at what’s still pushing that trend.

May 26, 2016
This March 16, 2015 photo shows portraits of now-retired U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Marshall Powell, right, and his wife, Arasi, at their home in Crescent, Okla. Powell suffers from a psychological wound called "moral injury" after serving as an Army nurse in Iraq and Afghanistan. Arasi, also a soldier who served in Iraq, had received treatment for PTSD. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

In advance of Memorial Day, we’ll talk with Sebastian Junger about vets coming home and missing their “Tribe.” Plus, a WWII veteran remembers life on and off and the battlefield.

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May 25, 2016
Police gather in a cordoned off area where a possible murder suspect fired shots at officers surrounding a South Side home where he is barricaded Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

Predictive policing. With violence on the rise, Chicago has turned to big data to predict gun and gang violence.

 
May 25, 2016
This April 29, 2014, file photo, shows an Exxon sign at a Exxon gas station in Carnegie, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

How will the oil giants do business in the climate change future? Shareholders at Exxon, Chevron and more want to hear their plans. So do we.

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WWII Vet Larry Kirby Reflects On American Values
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Looking ahead to Memorial Day, a World War II veteran looks back at the experiences that mattered to him, both in and out of war.

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Gloria Steinem Explains Her ‘Bernie Boys’ Comment
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Feminist activist Gloria Steinem explains why her apparent diss of female supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders was anything but.

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‘Best Of’ 2016 Commencement Speeches
Monday, May 16, 2016

Excerpts from a few of the best commencement speeches delivered to the graduating class of 2016.

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