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Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | 10:00 am
A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Stocks tumbled across Asia on Monday as investors shaken by the sell-off last week on Wall Street unloaded shares in practically every sector.  (AP)

The message in global stock markets – about China, the US and the whole world economy. We’ll dive in.

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Monday, August 24, 2015 | 11:00 am
Vladimir Nabokov poses in a Buick somewhere outside of Ithaca, New York in 1958. (Carly Maydans - Life / Getty Images)

He brought us “Lolita” and “Pale Fire.” We’ll look at Russian-born author Vladimir Nabokov and how his most famous work was shaped by his time in America.

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Monday, August 24, 2015 | 10:00 am
Scotty Brown, 32, left, of Chicago, kisses Roger Knight, 31, of Chicago, as they get married during the Chicago Pride Parade on Broadway Street on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Chicago. (AP)

What makes people gay? Evidence is mounting for nature over nurture. We’ll look at the latest research on human sexuality.

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Friday, August 21, 2015 | 11:00 am
U.S. Army Army 1st Lt. Shaye Haver, right, speaks with reporters, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at Fort Benning, Ga., where she was scheduled to graduate Friday from the Army’s elite Ranger School. (AP)

Two women, graduating from the Army’s Ranger School. First time ever. A real achievement. Should American women fight our toughest battles?

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Friday, August 21, 2015 | 10:00 am
Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., works the grill in the Iowa Pork Producers Tent with Rep. David Young, R-Iowa, right, during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa.  (AP)

Iowa politics. Hillary’s email. A Bangkok blast. Protests in St. Louis. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, August 20, 2015 | 11:00 am
The original members of N.W.A. in 1989, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren. (Wikicommons / ringerfan23)

From “Straight Outta Compton” to rap right now, we’ll look at the evolving politics of hip hop.

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Thursday, August 20, 2015 | 10:00 am
In this June 12, 2014 file photo, oil pumps and natural gas burn off in Watford City, N.D. Methane emissions will likely be the next big environmental issue to face North Dakota's booming oil industry according to a top official at the state's Department of Health. (AP)

The EPA says methane may be more dangerous than CO2 for global warming. Wants to clean up drilling wellheads. There’s a fight on.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | 11:00 am
In this file photo, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos walks on stage for the launch of the new Amazon Fire Phone, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Seattle. (AP)

The brutally demanding, competitive work culture at Amazon and the future of American work.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | 10:00 am
In this Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves to the crowd at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. Trump wants to deny citizenship to the babies of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally as part of an immigration plan that emphasizes border security and deportation for millions. (AP)

Candidate Trump has got the GOP squirming with his hot talk on immigration. A full wall. Mass deportation. We’ll look at the fallout from Trump’s attacks.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | 11:00 am
Rose McGowan attends the premiere of "The Overnight" at the Sunshine Landmark on Thursday, June 18, 2015, in New York. (AP)

Actress and feminist Rose McGowan on sexism in Hollywood and how to fix it.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015 | 10:00 am
In this picture released by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a speech during a meeting in Tehran, Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. (AP)

The great debate over the Iran deal – who is coming down where, and why.

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Monday, August 17, 2015 | 11:00 am
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.  (AP)

Black Lives Matter protesters have confronted Democratic candidates over attitudes on race and criminal justice. We’ll hear them out, and look at African-Americans and the Democratic Party.

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Monday, August 17, 2015 | 10:00 am
CalFire firefighter Bo Santiago lights a backfire as the Rocky fire burns near Clearlake, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. The fire has charred more than 60,000 acres and destroyed at least 24 residences.  (AP)

Thousands of acres are ablaze in the West and there could be more wildfires to come. Is it time to change the way we fight these fires?

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Friday, August 14, 2015 | 11:00 am
In this July 5, 2015 photo, an Indian man uses Los Angeles-based dating application Tinder in New Delhi, India. (AP)

The numbers that rule the dating game. We look at how demographics are making it much harder for women and changing the way we date today.

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Friday, August 14, 2015 | 10:00 am
In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, smoke and fire erupt into the sky after an explosion in the Binhai New Area in northeastern China's Tianjin municipality early Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015. (AP)

Jeb attacks Hillary. Trump attacks FOX. Ferguson after a year. China devalues its currency. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, August 13, 2015 | 11:00 am
Protesters shout towards the Diet building during a anti-war rally in Tokyo, Monday, July 27, 2015. Protesters gathered outside parliament, opposing a set of controversial bills intended to expand Japan’s defense role at home and internationally. The banner reads: "Stop war bills".  (AP)

Seventy years after Japan’s World War II surrender, Japan is making moves to give its military more room to fight again. We’ll look at what that could mean in Asia and beyond.

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Thursday, August 13, 2015 | 10:00 am
Femen activists chanting slogans and carrying signs reading: Abolition of Prostitution, No Demand No Offer, walk towards the French National Assembly in Paris, Friday June 12, 2015, as part of a demonstration asking for the abolition of prostitution. (AP)

Amnesty International votes to support decriminalizing sex work. Prostitution. We’ll dig into why, and the reaction.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015 | 11:00 am
In this June 11, 2015, photo, a hexacopter drone is flown by Intelligent UAS, during a drone demonstration at a farm and winery on potential use for board members of the National Corn Growers in Cordova, Md. (AP)

As populations rise, arable land shrinks and the Earth grows warmer, we look at how technology and big data are coming deep into American farming.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015 | 10:00 am
Turkish police officers carry the coffin of Turkish police special operations officer Sahin Polat Aydin, one of the four officers killed Monday in a landmine attack attributed to militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, in Silopi, southeastern Turkey, during a ceremony in Ankara, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. (AP)

Turkey joins the fight against ISIS, the Islamic State. We’ll look at the politics and strategic implications for the US and the region.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015 | 11:00 am
As students and teachers head back to class this autumn, a growing teacher shortage in many states is creating class size and instruction problems. (Flickr /  Tamara)

With a new school year right in front of us, many schools across the country are still desperate to fill teaching positions. We’ll look at the teacher shortage.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015 | 10:00 am
Opponents and supporters of Planned Parenthood demonstrate Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Philadelphia. Anti-abortion activists are calling for an end to government funding for the nonprofit reproductive services organization.  (AP)

We look at the battle over Planned Parenthood, women’s reproductive rights, fetal tissue and the future of women’s health services in America.

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Monday, August 10, 2015 | 11:00 am
In this 2014 file photo, rotesters march in the street as lightning flashes in the distance in Ferguson, Mo. (L). At right,  a shoe store in the Watts area of Los Angeles, CA, collapses in flames on  August 14, 1965. (AP)

The 50th anniversary of the Watts riots, and the 1 year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown. What we have and haven’t figured out about race.

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Monday, August 10, 2015 | 10:00 am
A man lays handcuffed and unresponsive as first responders attend to him at a DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) rail stop during rush hour in downtown Dallas, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. According to police on the scene the man had smoked K2, also known as "spice," a synthetic marijuana known to cause hallucinations and violent behavior.  (AP)

It’s called “Spice”, “synthetic marijuana. We’ll look at a cheap, potent, and ambiguously legal synthetic drug that’s causing overdoses and flooding the streets.

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Friday, August 7, 2015 | 11:00 am
President Barack Obama, left, talks with Jon Stewart, host of "The Daily Show" during a taping on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, in New York. (AP)

After more than 16 years as America’s funny, biting and fake newsman, Jon Stewart leaves The Daily Show. We’ll look back.

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Friday, August 7, 2015 | 10:00 am
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump responds to former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee's closing remarks during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland, as Jeb Bush laughs.  (AP)

The GOP presidential debates. Planned Parenthood keeps its funding. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 debris identified. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, August 6, 2015 | 11:00 am
Josh Young as John Newton in the Broadway production of "Amazing Grace." (Joan Marcus / Amazing Grace)

“Amazing Grace” on Broadway. We’ll hear the music and remarkable story of the composer who went from slave trader to abolitionist.

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Thursday, August 6, 2015 | 10:00 am
In this April 24, 2015 photo, Nick Fox, Vice President for Communications Products at Google, prepares a presentation on Project Fi, in Mountain View, Calif. Project Fi is Google's recently launched attempt to usher in new ways to keep smartphones online while lowering the cost for streaming video, listening to music, getting directions and searching for information.  (AP)

A price battle among wireless carriers, and new players, like Google, stepping in. We’ll find out how this could benefit you.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 | 11:00 am
It can be hard to accept failure. (Flickr / Blacksheep of Omaha)

“Fail fast, fail often” goes the zeitgeist . But should we have such optimism for failure?

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 | 10:00 am
Patient Carole Linderman has her blood drawn for a liquid biopsy, during an appointment at Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (AP)

After the diagnosis of cancer, another blow – the often-crippling costs of treatment. We look at the soaring price of cancer drugs.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015 | 11:00 am
Jason Segel as author David Foster Wallace in the new film, "The End of the Tour." (Courtesy A24 Films)

Comedic actor Jason Segel gets serious and takes on author David Foster Wallace in the new film, “The End of the Tour. ” He’s with us.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015 | 10:00 am
In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. President Barack Obama on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, will unveil the final version of his unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions from existing U.S. power plants. (AP)

Tough new carbon restrictions. What the president is proposing, Germany’s already doing. Will the American people buy in?

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Monday, August 3, 2015 | 11:00 am
In this file photo, a South Korean student looks at a picture, which shows how the cyber warfare is going to be waged in the future in the Korean Peninsula if Korean War takes place, at Korea War Memorial Museum in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. (AP)

P.W. Singer and August Cole imagine World War III in a new novel where the battlefront goes deeply cyber.

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Monday, August 3, 2015 | 10:00 am
Police officers block migrants along a road to prevent their access to train tracks which lead to the Channel Tunnel, in Calais, northern France, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (AP)

The migrant crush at the Chunnel, linking France and England, puts a spotlight on Europe’s migration crisis. We’ll go there.

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Friday, July 31, 2015 | 11:00 am
In this undated photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Cecil the lion rests in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a lion appeared in court Wednesday, July 29, 2015. (AP)

Canned lion hunts and the fate of big game in Africa, after the outrage over Cecil.

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Friday, July 31, 2015 | 10:00 am
Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, second from left, appears before Judge Megan Shanahan at Hamilton County Courthouse for his arraignment in the shooting death of motorist Samuel DuBose, Thursday, July 30, 2015, in Cincinnati. Tensing pleaded not guilty to charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter. (AP)

A new police murder charge and a black man dead in Ohio. Iran Deal heat and Huckabee. Malaysia Air. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015 | 11:00 am
Conan O'Brien speaks at the 43rd AFI Lifetime Achievement Award Tribute Gala at the Dolby Theatre on Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Los Angeles.  (AP)

Who owns jokes? Seriously. In the age of social media, the lines are murky.

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Thursday, July 30, 2015 | 10:00 am
Shereef Bishay, co-founder of Dev Bootcamp, center, talks with student Ryan Guerrettaz during a class at Dev Bootcamp in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 2, 2013. Dev Bootcamp is one of a new breed of computer-programming schools that’s proliferating in San Francisco and other U.S. tech hubs. These “hacker boot camps” promise to teach students how to write code in two or three months and help them get hired as web developers, with starting salaries between $80,000 and $100,000, often within days or weeks of graduation. (AP)

From barista to tech wiz. Computer coding boot camps are hot. Vaulting their graduates in just months into high-paying jobs. We’ll look at the surge.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 11:00 am
The transit area at Terminal 3 in Singapore's Changi Airport, ranked as the world's best airport by SkyTrax, a UK-based travel consultancy. (WikiCommons / Jay8g)

New York City’s LaGuardia Airport to be torn down and rebuilt. We’ll consider what makes a great airport now, and how the US stacks up to the global competition.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2015 | 10:00 am
Federal investigators respond to the scene of a shooting at the Grand Theatre on Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Lafayette, La. (AP)

Guns, background checks, and mass shootings. A new outcry over the system that decide who gets a gun and who doesn’t.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | 11:00 am
A portion of the cover of Julia Pierpont's debut novel, "Among the Ten Thousand Things." (Courtesy Random House)

Writer Julia Pierpont is getting rave reviews for her debut novel — “Among the Ten Thousand Things” — about a marriage in crisis. She joins us.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 | 10:00 am
U.S. President Barack Obama, center left , and Ethiopian prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn review an honor guard at the National Palace in Addis Ababa , Ethiopia, Monday, July 27, 2015. (AP)

The United States and Africa. What we see in and beyond President Obama’s big visit.

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Monday, July 27, 2015 | 11:00 am
The Snow BBQ best, in WBUR's kitchen. (Sarah Platt / WBUR)

From secret sauces and rubs to hickory and folklore, we will celebrate and sample the best barbecue in the land. Bring napkins!

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Monday, July 27, 2015 | 10:00 am
Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks at the American Legislative Exchange Council 42nd annual meeting Thursday, July 23, 2015, in San Diego. (Left) Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks to local residents during a meet and greet at Cecil's Cafe, Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Marshalltown, Iowa. (Right) (AP)

Sixteen Republicans are running for president. Two of them — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and former HP CEO Carly Fiorina — join us.

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Friday, July 24, 2015 | 10:00 am
Experts say exercise and socializing helps the brain. Here, George Jackson, right, 85, an army veteran and former boxer, exercises with Mary Diner, left, as they participate at a parkour class for elderly people in south London. The unique weekly class for people over 60 called parkour, a flashy discipline usually known for its acrobatic running, climbing and gravity-defying jumps. While most fitness classes aimed at seniors focus on calmer activities like dance or yoga, experts say parkour is a reasonable, if unorthodox, option., (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

From forgetting the keys to real dementia, the exercises – body and mind – that can actually help the aging brain.

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Friday, July 24, 2015 | 10:00 am
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks to the media during a tour of the World Trade International Bridge at the U.S. Mexico border in Laredo, Texas, Thursday, July 23, 2015. (AP)

The traffic stop and Sandra Bland. The Cuban flag flies in Washington. A Trump tizzy. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015 | 11:00 am
Thousands of rape kits across the country are going untested., according to a new investigation from USA Today Media.
(Lonnie Timmons III/The Plain Dealer via NPR)

More than 70,000 untested rape kits in more than 1,000 police departments across the country. We’ll ask why.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015 | 10:00 am
Fishermen are dwarfed by the rising banks of Lake McClure.  Located 40 miles east of Modesto and fed by the waters of the Merced River, water levels at the lake stand at less than ten percent of capacity.  (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)

A reporter and photographer on a road trip across California, looking at how the drought has reshaped lives there.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | 11:00 am
Guide To Better Password Security

Privacy and free speech on the Internet. We look at the troubles at Reddit and Gawker, and the hacking of cheating website Ashley Madison.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015 | 10:00 am
Barack Obama

For years in office, he was “No-Drama Obama.” That’s changing. We’ll look at the new, more candid, more free-wheeling Obama presidency. Plus, a look at the arrest and death of Sandra Bland.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | 11:00 am
Iranians celebrate following a landmark nuclear deal in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, July 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

We go inside Iran and the Iran nuclear with scholar-reporter Robin Wright’s on how Iranians see us now.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015 | 10:00 am
A pedestrian crosses in front of a vehicle as part of a demonstration at Mcity on its opening day Monday, July 20, 2015 on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Mich. The 32-acre simulated city, complete with building facades, a roundabout, brick and gravel roads and other familiar features of urban driving, will be used to test driverless and connected vehicles. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

A new test city for driverless cars in Michigan. We’ll look from there to Silicon Valley and ask who’s in the driver’s seat for automotive innovation

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Monday, July 20, 2015 | 11:00 am
Demonstrators march through the streets of Winston-Salem, N.C., Monday, July 13, 2015 after the beginning of a federal voting rights trial challenging a 2013 state law. Election law experts say the case could determine how far Southern states can change voting rules after the nation's highest court struck down a portion of the federal Voting Rights Act just weeks before the North Carolina law was passed. (AP)

A voting rights showdown in North Carolina. We’ll look at the local politics and the national implications.

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Monday, July 20, 2015 | 10:00 am
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, second right, casts her vote during a meeting of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, Friday, July 17, 2015. German lawmakers are voting on a third bailout package for Greece later on Friday. (AP)

Germany and the charge of “bully” after a tough Greek bailout deal.

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Friday, July 17, 2015 | 11:00 am
This July 13, 2015 image provided by NASA shows Pluto, seen from the New Horizons spacecraft. The United States is now the only nation to visit every single planet in the solar system. ((NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI via AP)

Beautiful Pluto. From three billion miles out. Pictures and science are pouring in!

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Friday, July 17, 2015 | 10:00 am
Young Iranian men cheer and show victory sign with a picture of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, reading "Zarif is Mosaddegh of our time," comparing Zarif to Mohammad Mosaddegh, Iran's legendary prime minister during the 1950s who nationalized the country's oil industry, in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, July 14, 2015. (AP)

The Iran deal. Obama’s prison push. Harper Lee. El Chapo’s escape. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015 | 11:00 am
In this March 18, 2009 photo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology student Huan Liu of Shanghai, China, positions a robot gardener near a tomato plant while demonstrating its capabilities in the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory on the schools campus in Cambridge, Mass.  (AP)

Making artificial intelligence work for, not against, humanity. We’ll look at a big new push to get it right.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015 | 10:00 am
This Nov. 15, 2005 file photo shows 40 milligram tablets of Lipitor, one kind of statin used for lowering blood cholesterol, in Glen Rock, N.J.  (AP)

A lot more people should be on statins to lower cholesterol, according to new studies. We’ll look at the science and risks.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | 11:00 am
Jane MacAdam, far left, and Ginny Bordeaux emboss copies of "Go Set a Watchman" in Ol' Curiosities & Book Shoppe on the book's release date in the hometown of "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee, in Monroeville, Ala., Tuesday, July 14, 2015.  (AP)

Harper Lee’s new novel “Go Set A Watchman.” We’ll read between the lines of the highly anticipated sequel to “To Kill A Mockingbird”.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 | 10:00 am
Chinese investors chat while monitoring stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing Monday, July 13, 2015. Chinese authorities have accused securities firms of manipulating share prices and allowing improper trading during the country's market plunge, in a possible effort to deflect blame for investor losses totaling several trillion dollars.  (AP)

China’s stock market melts down and its economy on shaky ground. A bubble correction or signs of something more serious?

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015 | 11:00 am
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker waves to supporters after announcing that he is running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination at the Waukesha County Expo Center, Monday, July 13, 2015, in Waukesha, Wis. (AP)

And Walker makes it 15. Fifteen Republicans running for the White House. We look at Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s record and his prospects. Plus, a close read of Hillary Clinton’s big economic policy speech.

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Sign stands outside property for rent Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in south Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

If it feels like rents are sky-high, you’re right. Some now paying more than half their income on rent. Some say crisis. We’ll dig in.

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Legendary film critic  Roger Ebert in an archival image from his early days at the Chicago Sun-Times. (Flickr / WikiCommons)

The critic speaks. The New York Times’ A.O. Scott on how to think about art, pleasure, beauty and truth.

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A portion of the cover of Ben Ratliff's new book, "Every Song Ever." (Courtesy Farar, Straus and Giroux / The Publisher)

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