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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.

 
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, March 18, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland, right, shakes hands with President Barack Obama as he is introduced as Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court during an announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House, in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016.  Garland, 63, is the chief judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, a court whose influence over federal policy and national security matters has made it a proving ground for potential Supreme Court justices.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

A nominee for the Supreme Court. Clinton, Trump and a warning of riot. An American gets 15 years hard labor in North Korea. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Monday, March 14, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Solar panels and a green roof are among the sustainably-built features of the new Google building on the company's campus Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, in Kirkland, Wash. The new building is on a site that formerly housed a chemical mixing and packaging plant. After completing an environmental cleanup in 2012, the property manager conducted a second cleanup to voluntarily surpass state standards and remove all detectable remaining contamination at the property. Google said that the Washington Department of Ecology has called the cleanup “cleaner than clean” and plans to remove the area from the state’s contaminated sites list. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

In the warmest winter on record, hope again in the explosive growth of solar energy. We follow the sun.

 
Thursday, March 10, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Lindsey, 26, of Texas, with her husband and doctors at a news conference on Monday, underwent the failed uterus transplant procedure at the Cleveland Clinic. (Photo Dustin Franz)

The first uterus transplant in the United States, and its implications.

 
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 | 11:00 AM
One-year mission crew members Scott Kelly of NASA (left) and Mikhail Kornienko of Roscosmos (right) celebrated their 300th consecutive day in space on Jan. 21, 2016.  (Courtesy NASA)

After 340 days in space astronaut Scott Kelly is back on Earth. We’ll explore what a year up there does to the human body and mind.

 
Friday, March 4, 2016 | 10:00 AM
2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney weighs in on the Republican presidential race during a speech at the The University of Utah, Thursday, March 3, 2016, (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Trump and Clinton out front. Romney takes a swipe. Chris Rock on race. Astronaut Scott Kelly returns to Earth. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
Thursday, March 3, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Craft cocktails are a growing beverage trend around the country. (Flickr / Alexa Clark)

Move over beer and wine, cocktails are back with a twist. We’ll sip – very responsibly — into the cocktail renaissance.

 
Thursday, February 18, 2016 | 11:00 AM
The Flint Water Plant tower is seen, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 in Flint, Mich. Flint is under a public health emergency after its drinking water became tainted when the city switched from the Detroit system and began drawing from the Flint River in April 2014 to save money. The city was under state management at the time.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Flint, Michigan is in the news for lead in the water. But there’s lead – and higher levels – all over this country. We’ll dig in.

 
Monday, February 15, 2016 | 11:00 AM
From left, Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Exectutive Director David Reitze, LIGO Scientific Collaboration Spokesperson Gabriela Gonzalez, and Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Co-Founders Rainer Weiss and Kip Thorne, appear next to a visual of gravitational waves from two converging black holes during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, to announce that scientists they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Einstein’s general theory of relativity confirmed. We’ll weigh the first evidence of gravitational waves, and what it may mean.

 
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May 30, 2016
Author and Harvard Business School social psychologist Amy Cuddy. (Photo by Bob O'Connor / Courtesy The Author)

Strike a power pose. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy on the power of presence when you’re ready to act and win.

May 30, 2016
Rock icon Donald Fagen looks back on a lengthy and ongoing career in his new memoir 'Eminent Hipsters.' He co-founded the classic rock group Steely Dan with Walter Becker in 1972. (Penguin Books USA)

Steely Dan frontman Donald Fagen talks “eminent hipsters” and the cultural outliers that shaped his sound. He joins us.

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May 27, 2016
In this Oct. 27, 2015, photo,  Big Muddy Farms, an urban farm in northern Omaha, Neb. is seen amongst residential homes. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, we’ve got top gardeners spilling the beans on how to grow everything.

 
May 27, 2016
Riot police block off the Albuquerque Convention Center to anti-Trump protests following a rally and speech by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the convention center where the event was held, in Albuquerque, N.M., Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Obama at Hiroshima. Turmoil at Trump rallies. Clinton’s emails, heating up. Sanders predicts a “messy” convention. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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In The Garden, Mother Nature Makes The Rules
Friday, May 27, 2016

Executive producer Karen Shiffman explains why she turns to her garden for food, friends and natrual comfort.

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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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