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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.

 
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.

 
Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM
One of many Facebook groups devoted to uncovering the less-than-credible online retailers promising cheap fashion. (Via BuzzFeed News)

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

 
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 | 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.

 
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?

 
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.

 
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
BEING CHARLIE Common and Nick Robinson Photo by Fred Hayes (PALADIN Release)

Director and actor Rob Reiner and his son, Nick, get personal in their new film “Being Charlie,” which takes on his son’s 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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