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Thursday, December 3, 2009 | 10:00 AM

New millions of Americans — including many who never thought they’d see the day — are lining up for food stamps. We’ll look at who’s in line in hard, hungry times.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009 | 11:00 AM

How one hedge fund manager bet huge against American housing and made billions. We’ll get the inside story.

 
Tuesday, November 24, 2009 | 11:00 AM

Investment pioneer Peter Brooke on a half century in venture capital, and this critical moment in American finance.

 
Monday, November 2, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Tim Geithner and Barney Frank say they’ll rein in banks that are “Too Big To Fail.” Critics say their plan won’t fix Wall Street. We’ll hear the debate.

 
Monday, September 28, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Wall Street bonuses helped create the global financial crisis. Now new rules are on the table. We’ll ask if Washington is ready to take on Wall Street pay.

 
Monday, September 14, 2009 | 10:00 AM

One year after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, we’ll look at whether Wall Street is vulnerable to yet another crisis.

 
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 | 10:00 AM

The Wall Street banks are back, with Goldman Sachs out front. But after all the bailouts, can we really stomach the mega bonuses and “too big to fail,” again?

 
Thursday, June 18, 2009 | 10:00 AM

President Obama rolls out the biggest financial market regulation revamp since the Great Depression. Is it enough? Too much? We’ll dig in.

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Tuesday, June 2, 2009 | 10:00 AM

We’ll look at America’s banker — China — and what Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is bringing home from Beijing.

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Monday, June 1, 2009 | 10:00 AM

General Motors or Government Motors? GM is staring at bankruptcy — and Uncle Sam may soon own 70 percent. Is this a new era of state capitalism?

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Mar 2, 2015
In this Tuesday, March 4, 2014 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accompanied by his wife Sara, right, speaks before the screening of the television documentary "Israel: The Royal Tour" at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles. (AP)

On the eve of Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu’s controversial address to Congress, we look at the US-Israel falling out over Iran nuclear negotiations.

Mar 2, 2015
This image provided by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center shows an artists rendering on how a gamma ray burst occurs with a massive star collapsing and creating a black hole and beaming out focused and deadly light and radiation bursts. Astronomers and space telescopes in April 2013 saw the biggest and brightest cosmic explosion ever witnessed, a large gamma ray burst. (AP)

A super-massive black hole, newly discovered, deep in space. We’ll peer into the realm of the black hole.

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Feb 27, 2015
This image released courtesy of the Lead Belly Estate shows folk and blues musician Huddie William Ledbetter, better known as Lead Belly. Huddie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter never had a hit record before he died of Lou Gehrig's disease in 1949. (AP)

Going back to Lead Belly. The blues legend is back. His influences, as big as ever.

 
Feb 27, 2015
Federal Communication Commission (FCC) ChairmanTom Wheeler, center, joins hands with FCC Commissioners Mignon Clyburn, left, and Jessica Rosenworcel, before the start of their open hearing in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.  (AP)

A US-Israel rift. A win for net neutrality. “American Sniper” verdict. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Our Week In The Web: February 27, 2015
Friday, Feb 27, 2015

We won’t lead you into a debate on the color of #TheDress (it’s blue and black, end of debate), but we do wonder about the blurring lines between so-called Internet culture and general popular culture. Also, it’s snowing in Boston. Still.

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Two Congressmen Weigh In On DHS Funding
Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015

Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio and Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland present their views on the ongoing Congressional budget fight over Department of Homeland Security funding. (Spoiler: They do not agree on a resolution of the crisis).

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Our Week In The Web: February
Friday, Feb 20, 2015

We explain what happened with the old podcast feed this week and last, share some other Oscar categories and reminisce about the golden days of Double Rainbows and Honey Badgers who just don’t care.

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