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Thursday, October 2, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Sarah Palin prepares for Joe Biden and her first national debate. It’s been one month since she stepped onto the national stage. We take stock.

 
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 | 10:00 AM

The presidential election and the U.S. Supreme Court. Top legal thinkers on what an Obama Court or a McCain Court would mean for the country.

 
Monday, September 29, 2008 | 11:00 AM

Five weeks to Election Day. We’ll look at the Obama and McCain campaigns and strategies, in the midst of crisis.

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Thursday, September 18, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Former Bush Treasury official John Taylor, now advising McCain, and former Clinton Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers, now advising Obama, on the way out of this financial crisis.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Forget lipstick. We’re talking issues. This time: education, and what Barack Obama and John McCain would offer the country at school.

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Thursday, September 4, 2008 | 11:00 AM

Our live coverage continues from the GOP Convention. We’ll be there as McCain prepares to step up for his big speech to the nation.

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Thursday, September 4, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Our live coverage from St. Paul continues. We’ll dig into John McCain’s biography, POW and beyond, for clues as to what kind of president he might be.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2008 | 11:00 AM

Sarah Palin speaks. We’ll look closely at the VP pick that has the whole country talking.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2008 | 10:00 AM

Our live coverage continues from St. Paul and the RNC with a close look at John McCain and the religious right.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2008 | 11:00 AM

Our live coverage continues from St Paul. We’ll sit down with Republican delegates from the frontlines of the McCain-Obama contest.

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May 6, 2016
President Barack Obama drinks water as he finishes speaking at Flint Northwestern High School in Flint, Mich., Wednesday, May 4, 2016, about the ongoing water crisis.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

It’s Trump for the GOP. Clinton leads. Sanders hangs in. A Navy Seal killed by ISIS. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

May 6, 2016
Close-up of a Grauer's gorilla. Kahuzi-Biega National Park, one of the last remaining strongholds of the 
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CREDIT: A.J.Plumptre/WCS.

Great gorillas being wiped out by war and poaching. We’ll go to the mountains of Africa. Plus, after the Ivory burn in Kenya- we look at the state of the world’s elephants.

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May 5, 2016
Rob Reiner with his son, Nick. [Courtesy: Paladin]

Filmmaker, actor Rob Reiner and his son, Nick, get personal in their new film “Being Charlie,” which takes on drug addiction.

 
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?

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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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