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Friday, April 29, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

 
Friday, April 22, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Vehicles left stranded on a flooded Interstate 45 in Houston, Texas on May 26, 2015.  Heavy rains throught Texas put the city of Houston under massive ammounts of water, closing roadways and trapping residents in their cars and buildings, according to local reports. Rainfall reached up to 11 inches(27.9cm) in some parts of the state, national forecasters reported, and the heavy rains quickly pooled over the state's already saturated soil. AFP PHOTO/AARON M. SPRECHER        (Photo credit should read Aaron M. Sprecher/AFP/Getty Images)

New York votes. Houston floods. Harriet Tubman on the $20. And Obama lunches with the Queen of England. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Friday, April 1, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump holds a piece of paper as he talks about a statement from a Breitbart News reporter during a CNN town hall with Anderson Cooper in the historic Riverside Theatre, Tuesday, March 29, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Trump’s abortion firestorm. Sanders takes three more states. Dirty bomb warnings and a nuclear summit. Our weekly roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Friday, March 11, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., smiles for a photo with supporters at the end of a campaign rally at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla., Thursday, March 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)

Michigan feels the Bern. Trump rolls on. Peyton Manning bows out. Farewell to Nancy Reagan. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
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.

 
Friday, February 26, 2016 | 10:00 AM
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, is flanked by his two sons, Donald Trump Jr., left, and Eric, while speaking at a caucus night rally Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Trump rolls on. Apple versus the U.S. government. Wild weather. And the fight over the Supreme Court. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

 
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Apr 29, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

Apr 29, 2016
Screengrab from the #MorethanMean video produced by Sarah Spain and Julie Dicaro. Scroll down to view the video.

Women pushing back. A video by two female sports reporters about online harassment goes viral.

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Apr 29, 2016
Screengrab from the #MorethanMean video produced by Sarah Spain and Julie Dicaro. Scroll down to view the video.

Women pushing back. A video by two female sports reporters about online harassment goes viral.

 
Apr 29, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

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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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The Boston Globe Imagines — And Rejects — A President Trump Front Page
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

The Boston Globe editorial page imagines — and rejects — President Donald Trump.

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