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Friday, February 19, 2010 | 11:00 AM
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Pregnancy and childbirth, from antiquity to now, with the author of the new history, “Get Me Out.”

 
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 | 11:00 AM
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We talk with Eve Ensler — author of “The Vagina Monologues” — about her tough new look at the lives of teenage girls around the world.

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Friday, January 22, 2010 | 11:00 AM
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More women are out-earning their husbands. We look at what that means for families, gender roles, and our culture.

 
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 | 11:00 AM
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The Oscar buzz says it’s a big year for Hollywood women. We look past the hype with The New York Times’ Manohla Dargis and The Daily Beast’s Nicole LaPorte.

 
Monday, January 4, 2010 | 11:00 AM

Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin didn’t make it to the top. We’ll ask who will, who might, with The Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut, and more.

 
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 | 11:00 AM

Mommy cocktail hours. Drinking in secret. Driving drunk. Sobering new facts about women and alcohol abuse.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Dr. George Tiller was murdered for performing abortions. In the gunfire, the defense of abortion can get lost. Episcopal priest Katherine Ragsdale makes it loud and clear.

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Thursday, May 28, 2009 | 11:00 AM

Cable powerhouse Lauren Zalaznick, the force behind Bravo and Oxygen, “Real Housewives” and “Tori & Dean,” on creating television for women.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009 | 10:00 AM

Supreme Court nomination sweepstakes in high gear. A woman is expected. We’ll look at gender, the candidates, and the court.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 | 10:00 AM

We’ll look at Michelle Obama in the White House, and the message — from garden to glamour to soup line — of the new first lady.

 
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May 2, 2016
A man walks on the rail tracks of a train station turned into a makeshift camp crowded by migrants and refugees, at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, Greece, Friday, April 29, 2016. Many thousands of migrants remain at the Greek border with Macedonia, hoping that the border crossing will reopen, allowing them to move north into central Europe. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

A top former US diplomat says refugees and tribalism are pulling Europe apart and that the US needs to get involved- to help Europe by helping refugees.

May 2, 2016
ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016 AND THEREAFTER - In this April 19, 2016 photo, Laurie Millan, a para-professional and tutor, works with a student during an after school tutoring session at San Francisco International High School, in San Francisco. While some districts in numerous states have discouraged migrant minors from Central America from enrolling in their schools, the school accommodated its youths by rewriting young-adult novels at a basic level to spark the newcomers' interest in reading.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Is grit the secret sauce that drives success? More important than both talent and intellect? We’re talking the power and limits of grit.

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Apr 29, 2016
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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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