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In this June 26, 2015, photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. The Obama administration will propose requiring overtime pay for workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week, three individuals familiar with the plan said Monday, June 29. (AP)

Five million workers may qualify for overtime pay. We’ll look at the plan and the pushback.

Hour 2
In this file photo, a statue stands at the entrance to the women-only Taconic Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, N.Y., Wednesday, March 28, 2012.  (AP)

Babies born in prison. The numbers are growing. What’s best for baby? We’ll take a closer look.

 
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Jun 30, 2015
In this image provided by NASA/JSC, astronauts Steven L. Smith and John M. Grunsfeld are photographed during an extravehicular activity (EVA) during the December 1999 Hubble servicing mission of STS-103, flown by Discovery. The Hubble Space Telescope, one of NASA'S crowning glories, marks its 25th anniversary on Friday, April 24, 2015.

Global plans for outer space. We’ll look around the world at who has what agendas for out there.

 
Jun 30, 2015
People stand in a queue to use an ATM outside a closed bank, next to a sign on the plant, bottom right, reading ''NO'' in Athens, Tuesday. It's crunch time for Greece, with the European part of its international bailout expiring Tuesday. (Thanassis Stavrakis/AP)

Greece closes its banks as debt negotiations reach a crisis point. We hear the latest on the debt crisis and its threat to the Eurozone.

 
Jun 29, 2015
Bacteria under a microscope.

Can bacteria in your gut influence your brain? Your mood? Your emotions? Top scientists say yes.

 
Jun 29, 2015
People walk on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on Saturday April 26, 2014. Two Supreme Court cases about police searches of cellphones without warrants present vastly different views of the ubiquitous device. Is it a critical tool for a criminal or is it an American’s virtual home? How the justices answer that question could determine the outcome of the cases being argued Tuesday, April 29, 2014. (AP)

Same-sex marriage. Obamacare. Lethal injection. Voting rights. Redistricting. A big look at the Supreme Court term.

 
Jun 26, 2015
The crowd celebrates outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday June 26, 2015, after the court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the US. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

The Supreme Court decides in a 5-4 ruling: same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states.

 
Jun 26, 2015
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden speaks, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in Washington, after the Supreme Court upheld the subsidies for customers in states that do not operate their own exchanges under President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. (AP)

The Confederate Flag and funerals in Charleston. The Marathon bomber speaks. All eyes on the Supreme Court. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Feb 11, 2014
Puerto Rico's Gov. Alejandro García Padilla has conceded that the commonwealth cannot pay the more than $72 billion in debt it owes creditors. The crisis is far from new -- we first looked at the island's fiscal woes last February. [Listen Back]
 
Feb 9, 2015
A bill expected to pass the California state legislature this week would require vaccinations for children, removing earlier parental exemption possibilities. An unprecedented measles outbreak this winter spurred the state to reconsider the policy. [Listen Back]
 
Nov 13, 2013
As South Carolina's General Assembly debates removing the Confederate Flag from the State House grounds in Columbia, listen back to our 2013 hour on cultural appropriation of offensive symbols. [Listen Back]
 
Mar 17, 2015
The 2013 Justin Bieber / Usher hit "Somebody to Love" is the subject of a copyright infringement lawsuit in Virginia. While the delayed trial moves to a hearing, listen back to our hour on Robin Thicke's copyright court battle. [Listen Back]
 
Feb 5, 2013
"American Ninja Warrior," the high-stakes athletic obstacle course game show, returns to NBC this month. We know a few things about Ninjas. [Listen Back]
 
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Election 2016: Who Exactly Is Running For President?
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Who is running for President, anyway? We attempt to help you figure it out.

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Our Week In The Web: June 19, 2015
Friday, June 19, 2015

Why our broadcast changed in different markets this week, and a closer look at a puppet theatre vandalism in rural Norway. (Really).

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Quick Note On Rebroadcasting Today
Thursday, June 18, 2015

A quick note regarding today’s shifting schedule of broadcasts.

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How To Follow Team USA At The Women’s World Cup
Monday, June 15, 2015

Good news! You can watch the 2015 Women’s World Cup on basic broadcast TV. Bad news: we can’t quite predict if the American team is going to make it all the way to the July 5 championship game.

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