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If current trends continue, there will be more than one job opening for every unemployed person in the U.S. We'll look behind the numbers.
An American in Russia. Former Ambassador Michael McFaul tells his story about living there, and shares his take on world affairs, now.
Writer Devra First had her lunch cooked by robots. And she liked it. We'll talk to her about the tangled web of technology and humanity -- in the kitchen.
The first major Senate primaries kicked off last night. We'll get the big takeaways from the results.
Reaction from Washington and around the world to President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.
Calorie counts are now required by law on menus of all restaurants with 20 or more locations. Will that help trim America’s expanding waistlines and lead to healthier eating?
With Trump getting all the headlines, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says other important issues at home and abroad are ignored. He joins us.
We'll discuss Gina Haspel's nomination to head the CIA in advance of her confirmation hearing, which is set for Wednesday.
After last fall's Hurricane Irma, the number of sinkholes in Florida is on the rise.
We’ll look at the science of volcanoes, after the big eruption in Hawaii.
Top political reporters open their notebooks and look ahead to the week in Washington.
What’s in a name? Plenty, for the Boy Scouts of America. They’re changing theirs and welcoming girls.
Another twist in the Stormy Daniels’ payment saga. Mueller’s questions for Trump. Cambridge Analytica to file for bankruptcy. The Boy Scouts drop the word “Boy.” The roundtable digs in.
Fifty years of long, beautiful Hair. We’ll look at the musical that changed Broadway.
More than a million Americans are sharing their DNA with ancestry websites. That helped the cops find the Golden State Killer. Good police work but troubling implications for privacy.
Amid warming weather, a new report from the CDC warns of a surge in tick-borne diseases. We'll talk about what you can do to prevent them.
Top American trade officials are set to negotiate in Beijing. How will China take Trump’s tough trade demands?
From San Francisco, to Seattle, to San Antonio -- we're looking at the crisis of affordability in the country’s hottest housing markets.
How the presidency became impossible—we’ll talk to John Dickerson of CBS News about why he thinks the job is simply too much for anyone.
Compassion may be the cure. A doctor shares his guide to healing through empathy and listening.