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Fat gets a bad rap. But the right mix of high-fat foods might be the ticket to a healthy diet. We’ll weigh the evidence and options.
The Trump administration weighs a big tax cut for the rich, with no vote in Congress. We’ll add it all up.
What’s the buzz? We’ll look at the wonders of bees and worries they’re at risk of disappearing.
A president like no other has changed the way the media covers the White House. Is it dangerous? Is it fair?
The victims of the vast majority of unsolved murders are African-American. We’ll look at roadblocks and efforts to change that.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has made headlines recently for plans to further shake up policies regarding for-profit higher education.
We’ll kick off the week with a look at what’s to come in Washington and around the globe.
What’s Education Secretary Betsy DeVos been up to lately? The correct answer is: plenty. We’ll look at the report card.
The Trump-Cohen tapes. Deadline to reunite migrant families. A sizzling global heat wave. The roundtable dives in.
Life and culture in the American South. We’ll talk with native daughter and author Julia Reed about her new book "South Toward Home."
"The president does seem to be kind of taking credit here for solving a crisis of his own making," New York Times reporter Ana Swanson says.
President Trump tweets, “Tariffs are the greatest,” but they're hurting farmers, so Trump is bailing them out. What does this tell us about his trade war?
A dangerous, and deadly heat wave grips the globe. We’ll look at where and why it’s happening.
New audio of President Trump and his former attorney Michael Cohen suggests Trump knew about a deal to buy the exclusive rights to Playboy model Karen McDougal’s story of an alleged affair with Trump, years earlier.
Coming soon — printing your own gun on a 3D printer. Is it the end of gun control?
Maria Butina is the latest accused Russian spy to infiltrate an American university. Investigative journalist Daniel Golden, author of "Spy Schools," has the story.
"I think, for me, the thing that I find missing most from these conversations is having people on, or chats, with actual trans and non-binary people to learn more about us," our caller Ali says.
Asking questions and sharing personal experience are part of building the collective knowledge required to continue the search for a cure to cancer.
The Trump administration proposes major changes to endangered species attentions. Critics call it a “death sentence for polar bears.”
Is your baby a boy or a girl? Maybe, it’s a “theyby.” We’ll look at raising children without a gender designation.