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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.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice opened in Montgomery, Alabama, Thursday.
A caravan of Central American migrants, requesting asylum in the U.S. The Trump administration says fraudulent claims will be prosecuted.
Deep inside the boom-and-bust world of America’s oil frontier in North Dakota. We take a look at "American Outpost: Dreamers, Mavericks, and the Making of an Oil Frontier."
Bill Cosby found guilty on three counts. VA nominee "regretfully" withdraws. Travel Ban at the Supreme Court. Our weekly news roundtable dives in.
The suspect in the Toronto van attack embraced a misogynist ideology. We’ll look at so-called "incels."
Fixing the Department of Veterans Affairs won’t be easy for whoever ends up running it.
He was a booster for globalism. Now Ian Bremmer says it’s failed — and he sees trouble ahead. We speak with the author about his new book.
"Suddenly there was this huge attraction to the cocaine that just went on and on and became devastatingly dangerous," one caller, Gail, says. "And now I understand the attraction."
French President Emmanuel Macron is in Washington, and his Wednesday schedule includes an address to Congress.
Fentanyl has destroyed lives in the opioid addiction crisis. Now it’s ravaging new victims who aren’t using heroin.
How does machine learning influence what we watch, wear and listen to?
PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel's Palantir is the next name in data mining and surveillance that you need to know. We'll explore the company's recent activity.
The European Union is getting ready to enact sweeping new digital privacy laws. Facebook says it’s going comply. Is what’s good for Europe good for the U.S.?
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright turns a keen eye to his home state of Texas. The new book is "God Save Texas."
Oral arguments in the Trump travel ban case begin Wednesday. We'll talk about what to expect.
The Democratic Party sues Russia, the Trump campaign, and WikiLeaks, alleging a conspiracy to influence the 2016 election. We'll take a look at what's inside the lawsuit.
Two big reports on air pollution. One looks at the wold and the other zeroes in on California. We'll look at the big takeaways, and more.
Pompeo in North Korea. Comey takes on the Trump. Lessons from Starbucks. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.