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The Promise And Mystery Of The Grand Canyon

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:00am
Rafting the Grand Canyon is a wondrous adventure but the first time, 150 years ago, no one knew what the canyon was like.
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What To Expect From The NATO Summit

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:01am
Uneasy allies on the edge await President Trump at the NATO summit in Brussels. We’ll look at the high stakes.
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'All The Single Ladies' Living Alone

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:00am
Women living alone. The numbers are up and so is their happiness. We’ll unpack reasons why and why they’re liking it
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President Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh To The Supreme Court

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:01am
A nominee for the seat of swing voter Anthony Kennedy. We’ll unpack President Trump’s pick for the next Supreme Court Justice.
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How Russia Undermined American Democracy

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:00am
The depth of Russian interference in U.S. elections is deeper and darker than you know. A top reporter who has covered it all, reveals the chilling facts.
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What We're Watching In The Week Ahead

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 12:01am
Top reporters open their notebooks share what they’re watching for in the week ahead.
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Are We There Yet? A History Of The Family Road Trip

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 12:00am
We hit the gas pedal on classic moments of the family road trip. We’ll talk with the author of the new book “Don’t Make Me Pull Over!”
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Week In The News: Pruitt Resigns, Tariffs In Effect, SCOTUS Front-Runners, North Korea Visit

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 12:01am
Supreme Court job interviews. Parent deportation forms controversy. Leftist wins Mexico’s presidency in a landslide. The roundtable takes it all on board.
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Advice Columns: An American Love Affair

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 12:00am
America has a love affair with advice columns. We’ll tour the rich history and racy questions from a new generation.
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Can You Balance Screen Time And Family Time?

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:01am
Family time versus screen time. Anya Kamenetz, NPR’s digital reporter and mother of two, says they really can co-exist.
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The Modern, Mixed-Up Music Of Jazz Pianist Robert Glasper

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:00am
Jazz pianist Robert Glasper remixes Miles Davis with modern hip-hop, soul and R&B. He joins us.
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The Fallows Take Us On A Journey Through America

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:01am
A 100-thousand mile journey across America in a single prop plane. Writers James and Deborah Fallows found a country busy remaking itself. They join us.
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Get Back In The Kitchen With Sam Sifton And Melissa Clark

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:00am
Get Back In The Kitchen With Sam Sifton And Melissa Clark
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Elizabeth Vargas On Fighting Through Alcoholism

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:01am
ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas joins us for a frank conversation about her battle with alcoholism.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Brings Astrophysics Down To Earth

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 12:00am
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has cosmic questions about space and time. He’ll bring it all down to earth for us.
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Surge In Foster Children Amid Opioid Crisis

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:01am
What happens when opioids ravage the lives of mothers and fathers? A surge in foster children. Opioids and the crisis in foster care.
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Why Birds Matter In 2018

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:00am
Novelist and birding enthusiast Jonathan Franzen joins us to talk about the beauty, wonder and threats facing the world’s birds.
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After Tragedy, Capital Gazette Remembers Colleagues, Carries On Mission

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 10:57am
A community newsroom carries on after five of their own are murdered.
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Week In The News: Trump And Putin To Meet, Upset In N.Y., Filling Kennedy's Seat

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:01am
Trump to Putin: See you in Helsinki. Supreme Court shakeup. Sarah Sanders and civility. Harley Davidson and tariffs. Family reunification deadline. The roundtable takes it all onboard.
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Best Summer Books: 2018

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:00am
From "The Great Believers" to "Calypso" and more, we’ve got your hot summer reads.
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