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How to prepare for the Big One. A seismologist looks at lessons from history—from as far back as Pompeii.
After the airstrikes, is the US on a collision course with Russia? And, is a new kind of Cold War brewing?
For the first time since being fired as FBI director, James Comey speaks out. We’ll unpack what his revelations could mean for the Trump presidency.
Survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing are with us -- along with their furry friend Rescue -- to talk about their new children's book.
All eyes on Syria. FBI Raid on Trump’s lawyer. Paul Ryan’s surprise exit. The weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
The Denver Post calls out its hedge fund owners for cutting jobs. We’ll look at the future of local newspapers. It isn’t pretty.
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan says he’s getting out the game –not seeking re-election. We’ll look at what it means for his Grand Old Party.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg faces the wrath of Congress. We’ll unpack the privacy scandal that has overwhelmed the world’s most popular social media network.
Jane Clayson, our guest host of more than a decade, is celebrating an anniversary.
National Guard troops begin arriving at the US border with Mexico. So, what are they going to do there?
America has a love affair with advice columns. We’ll tour the rich history and racy questions from a new generation.
Federal authorities searched the office of President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen. The president calls it "disgraceful." We'll get the latest.
The Syrian chemical attacks and the world’s next moves. We'll look at the options available to President Trump, the United States and the world.
15.5 million Americans have been taking antidepressants for at least five years. So, what happens if they stop?
Troops on the border. Tariff wars. Syria skepticism. President Trump’s “America First" agenda has gotten a boost, with some saying that Trump is now "unbound."
New revelations about settlements Bill O’Reilly paid a lot of money to keep secret. And the new pressures to sweep out non-disclosure agreements.
Troops to the US-Mexico border. Teachers on the picket line. First punishment in the Mueller probe. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
College seniors present the capstone of their academic careers: the senior thesis. We’ll dive in with the Class of 2018
While the makers of e-cigarettes tout them as a potentially safer alternative to tobacco products, critics worry the fad may lead to a new generation of nicotine addicts.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is under the harsh spotlight. We’ll unpack the mounting ethics questions and his future in the Trump cabinet.