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Long hours on the road, with public radio to keep them company... truckers call into our show occasionally. Here's what Canadian truckers had to say about U.S.-Canada trade relations.
Oh, Canada. Trudeau and Trump spar ahead of the big G-7 summit. We’ll look at it through the lens of Canada.
From Mad Men to memes, the advertising industry is undergoing epic changes. Bestselling author Ken Auletta shares the inside story.
Primaries to watch. Congress back to work. Summit reality check. Top reporters open their notebooks and share what to watch for this week.
SCOTUS ruled Monday in the case of the Colorado baker who wouldn’t make a wedding cake for a gay couple. In a 7-2 decision, justices decided in favor of the baker.
Robert Kennedy took on poverty across racial lines. Fifty years after his assassination, we’ll look at that legacy.
Reviving the Singapore summit. Giuliani’s PR ploy. Roseanne gets the boot. Starbucks closes the doors. The roundtable dives in.
So you’re middle-aged now, but does that mean you’re really a grown-up? Maybe not.
The Warriors and the Cavaliers meet in the NBA finals for the fourth year in a row. Is this time any different?
Hurricane season approaches. We'll learn what to expect, and what regions will be affected.
The government reported 64 dead in Puerto Rico from last year’s Hurricane Maria. But new research says the toll was thousands higher. We look at why -- and what now.
Online retailers are cutting out the middleman – and selling products cheaper than ever. Are you getting what you pay for?
Less than a year after rebooting the 90s sitcom, "Roseanne", ABC abruptly canceled the show Tuesday following a racist tweet from Roseanne Barr.
Did the U.S. really lose some 1500 migrant children? We’ll look at that and the administration’s new policy on separating families.
Life lessons from men after the devastating deaths of their wives. Their stories are raw, real, and inspiring.
In a speech delivered at Harvard Law School's 2018 Class Day last Wednesday, U.S. Senator Jeff Flake criticized President Trump and Congress, saying the presidency has been "debased."
Top reporters open their notebooks and look ahead to the week in Washington and around the globe.
How we navigate the world, now. The inside story of the Google mapping revolution. Turn left, at the roundabout.
In some states, you need a license not just to be a doctor -- but an interior designer, a tooth-filer, a hair braider. We'll talk to a few people who are trying to change the system to make it easier to do work.
A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian takes visitors from the Trail of Tears to Native Americans in pop culture. We’ll talk with the curators.