Week In The News: More New Migration Policy, Economic Anxiety, Greenland, G-7
Economic anxiety. Trump’s new migration policy. The G7 rendezvous in France. Greenland stands its ground. The roundtable is here.
Dollar-Store Dominance Comes With A Cost For Low-Income Americans
Dollar stores are popping up across the country and raking in the profits. Critics say it all comes with a cost to the nation's poor. We’re on it.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal: 'We're Very, Very Close' On Red-Flag Legislation
"Saving lives is so important, by keeping guns out of the hands of people who are dangerous to themselves or others," Blumenthal, D-Conn., said.
N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy: 'No Evidence' That Newark Residents Can't Get Bottled Water
Newark has been distributing bottled water to more than 14,000 homes for the last 10 days after an EPA order over high lead levels.
The 50-Year Fight: Solutions For Closing The Achievement Gap
Is the achievement gap the result of students' lack of achievement, or the lack of opportunities they're offered? What kinds of things are students working on, building and creating in classrooms? Tell us more!
Meet Pete Buttigieg, The 37-Year-Old South Bend Mayor And Potential 2020 Candidate
Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, on why he’s building a presidential run on what he calls "intergenerational justice."
Why Sen. Michael Bennet Is Running For President: 'Washington Won't Fix Itself'
Sen. Michael Bennet is hoping to bring his successful legislative track record to the White House. We hear about vision for the office.
Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan, Candidate For 2020, On Gun Control, Health Care And More
Democratic congressman and presidential hopeful Tim Ryan joins us. We talk about gun violence in his home state, his views on "Medicare for All" and more.
2020 Candidate Joe Sestak Takes His Campaign To Iowa
Former Pennsylvania congressman and three-star admiral in the U.S. Navy Joe Sestak is running for the Democratic nomination on a platform of global experience.
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Medical Schools Look To Educate The Next Generation Of Doctors On Pain
Because addiction can begin in the doctor’s office, many medical schools are rethinking the way they train the next generation of doctors. We spoke to four paving the way on pain management.
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Remembering Toni Morrison, 'A Friend Of Our Minds'
The literature and the legacy of the author Toni Morrison, who has died at 88. A Nobel laureate and Pultizer...
Nearly 11 Million People In The Indian City Of Chennai Are Almost Out Of Water
The water crisis in Chennai is worsening. Its population is roughly the same as New York City’s. What lessons does...
San Francisco Bans Facial Recognition Tech Over Surveillance, Bias Concerns
San Francisco bans facial recognition surveillance technology. We look at the tech-savvy city’s message for the rest of the country.
Ash Carter Shares Lessons From His 'Lifetime Of Leadership' In The Pentagon
Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on what goes on behind the five walls of the Pentagon and what he sees...
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