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Most Recent Episodes

The Big Business Of Looted Antiquities

Instability in the Middle East and North Africa has fueled a boom in looted antiquities. New efforts to stem the tide include monitoring archaeological sites from space. The fight to preserve the world's cultural heritage sites.

Update On The Italy Earthquake

Deborah Ball, the Italy bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal, gives us the latest on Tuesday night's deadly 6.2 magnitude earthquake north of Rome.

Questions About Hillary Clinton's Newly Uncovered Emails

A federal judge orders a review of nearly fifteen thousand recently discovered Hillary Clinton emails from her time as Secretary of State. A new batch related to the Clinton Foundation was also released. Join us to discuss ongoing questions.

The New Science Of Animal Psychiatry

Dr. Nicholas Dodman talks animal psychology. He says animal emotions and thoughts can be treated more like our own. Why he believes we can improve the mental health of our pets, and what animals teach us about human medicine.

The Justice Department's Plan To Phase Out Privately Run Federal Prisons

The U.S. will phase out the use of private prisons to incarcerate federal inmates. New findings by the Department of Justice conclude that private facilities are less safe and offer few cost advantages. We discuss implications of the phase-out and what it could mean for America's prison system.

The Justice Department's Plan To Phase Out Privately Run Federal Prisons

Friday News Roundup – International

Russia launches airstrikes against the Islamic State from Iran. Ukraine investigates Donald Trump's campaign chairman for ties to a pro-Russia party. And the U.N. acknowledges playing a role in Haiti's cholera outbreak. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup – Domestic

The Friday News Roundup: Donald Trump shakes up his staff after another campaign controversy. Major health insurer Aetna is the latest to pull back from Obamacare. And a group calling itself the shadow brokers say they hacked the NSA. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

What Concealed-Carry Gun Laws Mean for Individual Freedom and Public Safety

Carrying a concealed firearm is now legal in all fifty states. The Supreme Court has yet to weigh in. The rise of concealed-carry laws in the states and what it means for individual freedom and public safety.

What Concealed-Carry Gun Laws Mean for Individual Freedom and Public Safety

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