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Democratic Debate recap, ceasefire in Syria, and TGI-FilmWeek! with A.O. Scott and the art...

Analyzing last night's PBS Newshour's Democratic Debate in Milwaukee; world powers have agreed to a ceasefire in Syria starting next week and TGI-Filmweek! with New York Times A.O. Scott, and his new book on the art of criticism.

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Discovering gravitational waves, the great teacher shortage and California Coastal Commiss...

Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) detectors have discovered gravitational waves; California's solutions to the state's teacher shortage and with Charles Lester outed, the search is on for a new director of the California Coastal Commission.

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Claremont Colleges' students debate election 2016 live and discussing the birth of the primary

AirTalk is hosting a live debate between a panel of student Democrats and Republicans from across the Claremont Colleges; we'll also discuss a new book that recounts the birth of the presidential primary.

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Climate scientists discuss shy El Niño, the ethics of fantasy sports & $19 billion for cyb...

Discussing the absence of a wet and cold El Niño; diving into FRONTLINE'S documentary on fantasy sports; Obama's new budget plan and the earmark $19 billion dollar proposal for cybersecurity and the film makers of "What Happened Miss Simone?" stop by AirTalk to talk Oscar buzz.

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Clinton vies for female voters, making friends in adulthood & Porter Ranch: what's fact an...

Clinton is campaigning for women voters, but how effective is her strategy?; Hear tips and tricks on expanding your social circle as an adult; and identifying the facts and examine the politics related to the Porter Ranch gas leak.

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Clinton, Sanders face-off, the Pentagon's sperm/egg freezing program and Oscar noms 'Winte...

Discussing last night's Democratic debate in New Hampshire; debating the Pentagon's pilot program to pay for active duty members of the U.S. military to have sperm or eggs frozen and the documentary film makers of "Amy" and "Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom" talk with Larry Mantle for TGI-FilmWeek!

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Backlash against CDC's warning to sexually active women, debating 'Districts of Choice' bi...

There is a backlash against advice from the CDC warning sexually active women not to drink alcohol if they aren't using birth control; a study by California's Legislative Analyst bolsters efforts to allow school districts to accept student transfers from outside districts & a look at the phenomenon of people who practice more than one religion.

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Yahoo ranking under fire, debating university dorm segregation and should DDT make a come-back?

Yahoo faces a lawsuit alleging its forced ranking system discriminates against men; UConn experiments with voluntary segregation for Black male students; and some are arguing to bring back long-banned DDT to combat the Zika virus.

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What's next after Iowa, the public health risks of pot and how to avoid a con

Discussing the Iowa caucuses and what to look for in New Hampshire; a new report from UC San Francisco talks about the negative public health risks of pot; debating the side effects of mindfulness meditation and why we're more susceptible to scams than we think.

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OC jail break analysis, what to expect in Iowa tonight and debating the approval of gene editing

Listen with Larry to the news conference about the Orange County jail break; discussing the polls and last-minute campaigns for Iowa; debating approval of gene editing in the U.K. and details about a new report from New York's attorney general about a "rigged" ticketing system for sports events and concerts.

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