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Everyone's A Critic (Not Just A.O. Scott)

The critic speaks. The New York Times' A.O. Scott on how to think about art, pleasure, beauty and truth.

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American Rents Through The Roof

If it feels like rents are sky-high, you're right. Some now paying more than half their income on rent. Some say crisis. We'll dig in.

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Navigating All That Music

How to choose music in an age when everything is online and always there. New York Times music critic Ben Ratliff shows the way.

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Week In The News: Cruz Wins Iowa, Clinton Edges Sanders, Zika 'Emergency'

Ted Cruz, Clinton and Sanders out of Iowa. Zika panic. Syrian peace talks fall apart. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Richard Dreyfuss On Life And Bernie Madoff

Actor Richard Dreyfuss joins us on his new role as Ponzi scheme villain Bernie Madoff and a career of being Dreyfuss.

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Is American Growth Over?

Is the golden age of American growth and innovation over? Gone for good? Big economist Robert Gordon says so. We'll listen, and challenge.

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The Power Of 'Presence'

Strike a power pose. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy on the power of presence when you're ready to act and win.

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Peace Talks For Syria

The desperate bid to negotiate an end to Syria's civil war. Fragile talks in Geneva. We'll dig in.

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The New Global Tax Shelter Is Closer Than You Might Imagine

Is the United States the next, new, big hidden-money tax haven? Money is moving from Switzerland and the Cayman Islands to the U.S.A.

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Election 2016: Iowa Caucus Results

Winners, losers and the message from Iowa. We'll tackle the outcome and the way ahead, with real results at last.

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