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Obama, America And Africa Today

The United States and Africa. What we see in and beyond President Obama's big visit.

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The Very Best Of Barbecue

From secret sauces and rubs to hickory and folklore, we will celebrate and sample the best barbecue in the land. Bring napkins!

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Scott Walker, Carly Fiorina And The 2016 Election

Sixteen Republicans are running for president. Two of them — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and former HP CEO Carly Fiorina — join us.

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Exercising The Aging Brain

From forgetting the keys to real dementia, the exercises – body and mind – that can actually help the aging brain.

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Week In The News: Sandra Bland, Cuban Embassy, Obama In Kenya

The traffic stop and Sandra Bland. The Cuban flag flies in Washington. A Trump tizzy. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Why Thousands Of Rape Kits Are Going Untested

More than 70,000 untested rape kits in more than 1,000 police departments across the country. We'll ask why.

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Documenting California's Epic Drought

A reporter and photographer on a road trip across California, looking at how the drought has reshaped lives there.

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Ashley Madison, Gawker, Reddit And The Internet Shame Spiral

Privacy and free speech on the Internet. We look at the troubles at Reddit and Gawker, and the hacking of cheating website Ashley Madison.

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Off-Script Obama

For years in office, he was "No-Drama Obama." That's changing. We'll look at the new, more candid, more free-wheeling Obama presidency. Plus, a look at the arrest and death of Sandra Bland.

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The Iranian View On The Nuclear Deal

We go inside Iran and the Iran nuclear with scholar-reporter Robin Wright's on how Iranians see us now.

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