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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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Week In The News: Iran Deal, Scott Walker, 'El Chapo' Escapes

The Iran deal. Obama's prison push. Harper Lee. El Chapo's escape. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: Greek Stalemate, High Stakes Glitches, SC Takes Down The Flag

The Confederate Flag to come down in South Carolina. Greece hangs in the balance. Glitches halt trading and flights. Bill Cosby admitted to drugging women. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: Greek Crisis, Cuban Embassy, Overtime Expansion

Overtime pay. Diplomatic ties with Cuba. Greece defaults. Iran deadline missed. Chris Christie jumps in. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: Obamacare Lives, Confederate Flag Falls, Same-Sex Marriage Becomes A Right

The Confederate Flag and funerals in Charleston. The Marathon bomber speaks. All eyes on the Supreme Court. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: Charleston Shooting, TPA Shuffle, Jeb Jumps In

Nine dead in a hate crime shooting in Charleston. Trade fight in Congress. Jeb is running for President. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: Prison Break, Boots In Iraq, McKinney Pool Party

The New York prison break. More US boots on the ground for Iraq. Police and a Texas pool party. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: USA FREEDOM Act, Boston Terror, Four More For President

New curbs on NSA spying. A terror suspect shot dead in Boston. Tragedy on the Yangtze. The 2016 field grows. Caitlyn Jenner. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: FIFA Arrests, Texas Floods, 2016 Horse Race

Texas floods. Soccer scandal. Nebraska outlaws the death penalty. Identity theft at the IRS. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Week In The News: ISIS, Airbags, Goodbye Letterman

ISIS rolls on. A TPP vote. Biggest recall ever – airbags. And Letterman's last bow. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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