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Mapping Out Recreational Marijuana

Recreational pot is legal in many states, now comes the battle over where it can be sold. Cities and towns want their say.

Mapping Out Recreational Marijuana

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Behind Trump's Call To Launch A Space Force

The president's call for a new military command focused on future battles in outer space. We'll look at the new Space Force.

Behind Trump's Call To Launch A Space Force

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Celebrating Juneteenth: The History Behind The Holiday

Juneteenth is a holiday most Americans have never heard of but should know about. We'll look at the history and the stories behind the holiday.

Celebrating Juneteenth: The History Behind The Holiday

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Zeroing In On Immigration, Asylum Laws And The Border

Family separation and stricter asylum laws are "immoral," says Cardinal Daniel DiNardo. He joins us as we talk about the situation at the border.

Zeroing In On Immigration, Asylum Laws And The Border

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Battling Misinformation And 'Bad Advice' About Science And Your Health

Science is under attack from quack experts and self-appointed activists, warns a top doctor who has been caught in the crossfires. He makes the case.

Battling Misinformation And 'Bad Advice' About Science And Your Health

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What We're Watching In The Week Ahead

Top reporters open their notebooks and share what they're working on and watching for in the week ahead.

What We're Watching In The Week Ahead

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Kicking Off The World Cup

The World Cup kicks off in Russia. The U.S. team didn't make the cut but there are plenty of teams to watch and politics to unpack.

Kicking Off The World Cup

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Week In The News: History In North Korea, IG Report, New York AG Sues Trump & Family

Comey and the Clinton email report. Implied verification and North Korea. The Supreme Court and voter registration. The news roundtable weighs in.

Week In The News: History In North Korea, IG Report, New York AG Sues Trump & Family

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D'oh! Discussing All Things Springfield With 'Simpsons' Writer Mike Reiss

Three decades of "The Simpsons." We turn our eye on Springfield with a top writer who has been in the mix since day one.

D'oh! Discussing All Things Springfield With 'Simpsons' Writer Mike Reiss

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Profiting While In Power

High profits and the Trump presidency. Senior advisors Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner raked in a lot of money last year while working for the government. What about Trump himself?

Profiting While In Power

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