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Your New Prescription: Empathy

Compassion may be the cure. A doctor shares his guide to healing through empathy and listening.

Your New Prescription: Empathy

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Rape Kits Often Go Untested For Decades

Across the country, hundreds of thousands of rape kits never get tested. New Mexico has a plan to fix that. We're hearing it.

Rape Kits Often Go Untested For Decades

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Inspiration Through Procrastination

From da Vinci to Darwin, how great minds put things off, but changed the world anyway.

Inspiration Through Procrastination

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'God Save Texas': Contradictions Of The Lone Star State

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright turns a keen eye to his home state of Texas. The new book is "God Save Texas."

'God Save Texas': Contradictions Of The Lone Star State

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Meditation In The Mainstream: The Growing Mindfulness Movement

The founder of modern Western mindfulness Jon Kabat-Zinn on how to practice mindfulness in everyday life.

Meditation In The Mainstream: The Growing Mindfulness Movement

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Trump, Turkey, Tariffs And The State Of Global Trade

Washington slaps tariffs on Turkey. The Trump administration's trade fights, using national security as the justification. We'll dig in.

Trump, Turkey, Tariffs And The State Of Global Trade

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Inside The Stories Of Hate Crime Survivors In America

American hate. We talk with a human rights lawyer about the powerful stories of hate crime survivors.

Inside The Stories Of Hate Crime Survivors In America

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Looking Ahead To The Week In News

Top reporters help you prepare for the week ahead by breaking down the big news stories.

Looking Ahead To The Week In News

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Despite Abundance Of Craft Beer, Wine And Spirits Are Slowly Taking Over

You might not know it from the craft brew pubs everywhere, but Americans are drinking more wine and spirits — slowly pushing aside beer. We'll find out why.

Despite Abundance Of Craft Beer, Wine And Spirits Are Slowly Taking Over

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Week In The News: Mueller, Midterms, Manafort And More

Mueller. Midterms. Manafort's trial continues. Iran sanctions reimposed, and the trade war with China escalates. Our news roundtable takes it all in.

Week In The News: Mueller, Midterms, Manafort And More

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