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Kendrick Wins And Beyoncé Shines: A Historic Week For Black Musicians

Kendrick Lamar scores a Pulitzer. Beyoncé stuns us with her performance at Coachella. We'll talk about what a big week it's been for black musicians.

Kendrick Wins And Beyoncé Shines: A Historic Week For Black Musicians

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Week In The News: North Korea Talks, Comey Reveals, Starbucks Takes Heat

An engine explodes, causing an emergency landing. Comey takes on the Trump. Lessons from Starbucks. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Week In The News: North Korea Talks, Comey Reveals, Starbucks Takes Heat

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Cuba After Castro

It's the end of an era in Cuba, as President Raúl Castro steps down.

Cuba After Castro

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Sean Hannity And The Trump Presidency

Questions about Fox News and Sean Hannity. We'll look at his deep ties to the president — and his relationship with Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen.

Sean Hannity And The Trump Presidency

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How We're 'Killing Ourselves To Live Longer'

Author Barbara Ehrenreich argues we are killing ourselves to live longer.

How We're 'Killing Ourselves To Live Longer'

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Students Have Been Marching, But Will They Vote In November?

After Parkland, are youth activists registering to vote? We'll look at that and the new push to lower the voting age.

Students Have Been Marching, But Will They Vote In November?

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Prepping For 'The Big One' And The Inevitability Of Natural Disasters

How to prepare for the Big One. A seismologist looks at lessons from history—from as far back as Pompeii.

Prepping For 'The Big One' And The Inevitability Of Natural Disasters

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Arrest Of 2 Black Men At Starbucks Sparks Protests

Outrage grows over the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks. The CEO apologizes but the video has gone viral.

Arrest Of 2 Black Men At Starbucks Sparks Protests

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James Comey Speaks Out

For the first time since being fired as FBI director, James Comey speaks out. We'll unpack what his revelations could mean for the Trump presidency.

James Comey Speaks Out

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After The U.S. Strikes Syria, What's Next

After the airstrikes, is the United States on a collision course with Russia? And, is a new kind of Cold War brewing?

After The U.S. Strikes Syria, What's Next

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