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Bringing People Together With Books, In Cleveland And Beyond

A novel idea that started in Cleveland to bringing people together through book clubs. It's gone global.

Bringing People Together With Books, In Cleveland And Beyond

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Week In The News: Helsinki Summit, Trump Walkbacks, Suspected Russian Spy Jailed

The Summit crisis. President Trump in his own words. Suspected Russian spy jailed in the U.S. The roundtable dives in.

Week In The News: Helsinki Summit, Trump Walkbacks, Suspected Russian Spy Jailed

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Racism, Discrimination And Calling The Police On Black People

Disturbing stories this summer about white people calling the police on black people for cutting the grass or using the swimming pool. What's going on?

Racism, Discrimination And Calling The Police On Black People

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With Political Tensions High, How Should Party Candidates Proceed?

So, here we are. How are political strategists from both parties advising their candidates in this highly charged political moment?

With Political Tensions High, How Should Party Candidates Proceed?

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Striking Out: What's Gone Wrong For Baseball?

Baseball's All-Stars batter up, but America's pastime is striking out in some big ways. We'll cover the bases.

Striking Out: What's Gone Wrong For Baseball?

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In Midweek News: Trump-Putin Summit, Mueller Probe, Russia-NRA Arrest

We just can't wait until Friday. Join us for a special midweek edition of the news roundtable.

In Midweek News: Trump-Putin Summit, Mueller Probe, Russia-NRA Arrest

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Reopening The Case Of Emmett Till

Something in Timothy Tyson's 2017 book "The Blood of Emmett Till" led the Justice Department to reopen its probe into the 1955 lynching.

Reopening The Case Of Emmett Till

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Election Interference Takes Center Stage At Trump-Putin Press Conference

In a Monday press conference, Trump did not attempt to push back on Russian President Vladimir Putin's assertion that Russia did not interfere with the 2016 election.

Election Interference Takes Center Stage At Trump-Putin Press Conference

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Iowa's Poor Water Quality Goes South

Iowa's water pollution problem is getting worse and the impact is felt all the way to the Gulf of Mexico.

Iowa's Poor Water Quality Goes South

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High Stakes In Helsinki As Trump And Putin Meet

The eyes of the world are on Helsinki for the Trump-Putin summit. We're watching, too.

High Stakes In Helsinki As Trump And Putin Meet

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