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Why Millions Of American Men Have Left The Workforce, And How To Bring Them Back

5 hours 24 min ago

Today’s unemployment rate is down sharply from the height of the Great Recession. But more than a fifth of American men had no paid employment last year, and seven million of them have stopped looking altogether. Why men are leaving the workforce – and how to bring them back.

The Trump Campaign And Challenges For Down-Ballot Republican Candidates

6 hours 24 min ago

Donald Trump’s campaign and questions about fundraising are presenting challenges for other Republican candidates across the country. Guest host Susan Page and a panel of guests talk about what this could mean for the G-O-P’s get-out-the-vote operations and key races in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, North Carolina and elsewhere.

A Conversation With "Broad City" Co-Star Abbi Jacobson

Wed, 2016-10-26 11:06

What do Michelle Obama, Anna Wintour and Michael Jordan carry in their bags? Abbi Jacobson imagines the things you might find in her new illustrated book, "Carry This Book." We talk to the "Broad City" co-star about what you can learn from the contents of bags—and her success creating and starring in the hit Comedy Central show.

The Affordable Care Act: Rising Costs, Subsidies And Its Future Under The Next President

Wed, 2016-10-26 10:06

Affordable Care Act premiums will increase by an average of 25 percent next year, according to new reports. But more than eight in 10 consumers could be cushioned from the price hikes through subsidies. Guest host Susan Page and a panel look at The Affordable Care Act: rising costs, subsidies and its future in the next administration.

Civility, Public Discourse And The 2016 Presidential Campaign

Tue, 2016-10-25 11:06

A recent survey of likely voters finds that 76 percent say civility has declined over the last decade, to the point where most Americans believe the lack of civility in politics is a “crisis.” In that same survey, twice as many voters blame Republican candidate Donald Trump for the rising incivility. He has called his opponent in this race “the devil,” “a liar” and “a nasty woman.” Some say what we are seeing in this election reflects a change in the culture of manners and decorum, including a blurring of the lines between private and public talk. Guest host Derek McGinty and guests discuss the decline of civility, a divisive presidential election and what it could mean for the democratic process.

AT&T’s Proposed Acquisition Of Time Warner

Tue, 2016-10-25 10:06

AT&T’s bid to acquire Time Warner: Join us to talk about what the proposed merger of the country’s second-largest wireless carrier and a major content company could mean for consumers and the future of U-S media and telecommunications.

Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies And Special Agents Who Are Revolutionizing The American Way Of War

Mon, 2016-10-24 11:06

After the 9/11 attacks, U.S. intelligence, military and law enforcement agencies were forced to work together in completely new ways. A veteran national security reporter on how America has tried to adapt to a new era of warfare.

The State Of The Race

Mon, 2016-10-24 10:06

Early voting is underway in states across the country. Less than three weeks before the presidential election, a look at the latest polls, the electoral map and end-of-the-line strategies for both campaigns.

Friday News Roundup - International

Fri, 2016-10-21 11:06

Kurdish and Iraqi forces open a new front in the fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State. Ecuador cuts off Internet access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. And China and the Philippines hold talks over new multi-billion dollar deals. A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Fri, 2016-10-21 10:06

In the final debate, Donald Trump refuses to say whether he’ll accept the election results. North Carolina officials investigate the firebombing of Republican Party headquarters. And a police chiefs’ organization apologizes for ‘historical mistreatment of minorities.’ A panel of journalists joins guest host Derek McGinty for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

A British Journalist On The Daily Toll Gun Violence Takes On America's Youth

Thu, 2016-10-20 11:06

On an average day in the United States, seven young people are shot to death. A British journalist chooses a random day in 2013 and profiles each of the lives cut short.

Analysis Of The Third Clinton-Trump Debate

Thu, 2016-10-20 10:06

With just weeks left before the general election, candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off in Las Vegas. Analysis of the third and final presidential debate.

A Neuroscientist And A Psychologist On How Our Ancient Brains Work In A High-Tech World

Wed, 2016-10-19 11:06

In their new book, "The Distracted Mind", neurologist Adam Gazzaley and psychologist Larry Rosen, look at what happens to our brain when we are constantly bombarded by technological interruptions.

H.W. Brands: "The General Vs. The President"

Tue, 2016-10-18 11:06

Bestselling historian H.W. Brands on the struggle for power between President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur in post-WWII America.

Donald Trump’s Unsubstantiated Claims Of A Rigged Election

Tue, 2016-10-18 10:06

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump ramps up unsubstantiated claims that the election is rigged against him: Why some say undermining confidence in the U-S voting system is dangerous – and assessing the actual risks of potential election fraud.

How We Choose Our Spouses And Why We Commit

Mon, 2016-10-17 11:06

Author Alain de Botton made a splash this spring with his piece in The New York Times titled "Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person." Our panel discusses what we know about how we choose our life partners...and what makes us commit to one person.

WikiLeaks, Russia And The 2016 Presidential Race

Mon, 2016-10-17 10:06

WikiLeaks has released thousands of Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee emails and promises to release tens of thousands more. The FBI is investigating whether Russia is playing a role. WikiLeaks, Russia and the 2016 presidential race.

Friday News Roundup - International

Fri, 2016-10-14 11:06

Russian President Vladimir Putin cancels a visit to France over a disagreement on Syria. An American warship strikes Yemen. And Thailand mourns the death of its king, the world's longest-reigning monarch. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Fri, 2016-10-14 10:06

Donald Trump faces new allegations of groping women. Wikileaks releases hacked emails from Clinton campaign manager John Podesta. And Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize in Literature. Diane and a panel of reporters discuss the top domestic stories of the week.