Political reporters weigh in on President Obama's last State of the Union speech. We discuss Obama's final-year agenda, including efforts to reform gun laws and address voter fears over terrorism and the economy.
Cats and dogs have become such a part of the family fabric that in many households, they're akin to children. "Science" journalist David Grimm joins Kojo to talk about how our connections to pets are changing laws, industries, and lives.
The Obama administration is deporting Central American immigrants in raids nationwide that began earlier this month. We discuss what's behind the new wave of deportations and reaction from communities and political leaders.
Many gun rights supporters point to the Second Amendment of the Constitution, which they say guarantees an individual right to bear arms. But many supporters of gun control disagree. A panel of legal scholars debates the meaning and context of the Second Amendment, the role of the Supreme Court and what it all means for ongoing debate over gun policy
A group of legislators that convened after the death of Freddie Gray in police custody last year is expected to release recommendations for lawmakers to pick up during the upcoming General Assembly session.
President Obama announces executive action on gun control. Sen. Ted Cruz leads the GOP pack of presidential contenders in Iowa. And the government releases the latest employment numbers. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
Economist Teresa Ghilarducci is an informal adviser to Hillary Clinton and has been a trustee of several billion-dollar retirement funds. She's received death threats for her comments about retirement accounts. A conversation about why she says IRAs, 401(k)s, and Social Security won't be enough for most Americans and what to do about it.
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