The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Emperor of All Maladies” is known for his innovative thinking on cancer. Oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee talks about the most perplexing cases of his career and how they changed his approach to treatment.
The White House and Congress reach a budget deal. John Boehner hands over his speaker's gavel. And reaction to the latest Republican presidential debate. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.
Paid family leave is gaining traction in our region: The D.C. Council is considering an expansive program that would give Washington workers the most generous paid family leave in the U.S., and now Montgomery County is studying ways to finance a similar program.
The long-lasting consequences of a criminal record can affect nearly every aspect of a person’s life, from finding employment to securing housing. A new set of laws in Maryland lets some residents shield their records from public view. But advocates say the laws don't go far enough.
Rev. Barry Lynn has been a central player in the major church-state battles for decades. In his new book he revisits the issues that have defined his career like prayer in public school and reproductive rights.
President Obama addresses police chiefs from the around the country, and FBI Director James Comey says police are changing practices because of heightened scrutiny. Diane and panelists discuss police, race relations and trends in violent crime.
An expert on the Middle Ages and best-selling author of books on the era ("The Wars of the Roses," "The Plantagenets") turns to the Magna Carta. Dan Jones explains how the founding document of Western liberty came into being and why it has endured.
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