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Progress And Challenges In The LGBT Community

The mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando comes at a time when America's LGBT community is experiencing major gains in legal rights and social acceptance. But as a group they're also one of the biggest targets of violent hate crimes. Challenges of being LGBT in the U.S. and abroad.

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Changing Roles And Workplace Policies For Fathers

Guest host Lisa Desjardins and a panel of guests discuss how fatherhood today is different than for previous generations and what that means for families, workplaces and society.

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The Orlando Massacre And Ongoing Debate Over America's Cultural Diversity And Security

Many of the victims of the Orlando massacre were young, gay and Latino. Please join us to discuss the latest on the investigation and the ongoing debate over America's tradition of cultural diversity and the threat of terrorism.

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Challenges For The Democratic Party And The Presidential Race Ahead

Hillary Clinton has the delegates to become the Democratic Party's presidential nominee. Bernie Sanders vows to stay in the race. Please join us to discuss challenges for the Democratic Party and the presidential race ahead.

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The Stanford Sexual Assault Case And Why It's Sparking Public Outrage

A former Stanford student's six-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman has sparked outrage across the country. The growing number of reported sex assaults on campuses and how courts and colleges are responding.

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Linda Greenhouse And Jeffrey Rosen On The Supreme Court, Past And Present

Two Supreme Court scholars use the lens of history to discuss the ongoing vacancy on the bench, and what's at stake for the Court and the country in the 2016 election.

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Challenges For Virginia Felons' Voting Rights

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's move to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 felons in the state has run into a number of obstacles, including the mistaken enfranchisement of felons still serving their sentences - and a looming Virginia Supreme Court challenge.

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U.S. Supreme Court To Look At Virginia House Of Delegates Districts

The case concerns claims that a plan approved in 2011 illegally packed black voters into a dozen legislative districts.

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Developer To Pay $1.3 Million Over Shoddy House-Flipping Claims In D.C.

A couple accused of overseeing the shoddy renovation of dozens of D.C. homes they later sold has agreed to pay $1.3 million in restitution to buyers. They will also be banned from doing any future construction, renovations or sales of any properties in the city.
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Philippe Sands: "East West Street"

A human rights lawyer investigates how his mother escaped from the Nazis as a child. In the process, he discovers unique connections between the lives of his relatives killed in the Holocaust and the creation of the legal concepts "genocide" and "crimes against humanity."

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