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Emmy Nominations For 'Transparent,' Tatiana Maslany Showcase New Talent

Nominations for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday. The field of contenders shows a welcome turn toward recognizing new talent and new sources for TV.
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Pioneering Journalist Marlene Sanders Remembered

Sanders, who died Tuesday of cancer, was one of the first female reporters on television. On ABC and CBS, she covered politics, the assassination of Robert Kennedy and the Vietnam War. She was 84.
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Actor And Science Advocate Alan Alda

Actor Alan Alda talks about how he is using acting improvisation training and other techniques to help academics and researchers engage the public.

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The 2016 Presidential Race: A Conversation With Democratic Candidate And Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb

Former Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va) talks with us about the future of the Democratic Party and his bid to be the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee.

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The U.S. And Five Other World Powers Reach A Nuclear Agreement With Iran

The U.S. and five other world powers reached an agreement with Iran to lift international oil and financial sanctions in exchange for limits on Iran’s nuclear production capability. A look at what's in the pact and how Congress will respond.

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The 2016 Presidential Race: A Conversation With Democratic Candidate And Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb

Former Sen. Jim Webb (D-Virginia) talks with us about the future of the Democratic Party and his bid to be the 2016 Democratic nominee.

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Iranian Court Holds Third Hearing In Case Of Jailed 'Post' Reporter

Jason Rezaian, who was arrested in July 2014, is accused of spying on Iran for the U.S. Today's hearing was inconclusive and no date has been set for a possible next hearing.
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Seeking Control Over Narrative, Egypt Puts Growing Pressure On Journalists

It's not easy being a journalist in Egypt. The government sometimes tries to control the words reporters use, and new legislation could carry fines or jail time for contradicting the state.
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In The Writer's Room, One Woman Quietly Makes Late Night History

Robin Thede's wide-ranging career has included stints in both journalism and comedy. Now, at The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, she's the first black woman to work as a head writer in late night TV.
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New Hosts To Join NPR's 'All Things Considered'

Correspondents Ari Shapiro and Kelly McEvers will join veteran hosts Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish on weekdays. Michel Martin is slated to become the new weekend host.

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