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George Takei: From 'Star Trek' To Social Media Stardom To 'Allegiance'

George Takei found stardom through his role as Hikaru Sulu on the original "Star Trek" television series. But today many people know of him through his (often humorous) online presence.

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What's Behind New Deportation Raids Targeting Central American Immigrants

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.

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Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace (Rebroadcast)

Like the nature of white-collar work itself, the concept and design of the office has evolved over more than a century, from the counting-houses of nineteenth-century clerks to the cubicles we love to hate. Author Nikil Saval joins us to explore the history of our workspaces.

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Carly Simon: "Boys In The Trees"

A conversation with singer-songwriter Carly Simon about her memoir, "Boys In The Trees."

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How A Maryland County Effectively Ended Veteran Homelessness

In December 2015, officials in Montgomery County, Md., announced that local programs effectively ended veteran homelessness there. Kojo explores what solutions the county put in place - and what pieces of their plan could be replicated in other parts of our region and around the country.

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How Current Campaign Finance Laws Are Shaping The 2016 Presidential Race

Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie is among those speaking out against the U.S. campaign finance system: How the Citizens United ruling, limits on individual donations and so-called dark money are shaping campaign strategies the 2016 presidential race.

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Environmental Outlook: A New Push For Carbon Removal

The climate agreement reached in Paris last month set ambitious goals for curbing global warming. Some say those goals cannot be achieved through reducing emissions alone and that it's time to take a more serious look at carbon removal.

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Latest Advances In Gene Editing: The Possibilities And Risks

Experts call the new gene-editing technique known as CRISPR-Cas9 the most precise and affordable way to manipulate the code of life. What the latest advances in gene-editing technology could mean for disease prevention.

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President Obama Considers Executive Action On Gun Control

President Obama meets with Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey to discuss possible executive action on gun control. We discuss the president's potential moves and the ongoing debate over curbing U.S. gun violence.

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Generational Expectations In The Workplace

Do different generations have different expectations for the workplace?

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