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Political Leadership In A Time Of Deep National Divisions

President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush go to Dallas to call for healing. The presidential candidates offer reactions as well. We discuss political leadership in a time of deep national divisions.

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The Latest On The Shootings In Dallas, Louisiana and Minnesota

The latest on the investigations into the sniper attack on police in Dallas and the two fatal shootings by police of African-American men in Louisiana and Minnesota. Diane and a panel of guests talk about tensions over deadly police force against black Americans and the movement for justice and reform.

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The Fallout From Two Separate Shooting Deaths Of African-American Men At The Hands Of Police

An African-American man is killed by police in Minnesota, the aftermath captured on video. The Justice Department investigates the shooting death of another black man by Baton Rouge police. The latest on the incidents and what they mean for race and policing.

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A New Push To Get Doctors To Recommend The HPV Vaccine

Cancer experts agree that the HPV vaccine could help prevent tens of thousands of cancer cases. But public health officials warn that inoculation rates are too low. The new push by oncologists to get more physicians to recommend the vaccine.

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Why Local Nonprofits Haven't Fixed Poverty

As long as there has been poverty, there have been people trying to end it. We explore the obstacles and inefficiencies local nonprofits run into when trying to solve society's stubborn problem.

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Can We Trust Our Cars?

There were more airbag recalls this week, and VW has agreed to pay nearly fifteen billion in its emissions cheating scandal. Meanwhile, cars with driverless technology are becoming available, but whether they will make us safer is up for debate. A look at auto safety and consumer trust.

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History's Influence On Diets In D.C. And Around The World

Kojo and chef Pati Jinich look at how history -- and famous names like El Chico, Azteca and even Fritos -- shaped modern Mexican-American cooking in the Washington region and beyond.

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Implications Of The Supreme Court's Immigration Ruling

Many undocumented immigrants are living in fear after a Supreme Court ruling effectively barred deferred deportation for 4 million people. What the ruling means for families across the country and how immigration policy is playing out in 2016 election politics.

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How Local Foster Care Plays A Role In "The Poverty Industry"

What happens when government aid doesn't go where it's supposed to?

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What Brexit Means For The U.S.

With a now-likely U.K. exit from the EU, America’s relationship with a key intelligence and global trade ally will change. Please join us to discuss what the British vote means for the U.S. economy, the 2016 presidential campaign and global security.

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