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The Cost Of Caring For Loved Ones With Alzheimer's

A new report finds that family members caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's are making even greater financial sacrifices than previously thought -- like cutting back on work hours and selling personal belongings. Diane Rehm talks with a panel of guests about why Alzheimer's is one of the most costly diseases for families and the nation.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Donald Trump faces sharp criticism over comments about abortion. The Supreme Court deadlocks over union dues. And the FBI unlocks the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt: "The Rainbow Comes and Goes"

When Anderson Cooper’s mother, the designer and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt, reached her 91st birthday, they began a correspondence, breaking a wall of silence between them. A conversation with the broadcast journalist and his famous mother on life in the spotlight, suicide, money, and grieving for a parent and a child.

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Deep Learning And Artifical Intelligence

Earlier this month Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence program beat a top professional player in the complex game of Go. New frontiers in machine learning and what computers are now able to teach themselves.

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The History Of ISIS And How Its Rise May Shape The Future Of The Middle East

In recent years recruits to the Islamic State have carried out atrocities across Syria and Iraq and in multiple locations around the world -- most recently Brussels. The history of ISIS and how its rise may shape the future of the Middle East.

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Controversy Over Media Coverage Of The 2016 Presidential Race

Journalists are taking heat for being too easy on Donald Trump and too hard on Bernie Sanders. In the age of Twitter and Facebook, the role of political journalism has changed and become more polarized. Diane and a panel of guests discuss political reporting on the twenty-sixteen presidential race.

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Manisha Sinha: "The Slave's Cause: A History Of Abolition"

A new history of the abolition movement that unearths stories of the men and women, blacks and whites who pushed this country to end slavery.

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Brussels Attacks: Understanding Security Challenges In Belgium And Across Europe

The bombings in Belgium have left many wondering why authorities were unable to thwart the attacks. Understanding what's behind unique security challenges for Belgium, and what these latest attacks mean for threats to Europe and beyond.

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Why More And More Women Are Choosing To Freeze Their Eggs

Egg freezing has become increasingly popular for women concerned about their biological clock.

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Debate Over U.S. Re-engagement With Cuba As President Obama Makes A Historic Visit

President Obama travels to Cuba -- the first visit by a U.S. president in almost ninety years. Debate over what re-engaging with the Castro regime and Cuban society could mean for commerce, human rights and politics.

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