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A Conversation With American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland

Acclaimed ballerina Misty Copeland joined Diane to talk about her remarkable career and how she is challenging physical stereotypes that she says keep ballet stuck in the past.

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Environmental Outlook: The Growing Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement

A look at the growing fossil fuel divestment movement.

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Questions Over What To Do With Unused Embryos

For some who use in vitro fertilization to have a baby, more embryos are created than used -- leading to thousands in storage. Complicated legal, moral and personal questions over what to do with unused embryos.

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The Latest In Anti-Aging Research: The Power Of The Toxins In Vegetables

Another reason to eat your fruits and vegetables: Recent research shows that small doses of the toxins naturally found in plants can boost our immune systems, protect against brain disease and help us live longer. We look at the toxins in plants and other anti-aging insights.

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Analysis Of The Supreme Court's Landmark Decision On Same-Sex Marriage

Many Americans are celebrating the Supreme Court’s landmark decision affirming the right of same-sex couples to marry. We dive into the court's decision, the dissents, how critics are reacting and what it means for the country.

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The Supreme Court Rules on King v. Burwell

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled earlier this morning that the federal government may continue to provide tax subsidies to lower income individual and families who signed up for health insurance on federally run health exchanges. Join us for an update on the decision and its implications

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Readers' Review: "Everything I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng

Set in small-town Ohio in the 1970s, the novel tells the story of a Chinese American family as it grapples with a daughter’s tragic death. Join us for our next Readers’ Review on Wednesday, June 24.

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Washington Post Reporter Michael Fletcher Explains His Baltimore Essay

"It was only a matter of time before Baltimore exploded," the longtime resident of the city contends. WAMU 88.5's Elliott Francis talked to him about it.

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Daughter Remembers Lawrence Guyot's Dual Roles as a Civil Rights Leader and Dad

While Lawrence Guyot was known as a no-nonsense D.C. activist and leader in the Civil Rights movement, his daughter says he was also a warm and supportive father.

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Quoteable: Thoughts On The Washington Football Team's Name

The Public Insight Network asked people nationwide about the name "Redskins." Hundreds responded, and here are some of their thoughts.

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