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The Future of Zoos

The recent shooting death of Harambe the gorilla has reignited debate over the role of zoos when it comes to conservation, education, and entertainment. A conversation about the value of modern-day zoos, and how they could look different in the future.

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The Brexit Vote And What's At Stake For Europe And The US

British voters go to the polls on Thursday to decide whether or not to stay in the European Union: Join us to discuss what an exit vote could mean for the U.S., remaining EU members and the postwar structure of Europe.

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The Future Of The Sharing Economy And What It Means For Work

"The Sharing Economy" may be a misnomer; expert Arun Sundararajan says it's more like "crowd-based capitalism." And it's changing our country's economy and how we think about employment. Sundararajan and The Washington Post's Emily Badger discuss the so-called Sharing Economy of today and tomorrow, and what it could mean for the future of work.

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Debate Over New Gun Control Laws in the Wake of the Orlando Mass Shooting

The Senate votes on several gun control bills after the mass shooting in Orlando. What's in the proposals, the likelihood they’ll pass and what's ahead for the debate over solutions to gun violence.

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Caitriona Palmer: "An Affair With My Mother"

An Irish journalist sets out to find her birth mother. After they meet, they develop a close bond. But her mother has one condition – the relationship must remain a secret. A story of adoption, secrecy and love.

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Progress And Challenges In The LGBT Community

The mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando comes at a time when America's LGBT community is experiencing major gains in legal rights and social acceptance. But as a group they're also one of the biggest targets of violent hate crimes. Challenges of being LGBT in the U.S. and abroad.

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Changing Roles And Workplace Policies For Fathers

Guest host Lisa Desjardins and a panel of guests discuss how fatherhood today is different than for previous generations and what that means for families, workplaces and society.

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The Orlando Massacre And Ongoing Debate Over America's Cultural Diversity And Security

Many of the victims of the Orlando massacre were young, gay and Latino. Please join us to discuss the latest on the investigation and the ongoing debate over America's tradition of cultural diversity and the threat of terrorism.

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Tension After Terrorism Toward Our Region's Muslim Communities

Previous terrorist attacks strained relations between some neighborhoods in our region and the Muslim communities who call it home.

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D.C. LGBT Community Reacts To Orlando Tragedy

We talk with members of the region's LGBT community about the ways the attack shifted the tone of Pride celebrations and how they're coping as the nation mourns those killed in Orlando.

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