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New York Primary Results And The Ongoing Battle For Delegates

Results from the New York Democratic and Republican presidential primaries: Join us to discuss what the results mean for party rivals, the delegate scramble ahead and ongoing questions about the American campaign system.

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Michael VanRooyen: "The World's Emergency Room"

The most common cause of death for medical humanitarians and other aid workers overseas today is violent attacks. The director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative on why the field of humanitarian aid has become so dangerous and politicized, and how it needs to evolve for the future.

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What Britain’s Potential Exit From The EU Could Mean For Global Markets, The Migrant Crisis And Fighting Terrorism

As President Obama prepares to travel to London, the campaign to persuade British voters to stay in the EU is underway. What the 'Brexit' could mean for global markets and European efforts on the migrant crisis and terrorism.

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Navigating The Transition From School To The Workplace

Today’s college graduates are taking longer to find a job and settle into a career. High levels of student debt add to the challenge. Navigating the transition from college to the workforce.

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Arianna Huffington: "The Sleep Revolution"

Nearly a decade ago, Arianna Huffington collapsed from exhaustion after years of sleep deprivation. The entrepreneur and journalist on why America is in a "sleep crisis" and how smartphones and other devices deprive us of a full night’s rest.

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Why Many U.S. Health Officials Are Calling For Urgent Action Against Zika

President Obama has called for nearly $2 billion in emergency funding for Zika preparedness. The mosquito that can carry the virus is present in about thirty U.S. states. Join us to discuss the threat of Zika and what can be done to reduce the risks.

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Michael Puett And Christine Gross-Loh: "The Path: What Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us About The Good Life"

Michael Puett's Harvard class "Classical Chinese Ethical and Political Theory" is the third most popular class at the university after "Computer Science" and "The Principles of Economics."

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David Kessler: "Capture: Unraveling The Mystery of Mental Suffering"

Dr. David Kessler, a former FDA commissioner, argues a single neurological process is the foundation of addiction and many mental disorders. Diane Rehm talks with him about his new theory on the root cause of depression, over-eating and drug abuse -- and implications for better treatment.

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Grading Schools On Student Resilience And Self-control

This spring a handful of school districts in California will begin testing students on resilience and self-control, among other so-called social emotional skills. Debate over new federal standards on school quality and testing for non-academic skills.

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Twelve Years That Shook And Shaped Washington: 1963-1975

The years between 1963 and 1975 were formative and tumultuous for the District. Kojo sits down with a local playwright and the co-curators of an exhibition at the Smithsonian's Anacostia Community Museum to discuss how the era shaped the city we live in today.

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