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Exploring The Link Between Infection And Mental Illness

The latest research into the link between germs and mental illness -- and what we all need to know.

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Walking The Line Between Entertainment And Journalism With Jesse Thorn

When Jesse Thorn's college radio show got picked up for national distribution by Public Radio International in 2007, he became the youngest national host in public radio history.

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Kojo In Your Community: A Conversation About "Black Lives Matter"

The Kojo Nnamdi Show convened a community conversation in Prince George's County this week about the complicated relationships linking violence, law enforcement race and opportunity.

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Dave Isay On StoryCorps And The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Since its inception 12 years ago, StoryCorps has recorded the conversations of 100,000 Americans. This Thanksgiving the oral history project hopes to double that number with the help of a new app. StoryCorps founder Dave Isay talks about "The Great Thanksgiving Listen" and the transformative power of the interview.

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Building A Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS

The hunt continues for those behind the Paris attacks, as a growing number of regional and world powers agree on the need to unite against ISIS. Diane and guests discuss the prospects for an international coalition and the strategies on the table.

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New Strategies To Protect Yourself And Recover From Identity Theft

More than 17 million people in the United States reported having their identity stolen last year. The Obama administration is taking new steps to help consumers. Diane and guests discuss how to make yourself less vulnerable to hackers and what do to if your sensitive data is stolen.

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Environmental Outlook: Conservation In The 21st Century

As more and more people compete for space, food and water, some environmentalists say we need to rethink our approach to conservation. Join our discussion about what we should be conserving in the years ahead and why.

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New Pressures On The U.S. And Europe To Shift Strategies In The Fight Against ISIS

New pressures on the Obama administration and Europe to rethink strategies in the fight against ISIS: Join us to discuss how the deadly attacks in Paris ratchet up the debate over security, electronic surveillance and coordinated military action in Syria.

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Tiny Houses And Micro-Units: Small Living Going Big In D.C.?

Developers and policy makers alike are investing in the concept of micro-living— small living spaces, often with communal, shared spaces— both as a solution for affordable housing and a luxury development trend.

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Racial Incidents, Student Protests And Resignations At The University of Missouri

The president of the University of Missouri system resigned and the chancellor of the university’s main campus in Columbia announced he's stepping aside. Their moves are in response to student protesters who charged that the university failed to adequately respond to recent racial incidents: racial tensions on campus and debate over a university administration's response.

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