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Terror in London; Politicking in Paris

WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

This week on Foreign Edition, Mary Kissel and Sohrab Ahmari discuss terror in London, politicking in Paris, and protest in Tibet.

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Mar 22, 2017

Gist: James Comey’s Slow Drip

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

The president’s allies are being investigated for connections to Moscow. Are we making a big enough deal of this?

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Mar 21, 2017

James Comey’s Slow Drip

Slate's The Gist

The president’s allies are being investigated for connections to Moscow. Are we making a big enough deal of this?

28 Min

Mar 21, 2017

Gist: James Comey’s Slow Drip (AD-FREE)

Slate Plus Podcasts

The president’s allies are being investigated for connections to Moscow. Are we making a big enough deal of this?

28 Min

Mar 21, 2017

Closing Bell Report for Tuesday, March 21st

WSJ Minute Briefing

Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, Nike and FedEx earnings, a skinnier cable-TV bundle and more guns on airplanes.

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Mar 21, 2017

Lexicon: Earlier American English—More Profane, Parochial and Provincial (AD-FREE)

Slate Plus Podcasts

John McWhorter time travels to 1930 and eavesdrops on American English.

29 Min

Mar 21, 2017

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Mar 21, 2017
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John McWhorter time travels to 1930 and eavesdrops on American English.

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Mar 21, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Voyagers” Edition

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Mar 21, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Voyagers” Edition

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Mar 21, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s three things: 1) A matter of ethics, 2) Holy, polluted rivers, and 3) Mrs. Spicer gets no comment.

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Mar 21, 2017
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President Trump paid a visit to House GOP members Tuesday to pressure them into supporting the Republicans' healthcare law. The Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Hughes talks about President Trump's efforts to close the deal.

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Mar 21, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s three things: 1) A matter of ethics, 2) Holy, polluted rivers, and 3) Mrs. Spicer gets no comment.

26 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Slate’s Mark Joseph Stern on the travel ban, LGBTQ rights, and Trump’s predisposition for illegality.

19 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss James Comey, Neil Gorsuch and health reform progress.

6 min
Mar 21, 2017
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The U.S. has banned passengers from carrying most electronics bigger than a cellphone into the cabin on direct flights from some countries in the Middle East and North Africa. We get details from the Wall Street Journal's Susan Carey.

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Mar 21, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on the new U.S. ban on flights from Mideast nations, Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court confirmation hearings, and the record rains in California that are threatening crops.

53 min
Mar 21, 2017
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Heroin Town

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Mar 21, 2017
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Charlie Turner previews some key earnings and reports on a long running stock market streak, a new cellphone product from Qualcomm and Tesla's Model S cancellation.

7 min
Mar 20, 2017
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General Motors is tinkering with the car ownership model. It's offering a Netflix-like monthly subscription service to customers for its Cadillac brand.

77 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NCAA tournament and the World Baseball Classic. Mike also announces his departure from the show, and Josh and Stefan send him off with Pesca Jeopardy!

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Mar 20, 2017
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The Science Vs. host takes on everything from climate change to ghosts on her weekly podcast.

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Mar 20, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NCAA tournament and the World Baseball Classic. Mike also announces his departure from the show, and Josh and Stefan send him off with Pesca Jeopardy!

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Mar 20, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NCAA tournament and the World Baseball Classic. Mike also announces his departure from the show, and Josh and Stefan send him off with Pesca Jeopardy!

26 min
Mar 20, 2017
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The Science Vs. host takes on everything from climate change to ghosts on her weekly podcast.

26 min
Mar 20, 2017
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The Science Vs. host takes on everything from climate change to ghosts on her weekly podcast.

23 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Gabriel Sherman about the space Fox News is occupying in the media as the go-to network for President Trump.

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Mar 20, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Gabriel Sherman about the space Fox News is occupying in the media as the go-to network for President Trump.

23 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to Gabriel Sherman about the space Fox News is occupying in the media as the go-to network for President Trump.

1 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, another fall in Wells Fargo's checking account and credit-card openings, a golf ball suit and high-end office space.

6 min
Mar 20, 2017
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In front of a House committee, FBI Director James Comey denied Donald Trump's charge, made in a tweet, that President Obama had wiretapped him. Comey also confirmed the FBI is probing Russian efforts to intervene in the election.

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Mar 20, 2017
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2016 was a great year to be a CEO. A Wall Street Journal analysis finds chief executive pay jumped nearly 7 percent in fiscal 2016, after falling the year before. WSJ special writer Theo Francis with details on the study.

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Mar 20, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today’s three things: 1) President Trump’s eyes and ears, 2) More protesters arrested in Belarus over opposition to the “parasite tax” 3) Need TP? Say cheese.

1 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Jamey Comey testifying on Capitol Hill, Judge Neil Gorsuch appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Uber's president resigning.

2 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Mary Wilson has today’s three things: 1) President Trump’s eyes and ears, 2) More protesters arrested in Belarus over opposition to the “parasite tax” 3) Need TP? Say cheese.

50 min
Mar 20, 2017
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The Virginia congressman says it shouldn’t take a PhD to see what’s wrong with how his own party is handling the health care situation. He also discusses the importance of civics classes, if Paul Ryan is a conservative and his take on "fake news."

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Mar 20, 2017
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Breakdown: Predator, M.D.

1 min
Mar 19, 2017
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John Wordock reports on fresh housing data, an appearance by Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen, and Google testing ads on a new device.

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Mar 19, 2017
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The big tax cut moving through Congress as part of a health bill could potentially save the president millions. The Wall Street Journal's Richard Rubin joins us from the Washington newsroom.

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Mar 19, 2017
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Economy watchers this week will get housing data, more than a half dozen Fed speeches, and new durable goods data. Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Leubsdorf joins us from the Washington newsroom with details.

45 min
Mar 18, 2017
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It’s not that he’s a bad judge, or that he was nominated by a president so compromised by scandal. Plus – a veteran D.C. journalist tries his hand at fiction.

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Mar 18, 2017
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It’s not that he’s a bad judge, or that he was nominated by a president so compromised by scandal. Plus – a veteran D.C. journalist tries his hand at fiction.

45 min
Mar 18, 2017
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It’s not that he’s a bad judge, or that he was nominated by a president so compromised by scandal. Plus – a veteran D.C. journalist tries his hand at fiction.

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Mar 18, 2017
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Slate Money on the future of the European Union, Iceland’s lifting of capital controls, and Blumhouse Productions’ run of smash-hit horror flicks.

41 min
Mar 18, 2017
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Slate Money on the future of the European Union, Iceland’s lifting of capital controls, and Blumhouse Productions’ run of smash-hit horror flicks.

5 min
Mar 18, 2017
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Investors poured money into government bonds and dividend-paying stocks, pushing major indexes to weekly gains. The Wall Street Journal's Corrie Driebusch joins us in the studio with a look at the week.

61 min
Mar 17, 2017
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The Complicated Future of Reproductive Science, on This Week’s Best Podcasts

26 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg and Jamelle Bouie are joined by Vox's Ezra Klein to talk about how Donald Trump screwed himself on healthcare and why he isn't the "deal maker" he makes himself out to be.

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Mar 17, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg and Jamelle Bouie are joined by Vox's Ezra Klein to talk about how Donald Trump screwed himself on healthcare and why he isn't the "deal maker" he makes himself out to be.

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Mar 17, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg and Jamelle Bouie are joined by Vox's Ezra Klein to talk about how Donald Trump screwed himself on healthcare and why he isn't the "deal maker" he makes himself out to be.

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Mar 17, 2017
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Typically, judges aren’t supposed to use campaign-trail speech to evaluate official policy. Slate legal correspondent Dahlia Lithwick says the travel ban case isn’t typical.

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Mar 17, 2017
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Typically, judges aren’t supposed to use campaign-trail speech to evaluate official policy. Slate legal correspondent Dahlia Lithwick says the travel ban case isn’t typical.

27 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Typically, judges aren’t supposed to use campaign-trail speech to evaluate official policy. Slate legal correspondent Dahlia Lithwick says the travel ban case isn’t typical.

66 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Joshua Keating, Rebecca Onion, and June Thomas look at the small, but significant, fascist movements of the U.S. and Britain.

1 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Jennifer Strong reports on the market, an appeal of the decision to block Trump's latest travel ban, and the administration argues the structure of the independent consumer regulator CFPB is unconstitutional.

6 min
Mar 17, 2017
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President Trump's proposal would convert the nation's air-traffic control system into an independent organization, a controversial step backed by much of the U.S. airline industry. The Wall Street Journal's Susan Carey reports from Chicago.

2 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Mike Pesca with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) The White House is sticking by it's wiretapping claims; 2) California wants ICE agents to stop identifying themselves as police; 3) Flesh-eating maggot news.

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Mar 17, 2017
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Mike Pesca with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) The White House is sticking by it's wiretapping claims; 2) California wants ICE agents to stop identifying themselves as police; 3) Flesh-eating maggot news.

5 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Trump's Department of Defense is requesting an additional $25 billion for its base budget and $5 billion for the fund that pays for ongoing wars. The Wall Street Journal's Ben Kesling reports from the Pentagon.

18 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Strassel, Henninger and Gigot on the intelligence probes, health care and the Trump budget.

1 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on consumer sentiment data, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's latest comments on North Korea, and the success of the Nintendo Switch console.

82 min
Mar 17, 2017
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David Plotz and John Dickerson are joined by Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post to discuss Trumpcare, the President's proposed budget, and the new Muslim ban.

42 min
Mar 17, 2017
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The POLITICO nerds discuss Donald Trump's approval rating according to a new Fox News' poll, the number of senate Democrats that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch needs to avoid getting stuck in a filibuster and more.

47 min
Mar 17, 2017
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The stars of the hit series on challenging old depictions of slavery on screen.

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Mar 17, 2017
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The stars of the hit series on challenging old depictions of slavery on screen.

1 min
Mar 17, 2017
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John Wordock reports on consumer sentiment, who's visiting the White House, and why tech workers are dreading Mile High housing prices.

4 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Delays in disposing of illiquid investments leave some of President Trump's cabinet members facing possible restrictions on their work. The Wall Street Journal's Jean Eaglesham joins us in the studio with the details.

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Mar 16, 2017
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The host of All Things Considered and Embedded reflects on her career as a war reporter and the roots of her new podcast.

32 min
Mar 16, 2017
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The host of All Things Considered and Embedded reflects on her career as a war reporter and the roots of her new podcast.

5 min
Mar 16, 2017
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President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Mike Flynn, was paid more than $50,000 by Russian companies shortly before he became an adviser to the then-candidate. The Wall Street Journal's Shane Harris joins us from Washington.

28 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Bret Stephens and Mary Kissel talk about Dutch populists not so popular, Tillerson's mission to Asia, and paranoid fantasies about the Deep State.

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Mar 16, 2017
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David Plotz and John Dickerson are joined by Ruth Marcus of the Washington Post to discuss Trumpcare, the President's proposed budget, and the new Muslim ban.

1 min
Mar 16, 2017
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John Wordock reports on Thursday's Wall Street action, a golden debut for Canada Goose, and cities compete using incentives.

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Mar 16, 2017
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Twitter notified McDonald's that its corporate account was compromised after a message critical of President Donald Trump lit up the social media network. The Wall Street Journal's Julie Jargon has the latest details from Los Angeles.

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Mar 16, 2017
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Mike Pesca with two things you need to know, one you don't: 1) What's in the new Trump budget; 2) Where the wiretap accusation came from; 3) An erotic raccoon video goes viral; BONUS: Mike's Final Four picks.

5 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Two federal judges have blocked President Donald Trump's latest travel ban, which temporarily blocked travelers from six majority-Muslim countries. The Wall Journal's Ashby Jones joins us in the studio with a look at what it means.

1 min
Mar 16, 2017
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John Wordock reports on agencies the Trump budget would eliminate, a setback for the revised Trump travel ban, and overdraft fees jump.

1 min
Mar 16, 2017
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John Wordock reports on what areas face cuts in President Trump's proposed budget, Tesla raising funds, and the March Madness unicorn.

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Mar 16, 2017
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Senator Schumer finds himself in a political climate unlike anything he has witnessed in his 38 years in Washington.

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Mar 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss tips for parenting adolescents and the emerging science of birth-related gene selection.

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Mar 16, 2017
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The panel discusses the new film Logan, the new album by the Magnetic Fields, and the article in The New Republic: "The Perils of Privilege"

6 min
Mar 15, 2017
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President Trump met with auto workers and executives in Michigan Wednesday. It came as he ordered a review of vehicle-emissions standards previously set by the Obama administration. We have details from the Wall Street Journal's Mike Spector.

16 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Lily Batchelder, NYU professor and former Chief Tax Counsel for the Senate Finance Committee, about what we can take away from Donald Trump's revealed 2005 tax returns.

16 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Lily Batchelder, NYU professor and former Chief Tax Counsel for the Senate Finance Committee, about what we can take away from Donald Trump's revealed 2005 tax returns.

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Mar 15, 2017
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The New Yorker writer returns to investigate whether stretching is really a warm up or a huge safety hazard.

23 min
Mar 15, 2017
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The New Yorker writer returns to investigate whether stretching is really a warm up or a huge safety hazard.

23 min
Mar 15, 2017
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The New Yorker writer returns to investigate whether stretching is really a warm up or a huge safety hazard.

1 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Jennifer Strong reports on the Federal Reserve rate hike, closing stocks, charges in Yahoo's data breach and Google's Family Link.

6 min
Mar 15, 2017
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As expected, Fed policymakers raised short-term interest rates a quarter percent, and stuck to their target of three hikes this year. The Wall Street Journal's David Harrison has details.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Lily Batchelder, NYU professor and former Chief Tax Counsel for the Senate Finance Committee, about what we can take away from Donald Trump's revealed 2005 tax returns.

6 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Republican senators say the House GOP health care plan won't pass unless changes are made to the bill. The Wall Street Journal's Louise Radnofsky said senators were alarmed by the CBO report showing the plan would leave millions without insurance.

2 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Chris Berube with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) Donald Trump tries to roll back Obama's auto emissions standards; 2) An app-enabled vibrator is collecting your information; 3) South Korea's president is a terrible person.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Chris Berube with two things you need to know, one thing you don't: 1) Donald Trump tries to roll back Obama's auto emissions standards; 2) An app-enabled vibrator is collecting your information; 3) South Korea's president is a terrible person.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Introducing Slate's newest show, I Have to Ask with Isaac Chotiner

19 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Kim Strassel, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot discuss Trump's tax return and health-care progress.

6 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Another leaked tax return shows President Donald Trump paid around 38 million dollars in taxes in 2005. Wall Street Journal tax policy reporter Richard Rubin has details.

1 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on retail and consumer pricing data, the charges facing Yahoo hackers, and a new internet highway for Google and Facebook.

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Mar 15, 2017
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Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Dan Stoloff, Chris Long, Luke DiTommaso, David Woods, June Thomas

29 min
Mar 15, 2017
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Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Dan Stoloff, Chris Long, Luke DiTommaso, David Woods, June Thomas