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Slate Money: The Independent Directors Edition

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Slate Money on Uber, Amazon buying Whole Foods, and ICOs

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Jun 24, 2017

Gist: Do Radicals Change the World?

Slate Magazine Daily Feed

Author Jeremy McCarter on the five people who changed the course of America in 1917.

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Jun 23, 2017

Do Radicals Change the World?

Slate's The Gist

Author Jeremy McCarter on the five people who changed the course of America in 1917.

31 Min

Jun 23, 2017

Closing Bell Report for Friday, June 23rd

WSJ Minute Briefing

Tanya Bustos reports on closing stocks, what new research says about the fate of stock picking, and why your wireless bill may soon be lower.

1 Min

Jun 23, 2017

The Slow Death Of European Culture, Politics, And Identity

The Federalist Radio Hour

Douglas Murray spells out how migration, declining birth rates, and a confused culture have led Western Europe astray.

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Jun 23, 2017

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Jun 23, 2017

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Jun 23, 2017
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Jim Newell and Jordan Weissmann

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Jun 23, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: The White House says you can't report on press briefings; Alaska gets a helpful clause in the healthcare bill; Gwyneth Paltrow is nonsense.

11 min
Jun 23, 2017
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Based on the information available, what can we conclude about the media coverage of terrorism?

43 min
Jun 23, 2017
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POLITICO reporters discuss Republican Congresswoman-elect Karen Handel's victory in Georgia, calls for Nancy Pelosi to step down after Republicans successfully deployed her as a bogeyman in that Georgia race...

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Jun 23, 2017
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On being typecast in Hollywood and finding empowerment through wrestling.

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Jun 22, 2017
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It helps to stay off Twitter.

25 min
Jun 22, 2017
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It helps to stay off Twitter.

1 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, Senate GOP leaders' healthcare bill, major banks' stress test results and no tapes from President Trump.

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Jun 22, 2017
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Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by Julia Ioffe, staff writer with the Atlantic, to discuss health care, special elections and the summer season of the Supreme Court.

51 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Emily Bazelon and John Dickerson are joined by Julia Ioffe, staff writer with the Atlantic, to discuss health care, special elections and the summer season of the Supreme Court.

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Jun 22, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Slate's Jordan Weissmann about the latest version of the healthcare bill and how, in many ways, it's worse than the bill proposed last month by the House.

6 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Senate Republican leaders Thursday unveiled a health-care measure that would undo large parts of the Affordable Care Act. Wall Street Journal reporter Michelle Hackman says, among the many changes, the bill would phase out taxes for high-income earners.

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Jun 22, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: President Trump is back on the campaign trail; More North Carolina chicanery; A very dumb heist, revealed.

53 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Urbanophile Aaron Renn discusses American cities, the opioid crisis, and the changing labor force.

23 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Sohrab Ahmari on Saudi Arabia's succession, Otto Warmbier's passing and a cabinet shuffle in Paris.

6 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Nike has agreed to sell some items directly to Amazon.com. Nike had held out making such a move, but the Wall Street Journal's Sara Germano says Nike has been ramping up its e-commerce efforts, as traditional retailers continue to lose business.

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Jun 22, 2017
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The Obama foreign policy adviser on evaluating Obama’s eight years in office and understanding Trump’s pettiness.

1 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Thursday's economic calendar, Nike's new e-commerce efforts, and Wal-Mart's message for vendors: Get off Amazon's cloud.

47 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Jamie Kirchick on the End of Europe and Negin Farsad on Comedy in the Trump Era

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Jun 21, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Marc Ross, a Republican operative who worked for the McCain/Palin campaign, about Senate backrooms and why he thinks Mitch McConnell is playing his cards right with the healthcare bill.

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Jun 21, 2017
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The playwright and actor on the struggle of making a creative statement in the face of political chaos.

28 min
Jun 21, 2017
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The playwright and actor on the struggle of making a creative statement in the face of political chaos.

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Jun 21, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Does Donald Trump have tapes of his conversations with James Comey?; We're getting another British, like next week maybe; The Girl Scouts introduce a very modern badge.

1 min
Jun 21, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on oil entering a bear market, Republicans holding on to a hotly contested U.S. House seat in Georgia, and CEO Travis Kalanick quitting Uber.

6 min
Jun 21, 2017
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Republican Karen Handel beat Democrat Jon Ossoff in a special election to decide a hotly-contested U.S. House seat in Georgia. The Wall Street Journal's Reid Epstein talks about the most expensive race in House history.

55 min
Jun 21, 2017
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Why #resistance Twitter, establishment Democrats and neocon apologists are not leftists.

1 min
Jun 21, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Wednesday's economic calendar, Amazon's new wardrobe service, and a new driver-friendly feature coming to Uber's app.

7 min
Jun 21, 2017
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The government's computer systems are old and outdated, and tech companies would love to jump in and overhaul them. But standing in the way, says the Wall Street Journal's John McKinnon, is government bureaucracy.

29 min
Jun 20, 2017
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A few problems with the recent study suggesting white terrorists get less media play than Muslim terrorists.

1 min
Jun 20, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, FedEx earnings, Ford's "Focus" on China and happy times at TJX.

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Jun 20, 2017
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Dear Prudence: The “Dealbreaker” Edition

19 min
Jun 20, 2017
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Bill McGurn, Joe Rago and Paul Gigot on Syria and a curtain raiser on the House special election in Georgia.

1 min
Jun 20, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on the Senate GOP leaders' timeline to vote to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act, Ford importing Focus cars from China, and how T.J. Maxx became one of the country's fastest-growing retailers.

8 min
Jun 20, 2017
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Before 9/11, the idea of constant government surveillance seemed extreme. Now we take it for granted.

35 min
Jun 20, 2017
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Maryland Senator Ben Cardin on how the Trump administration's foreign policy strategy is affecting credibility, his take on Rex Tillerson and what he's prepared to do if Republicans bring a health care bill to the floor without a hearing.

1 min
Jun 20, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Tuesday's economy calendar, the highly anticipated June 20th special election between Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel, and Vice Media's investment from TPG.

25 min
Jun 19, 2017
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A handy guide to parsing the president’s tweets.

1 min
Jun 19, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, the death of Otto Warmbier, talk of Amazon making a bid for GrubHub and a UPS holiday surcharge.

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Jun 19, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Kevin Draper to discuss the upcoming Mayweather-McGregor mega-fight. Ben Lindbergh also joins to discuss whether major-league baseballs are juiced. Finally, David Gessner talks about his memoir Ultimate Glory.

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Jun 19, 2017
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Jacob Weisberg talks to the writer Naomi Klein about how the "Trump brand" is the driving force behind the presidency.

24 min
Jun 19, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Sohrab Ahmari on Trump's Cuba policy, airstrikes in Syria and Macron's new majority.

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Jun 19, 2017
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Chris Berube with the rundown: Is Trump under investigation?; The ratings are not good for Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview; Sheriff Clarke, we hardly knew ya.

1 min
Jun 19, 2017
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Tanya Bustos reports on Prime Minister Theresa May's response to the latest terrorist attack to hit London, the Supreme Court considering constitutional limits in drawing electoral districts, and the top executives from the tech industry coming to the White House.

58 min
Jun 18, 2017
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Tom Malinowski served on President Clinton’s Nati…

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Jun 18, 2017
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Gwen Jimmere started Naturalicious to sell her home-devised hair care products.

48 min
Jun 18, 2017
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Gwen Jimmere started Naturalicious to sell her home-devised hair care products.

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Jun 17, 2017
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Josh King guest hosts a weekend edition of Trumpcast.

45 min
Jun 17, 2017
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Jason Kander, who came shockingly close to ousting Missouri’s Republican Sen. Roy Blunt last November despite Hillary Clinton’s blowout loss in the state—has been a man in demand the last seven months.

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Jun 17, 2017
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Slate Money on rich scams, poor scams, and email scams

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Jun 16, 2017
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The Welsh journalist on his new movie, the meat-is-murder fantasy adventure Okja.

26 min
Jun 16, 2017
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The Welsh journalist on his new movie, the meat-is-murder fantasy adventure Okja.

1 min
Jun 16, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, Amazon buying Whole Foods and health insurers' push for steep premium hikes.

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Jun 16, 2017
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Jim Newell and Jordan Weissmann

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Jun 16, 2017
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Jim Newell and Jordan Weissmann

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Jun 16, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: Catalonia campaigns for independence, New Jersey mulls a ban on releasing balloons, and for stress-free exercise, don’t hike with Mike Cernovich.

1 min
Jun 16, 2017
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John Wordock reports on Amazon buying Whole Foods, legal trouble for Google's parent in Europe, and a drop in housing starts.

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Jun 16, 2017
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Jamelle Bouie talks to Carolyn Fiddler, Political Editor at Daily Kos, about the Virginia gubernatorial race and why things on the Republican side were too close for comfort (to say the least).

44 min
Jun 16, 2017
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POLITICO reporters cover the shooting in Virginia that wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others at a practice for the Republican congressional baseball team, megadonors gathering with President Donald Trump’s legislative director

1 min
Jun 16, 2017
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John Wordock reports on housing and consumer updates, Facebook turning to artificial intelligence, and rising liquor sales.

25 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Robb Willer on how to reframe debates in a way the “other side” will understand.

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Jun 15, 2017
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David Plotz, John Dickerson and Slate's Jamelle Bouie discuss the Virginia shooting, Senate health bill, Russia investigation, and Virginia gubernatorial primaries.

1 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, a bill to expand sanctions on Russia, falling sales at Kroger and Facebook's increasing reliance on artificial intelligence.

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Jun 15, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace are joined by actual teenager and Carvell's son, Ezra Wallace. They discuss what life is like for a biracial teen, plus triumphs and fails, recommendations and an Ezra lightning round.

21 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Mary Kissel and Hugo Restall on North Korea's hostages, losing in Afghanistan and Ramadan in Xinjiang.

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Jun 15, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: Vladimir Putin says he’s ready to be friends with the U.S. The NSA says last month’s big cyberattack came from North Korea. Reading the FBI file on D&D creator Gary Gygax.

1 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on Nike layoffs, a slowdown in industrial output, a healthy level of jobless claims and the rural US's struggles with slow Internet connectivity.

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Jun 15, 2017
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The Arizona Congressman on the coming battle for the soul of the Democratic Party.

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Jun 15, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Comey, Wonder Woman, and Theresa May.

1 min
Jun 15, 2017
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John Wordock reports on Google's parent fighting high housing prices, an update on home building, and why your last pay raise may be as good as it gets.

36 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Discussing how Jews talk with linguist and podcaster John McWhorter

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Jun 14, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Matthew Miller, formerly of the Department of Justice, about the Jeff Sessions hearing and just what Bob Mueller could be up to behind the scenes.

28 min
Jun 14, 2017
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Virginia Heffernan talks to Matthew Miller, formerly of the Department of Justice, about the Jeff Sessions hearing and just what Bob Mueller could be up to behind the scenes.

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Jun 14, 2017
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Bill Schutt on his comprehensive new book, Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

27 min
Jun 14, 2017
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Bill Schutt on his comprehensive new book, Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

1 min
Jun 14, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on closing stocks, the Fed's interest rate hike and the Trump administration scrapping Obama-era rules on for-profit colleges.

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Jun 14, 2017
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This episode of Whistlestop revisits Sunday September 8, 1974 when President Ford announced his pardon of Richard Nixon.

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Jun 14, 2017
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This episode of Whistlestop revisits Sunday September 8, 1974 when President Ford announced his pardon of Richard Nixon.

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Jun 14, 2017
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Mary Wilson with today’s rundown: The investigation of the Flint water crisis has ensnared Michigan’s health chief, and more of The Trump Organization’s property sales have been going to secret buyers.

19 min
Jun 14, 2017
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A gunman targets a congressional baseball practice, Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill, and the Virginia gubernatorial primary.

51 min
Jun 14, 2017
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With Stewart Baker, Michael Chertoff, John Yoo, and Catherine Crump

7 min
Jun 14, 2017
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Instead of making the decision himself, President Trump has given the military wide latitude on U.S. troop levels for the war in Afghanistan. Wall Street Journal reporter Dion Nissenbaum says it would follow years of troop drawdowns in the region.

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Jun 14, 2017
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Charlie Turner reports on the Fed meeting, signs of a slowing economy and Rep. Steve Scalise's wounding by a gunman.

69 min
Jun 14, 2017
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Donald Trump has made crystal clear that he has a great affinity for strongmen and for unquestioned loyalty of those who work for him.

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Jun 14, 2017
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The panel discusses the documentary Mommy Dead and Dearest with journalist Michelle Dean, the Julius Caesar controversy at Shakespeare in the Park, and the podcast Hi-Phi Nation.

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Jun 13, 2017
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Recap of ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on "The Bachelorette."