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Anne McElvoy asks the creator of “Tales of the city” about what drew him back to 28 Barbary Lane and a new batch of tales of queer America. Fifty years on from the Stonewall riots that sparked the LGBT civil rights movement, Armistead Maupin talks about how far there is still to go, what young...
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America has blamed Iran for yesterday’s tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman. If that’s true, Iran is playing a dangerous game that involves the whole of the region. The violent militias that control much of Rio de Janeiro might be easy to beat if they weren’t so well-connected. And, a breakaway...
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The president cites footage the US says shows Iranian forces taking a mine off one of the ships. Also: World Health Organization says the deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is 'not a global threat', and Leonard Cohen's love letters fetch nearly nine hundred thousand dollars.
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, huge demonstrations in Hong Kong have rattled the territory’s government. (8:50) America’s biggest defence merger highlights the changing nature of war (17:11) And, why Australia’s pioneering...
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This week, a record-breaking magnetic field, and aerosols’ potential effects on the atmosphere. In this episode: 00:45 Making massive magnets Researchers have created the world’s strongest direct current magnetic field. 08:38 Research Highlights Macaques’ musicality and human consumption of...
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Source: WH Officials Admit Pres. Trump Handled Questions On Taking Foreign Dirt Poorly; "Tough" Last Few Days; Pres. Trump Thanks McConnell For Block Bill Requiring FBI Notification Of Any Foreign Election Influence; Source: WH Aides Frustrated With Sarah Sanders' Handling Of Interview That Led...
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An investigative journalist’s release may look like a press-freedom win in Russia—but it represents much more than that. Democratic presidential hopefuls have no shortage of transformative ideas, yet Senate arithmetic ensures there’s little hope of realising them. And, we visit a place where...
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It shows Iranian forces in a small boat taking an unexploded, magnetic mine off the hull of one of the ships after the attacks. The Iranians deny any involvement in the attacks. Doctors across India have stopped work to demand better protection from violence. And women across Switzerland hold a...
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Is it 2020 yet? President Trump and Joe Biden sure seem to think so. And what if a foreign adversary offers to meddle in the next election? Trump says, "I'll take a look." Join Kate Bolduan for State of America
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Across Europe, populists are saying that it’s not democracy they aim to discard, but liberalism. To end our series, we returned to Germany, the country at the heart of a liberal Europe, to see if the rejection of liberalism had also taken hold there. Guests: Katrin Bennhold, the Berlin bureau...
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Protest leaders say that's not enough and will press ahead with a rally on Sunday. Also, Notre Dame Cathedral holds its first mass since the fire, and Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96.
The business opportunities from small satellite technology are infinite: from an ‘ambulance’ which rescues malfunctioning spacecraft to devices that can measure the oil level in a tanker from space. Are we on the verge of making gene-editing technology safer? And, 50 years after man set foot on...
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Sweden has invented a word to shame people for flying; China unveils blacklist for people who assault doctors; Tech giant Baidu apologizes for defaming noted journalist; And Online learning, is it an easy way out for parents?
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States had made its assessment based on intelligence about the type of weapons used in the attacks in the Gulf of Oman. Also: Uganda has sent the family of two people who died of Ebola back into eastern Congo, and zebra stripes work as an...
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Half of humanity is now online. What will the second half do when it logs on? The same as the first: friendly chat, personal expression and a lot of cat videos. Despite appearances, racism in America is actually going down; the problem is that America’s politics is increasingly fractured along...
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Federal Election Commission Warns It's Illegal To Solicit Or Accept Foreign Campaign Help After President Said He Thinks He'd Take It; Federal Election Commission Issues Unprecedented Rebuke To President Trump On Foreign Election Interference; Sarah Sanders Leaving White House; Gov. Watchdog...
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A proposed change to the judicial system is just the latest sign that mainland China is exerting pressure on Hong Kong’s autonomy. Authorities seem ready to quell further demonstrations. Although solitary confinement is widely condemned, it’s still common in America; we speak with an inmate who’s...
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There are no women in the running to take over as the next President of the European Central Bank. And, lessons from the Woodford Investment group—even star fund-managers can struggle to outperform the market. Also, why do German billionaires avoid the limelight? Simon Long hosts
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Carrie Lam is backing a controversial bill which has provoked a wave of protest in Hong Kong. Also: US to send 1,000 troops to Poland, and the cyclist Chris Froome is out of the Tour de France after fracturing his femur in a high-speed crash.
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The cause of the blasts in one of the world's busiest oil routes is unclear and both vessels are still afloat. It comes a month after four oil tankers were attacked off the UAE. In Uganda health authorities are on heightened alert after a second person dies from Ebola. And archaeologists in China...
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At 70 years old, actor Samuel L. Jackson has no plans on slowing down, as he tells Steve Kroft. From smartphones to cars and defense missiles, modern U.S. life depends on rare earth elements. As Lesley Stahl reports, China dominates the industry. And -- Jon Wertheim introduces us to the couple...
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A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, huge demonstrations in Hong Kong have rattled the territory’s government. (8:50) America’s biggest defence merger highlights the changing nature of war (17:11) And, why Australia’s pioneering...
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America has blamed Iran for yesterday’s tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman. If that’s true, Iran is playing a dangerous game that involves the whole of the region. The violent militias that control much of Rio de Janeiro might be easy to beat if they weren’t so well-connected. And, a breakaway...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping is calling for closer cooperation among members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. He says SCO member countries should uphold the Charter of the United Nations, achieve the development of friendly relations and promote a fair international order. In this panel,...
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White House officials privately admit Trump handled questions on taking foreign dirt poorly; "Tough" last few days; Trump thanks McConnell for defending him on foreign dirt remarks; McConnell: Democrats "Just can't let go ... case closed"; Source: U.S. drone spotted Iranian boats closing in on...
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President Trump takes aim at Mexico. Republicans take aim at Trump. And can Democrats win with Biden? Join us... on State of America
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Bill’s guests are George Will, Martin Short, Eliot Spitzer, Charlie Skyes, and Bari Weiss. (Originally aired 6/14/19)
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In the end, President Donald Trump’s tariff threat did what he had hoped: Mexico has pledged to tighten immigration flows. But such weaponisation of tariffs bodes ill for the future. China’s “green Great Wall” of trees—a bid to halt desertification—may be doing more harm than good. And, we meet...
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The protesters are angry at a law that would allow extradition to mainland China. Also: President Trump and former vice-president Joe Biden trade insults at separate rallies in Iowa, and can fish feel emotion?
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The decades-long plan to stitch together countries and cultures into the European Union was ultimately blamed for two crises: mass migration and crippling debt. Together, those events contributed to a wave of nationalism across Europe. In a five-part series this week, we take a look at some of...
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Pres. Trump To ABC: "I Think I'd Take" Information About 2020 Opponents From Foreign Powers; NY Times: Justice Dept. Seeks To Question CIA Officers As They Review The Russia Investigation; Former White House Aide Hope Hicks Will Testify Behind Closed Doors Before House Judiciary; Bernie Sanders...
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