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Flags of the United Nations member states in front of the Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

Flags of the United Nations member states in front of the Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

Thursday, Mar 26 11 a.m. (ET)

The Future Of The United Nations

The United Nations has recently come under attack for its handling of both the Ebola outbreak and the war in Syria. It has prompted some to question what the role of the U.N. should be on the international stage. We look at the relevance of the U.N., 70 years after its creation.

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Soldiers listen Feb. 22 as U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter (not pictured) hold a question-and-answer session with U.S. military personnel in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Soldiers listen Feb. 22 as U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter (not pictured) hold a question-and-answer session with U.S. military personnel in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Wednesday, Mar 25 10 a.m. (ET)

The Future Of U.S. Military Presence in Afghanistan

Nearly 10,000 U.S. military personnel remain in Afghanistan after combat forces withdrew last year. We explore a meeting between U.S. and Afghan officials this week, prospects for Congressional approval of additional troops and the future of security in the region.

Portrait of American President Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865).

Portrait of American President Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865).

Tuesday, Mar 24 11 a.m. (ET)

Martha Hodes: “Mourning Lincoln”

Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated. As the 150th anniversary of his death approaches, a historian explores how ordinary Americans mourned the loss of the 16th president.

This photo provided by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles shows the design of a proposed Sons of the Confederacy license plate.

This photo provided by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles shows the design of a proposed Sons of the Confederacy license plate.

Tuesday, Mar 24 10 a.m. (ET)

The U.S. Supreme Court Hears Free Speech Case: Walker V. Sons Of Confederate Veterans

The Supreme Court hears a case about a Texas group's request to use Confederate flag license plates. We look at legal arguments in the free speech challenge and implications for other states.

Misty Copeland performs in Swan Lake.

Misty Copeland performs in Swan Lake.

Monday, Mar 23 11 a.m. (ET)

A Conversation With American Ballet Theater’s Misty Copeland

Acclaimed ballerina Misty Copeland joins Diane to talk about her remarkable career and how she is challenging physical stereotypes that she says keep ballet stuck in the past.

Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is common.

Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is common.

Monday, Mar 23 10 a.m. (ET)

The Obama Administration Releases The First Federal Regulations On Fracking

President Barack Obama has released the first federal regulations on fracking. The new rules will allow the government to examine the safety of wells on public lands and set standards for chemical storage. We look at what it means for industry and the environment.