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Conflicting Court Decisions On Federal Subsidies For Health Insurance

Conflicting Court Decisions On Federal Subsidies For Health Insurance

July 23, 2014

Two U.S appeals courts issue conflicting rulings on whether millions who buy health insurance on federally-run health exchanges can get subsidies. Please join us to discuss what the decisions mean for consumers and President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

July 18, 2014

A surface-to-air missile shoots down a passenger airliner over Ukraine. Israel launches a ground offensive in the Gaza Strip. And the U.S. announces sanctions against Russia's energy and defense sectors. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Safety and Regulation of Dietary Supplements

Safety and Regulation of Dietary Supplements

July 16, 2014

Sixty-eight percent of Americans use dietary supplements. But critics say unknown hazards lurk in the pills, powders and capsules we turn to for health and well being. We discuss concerns about the safety and regulation of the supplement industry.

A Conversation With Nick Hanauer On Reducing Income Inequality

A Conversation With Nick Hanauer On Reducing Income Inequality

July 15, 2014

Seattle-based entrepreneur Nick Hanauer argues that mega-millionaires like him need to do more to help reduce income inequality.

Soaring Natural Gas Production, New Pipelines And Private Property Rights.

Soaring Natural Gas Production, New Pipelines And Private Property Rights.

July 15, 2014

The U.S. natural gas industry plans to build an estimated 89,000 miles of new pipelines. Some private land owners are fighting back. Please join us to discuss soaring natural gas production and the effort to protect family fields, forests and streams.

The Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy

July 2, 2014

In the wake of massive protests by taxi drivers over ridesharing services like Uber, a conversation about the Sharing Economy and the future of services like Lyft and Airbnb.

Sleep Regulations In The Trucking Industry And The Dangers Of Drowsy Driving

Sleep Regulations In The Trucking Industry And The Dangers Of Drowsy Driving

June 11, 2014

The highway crash that killed one person and injured comedian Tracy Morgan has revived the debate over trucker fatigue. Sleep regulations in the trucking industry and the dangers of drowsy driving.

New Recalls And More Than 80 Lawsuits: The Future of General Motors

New Recalls And More Than 80 Lawsuits: The Future of General Motors

June 10, 2014

General Motors faces more than 80 lawsuits related to defective ignition switches. Last week it announced four new recalls. Diane and her guests discuss what's ahead for GM, its customers and its management.

The Dispute At Amazon Over E-Book Pricing

The Dispute At Amazon Over E-Book Pricing

June 5, 2014

Diane and her guests discuss the dispute between Amazon and publishers over e-book pricing.

The Environmental Outlook: Sustainable Seafood

June 3, 2014

For this month Environmental Outlook: A growing percentage of fish and seafood sold in markets around the world are being produced on seafood farms. We get an update on challenge of developing large scale sustainable ways to meet the world's demand for seafood.

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