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Friday News Roundup - International

March 28, 2014

In Europe, President Barack Obama urges strengthening NATO. An Egyptian court sentences to death hundreds of people tied to the Muslim Brotherhood. And Venezuela's government arrests three generals on charges of plotting a coup. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - International

March 21, 2014

The U.S. and European Union announce new sanctions against Russia. The State Department orders Syria to suspend operations at its U.S. embassy and consulates. And the latest on the Malaysian airliner. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

March 21, 2014

President Barack Obama pushes more young people to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Reaction to Janet Yellen’s first press conference as Fed chair. And Toyota agrees to a $1.2 billion settlement with the Justice Department over acceleration defects. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Recalls At General Motors And Outlook For The U.S. Auto Industry

March 19, 2014

In the past month, General Motors has issued recalls for more than 3 million vehicles worldwide. What the recalls and safety concerns may mean for the future of GM and the outlook for the U.S. auto industry.

Crisis In Ukraine: A Vote On Crimea's Future

March 17, 2014

Crisis in Ukraine: a referendum in Crimea, Russian troops at the border and Kiev’s urgent pleas to the West. Join us to discuss escalating tensions in the region and their implications for Russia and the West.

The Future Of The World Wide Web

The Future Of The World Wide Web

March 12, 2014

On March 12, the World Wide Web turns 25. To mark the occasion, we'll look to the Web's future, including possibilities, concerns and how the decisions we're making now will affect development in the coming decades.

The Political Divide Over How Best To Reduce Poverty

March 5, 2014

In his 2015 budget, President Barack Obama calls for expanding tax breaks for low-income workers. Republicans are pushing welfare reform and an overhaul of social programs. Debate over government efforts to reduce poverty.

Friday News Roundup - International

February 21, 2014

The U.S. and European Union threaten Ukraine with sanctions as violence continues there. Venezuela expels three U.S. diplomats amid anti-government protests. And President Barack Obama attends the North American trade summit in Mexico. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Megan McArdle: "The Up Side Of Down"

February 17, 2014

Bloomberg columnist and economics blogger Megan McArdle makes the case that success -- in business and in life -- is largely contingent on how quickly and nimbly we learn from our mistakes. She speaks with Diane about how to identify mistakes early and channel setbacks into future success.

Geoff Dyer: "The Contest Of The Century"

Geoff Dyer: "The Contest Of The Century"

February 5, 2014

For years, China has been driven by one thing: growing its economy. Now the country looks to translate its economic might into global influence. In “The Contest of the Century,” journalist Geoff Dyer describes China’s push into international politics and explains why the United States is in a strong position to come out on top.

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