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In this photo taken on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, a cyclist crosses the intersection of Park Avenue South and East 23rd Street in New York. The number of cyclists has jumped by 80 percent in the past decade, to 185,000 among the more than 8 million city denizens.

In this photo taken on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, a cyclist crosses the intersection of Park Avenue South and East 23rd Street in New York. The number of cyclists has jumped by 80 percent in the past decade, to 185,000 among the more than 8 million city denizens.

Thursday, Oct 30 2014

Sharing The Road: Adapting To A New Culture Of Cycling

A new study says bike traffic deaths have spiked after years of decline. As cities adapt to growing numbers of cyclists, some say traffic laws should be more strictly enforced. A look at the debate over sharing the road with bikes.

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"John Quidor - Headless Horseman Pursuing Ichabod Crane - Smithsonian" by John Quidor.

"John Quidor - Headless Horseman Pursuing Ichabod Crane - Smithsonian" by John Quidor.

Wednesday, Oct 29 2014

Readers Review: “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving

For our October Readers’ Review: a novella that became an instant classic when it was written nearly two centuries ago. It is the ghostly tale of a lanky loner and a headless horseman. Some even call it the first American horror story. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving.

A campaign worker places campaign signs outside an early voting polling site, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in San Antonio. Early voting began Monday across Texas, where there are hotly-contested races for the state's high courts.

A campaign worker places campaign signs outside an early voting polling site, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in San Antonio. Early voting began Monday across Texas, where there are hotly-contested races for the state's high courts.

Wednesday, Oct 29 2014

Campaign Spending On State Judicial Elections

Campaign spending has reached new heights in some state judicial elections. Please join us to talk about the growing need to raise and spend money in judicial elections and how this spending may affect judicial integrity and public confidence.

Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush. Photos from AFP/Getty Images.

Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush. Photos from AFP/Getty Images.

Tuesday, Oct 28 2014

David Rothkopf: “National Insecurity”

Journalist and scholar David Rothkopf examines the major U.S. foreign policy decisions of the last decade, at a moment when he says America is experiencing an unprecedented sense of fear and vulnerability. A look at American leadership in the world today and in the future.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, left, listens as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie talks at a news conference on Ebola on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, left, listens as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie talks at a news conference on Ebola on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Tuesday, Oct 28 2014

Debate Over Ebola Quarantines in the U.S.

Some states are instituting mandatory quarantines for health workers who have treated Ebola patients in West Africa. We look at the debate over the legal, ethical and public health effects of quarantines for Ebola.

Herbie Hancock speaks on stage at the 2014 International Jazz Day Global Concert on April 30, 2014 in Osaka, Japan.

Herbie Hancock speaks on stage at the 2014 International Jazz Day Global Concert on April 30, 2014 in Osaka, Japan.

Monday, Oct 27 2014

Herbie Hancock: “Possibilities”

Jazz great Herbie Hancock has won 14 Grammy Awards and an Oscar for the score of "Round Midnight." He speaks with Diane about music, marriage and how his long relationship with Buddhism has shaped his life and career.