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Women And Online Harassment

Women And Online Harassment

October 22, 2014

Cyber stalking. Revenge porn. These forms of online harassment disproportionately target women. Some state lawmakers are taking action, but free speech advocates are concerned. Online harassment of women and why it's so hard to address.

Update On The 2014 Gubernatorial Races

Update On The 2014 Gubernatorial Races

October 21, 2014

Voters in 36 states cast ballots for governor in two weeks. Eleven incumbents find themselves in extremely tight races. Why so many sitting governors are in jeopardy and what party swaps at the top could mean for state politics.

Update On Civil Rights Protests In Ferguson, Mo., And Their Political Implications

Update On Civil Rights Protests In Ferguson, Mo., And Their Political Implications

October 16, 2014

Two months after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, there’s a new wave of protests in Ferguson, Missouri. An update on the civil rights protests and their political implications.

Calls For A  Strengthened Approach In The Fight Against Ebola

Calls For A Strengthened Approach In The Fight Against Ebola

October 15, 2014

A growing number of public health experts are calling for a broader and more coordinated approach in the fight against Ebola. Diane and her guests discuss efforts to boost training for health care workers, treatment protocols and disease surveillance.

Katha Pollitt: "Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights"

Katha Pollitt: "Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights"

October 8, 2014

One in three American women will have an abortion by age 45. Yet, even 40 years after Roe v. Wade, the issue remains contentious. Feminist author Katha Pollitt on why she thinks it’s time to re-frame the debate over abortion.

Cyber Attacks & The Growing Challenge Of Protecting Personal And Business Data

Cyber Attacks & The Growing Challenge Of Protecting Personal And Business Data

October 7, 2014

Two states attorneys general are investigating JPMorgan Chase for its response to a cyber attack that compromised the data of 76 million households. Details on the largest U.S. breach ever and the challenges of safeguarding personal and business data.

 Secret Service Failures And The Safety Of Our President

Secret Service Failures And The Safety Of Our President

October 1, 2014

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson faced tough questions Tuesday from Congress about how an armed intruder managed to get so far into the White House. Diane and her guests discuss Secret Service failures and the safety of our president.

Single Parenthood And Child Well-Being

September 30, 2014

Over half of all births to young adults in the United States now occur outside of marriage, and many of those are unplanned. Some argue for a return to traditional marriage. Others say we need more social support for unmarried parents. Diane and her guests discuss the impact of family structure on child well-being.

Matt Richtel: "A Deadly Wandering"

Matt Richtel: "A Deadly Wandering"

September 25, 2014

A conversation with a Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times journalist on his book about one of the first known cases of a deadly car accident caused by someone who was texting while driving. In 2006, an ordinary Utah college student killed two rocket scientists while texting and driving along a highway bordering the Rocky Mountains. An examination of the case and an exploration of the latest scientific findings on the impact technology has on attention and focus.

Debate Over The NFL’s Tax-Exempt Status

Debate Over The NFL’s Tax-Exempt Status

September 24, 2014

The NFL is considered a nonprofit organization and pays no federal income taxes. But recent controversies are prompting new questions about that exception. Diane and her guests review the debate over the NFL's tax benefits.

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