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Friday News Roundup - International

Friday News Roundup - International

January 3, 2014

Russia arrests dozens after suicide bombings just weeks ahead of the Winter Olympics. Fighting in South Sudan escalates as negotiators gather in Ethiopia to forge a cease-fire agreement. And Secretary of State Kerry returns to Israel for Middle East peace talks. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

Gregg Easterbrook: "The King Of Sports"

Gregg Easterbrook: "The King Of Sports"

December 9, 2013

The author of a new book on sports says football is in serious need of reform. From low graduation rates among college players to harmful concussions: what it will take to clean up America's game.

Scientific Advances In Prosthetic Limbs (Rebroadcast)

Scientific Advances In Prosthetic Limbs (Rebroadcast)

May 27, 2013

How technological and medical advances in prosthetic limbs are changing lives.

Scientific Advances In Prosthetic Limbs

Scientific Advances In Prosthetic Limbs

May 16, 2013

How technological and medical advances in prosthetic limbs are changing lives.

Friday News Roundup - Domestic

January 11, 2013

President Obama announces his choices for key second-term positions. Vice President Biden meets with gun control advocates and the NRA. And new mortgage rules target risky lending. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Mind And Body: Head Injuries And What New Research Means For Football

December 12, 2012

For our series “Mind and Body”, Diane and her guests discuss the latest science on head injuries and how to best protect players.

Hosting The Olympics

July 30, 2012

Officials in London hope the Olympics will be an economic boon for the city, but prior hosts have found that's not always the case. Diane and guests discuss the economics of hosting the Olympics.

Child Sex Abuse

December 14, 2011

Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky waives his right to a preliminary hearing: The latest in the child sex abuse case and its broader implications.

The Penn State Case, Sexual Abuse and Children

November 8, 2011

Two Penn State administrators face charges of failure to report alleged sexual abuse of boys. Legal requirements when abuse is suspected and what help is available for victims.

Concussions: An Overlooked Epidemic

September 12, 2011

Concussions are on the rise in the U.S. and not just among athletes. Diane and her guests discuss the science and symptoms of brain injuries and why they’re often undetected.

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