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Alabama's Chief Justice Faces Ethics Charges For Second Time

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 3:56am

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was ousted on ethics charges in 2003 for defying a federal court order. On Wednesday he faces trial for defying the U.S. Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling.

How Does Molecular Action In The Brain Make Thoughts?

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 3:33am

The hope is that the connectome, a map of all neural connections, will somehow address how physical processes are connected with consciousness, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser.

Shimon Peres, The Last Of Israel's Founding Fathers, Dies At 93

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 10:09pm

Peres served as prime minister three times, launched the country's nuclear program and won the Nobel Peace Prize. But his grandest goal, an Israel at peace with its Arab neighbors, eluded him.

Episode 726: Terms of the Debate

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 9:24pm

We made an audio glossary for the confusing economic jargon that came up during the first presidential debate.

Kaya Henderson On Education And Her Tenure As D.C. Schools Chancellor

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 8:25pm

Michel Martin interviews Kaya Henderson, who has served as chancellor for D.C. Public Schools for six years and will step down on Oct. 1.

Clinton-Trump Showdown Is Most-Watched Presidential Debate

Tue, 09/27/2016 - 6:48pm

An estimated 84 million people watched Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in their first debate Monday, according to TV ratings data from Nielsen, making it the most-watched debate ever.




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