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What Can One Generation Teach The Next About Manhood?

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 9:00am

Advocate Tony Porter's wisdom focuses on masculinity and ending violence against women. He explains how he draws on his own upbringing to help the next generation of men redefine manhood.

What Wisdom Can We Gain From Nature?

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 9:00am

South African writer and conservationist Boyd Varty has spent his entire life among wild animals. He describes how he discovers "new old ways" by observing the natural world.

What Wisdom Can Adults Learn From Kids?

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 9:00am

When Adora Svitak was 12, she gave a TED Talk on what grownups can learn from children. Now at age 18, and a sophomore at UC Berkeley, Svitak reflects on the message she shared.

What Can Great Writers Teach Us About Growing Up and Getting Old?

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 9:00am

We all stumble across similar ideas as we age, and some of these revelations have passed into the books we love. Journalist Joshua Prager explores the stages of life through quotes from great writers.

First Watch: Alexis Roberts, 'Play House'

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 9:00am

Seemingly banal at surface level, the visuals for the Atlanta singer-songwriter's only song to date represent the impossibility of meeting in the middle once a relationship is beyond repair.

Top Stories: Puerto Rico Debt Bill; The U.K.'s 'Brexit' Vote

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 8:39am

Also: The final service for Muhammad Ali is set for today; a former World Bank economist claims Peru's presidential election; and France is on high alert for the Euro 2016 soccer tournament.

House Approves Bipartisan Bill To Address Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 8:11am

The bill, which still needs to be approved by the Senate, would appoint a seven-person board that could restructure the territories debts. Puerto Rico owes more than $70 billion.

Weaves: Tiny Desk Concert

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 8:00am

The Toronto band displays an eagerness to try on new sounds while always remaining playful and quirky — sometimes loud, sometimes gentle and always a trip.

Watch D∆WN's Fashion Film, 'Wake Up'

Fri, 06/10/2016 - 8:00am

The powerhouse singer and her army of beautifully diverse women turn out a post-apocalyptic land.

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