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TuneIn's editors dig deep with extended coverage and analysis of the week's top stories, plus raw audio of historic speeches and events.

TuneIn's editors dig deep with extended coverage and analysis of the week's top stories, plus raw audio of historic speeches and events.
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TuneIn's editors dig deep with extended coverage and analysis of the week's top stories, plus raw audio of historic speeches and events.

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Episodes

Life and Death by the Gun

4/24/2016
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An in-depth look at gun violence in America, from the perspective of the people crunching the numbers. (Reveal, PRX)

Duration:01:00:00

'Embedded' in El Salvador

4/18/2016
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NPR's Kelly McEvers spends 24 hours in El Salvador to experience the power of street gangs there. (Embedded, NPR)

Duration:01:00:00

Why They Hate Us

4/11/2016
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Journalist Fareed Zakaria has spend over a decade reporting on radical Islam. (The Takeaway, WNYC)

Duration:00:15:00

Deep Learning & A.I.

3/30/2016
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With the defeat of a top Go player by Google's DeepMind A.I., what's ahead on the frontier of machine learning? (The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU)

Duration:01:00:00

Radovan Karadzic, Hiding in Plain Sight

3/28/2016
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It took 40 years for a leader of the Bosnian Genocide to receive a sentence. (The Gist, Slate)

Duration:01:00:00

Obama's SCOTUS Nominee

3/16/2016
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Merrick Garland is a centrist candidate with a long career in law enforcement and the U.S. Court of Appeals. (The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU)

Duration:01:00:00

What Changes with Women in Politics?

3/14/2016
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EMILY’s List founder Ellen R. Malcolm discusses her book, "When Women Win," which traces to progress of women holding political office. (Your Call, KALW)

Duration:01:00:00

Political Prognostication

3/6/2016
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If pundits are always so wrong, why do we keep listening to them? (On the Media, WNYC)

Duration:00:15:00

All the Single Ladies

3/1/2016
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For the first time, single adult women outnumber married adult women in the U.S.. How does it affect their lives? (Fresh Air, NPR)

Duration:01:00:00

If Elected President

2/29/2016
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As U.S. citizens vote in dozens of states around the country for Super Tuesday, Planet Money presents the future, as dreamt up by the presidential candidates. (Planet Money, NPR)

Duration:00:30:00

A History of Unemployment

2/28/2016
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With contention brewing over just how low unemployment is in the U.S., here's a look at the history of the number, and its evolution through the American economy. (Backstory, NPR)

Duration:01:00:00

The Presidential Nomination System

2/25/2016
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Primaries, Caucuses, delegates, super-delegates - get a breakdown of the US election process. (The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU)

Duration:01:00:00

The Legacy of Antonin Scalia

2/15/2016
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Supreme Court Justice Scalia passed away in Texas at the age of 79. (Slate's Political Gabfest)

Duration:01:00:00

Should the U.S. Fear Russia More Than ISIS?

2/9/2016
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A conversation about world order, and the forces that threaten it today. (Foreign Policy)

Duration:01:00:00

The Changing Role of Women in the Military

2/7/2016
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With the recent decision to open all combat roles in the U.S. military to women, the question has been asked: should women register for the draft? (The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU)

Duration:01:00:00

Bassem Youssef, the Egyptian Jon Stewart

2/3/2016
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Bassem Youssef created the most popular TV show in Egypt, a show that eventually led to his flight from the country. (Fresh Air, NPR)

Duration:01:00:00

Presidential Debates: Then and Now

2/1/2016
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What makes the 2016 debate scene stand out from our 200-year election history? (On Point, WBUR)

Duration:01:00:00

The Ethics of AI

2/1/2016
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As computers pull closer to human intelligence levels, Nick Bostrom cautions us to think about the ramifications now, before it's too late. (The Current, CBC)

Duration:00:30:00

The Oregon Standoff Escalates

1/28/2016
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Eleven militants have been arrested at last count, with one killed. The Bundys urge those who remain at the Wildlife Refuge to leave. What's next? (The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC)

Duration:00:20:00

'Challenger' Explosion: 30th Anniversary

1/27/2016
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On January 28th, 1986, space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after takeoff, changing America's relationship with space travel forever. (How Your World Works, Popular Mechanics)

Duration:00:35:00