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Friday, April 14th, 2017

April 14th, 2017

North Korea will celebrate the birthday of its late founder this weekend. Will it mark the holiday with a missile launch? Also, is Turkey sliding towards a dictatorship?

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

April 13th, 2017

Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law, is wearing many hats in the White House these days. How will he affect the president's agenda? Also, will Fox News host Bill O'Reilly survive allegations of sexual harassment?

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Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

April 12th, 2017

What are the risks of a frayed U.S.-Russia relationship? Also, will White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer pay a price for saying Hitler didn't use chemical weapons?

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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

April 11th, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives in Moscow today. Can he persuade Russia to break with Syria? And Kansas holds a special election today. What will it take for Democrats to start winning again?