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Thursday In Depth: May 10, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    Environmentalism as a religious cause

    Many religions argue that humans must protect the earth because God gave it to us. How does this mindset fit into the larger debate about the environment and does it cross political divides?

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  • 10:15 a.m.

    Atheism in America

    We've been looking at issues pertaining to faith and public life this week, but today we are going to look at issues surrounding a lack of faith. What are the major issues facing non-believers, and where do they fit in a society of theists?

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  • 11:22 a.m.

    Long fight predicted in Guantanamo 9/11 case

    Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four co-defendants were arraigned Saturday in Guantanamo Bay as the United States makes a second attempt to try them in the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.

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  • Op-ed pick: Learning to like "Lean In"

    "What I needed now, far more than feminist theory, was someone to tell me that I did have the personal strength to respond to the vast, impossibly complex challenges of finding meaningful work in this economy and preparing to navigate the professional world as a young woman."
  • Op-ed pick: Why college is bad for athletes (and everyone else, too)

    "Once colleges did away with any kind of real general-education requirements, students were left on their own to figure out what they thought was important. "
  • How did you spend it? Best and worst purchases

    Our favorite financial guru Ruth Hayden joins us at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, to talk about your most memorable financial decisions. When you look back, what was the best money you've ever spent? What was the worst thing you've ever done with your cash? For me, the best money I've spent lately was a...
  • Your winter haikus for this snowy April morning

    Tom Weber asked for your winter haikus this morning to mark this snowy April morning.

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