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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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  • 4 beach read lists for your summer vacation

    I am bringing "In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson, "How Fiction Works" by James Woods, and "An Officer and a Spy" by Robert Harris on my trip.
  • Video: Inside The Daily Circuit studio with Tom Weber

    MPR News Reporter Tim Post is working on a special video project this summer and took some time today to install his GoPro cameras in the studio.
  • 4 history book recommendations

    Books that chronicle Stalin's rise, Nixon's fall and the epic journey of one the great men of the 20th century.
  • Op-ed pick: Why France is still a good place for bookstores

    "The new measure is part of France’s effort to promote “biblio-diversity” and help independent bookstores compete. Here, there’s no big bookseller with the power to suddenly turn off the spigot."

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