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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

How noncompete clauses — once limited to senior executives — are gaining power over American workers. Plus: The president returns to Washington with family business to attend to. Guests: Conor Dougherty, who covers economics for […]

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

A profile of five of the people responsible for figuring out Russia’s role in the 2016 election: the new special counsel, and four Senate Republicans who say they will follow evidence wherever it leads. Guests: […]

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Friday, May 26, 2017

How John Shields planned his perfect death, and what Canada has learned by allowing 1,300 terminally ill people to do the same. Guest: Catherine Porter, who has been following one man seeking control of his […]

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

How the unsolved murder of Seth Rich has become a case study of how and why fake news endures. And a look at the two members of the Trump campaign who Russia identified as its […]

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Islamic State has now claimed credit for the attack in Manchester, England. What happens in the hours between an act of terror and the claiming of responsibility? Plus: highlights from the latest testimony of […]

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

President Trump arrived in Israel with a message from the Muslim world: If Israel wants peace with its Arab neighbors, it’ll have to compromise with the Palestinians. And Michael Flynn has been out of the […]

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Monday, May 22, 2017

We turn our focus away from Washington intrigue and go to Saudi Arabia, where President Trump was welcomed this weekend, and to China, whose government intentionally crippled American spying operations by killing C.I.A. informants, a […]

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Special Edition: ‘Nut Job’

The day after President Trump fired James Comey, the president told top Russian officials that in dismissing the F.B.I. director, whom he called a “nut job,” the pressure was “taken off.” Guests: Maggie Haberman and […]

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Friday, May 19, 2017

The latest revelations from the Comey memos and from James Comey’s confidant, who talked on the record — and on tape — to The New York Times. Guest: Michael S. Schmidt, who has broken several […]

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Who are Robert Mueller and Rod Rosenstein? A closer look at two of the players at the center of the investigation into ties between President Trump’s campaign and Russian officials. Guests: Matt Apuzzo, who covers […]

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

James Comey’s secret memos: We discuss the latest revelations about President Trump, Mr. Comey, Russia and Israel. Guests: Michael S. Schmidt, who broke the story about the former F.B.I. director’s memo detailing a conversation with […]

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

What we’ve learned about President Trump’s Oval Office meeting with top Russian officials the day after he fired James Comey, the F.B.I. director investigating his campaign’s ties to Russia. Plus: how efforts by the U.S. […]

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Monday, May 15, 2017

James Comey’s firing has raised questions of a White House cover-up and drawn comparisons to Nixon’s midnight massacre. But is there a version of this story that suggests it amounts to little? Plus: the case […]

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Friday, May 12, 2017

The White House’s story about James Comey’s firing is unraveling. Among those contradicting the president is the president. Guests: Michael S. Schmidt, who has been reporting on the secret conversation that may have doomed Mr. […]

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Was James Comey’s fate decided two days ago, or two months ago? The Times follows the path to what now looks like his inevitable dismissal as F.B.I. director. Plus: the view from inside an F.B.I. […]

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

James Comey, the director of the F.B.I., oversaw two major investigations involving the presidential election: one into Hillary Clinton’s emails, and the other into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. The question […]

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

President Barack Obama said not to hire him. The attorney general said he was susceptible to blackmail. We discuss two new accounts of when Donald J. Trump was warned about Michael T. Flynn — and […]

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Free speech on college campuses: why conservatives say they’re the ones being silenced. Plus: Why Marine Le Pen’s resounding defeat in the French presidential election could be seen as a victory for her right-wing party. […]

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Friday, May 5, 2017

To win France’s presidential election on Sunday, Marine Le Pen must show she has rejected the man who founded her party. The problem is, it’s her father. Plus: Thursday’s health care vote, explained. Guests: Jennifer […]