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Tribune Media has called off a $3.9 billion merger deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group. CNN's Hadas Gold joins NPR's David Greene to discuss what the termination means.

Linguist Geoff Nunberg says it's common for citizens of democracies to express concerns about the government. But the term "deep state" refers to something more nefarious — and conspiratorial.

If you were to build a franchise-type structure for raising orphans, what would it look like?

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh opposes limiting the power of the presidency. That opinion could have profound consequences for the special counsel investigation.

Deep cuts threaten The Denver Post's ability to cover a metro region of 2.9 million people. A group of former Post journalists are establishing a digital rival as fears rise over the paper's future.

Young women with simple pregnancies can safely ask a doctor to induce labor, a study finds. It doesn't increase their risk of needing a C-section after all and can even offer potential benefits.

A special congressional election in Ohio remains too close to call. But since some Republicans think it should have been a "slam-dunk," there's plenty of anxiety over what it means for the GOP this fall.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is making three major changes, a move that on its face looks like a tie to weak ratings.

"We never talk about how a child can love his or her abuser," Jennifer Fox says. "If we don't understand that, we don't understand how abuse happens." Her new HBO film is The Tale.

Despite 15 years of federal oversight and data collection, the Oakland Police Department persists in racially biased policing. Community activists are frustrated that more has not changed.




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