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    607: Didn’t We Solve This One?

    Jan 6, 2017
    We’ve fought two wars since 9/11. We got help from tens of thousands of Iraqis and Afghans—some were targeted or killed because they helped us. We owe these people. We’ve passed laws that say so. So why has it been so hard for us to get many of them to safety?

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    577: Something Only I Can See

    Jan 13, 2017
    When you’re the only one who can see something, sometimes it feels like you’re in on a special secret. The hard part is getting anyone to believe your secret is real. This week, people trying to show others what they see—including a woman with muscular dystrophy who believes she has the same condition as an Olympic athlete.

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    608: The Revolution Starts At Noon

    Jan 20, 2017
    Some people are super-stoked for the political changes that are coming. We hear from them. And others.

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