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  • Kim Kardashian and Donald Trump exemplify our contradictory feelings about the rich and famous. As Hidden Brain explores this week, we idolize the powerful, but also relish their downfall.
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    6:00pm Jan 23, 2018
    National National Science Politics & Government

    The Power Hour

    This week on Hidden Brain's radio show, we tackled a big topic: power. From our conflicted feelings toward the powerful, to the ways we gain and lose power ourselves, and how power really can corrupt.
  • 4:19pm Jan 23, 2018
    National National Politics & Government

    Congress Has 16 Days To Avoid Another Shutdown

    Now that the government shutdown has ended, Congress has 16 days to pass another funding bill to avoid another shutdown. Lawmakers are also under pressure to come up with a bipartisan immigration bill.
  • 4:19pm Jan 23, 2018
    National National

    Looking At The Saga Of The USS Pueblo 50 Years Later

    It's been 50 years since North Korean gunboats seized the USS Pueblo and its 82 surviving crew members. It was the beginning of the tumultuous year of 1968, and by the end of it, the U.S. had signed an apology and the starved and tortured crew members were released. But the USS Pueblo remained in captivity, as it does to this day. U.S. officials opted for diplomacy over military force to resolve this wrenching crisis.
  • 4:19pm Jan 23, 2018
    National National Politics & Government

    What Role Will Trump Play In Immigration Debate?

    President Trump was pretty invisible this weekend as Senators tried to work out a deal to end the government shutdown. Now, as the immigration debate starts again, what does he want from it and what will his role be moving forward?
  • 4:19pm Jan 23, 2018
    National National Politics & Government

    Immigration Advocates Look Back At Long Fight For DREAM Act

    The government shutdown ended with a promise that the Senate will take up the fate of DACA recipients next month. But that outcome was still unsatisfactory for many immigrant advocates because they've heard this before. Some have been fighting for the DREAM Act since they were teenagers and are now nearing 40.