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Kazuo Ishiguro Returns With 'The Buried Giant'

Today at 10:00am

Novelist Kazuo Ishiguro won the Booker Prize for his novel "Remains of the Day." Ishiguro's new book is his first in a decade. It's a fantasy set in a medieval land of knights and dragons.

  • Indiana Gov. Mike Pence

The Takeaway

The Fallout in Indiana

Today at 12:00pm

Fallout continues over Indiana's Freedom of Religion bill. Meanwhile, the controversial sentencing of an Indian-American woman charged with feticide is also angering critics of the state's conservative and religious policies.

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Do Open Workspaces Change How We Work?

Today at 4:00pm
Repeats at 6:30pm

Open-plan workspaces are hugely popular when it comes to planning the modern office. Could they actually change how we work?

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