Thursday, Aug 17 12 p.m. (ET)

Pluto’s Planetary Demotion?

It's a debate that could radically alter Astronomy 101: the world's top scientists are meeting to consider what constitutes a "planet", and whether tiny, distant Pluto makes the cut. We look at the debate among astronomers.

Thursday, Aug 17 12:38 p.m. (ET)

Virginia Politics: George Allen’s ‘macaca’ mistake

Earlier this week, incumbent Senator George Allen (R-VA) made headlines (and subsequently apologized) for referring to an Indian-American man as 'macaca'. We look at the incident, Senator Allen's history in Virginia, and how this...

Thursday, Aug 17 1 p.m. (ET)

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Whether it's new restrictions on air travel, the latest on the ceasefire in Lebanon, or the pre-season prospects for the Redskins, call-in and share what's on your mind. It's your turn to set the agenda.

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