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Krista grew up in Oklahoma, went to the far-away land of Rhode Island to study at Brown University, and ended up in divided Germany for most of the 1980s, most of her 20s. She was The New York Times stringer in divided Berlin and reported and wrote as well for Newsweek, The International Herald Tribune, the BBC, and Die Zeit. Later she served as a special political assistant and chief Berlin aide to the U.S. Ambassador to West Germany.
She wrote her book (Speaking of Faith), in part, to answer the question she is often asked — how she went from that mode of geopolitical engagement to becoming a religious person again and studying theology. When she emerged with a Master of... Read More...
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As President Trump dismantles climate change protections, some coastal communities are now planning a “managed retreat” from sea rise. We’ll look at what that means.
- Hearing From #BlackWomenAtWork
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- Brexit Formally Begins
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- Internet Privacy And You
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- The Trump Presidency, After The American Health Care Act
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- George Saunders Talks ‘Lincoln,’ Life And Art
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- Keystone XL And The Environment
President Trump formally approves the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. We’ll look at the impact.
- Week In The News: Health Care Votes, Russian Investigation, London Terror
The fate of the GOP health care bill. The Trump camp and Russia. London terror. Neil Gorsuch. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.