Today on the show:

  • Our political roundtable with Jennifer Nassour, former chairwoman of the Massachusetts GOP, and former President of the Boston NAACP Michael Curry weighed in on the week's biggest headlines.
  • An outbreak of chicken pox at a North Carolina private school is being blamed on religious exemptions from vaccines. Medical ethicist Arthur Caplan discussed.
  • On this Cyber Monday, are you loading up your Amazon shopping cart? Or do horror stories about the human cost of our online shopping addictions give you pause? We opened up the lines and asked you.
  • The White House Correspondents' Dinner will be headlined this year not by a comedian, but by historian Ron Chernow. Television expert Bob Thompson brought us his perspective.
  • Reverend Irene Monroe and Reverend Emmett Price discussed the power of former First Lady Michelle Obama's new memoir, "Becoming."
  • Charles Sennott, executive director of The GroundTruth Project, analyzed the worsening situation in Yemen.
  • How much would you be willing to spend to save a beloved pet's life? Medical ethicist Arthur Caplan weighed in, and then we asked you.