• Are too many Dems running for president?
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    Mike Bebernes

    Are too many Dems running for president?

    A historically-large field of Democratic primary candidates is vying for the party's presidential nomination. Does this large group help create a bigger tent for Democrats or is it muddling their 2020 message?

  • College athlete endorsements: Fair or foul?
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    Mike Bebernes

    College athlete endorsements: Fair or foul?

    The question of whether college athletes should be paid got a new wrinkle thanks to a bill in California that would allow player to sign endorsement deals, in violation of NCAA rules. The 360 looks at the both sides of the debate

  • Is vaping a health crisis?
    Politics
    Mike Bebernes

    Is vaping a health crisis?

    A spate of vaping-related deaths has raised questions about whether the popular products alternative is a just as dangerous as the cigarettes they're intended to replace.

  • Should plastic straws be banned?
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    Mike Bebernes

    Should plastic straws be banned?

    Supporters of straw bans say they are a simple step that can help reduce the massive amount of plastic waste in our oceans that can be harmful to marine life. The bans are seen by some on the right as a cause championed by overzealous progressives.

  • Will fining drugmakers curb the opioid crisis?
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    Mike Bebernes

    Will fining drugmakers curb the opioid crisis?

    Drug manufacturers could face billions of dollars in penalties for their role in opioid crisis. Will these fines help end the cycle of addiction and death?

  • Will cities of the future be car-free?
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    Mike Bebernes

    Will cities of the future be car-free?

    Cities around the world are launching plans to reduce the number of cars on their streets. Will automobiles on city roads become a thing of the past?

  • Space Force: Innovation or science fiction?
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    Mike Bebernes

    Space Force: Innovation or science fiction?

    President Trump took the first major step in the proposed plan to establish a U.S. Space Force. Is the potential military branch needed for national security or a silly sci-fi fantasy

  • Would killing seals protect humans from sharks?
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    Mike Bebernes

    Would killing seals protect humans from sharks?

    A rise in shark sightings off the Massachusetts coast has prompted calls for the seals that draw them into the area to be killed. Is it worth culling seals to protect humans from sharks?

  • Who should decide the Amazon’s future?
    News
    Mike Bebernes

    Who should decide the Amazon’s future?

    Does the environmental impact of the fires in the Amazon give other nations the right to violate Brazil's sovereignty to protect a natural resource that benefits the whole planet?

  • Are Republican challengers a threat to Trump?
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    Mike Bebernes

    Are Republican challengers a threat to Trump?

    Former Congressman Joe Walsh became the second Republican to announce a primary challenge against Donald Trump. Should the president worry about opponents from within his own party?

  • Should phones be banned from schools?
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    Mike Bebernes

    Should phones be banned from schools?

    Schools around the world are struggling with whether to ban phones from their campuses. Do bans prevent distraction or are they misguided?

  • Sean Spicer on ‘DWTS’: Smooth move or misstep?
    Politics
    Mike Bebernes

    Sean Spicer on ‘DWTS’: Smooth move or misstep?

    Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is in cast of the upcoming season of "Dancing With the Stars." Is his inclusion a good choice or a misstep?

  • Jay-Z's NFL deal: Savvy or sellout?
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    Mike Bebernes

    Jay-Z's NFL deal: Savvy or sellout?

    Is Jay-Z's new partnership with the NFL a smart business move or a betrayal of his past support for Colin Kaepernick?

  • The U.S. buying Greenland: Joke or genius?
    News
    Mike Bebernes

    The U.S. buying Greenland: Joke or genius?

    President Trump has floated the idea of making Greenland part of the U.S. by buying the island from Denmark. Is the notion a flight of fancy or would it be a smart acquisition?

  • Is a global recession around the corner?
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    Mike Bebernes

    Is a global recession around the corner?

    After a decade of sustained growth, the global economy largely recovered from the Great Recession. A number of indicators, however, are raising concerns that a contraction may be coming soon.

  • Should museums return their colonial artifacts?
    News
    Mike Bebernes

    Should museums return their colonial artifacts?

    Leaders in nations that were once European colonies are calling for artifacts stored in museums to be returned. Do they have a right to demand the items be given back?

  • Are new rules a threat to endangered species?
    News
    Mike Bebernes

    Are new rules a threat to endangered species?

    New Trump administration rules change how the Endangered Species Act is implemented. Are they a practical solution to government overreach or a threat to wildlife?

  • Is a global food crisis avoidable?
    News
    Mike Bebernes

    Is a global food crisis avoidable?

    A dire United Nations report warns that humanity may not be able to create enough food in the future. What steps can mankind take to avoid a global food crisis?

  • Should Walmart stop selling guns?
    News
    Mike Bebernes

    Should Walmart stop selling guns?

    In the days following a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, that left 22 people dead, the retail giant has faced pressure to stop selling guns in its stores. The 360 shows you diverse perspectives on topics in the news.

  • Millennials and Gen Z: The loneliest generations?
    News
    Mike Bebernes

    Millennials and Gen Z: The loneliest generations?

    Loneliness has reached "epidemic" levels in recent years. The issue is especially pronounced in younger generations. In a recent study, 30 percent of U.S. millennials said they always or often feel lonely. Loneliness may be even more pervasive among members of Gen Z.

  • Can Canadian imports lower U.S. drug prices?
    News
    Mike Bebernes

    Can Canadian imports lower U.S. drug prices?

    A new proposal from the Trump administration could allow Americans to import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada. Is this a solution to steep drug costs in the U.S.?

  • What will prevent white nationalist attacks?
    News
    Mike Bebernes

    What will prevent white nationalist attacks?

    The mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, that killed 22 people and wounded more than two dozen is the latest act of violence in which the alleged perpetrator was apparently motivated by white nationalism. What will prevent future attacks?

  • Should magic mushrooms be legal?
    News
    Mike Bebernes

    Should magic mushrooms be legal?

    Advocates for making the active ingredient in magic mushroom legal for medicinal and recreational purposes have made progress recently. Should the long-banned hallucinogen be decriminalized?

  • Is it time to take Marianne Williamson seriously?
    Politics
    Mike Bebernes

    Is it time to take Marianne Williamson seriously?

    Self-help guru Marianne Williamson made her mark during the second round of presidential debates. Is she a legitimate candidate for the Democratic nomination?

  • Trump’s focus on race: Tactic or reflex?
    Politics
    Mike Bebernes

    Trump’s focus on race: Tactic or reflex?

    President Trump's repeated conflicts with people of color are seen by some as part of a calculated political strategy and by others as just him acting on impulse. The 360 features diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories.