Ten states now have animal welfare laws requiring bigger cages for hens and livestock. We look at what these new rules could mean for food prices, farmers and how we raise animals in the United States.
In 1983, Patricia Van Tighem and her husband were attacked by a grizzly bear while vacationing in the Canadian Rockies. Both survived, but the experience changed her forever. She joins Diane to talk about her memoir of the attack and its physical and psychological effects.
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