Flooding in Louisiana has caused tens of millions of dollars in property damage and untold personal misery. But public response has been slow. Join us to talk about why we open our hearts and wallets for some disasters and not others.
Political debate heats up nationally over the proposed Islamic Center in lower Manhattan, the Blagojevich trial ends in a hung jury and GM begins cutting ties to the U.S. government. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week’s top national news stories.
- Dante Chinni director of the PBS NewsHour's Patchwork Nation Project; journalist, Christian Science Monitor.
- Eleanor Clift contributing editor for "Newsweek."
- Byron York chief political correspondent, Washington Examiner, and author of "The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy."
News Roundup Video
The panelists discuss the controversy over the proposed building of an Islamic center in Lower Manhattan and explore what may be behind a recent Time Magazine poll finding more Americans incorrectly believe President Obama is a Muslim:
Most Recent Shows
Last week, the Zika virus continued to spread through parts of Miami Beach. The National Institutes of Health warns that Texas and Louisiana could be next. The growing Zika threat, tough choices for pregnant women and the search for a vaccine.
Dr. Nicholas Dodman talks animal psychology. He says animal emotions and thoughts can be treated more like our own. Why he believes we can improve the mental health of our pets, and what animals teach us about human medicine.
The U.S. will phase out the use of private prisons to incarcerate federal inmates. New findings by the Department of Justice conclude that private facilities are less safe and offer few cost advantages. We discuss implications of the phase-out and what it could mean for America's prison system.