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Friday News Roundup - Hour 2

May 27, 2011

President Obama wrapped up a tour of Europe. He made stops in Ireland, Britain and France, where he attended the G-8 summit. The G-8 nations pledged billions of dollars in aid to budding Arab democracies. Israel's prime minister gave little ground in a speech to the U.S. Congress. He called on Palestinian leaders to accept a Jewish state. Egypt said former President Mubarak would face trial in connection with the deaths of protesters And Serbia captured Europe’s most-wanted war criminal, Ratko Mladich.

Overcrowded Prisons and Public Safety

May 25, 2011

California may be forced to release thousands of felons to reduce overcrowding: What this week's Supreme Court decision could mean for prison populations and public safety.

The Crackdown on Insider Trading

May 16, 2011

The founder of one of the world's largest hedge funds was convicted on 14 counts of insider trading. The message for Wall Street - and Main Street - investors.

James Stewart: "Tangled Webs"

April 26, 2011

What Martha Stewart, Bernie Madoff, Barry Bonds and I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby have in common. An exploration of perjury and false statements.

Use and Abuse of Prescription Painkillers

April 21, 2011

Americans are abusing prescription painkillers in record numbers. Understanding the scope of the epidemic and new efforts to control the use of addictive pain medication.

Rachel Lloyd:  "Girls Like Us"

Rachel Lloyd: "Girls Like Us"

April 7, 2011

British-born Rachel Lloyd found herself spiraling into a life of torment and abuse. She ended up a victim of commercial sexual exploitation, until she broke free of the street and her pimp thanks to the help of a local church. She talks with Diane about developing non-profit programs to help girls and young women who have experienced sexual exploitation and domestic traficking.

America's Shrinking Cities

March 28, 2011

New census results show Detroit has lost twenty-five percent of its population over the last decade. It's one of many cities adjusting to fewer residents. Diane and her guests discuss the reasons for the loss in population and the...

Stacey Lannert : "Redemption"

Stacey Lannert : "Redemption"

March 8, 2011

Her father began sexually abusing her when she was eight. Ten years later, she killed him. The story of a woman's survival, and how she found freedom serving a life sentence in prison.

Friction between the U.S. and Mexico

March 3, 2011

Mexican President Felipe Calderon is on an official state visit to Washington to meet with President Barack Obama. The two are expected to discuss gun violence, drug trafficking, border tensions, and immigration. We'll look at what's at...

Sexual Assault and the U.S. Military

February 17, 2011

Seventeen veterans and active-duty service members filed a lawsuit against the Pentagon. They accuse the U.S. military of permitting a culture that tolerates rape and sexual assault. Seeking accountability in the armed forces.

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