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Administration Debates Trying Alleged 9/11 Plotters in Civilian or Military Courts.

Administration Debates Trying Alleged 9/11 Plotters in Civilian or Military Courts.

March 11, 2010

Debate within the administration on whether to try alleged 9/11 plotters in civilian or military courts.

The Credit C.A.R.D Act

March 9, 2010

New restrictions on credit card companies take effect. What the new law means for consumers and banks, and loopholes to watch out for.

News Roundup - Hour 1

February 12, 2010

A new poll shows Americans increasingly dissatisfied and angry with the federal government, the Northeast digs out from record snowfall, and the Fed hints at raising interest rates. The stories behind the news of the week. A panel of...

Implications of a Global Black Market for Botox

January 27, 2010

One of the world's deadliest poisons is the key ingredient in the popular anti-aging drug, Botox. The emerging global black market for Botox and growing concerns the toxin in the drug could be used in a bioterrorism attack.

The Supreme Court's Campaign Finance Decision

January 25, 2010

The Supreme Court ushers in a new age of corporate contributions to political campaigns. Analysis of the decision: its impact on both parties and this fall's congressional elections.

Targeted Assassinations in the War Against Al Qaeda

January 21, 2010

The Obama administration has accelerated the use of drones for targeted assassinations in the war against Al Qaeda. Moral and legal issues surrounding the use of lethal covert action.

News Roundup - Hour 2

January 15, 2010

The international community responds to the earthquake in Haiti. A bomb kills a pro-opposition nuclear physicist in Iran. And China tests a missile defense system. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top...

News Roundup - Hour 1

January 15, 2010

The U.S. speeds supplies and support to Haiti. President Obama announces a new "bank tax." And the race to fill Ted Kennedy's Senate seat tightens. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

Copenhagen Wrap-up

December 21, 2009

What emerged from the Copenhagen climate talks: A look at promises made and the next steps leading nations must take to achieve them as the summit concludes.

John Grisham: "Ford County"

December 15, 2009

The master of the legal thriller describes the fictional Mississippi Delta-town which provides the setting for his first collection of short stories.

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