Searching For an Immigration Compromise, Remembering James Gandolfini, Is Obesity A Disease?

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

On Today's Show: A Voice From the Border on Immigration Reform | Is Obesity a Disease? |Actor James Gandolfini Dead at 51  | Protests Heat Up in Brazil | What Makes a Phenomenal Teacher? | Federal Reserve Eyes End of Stimulus

A Voice from the Border on Immigration Reform

Republicans are pushing for stronger border security measures, threatening to derail immigration reforms if their demands are not met. Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington Correspondent...

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Actor James Gandolfini Dead at 51

HBO's "The Sopranos" changed television, it changed the entertainment industry and actor James Gandolfini himself changed the character of the Italian-American made guy. Today we take...

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Examining the Protests In Brazil

The protests in Brazil that initially began as a response to transportation fare increases have grown into a much larger movement, drawing thousands of Brazilians into the streets. E...


Federal Reserve Eyes End of Stimulus

Later this year, because of an optimistic outlook on the economy, the Federal Reserve may begin to ease its efforts to stimulate the economy. To discuss what this development means, T...


Is Obesity a Disease?

This week, the American Medical Association officially recognized obesity as a disease. But not all physicians agree on whether this new categorization makes sense. Dr. Stephen Cook, ...

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What Makes a Phenomenal Teacher?

The National Council on Teacher Quality released a report claiming that U.S. education programs are not preparing teachers for the classroom. Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Educat...

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