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Iranian Scientist Returns Home

Shahram Amiri, holds his 7-year-old son as he arrives in Tehran. (AP)
Shahram Amiri, holds his 7-year-old son as he arrives in Tehran. (AP)

As BP Oil Waste Piles Up, Questions Arise Over Where To Put It

Workers load oily waste onto a trailer on Elmer's Island, just west of Grand Isle, La. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)
Workers load oily waste onto a trailer on Elmer's Island, just west of Grand Isle, La. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

National Rifle Association Gains Influence With Democrats

From Rep. Paul Hodes (D-NH) to Senate majority leader Harry Ried (D-NV), some key Democrats are embracing gun owners' rights and currying favor with the powerful National Rifle Association, a lobby that's long been a darling of Republicans. We speak with Susan Milligan of the Boston Globe.

Police In Arizona Train To Enforce State's Immigration Law

A federal judge hears arguments today about whether Arizona's controversial immigration law should take effect later this month. The Justice Department is suing to stop the law, which mandates that police, while enforcing other laws, must ask about a suspect's immigration status if there's reasonable suspicion to believe that person is in the United States illegally. Police in Arizona are currently undergoing training in how to enforce the law, in case it does go into effect. We speak with Lyle Mann, executive director of Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, which produced a video to inform officers how and when they can question a suspect's immigration status.

Rise, Fall And Race At The New York Times

The late Gerald Boyd. (AP)
The late Gerald Boyd. (AP)

Music From The Show

  • Air, "Mike Mills"
  • Christian McBride, "Brother Mister"
  • Paul Simon, "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover"
  • Freddie Hubbard, "Little Sunflower"
  • Radiohead, "There, There"
  • Funk Brothers, "Keep Me Hangin' On"
  • Outkast, "Liberation"

This program aired on July 15, 2010.

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