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President Barack Obama speaks at the morning plenary session of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen on Friday, Dec. 18, 2009. (AP)
President Barack Obama speaks at the morning plenary session of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen on Friday, Dec. 18, 2009. (AP)

A cliff hanger to the end.

In Washington, Joe Lieberman roars on health care and progressives say enough with the compromising.

Oral Roberts is dead. Ben Bernanke is Time's "Person of the Year." Toddlers’ swine flu vaccine gets a recall — too weak. And militants in Iraq use a $26 software kit to hack into live video feeds from U.S. Predator drones. Amazing.

This hour, On Point: our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

You can join the conversation. Tell us what you think — here on this page, on Twitter, and on Facebook.Guests:

Jessica Yellin, national political correspondent for CNN.

William McKenzie, editorial columnist for The Dallas Morning News.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic.

This program aired on December 18, 2009.

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