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Arizona’s immigration law. Afghan war secrets exposed. Foreclosure still booms. Charlie Rangel in trouble. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Rescue mission in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, Thursday July 29, 2010. (AP)
Rescue mission in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, Thursday July 29, 2010. (AP)

Whatever happened to slow summers? Not this week. BP CEO Tony Hayward, out on his ear - with a golden parachute. A mountain of leaked reports out of the blue on Afghanistan, where US casualties in July hit an all-time high. A big federal court injunction on key elements of Arizona’s new immigration law sparked cheers and defiance. In Washington, Democrat Charlie Rangel faces stiff ethics charges. All over, home foreclosures are up again, and economic growth is down.

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

Guests:

Jessica Yellin, national political correspondent for CNN.

Tom Gjelten, correspondent for NPR. He covers global security and economic issues.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.

This program aired on July 30, 2010.

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