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Decision, destruction, and swirling debate. The Supreme Court gives a big win to Guantanamo detainees. Pakistan claims a U.S. air strike killed its troops. In Europe, President Bush talks tough on Iran.

Back home, hell and high water. Floods and a tornado devastate the Midwest. Four Boy Scouts are dead.

Oil prices get scarier. Tainted tomatoes sicken hundreds.

And on the campaign trail, McCain and Obama spar over the economy and Iraq.

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


Carol Giacomo, editorial board member for The New York Times

Steve Chapman, editorial writer and columnist for The Chicago Tribune

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

This program aired on June 13, 2008.


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