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Home sales plunge. Mass murder in Mexico. Top Republican says, “I’m gay.” Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

A symbolic jazz funeral for victims of Hurricane Katrina, as the fifth anniversary arrives of the storms in New Orleans, Aug. 25, 2010. (AP)
A symbolic jazz funeral for victims of Hurricane Katrina, as the fifth anniversary arrives of the storms in New Orleans, Aug. 25, 2010. (AP)

Late August apprehension this week, as tough economic numbers leave the country’s economic recovery looking stalled. Home sales, way down. GDP growth, revised and down to 1.6 percent. The U.S. economy, looking for a way up.

GOP primaries gave the hard right a boost, as Glenn Beck heads to Washington on a big Martin Luther King day. In Afghanistan, top officials reported to be on the CIA payroll.

We’ve got Jimmy Carter in and out of North Korea, anti-Muslim violence in New York, trapped miners in Chile. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
-Tom Ashbrook
Guests:

Diane Brady, senior editor for Bloomberg/Businessweek. She leads the magazine’s corporate management coverage.

Nancy Cordes, Congressional correspondent for CBS News.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.

This program aired on August 27, 2010.

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