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Rep. Weiner bares all, or most. Yemen, Syria, Libya in flames. Raging wildfire in Arizona. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

A raging forest fire in eastern Arizona has scorched an area the size of Phoenix, threatening thousands of residents and emptying towns as the flames raced toward New Mexico. (AP)
A raging forest fire in eastern Arizona has scorched an area the size of Phoenix, threatening thousands of residents and emptying towns as the flames raced toward New Mexico. (AP)

It’s been the week of Weiner. Unbelievable.

A congressman’s lewd tweets, and head-shaking public dismay. Heaven help us.

In Syria, there’s no time for games. High stakes violence threatening there this week. And in Yemen. And in Libya, where NATO bombs barraged Qaddafi’s compound.

At home, debate over Afghanistan. Worry as OPEC signals no relief on oil prices. Newt Gingrich sees his top staff bail.

And Arizona struggles with a monster wildfire, as much of the country swelters in early heat.

This hour On Point: our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.
- Tom Ashbrook
Guests:

Nancy Cordes, congressional correspondent for CBS News.

Margaret Sullivan, editor-in-chief of the Buffalo News.

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst.

More:

Here are some behind-the-scenes photos from today's first hour, courtesy of Mark Vogelzang, the station manager at WBFO Buffalo.

On POINT @ WBFO 10am
On POINT @ WBFO 10am
On POINT @ WBFO studios  NPR's Tom Ashbrook 10:26am
On POINT @ WBFO studios NPR's Tom Ashbrook 10:26am
On POINT @ WBFO Tom Ashbrook with Margaret Sullivan 10:27am
On POINT @ WBFO Tom Ashbrook with Margaret Sullivan 10:27am

This program aired on June 10, 2011.

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