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11:42am

Tue July 10, 2012
Health Care

'Unconstitutional' Miss. Abortion Law Has To Go

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MARIA HINOJOSA, HOST:

We turn now to Nancy Northup. She's the president and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, which is representing the Jackson Women's Health Organization in court. This is the only abortion clinic in Mississippi, and it might have to close its doors if a new law there is upheld. If it closes, Mississippi would be the only state with no working abortion clinic. She joins me from her office in New York City. Nancy, welcome to TELL ME MORE.

NANCY NORTHUP: Thank you.

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11:42am

Tue July 10, 2012
Around the Nation

Chicago Killings Spark Outrage

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MARIA HINOJOSA, HOST:

We turn now to another story that's making headlines for all the wrong reasons. It's been a bloody year in the Windy City. More than 250 people have reportedly been murdered so far this year in Chicago. That number is up about 38 percent from the same time last year, and now people are asking just what Mayor Rahm Emanuel is doing about it.

He faced reporters yesterday and said some of the old plans to stop violence weren't working now.

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10:51am

Tue July 10, 2012
Afghanistan

After Troops Leave, What Happens To Afghanistan?

Originally published on Tue July 10, 2012 1:29 pm

Afghan army soldiers, like the one pictured here, will be responsible for protecting Kabul and holding critical cities and roads together after the planned 2014 American troop withdrawal.
Anja Niedringhaus AP

This past weekend brought news of more violence in Afghanistan.

Seven Western troops, five Afghan police officers and at least 18 civilians were killed in Afghanistan. The toll included six Americans killed by a single bomb in Wardak province, south of Kabul.

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10:09am

Tue July 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Even As Jobless Rate Stays High, Job Openings Continue To Grow

Originally published on Tue July 10, 2012 10:59 am

Applicants wait to enter a job fair in New York City last month.
John Moore Getty Images

There were 3.6 million jobs open and ready to be filled in May if the right candidates came along, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this morning.

That was up from 3.4 million in April, was the second-most for any month so far this year and was up 16 percent from the 3.1 million in May 2011.

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9:07am

Tue July 10, 2012
The Two-Way

Listen: You Can Hear The Northern Lights, Researchers Say

Originally published on Tue July 10, 2012 10:21 am

The northern lights over Tromsoe, northern Norway, on Jan. 24, 2012.
Rune Stoltz Bertinussen AFP/Getty Images

It sounds to us like someone's banging on a pipe. Others think it's like a clap.

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