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10:42am

Tue July 26, 2011
Planet Money

Housing May Be Bottoming Out

Alsyon Hurt NPR

The housing market still isn't getting better. But two key reports out today suggest it has stopped getting worse, at least for now.

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10:41am

Tue July 26, 2011
Shots - Health Blog

3-D And Headaches: Why 'Avatar' Made Me Sick

Chinese moviegoers wear 3-D glasses as they watch Avatar in January 2010.
AFP/Getty Images

The 2009 movie Avatar may have been box office magic, but for me, it was a 3-D exercise in movie theater misery. I felt so nauseated through most of the 162-minute-long running time that I failed to appreciate the vaunted visuals other viewers praised.

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10:24am

Tue July 26, 2011
The Two-Way

AP: Rep. David Wu Is Resigning

Facing an ethics investigation and mounting pressure from his constituents, Rep. David Wu, a Democrat from Oregon, is resigning, the AP reports.

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi formally called for an ethics investigation, earlier this week, after allegations surfaced that Wu had a sexual encounter with a teenager in November.

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10:00am

Tue July 26, 2011
Economy

High Stakes For Latinos In Debt Talks

President Obama's approval rating among Latinos has plunged since his inauguration, says a recent Gallup poll. Yesterday, Obama spoke to the U.S.' largest Latino civil rights group. To learn about Latinos' priorities and political strategies of getting them addressed, host Michel Martin speaks with the National Council of La Raza's Janet Murguia.

10:00am

Tue July 26, 2011
Mental Health

When Bigotry Becomes Madness

Christian extremist Anders Behring Breivik has confessed to committing the recent Norway attacks. Did insanity or pure evil trigger his actions? Host Michel Martin and psychiatrist Dr. Carl Bell discuss whether there's a link between extreme racism and mental illness. Bell is among the authors of The Oxford Handbook of Personality Disorders.

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