Aug. 19, 2013
The World and Everything in It

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Court reins in White House, the bionic ear, dollars and sense

Today’s news and analysis of a federal appeals court order criticizing the White House for “gravely upset[ting] the balance of powers,” plus: scientists construct a bionic ear, using 3D printing technology, a review of last week’s top financial news and a look ahead to the stories likely to make news this week, and more

Program Segments

Monday morning news

Egypt: After deadly clashes in Cairo, key lawmakers in Washington debate whether the United States should cut off aid to Egypt. Also, Islamists blame Egypt’s Christian minority for undermining the Morsi presidency and ushering in military rule.

Health care: Senate leader Harry Reid’s recent admission that Obamacare is a bridge to a single-payer, government-only medicine adds fuel to GOP’s determination to stop the president’s health law. 

Stop and frisk: NYC’s police commissioner defends crime-fighting technique struck down by a federal judge as unconstitutional.

Business: Detroit’s creditors line up to object to the city’s bankruptcy filing.

Legal Docket

Federal appeals court issues an unusual order, directing the White House to comply with a federal law it’s been ignoring and criticizing the administration for “gravely upset[ting] the balance of powers.” TW&E legal-affairs correspondent Mary Reichard explains.

Scientists construct a bionic ear

Using 3-D printing technology, scientists at Princeton University have created a synthetic ear that can hear what human ears can hear—and more. TW&E technology correspondent Michael Cochrane reports.

Dollars and sense round-up

WORLD News Group’s Warren Cole Smith reviews last week’s top financial news, and looks ahead to the stories likely to make news this week.

Aug. 19, 2013


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