Wednesday, Jun 24 12 p.m. (ET)

The Demise of The Gazette Newspaper

It's been covering hyper-local news in Montgomery County, Maryland, since 1959, with as many as 13 different editions at one point. Last week, The Gazette's publisher shut it down. We examine the economics of weekly papers and the future of local news coverage.

Haitians in Port-au-Prince dig through rubble in November 2010, months after the earthquake that leveled so much of the country's capital city.

Haitians in Port-au-Prince dig through rubble in November 2010, months after the earthquake that leveled so much of the country's capital city.

Wednesday, Jun 24 12:20 p.m. (ET)

Haiti After the Quake

It's not been half a decade since an earthquake devastated Haiti. In the immediate aftermath of the 2010 disaster, county countries and organizations rushed to Haiti's aid. We explore what happened with that effort, now that so much of the world is no longer looking.

Wednesday, Jun 24 1 p.m. (ET)

The FDA Bans “Trans Fats”

The federal government has ordered American food companies to remove trans fats from their products within the next three years. The Food and Drug Administration pushed forward with the ban out of a concern for how trans fats have contributed to obesity and heart disease, among other things. "Food Wednesday" explores the ban, and the role technology is playing in replacing trans fats.

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