Wednesday, Jul 01 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Your Turn

Last week, the Supreme Court handed down a number of decisions that have people abuzz about everything from marriage rights to the death penalty. This week, a federal court overruled a challenge to D.C.'s gun law. It's your turn to set the agenda as we consider those headlines and others.

Monika Hörling, a nurse from the Swedish Red Cross, takes care of a patient in the Finnish Red Cross mobile health clinic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti January 21, 2010.

Monika Hörling, a nurse from the Swedish Red Cross, takes care of a patient in the Finnish Red Cross mobile health clinic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti January 21, 2010.

Wednesday, Jul 01 1 p.m. (ET)

The Challenges Of Delivering Aid In Haiti

In the wake of a devastating earthquake in Haiti five years ago, the American Red Cross raised half a billion dollars in aid. But delivering assistance with that money has posed challenges - a recent investigation by Pro Publica and NPR found that the funds have done little to create permanent housing. We connect with a Red Cross point person about the challenges they've faced in Haiti and the work the organization continues to do to provide relief there.

Wednesday, Jul 01 1:32 p.m. (ET)

Food Packaging & Pricing

Have you ever popped open a bag of potato chips only to be disappointed by the number of crisps in your bag? It's not just you. To avoid raising prices, companies often increase their "nonfunctional slack fill" or the difference between the volume of product and its container. We talk about how food packaging affects your recipe and wallet.

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