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Friday News Roundup - International

China's market turmoil reverberates worldwide. More than 100 people die this week in Europe's ongoing migrant crisis. And the new U.S. envoy for Syria pushes for a political solution to the civil war. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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What A Global Market Sell-Off Means For The U.S. Economy

Ongoing fears of a slowdown in the Chinese economy drive a stock sell-off and declines in commodity prices worldwide. We look at what the global market downturn could mean for the U.S. economy, businesses and consumers.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Greece’s prime minister announces his resignation and asks the main opposition party to form a new government. Islamic State militants claim responsibility for a bombing in Cairo. And the International Atomic Energy Agency rejects a report that claims Iran will inspect one of its own military sites. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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A Conversation With Julián Castro, Secretary Of The Department Of Housing And Urban Development

The department of Housing and Urban Development was established in 1965 as part of President Johnson's war on poverty. Today the number of Americans living in high-poverty communities is growing sharply. HUD Secretary Julián Castro discusses the Obama administration's efforts to alleviate poverty through affordable housing.

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A Conversation With Richard Cordray, Head Of The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

On the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, we talk with the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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Friday News Roundup - International

Greece moves toward a bailout deal with its creditors. Diplomats negotiating a plan on Iran’s nuclear program fail to meet a deadline. And the Chinese government tries to halt a stock market slide. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Environmental Outlook: The Growing Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement

A look at the growing fossil fuel divestment movement.

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Financial Trouble In Puerto Rico And Greece

Puerto Rico's governor says the U.S. territory cannot pay its billions in debt. Like Greece, it faces a long road to stability. A look at the fundamental economic problems in Puerto Rico and Greece, and how they could affect economies in the U.S. and across the world.

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The Greek Debt Crisis And The Threat To The Eurozone

Greece offers its creditors what's been called a last-ditch bail-out plan: The latest on the debt crisis and its ongoing threat to the eurozone.

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Nicholas Kristof: Transforming Lives Through Philanthropy

New York Times columnist and author Nicholas Kristoff says philanthropy is important, but only if it really helps people. We talk with him about his new book, written with his wife, Shery WuDunn.

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