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AirTalk for June 24, 2013

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U.S. Supreme Court Issues Orders On Pending Cases
This morning, the high court decided it will hear a case soon that pits Republicans against President Obama. It centers on whether executive powers allow high-level appointments to be made while Congress is in recess -- thereby side-stepping Senate confirmation. Also, the constitutionality of race-based admissions used by the University of Texas was sent back to the lower court for greater judicial scrutiny.
Boston Celtics v New York Knicks - Game Five
Sources report that the Clippers have made a deal with Boston Celtics to release Doc Rivers from the 3 years left on his contract in Boston and have him sign with LA’s hottest basketball team. In return the Clippers will send Boston their 2015 first-round draft pick.

Is sleeping apart good for couples? (Poll)

A study showed that some relationships fare better when couples sleep apart. What's your experience of sleeping apart from your spouse or significant other?
Same Sex Unions Become Law In Colorado
The Williams Institute at UCLA has recently released a new study looking at poverty rates among lesbian, gay and bisexual people in America and finds that this group is more likely to be poor than their heterosexual counterparts.
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Where in the world is Edward Snowden?

Journalists aboard a flight from Moscow to Havana were disappointed to find that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was not aboard, despite reports that he had checked in on the flight, ostensibly en route to Ecuador or Venezuela. So where is Snowden headed, and does the U.S. have any power to stop him?
Walmart Strawberry Supply Chain
FRONTLINE and Univision News partnered together to investigate the raping of migrant workers. After a year of reporting, the organizations along with journalist Lowell Bergman will air their documentary, "Rape in the Fields," on FRONTLINE on Tuesday.

Neal Baer on his new series 'Under The Dome'

Neal Baer’s highly anticipated series “Under the Dome” follows the story of Chester’s Mill, a small town that is mysteriously cut off from the rest of the world when a huge transparent dome covers it.

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