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Tuesday In Depth: July 31, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    Diversity reshaping towns, cities

    Current demographics show a growing presence of minorities in small towns and suburbia as well as large cities becoming minority-majority populations. The changes continue to shape communities and force tough conversations on race, economics and shared priorities.

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  • 10:25 a.m.

    BBC: Syria's road to justice

    After the mass killings of civilians in Houla, the BBC looks at the state of the court, whether current flaws can be overcome, and the prospects for future international justice. Currently, any path to an investigation by the International Criminal Court don't look promising.

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  • 11:15 a.m.

    Can manipulated mosquito genes stop deadly diseases?

    Mosquitoes have been called "mans' deadliest foe". They spread diseases like malaria, dengue fever and West Nile. To stem the spread of these sometimes deadly diseases, scientists are beginning to alter their genetics.

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  • 4 beach read lists for your summer vacation

    I am bringing "In the Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson, "How Fiction Works" by James Woods, and "An Officer and a Spy" by Robert Harris on my trip.
  • Video: Inside The Daily Circuit studio with Tom Weber

    MPR News Reporter Tim Post is working on a special video project this summer and took some time today to install his GoPro cameras in the studio.
  • 4 history book recommendations

    Books that chronicle Stalin's rise, Nixon's fall and the epic journey of one the great men of the 20th century.
  • Op-ed pick: Why France is still a good place for bookstores

    "The new measure is part of France’s effort to promote “biblio-diversity” and help independent bookstores compete. Here, there’s no big bookseller with the power to suddenly turn off the spigot."

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