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Tuesday In Depth: December 18, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    Mexico on the rise

    Despite America's focus on Mexico's troubling drug war and illegal immigration, many believe that the tides are turning for the country. Last year the country had larger GDP growth than Brazil, and as wages in China rise, the country looks to take a large hold of the world manufacturing market.

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  • 10:20 a.m.

    Will new 'psychiatric bible' change diagnoses?

    The fifth version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual will be published in May 2013, and it includes some big changes. How will it change how psychiatrists and psychologists diagnose patients?

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  • 11:06 a.m.

    Newtown shooting reignites gun control debate

    In the wake of the 27 deaths in the Newtown, Conn. school shooting, we'll analyze the state of gun control in America. We'll look at our country's current policies and laws and discuss why the topic is so charged.

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  • Op-ed pick: Could Ebola start to spread through the air?

    "The current Ebola virus’s hyper-evolution is unprecedented; there has been more human-to-human transmission in the past four months than most likely occurred in the last 500 to 1,000 years. "
  • 4 easy reads for the weekend

    Humorous academic novels, a thriller and a memoir of the Midwest.
  • The great seat reclining debate of 2014

    "In effect, to increase the number of cabin seats, the space allotted to each passenger must be reduced. However, this reduced comfort remains tolerable for the passengers in as much as the flight lasts only one or a few hours."
  • 5 books to read this weekend

    Head to the library or bookstore to pick up one of these titles.

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