Take a rapid-fire tour of the day’s hot-button issues. Award-winning journalist Warren Olney leads an informative and thought-provoking discussion of major news stories with expert guests that bring multiple perspectives on each issue to the table. Daily Newsmaker and Talking Point features round out each episode with a personal touch. Produced by KCRW/Santa Monica.

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Stories of outrageous behavior by doctors in operating rooms have the medical profession in an uproar. They were reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine, which is accused of creating mistrust among patients. We hear about the stories and why they were published.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans was left under water 10 years ago ? one of the worst disasters in American history. Today, it's celebrating a historic recovery ? but not for everybody.  
Controversy over Hillary Clinton's private email account while she was Secretary of State is not going away?despite her claim that she's been caught in a turf war between intelligence agencies. As the FBI continues its investigation, we look at the impact on her race for the White House.

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Warren Olney

He is the only person to have been twice named Broadcast Journalist of the Year — for his work in both radio and television — by the Society of Professional Journalists, Los Angeles. He is the recipient of Emmy Awards for reporting and anchoring, and Golden Mikes for investigative reporting. Olney was a television news reporter and anchor from 1966 to 1991, working in Washington, D.C., Sacramento and Los Angeles.