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GDP Numbers Appear Somewhat Less Bad

Estimates for today's second quarter GDP numbers will show a decline of somewhere between one percent and 1.5 percent. With The Takeaway to explain this lessening decline is Gus Faucher, director of Macroeconomics at Moody's Economy.Com.

Arts, Culture & Media

Dominick Dunne Dies at 83

Dominick Dunne, writer for Vanity Fair magazine and best-selling author of crime stories about the rich and famous, died yesterday at age 83 in his home in Manhattan. The Takeaway talks with New York Times columnist David Carr.

Global Politics

Kennedy Leaves Big Shoes to Fill

For a look at who is topping a list of potential successors for the late Senator Kennedy and why the appointment may be more complicated than it appears, The Takeaway is joined by Frank Phillips, Statehouse bureau chief for the Boston Globe.

Global Politics

Young Voices, Health Care Choices

All this week, The Takeaway has been speaking to different groups affected by the debate over health care reform. Today, we've compiled a mix of voices from young people wondering if they really need health insurance... or can afford it.

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