Slate on Day to Day for the week of June 18.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of June 18.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of June 18.

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June 20 2007 2:39 PM

Under the Influence

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

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Jurisprudence: GAO Finds Signing Statements Influenced Law
A Government Accountability Office report released this week concluded that federal agencies arbitrarily implemented laws under the influence of President Bush's signing statements. These statements are a set of instructions to agencies about how to implement the law. Dahlia Lithwick talks with Anthony Brooks. Listen to the segment.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Medical Examiner: Diets Don't Work Long-Term
Researchers who have examined many studies on diets conclude that in the long run, they are likely not to work. Dr. Sydney Spiesel talks with Madeleine Brand about the study and about how to help children stay healthy and lose weight. Listen to the segment.