• Now, back to the global food crisis. Joining me today is Tony Hall, the former Ohio congressman who was also the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations humanitarian agencies in Rome.

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  • Former congressman and ambassador Tony Hall suggests that nations haven't developed the political and spiritual will to confront the alarming global food crisis because "poor people don't vote."

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  • Listen to this episode online, download the MP3 and read the transcript.

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  • In Texas, the Court of Appeals this week (May 22) said state officials were wrong and not have enough evidence to justify removing more than 400 children from the compound of a polygamous sect.

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  • Earlier this month, in preparation for the riding season, several thousand bikers descended on Paterson, New Jersey to have their bikes blessed by a Catholic priest who is also a biker and who ministers to all those who ride.

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  • Tom Monaghan developed a new town, complete with its own massive house of worship and university, out of farmland in southwest Florida. He’s hoping that the town, and the university, will produce more than diplomas.
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  • The death toll continues to rise in Burma, also known as Myanmar. As of this writing at least 32,000 people have died and that number is expected to rise significantly in the days ahead.

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  • We have a story today about transformation in the Islamic Middle East -- moderate Muslims challenging the fundamentalists. The contest is being played out on satellite TV channels where young Muslim televangelists are preaching a combination of piety and modern life.

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  • The practice of “familial searching” is causing a conflict between solving crimes and protecting privacy. Police can now take DNA from a crime scene and compare it to millions of DNA samples in a government database. If there is even a partial match, that could lead to the criminal by way of his or her family members if their DNA is in the database. More

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