The End of the Stimulus; The Emotions of Doctors; Humans and Animals

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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke walks away from the podiuim after delivering remarks September 15, 2011 in Washington, DC.

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke announced plans to phase out stimulus efforts. Reuters finance blogger Felix Salmon analyzes what that means for the economy. Plus: State Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins on the end of the legislative session in Albany; how the emotions of doctors affect patient care; a look at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas, California, Arizona and New Mexico; and science writer Jon Mooallem discusses his new book, Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America.