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Kai talks with Ron Suskind and his son Owen Suskind about the new documentary film "Life, Animated" that follows their son's story of overcoming autism; Banks in Silicon Valley are trying to attract more customers by offering 24 hour approvals and zero-money-down mortgages.; and a group of students from Yale University is setting up Connecticut's first bail fund to pay the bail of low income people who would otherwise be stuck in jail for minor offenses

Segments From this episode

Clinton’s “glass ceiling” shattered — now what?

Jul 27, 2016
Changing gender roles and the challenges Hillary Clinton faces in this election
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton addresses the second evening session of the Democratic National Convention from a screen at the Wells Fargo Center, July 26, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Super fast mortgage approval and zero down. Say what?

Jul 27, 2016
Lenders are again offering exceptional terms. Especially if you're a tech worker.
Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images

Finding his voice, one Disney character at a time

Jul 27, 2016
How Disney movies helped a boy with autism communicate
Owen Suskind, subject of the documentary "Life, Animated."
Dan Goldberg

Twitter shares take a tumble

Jul 27, 2016
Social media platform Twitter's shares slumped on Wall Street today.

Fed holds rates steady amid political uncertainty

Jul 27, 2016
And action is even less likely as the presidential election approaches.
The Fed didn't raise rates and no one is surprised. 
Win McNamee/Getty Images

When you can't make bail

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Jul 27, 2016
For some people, posting even small bonds can be a huge burden.
A man walks by a bail bonds shop in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Kai talks with Ron Suskind and his son Owen Suskind about the new documentary film “Life, Animated” that follows their son’s story of overcoming autism; Banks in Silicon Valley are trying to attract more customers by offering 24 hour approvals and zero-money-down mortgages.; and a group of students from Yale University is setting up Connecticut’s first bail fund to pay the bail of low income people who would otherwise be stuck in jail for minor offenses

Music from the episode

Kangaroo Court Capital Cities
Don't Mess With My Man Nivea, Brian Casey, Brandon Casey
Chasing Rainbows Ulrich Schnauss, Jonas Munk, Ulrich Schnauss, Jonas Munk