Obama Visits the Arctic Circle

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President Obama ends his Alaska visit today with more calls for urgent action on climate change. But is the US taking urgent enough action to get a foothold in the northern polar region where Russia, China and other nations have already staked claims? Guest host Barbara Bogaev explores the new Cold War in the Arctic.

Also, the President secures a crucial Congressional vote on the Iran nuclear deal. On today's Talking Point, jail time instead of psychiatric help. How an arrest for stealing snacks ended in death for one mentally ill young man.

Photo: President Obama at Resurrection Bay in Alaska (Official White House photo)