FROM Brad Klapper
Hillary Clinton Goes to Greenland to Discuss the Arctic The melting of ice in Greenland is evidence of global warming; it creates opportunities for industrial development; and it puts the US in an uncomfortable diplomatic position. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attended the Seventh Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Nuuk, Greenland that ended yesterday. Bradley Klapper, who was there for the Associated Press , has more on Clinton's visit and how Greenlanders themselves regard unprecedented environmental change.
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.
Replacing Obamacare: Now you see it… now you don’t As the Senate deliberates replacing Obmacare, health coverage for millions of people is at stake. There've been no public hearings, and a draft measure won't be made public. Is the House version so unpopular that that Senate is hiding a version that looks much the same?
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?