FROM Christine Brennan
Hockey Just Doesn’t Get No Respect If you were scanning the sports headlines, you might think that all the news these days is Kobe versus Dwight , or the Red Sox versus the Yankees . But there's another battle of the titans going on in the sports world. What about those guys slamming into each other on the ice? Game Seven of the Stanley Cup Finals is tonight. It's been a fierce series and yet hockey fans lament that no else seems to care. Christine Brennan is sports columnist for USA Today .
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.