FROM David Murphy
How Syrian Refugees Are Screened Friday's attacks on Paris were organized by ISIS in Syria. Now 31 American Governors — including all the Republicans — say they don't want more Syrian refugees in their states. House Speaker Paul Ryan has called for a "pause" until the vetting process can be assessed for security. David Murphy, executive director of the International Rescue Committee in San Diego, explains how refugees are screened.
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.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?