FROM Donald Kessler
Falling NASA Satellite Will Not Crash in North America NASA's Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite is heading into the lower atmosphere, where most is expected to burn up on re-entry. But some 300-pound pieces satellite are expected to rain down tomorrow someplace on Earth. NASA says it won't know exactly where until about two hours before they land. Donald Kessler, retired as NASA's senior scientist for orbital research, led a report on space debris for the National Research Council earlier this year.
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
Janesville and the American Dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn’t prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. On this Memorial Day rebroadcast of To the Point, we hear what’s happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.
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.