FROM Grant Wahl
Beckham's Back The latest from David Beckham is that his family loves Los Angeles and he'll stay with the LA Galaxy . The soccer superstar claims to have settled his differences with Landon Donovan, who was asked to give up as team captain when Beckham came on the scene. In The Beckham Experiment : How the World's Most Famous Athlete Tried to Conquer America, published this week, Donovan accused Beckham of giving up on the team and failing to give his best effort. The author is Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl.
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.
In Janesville, WI, Middle America meets the new 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. We hear what's happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.
Truth and Lies in Trumpland Donald Trump is using mis-information like no President has before him. It's an unprecedented challenge to the news media, and a potential threat to democracy. We hear how the "leader of all the people" is dividing Americans and confusing the rest of the world.