FROM Ina Fried
Apple Has Techies Talking about Two New Phones One of the new iPhones expected from Apple tomorrow will feature advanced new technology and higher prices. So why, for the first time, is another new iPhone also expected — that's both more basic and cheaper? Tomorrow's unveiling of two new iPhones will take place in Cupertino, as it always does, and Ina Fried will be there. The senior editor for All Things D is the one who reported the news back in August.
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.
What happens when America retreats from the world? Is President Trump taking his "America First" agenda to extremes, withdrawing the country from the international stage on trade and climate change, distancing America from its traditional allies across the Atlantic and even threatening to physically isolate the country through the building of a wall along its southern border? León Krauze guest hosts.
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.