FROM Janette Williams
Investigators Begin Probing into Cause of Station Fire The Station Fire in the Angeles National Forest has scorched more than 140,000 acres, making it the largest fire in LA County history. As firefighters continue to battle the flames, helped by cooler weather, investigators are sifting through ashes to determine the fire's cause. Janette Williams is senior writer for the Pasadena Star-News .
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.
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.