FROM Jeff Passan
Break in Major League Baseball Drug Investigation Major League Baseball may be about to seek the suspension of 20 players in what would be the largest scandal in American sports history involving performance-enhancing drugs. Major stars are said to be in jeopardy. Tony Bosch is not as well known as Alex Rodriguez or Ryan Braun, unless you're following the ongoing scandal. Bosch, who has closed his Biogenesis of America lab in Miami, has reportedly agreed to cooperate with Major League Baseball. Jeff Passan is baseball columnist for Yahoo Sports .
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.
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.