FROM Julie Gallego
Orange County Sheriff Carona on Trial Mike Carona resigned as Sheriff of Orange County to concentrate on defending himself against criminal charges of misusing his office. Today, the jury heard opening arguments. Julie Gallego, politics editor at the Orange County Register , covered the indictment of the man known as "America's Sheriff."
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.
What is Trump's plan for Middle East peace? On his first foreign tour, President Trump has promised "peace" between Israel and the Palestinians. Are there any details for re-starting talks that have been stalled for the past three years?