FROM Lisa Fimiani
The Rocky Road to Restoring LA's Coastal Habitats After millions of dollars in public money, two decades of controversy and 10 years of planning, there's been a ribbon cutting at the Malibu Lagoon State Beach . But the issues are still not settled. What should restored tidal wetlands along the coast look like? What's next for the Ballona Wetlands between Marina del Rey and Westchester? We hear a report by independent producer Jody Becker and speak with Lisa Fimiani, Executive Director of the Friends of the Ballona Wetlands .
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?
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.
Will the Senate write a healthcare bill in secret? While Democrats and Republicans argue White House relations with Russia, another question is being decided behind closed doors: who gets help buying health insurance and who doesn't? We hear how the pros and cons are being shrouded in secrecy.
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?