FROM Michelle McNamara
Can a New Internet Campaign Catch a Violent Serial Killer? Michelle McNamara first became fascinated with serial killers when she was just fourteen. Now she's a crime blogger, by her own admission she has become obsessed with a California serial murderer whom she calls the Golden State Killer. He's believed to be responsible for sixty crimes, mostly murders, rapes or both. He ended his crime spree apparently more than 25 years ago. McNamara, who blogs at TrueCrimeDiary.com tells her story in this month's Los Angeles magazine.
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.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?