FROM Miriam Kramer
Rosetta Probe Lander Sending Images from Comet The European Space Agency’s lander called Philae is sending pictures back from a comet speeding through outer space at 11,000 miles an hour. Philae appeared to have landed in just the right place, but then bounced twice — so it actually landed three times. Now its position may be a problem. Miriam Kramer, a staff writer for the website Space.com , has more on this breakthrough in space exploration.
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.
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?
Replacing Obamacare: Now you see it… now you don’t As the Senate deliberates replacing Obmacare, health coverage for millions of people is at stake. There've been no public hearings, and a draft measure won't be made public. Is the House version so unpopular that that Senate is hiding a version that looks much the same?