FROM Nathan Heffel
Rescues Continue in Colorado's Thousand-Year Flood Hundreds of people are still unaccounted for in Northeastern Colorado, where massive flooding has devastated communities from the mountains down onto the plains. Nathan Heffel, who reports for public radio station KUNC in Greeley, Colorado, updates the situation.
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.