FROM Robert Donia
Radovan Karadzic Sentenced to 40 Years for Genocide After a trial lasting five years, an international criminal tribunal today convicted former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. The atrocities date back to the 1990's, when 8000 Bosnian Muslims were slaughtered at Srebrenica and Sarajevo, which were under siege for four years. Historian Bob Donia, author of, Rodavan Karaedzic: Architect of the Bosnian Genocide , testified before the tribunal.
Janesville and the American Dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn’t prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. On this Memorial Day rebroadcast of To the Point, we hear what’s happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.
Ex-FBI Director Comey tells his side of the story Today, former FBI Director James Comey came close to calling the President who fired him a liar. The White House denied the claim and called it insulting, but Republican Senators did not challenge Comey’s truthfulness. Many questions remain: did the President try to obstruct a federal investigation? Later, we’ll go behind the “velvet rope” for a look at 5-Star health care for the richest Americans.
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?
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.