FROM Tia Moore Henry
New Orleans Food Scene Shows the Katrina Recovery Turtle soup, pecan pie and shrimp po-boys are synonymous with New Orleans, which has always been famous for food. But Katrina drove some beloved institutions quite literally under water. Ten years later, the restaurant scene has not just recovered, it’s better than ever, according to Kim Severson, food correspondent for the New York Times . We also hear from Tia Moore Henry, who was studying to be a nurse before Katrina, and now runs Café Dauphine in the Lower 9th Ward. Shrimp salad at Café Dauphine A menu from Coquette's no-menu Tuesdays Your menu's presented at completion of your meal. It's a surprise what you're served! Photo courtesy of Bill Kleiman
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.
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.
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?
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.