- Newsmaker: Alarming HIV Levels in Young Gay and Bisexual Men Alarming levels of HIV infection have been reported by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in six major US cities. Dr. Helene Gayle, AIDs Chief at the CDC, says that to successfully combat this major health problem, prevention and intervention must be tailored to the needs of different communities and generations.
- Reporter's Notebook: Anita De Frantz's Bid to Head International Olympic Committee In July Juan Antonio Samaranch will retire as president of the International Olympic Committee. First Vice President Anita DeFrantz, a former Olympic medalist and the most powerful female sports administrator in the world, has announced her candidacy for the presidency. She shares her personal reason for wanting to head the world games.
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Special: ‘Trump Baby’ flies over Big Ben… President Trump flies to Europe this week for meetings with NATO, the Queen and Russia’s President Putin. But the president won’t be the only Trump flying when he lands in the UK. An enormous, orange “Trump baby” balloon, complete with a diaper and cell phone is set to float just above the streets of London, for all to see. What else do British protestors have in store?
On the road to SCOTUS: Politics trumps the law Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away. The Supreme Court may see cases involving abortion, health care and the limits of presidential power. Can Democrats use upcoming hearings to dramatize what’s at stake--before November’s elections?
Politics and ‘incivility’ One Democrat wants Trump aides confronted in public over separating immigrant families. But her party’s leaders call that “incivility.” The question is: does moderation accomplish real change -- or is it a smokescreen for the status quo? When it comes to achieving racial equality, what’s worked and what hasn’t?
Family migration and the politics of incivility Separating immigrant families at the border may be something new, but the US has never extended the “Good Neighbor Policy” to Central America. Clinton and Bush discouraged newcomers, and Obama was called, “Deporter in Chief.” We’ll provide context ignored in mainstream media coverage.
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