FROM Chris Peterson
It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's...Space Junk? The skies over Colorado and some neighboring states lit up today with bright streaks of colored light. A piece of material landed in Riverton, Wyoming. The North American Aerospace Defense Command says it's the remains of a Russian rocket . Reporting that no damage has been reported, NORAD adds that the debris falling from outer space is not believed to be hazardous.
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.
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?