FROM Dan Frosch
Active Shooter Drills Elicit Lawsuits In the aftermath of all too many mass shootings and other violent incidents, there’s been more and more effort to prepare for the worst. But that’s easier said than done. Michelle Meeker is a registered nurse who quit her job and sued a Colorado nursing home after it staged a drill designed to prepare employees for an armed intruder. Dan Frosch has written about that and similar incidents for the Wall Street Journal.
The flight bumping heard around 'round the world Recent video of a passenger forcibly removed from a United Airlines plane is a worst-case example of what's happened since consolidation into just four US-based carriers. Management seems to be tone-deaf to a decline in service — and even abuse — of passengers.
GOP 'Nukes' the Senate filibuster on SCOTUS nominees Senate Democrats today blocked Judge Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the US Supreme Court… but just for the moment. The Republican majority has changed the rules to force a likely confirmation as soon as tomorrow.
Nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula slowly coming to a head North Korea did not conduct a nuclear test this weekend, but it did show apparent progress in developing a missile that that could strike the United States. The Trump Administration says it has lost its "strategic patience." We hear what that might -- or might not -- mean for North Korea, China and the prospects for diplomacy.