FROM David Murphy
How Syrian Refugees Are Screened Friday's attacks on Paris were organized by ISIS in Syria. Now 31 American Governors — including all the Republicans — say they don't want more Syrian refugees in their states. House Speaker Paul Ryan has called for a "pause" until the vetting process can be assessed for security. David Murphy, executive director of the International Rescue Committee in San Diego, explains how refugees are screened.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
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.