FROM Eric Macramalla
Second Concussion Lawsuit Takes Aim at NHL Culture of Violence The National Football League has been hit by 200 lawsuits by players who've suffered concussions. Now the National Hockey League is being taken to court by nine former players. Not only are they seeking compensation and medical care from the NHL, they're also asking for changes in the way the game is played. Eric Macramalla is a lawyer based in Ontario, legal analyst for TSN .
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?
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
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.