FROM Greg Yee
Friends, Family Raise Questions about LB Police Shooting Feras Morad was a 20 year old, nationally ranked college debater from Woodland Hills. Long Beach police say he jumped through a second story window, reportedly influenced by drugs, and turned aggressive when an officer tried to help him. Finally, the officer shot him dead. Now, social media campaigns have been launched — in Morad’s memory and on behalf of his family. Greg Yee reports for the Long Beach Press Telegram .
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
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?
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?