FROM Gregory Bergey
Chief Justice Robert Suffers Seizure Chief Justice John Roberts walked out of a Maine hospital today and waved to onlookers, one day after he suffered a seizure that caused him to fall on a dock near his vacation home. Doctors said there was no tumor, no stroke or any other explanation. President Bush spoke to him by phone and said he sounded "in great spirits." Dr. Gregory Bergey is Professor of Neurology and Director of the Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center.
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.
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?