FROM Jim Finkle
Hackers Steal Credit Card Info of 40 Million Target Customers "Shop at Target, become a target." That's the response of just one out of 40 million holders of credit or debit cards whose data was stolen from America's third largest retailer. Investigators are impressed by the speed and sophistication of the crime. Target is worried about consumer confidence. Jim Finkle reports for Reuters in Boston.
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?
What is Trump's plan for Middle East peace? On his first foreign tour, President Trump has promised "peace" between Israel and the Palestinians. Are there any details for re-starting talks that have been stalled for the past three years?
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.