FROM Lexi Pandell
Why Horse Racing's Top Prize Is So Elusive Tomorrow — for the second year in a row — it’s possible that a horse could win the last race in the Triple Crown — for the first time since 1978. American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby five weeks ago. Two weeks later, he took the Preakness. Tomorrow, he’s run in the Belmont Stakes — with a chance of a Triple Crown winner for the first time in 37 years. What are his chances? American Pharoah after winning the 2015 Preakness ( Maryland GovPics )
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?
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.
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.
Trump's 'America First' goes missing abroad In the Middle East, President Trump is changing some policies of the Obama Administration—and reversing his own campaign attacks on Islam as a religion that "hates us." We hear about his visit to Saudi Arabia and what's at stake for the rest of his foreign excursion.