FROM Sibylla Brodzinsky
Betancourt, Americans Freed in Daring Rescue For the first time in six years, Ingrid Betancourt today embraced her children, a day after her dramatic rescue from the FARC rebels in Colombia. Thirteen other hostages, including three Americans, were released with her. Sibylla Brodzinsky reports from Bogota, for the Christian Science Monitor .
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
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.
Janesville and the American Dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn’t prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. On this Memorial Day rebroadcast of To the Point, we hear what’s happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.