FROM Tim Lloyd
Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shoots Teenager in St. Louis, Sparking Protests Another fatal shooting of a young black man in St. Louis yesterday has sparked new protests there. Last night an off-duty police officer moonlighting as a security guard shot and killed an 18 year-old man in the city’s Shaw neighborhood. Family members have identified the victim as Vonderrit Myers Jr. Tim Lloyd is a reporter for St. Louis Public Radio.
Will the Senate write a healthcare bill in secret? While Democrats and Republicans argue White House relations with Russia, another question is being decided behind closed doors: who gets help buying health insurance and who doesn't? We hear how the pros and cons are being shrouded in secrecy.
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?
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.