Monday, August 20th, 2018
August 20, 2018
President Trump responds to a story in The New York Times that details cooperation between White House counsel Donald McGahn and the inquiry by special counsel Robert Mueller. Venezuela takes dramatic measures to stem inflation. Also, a new Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo worries health officials.
Friday, August 17th, 2018
August 17, 2018
The Vatican responds to a Pennsylvania grand jury report alleging the widespread sexual abuse of children by members of the clergy. And nearly a year after Hurricane Maria, FEMA dials down assistance to Puerto Rico. And, the legacy of Aretha Franklin.
Thursday, August 16th, 2018
August 16, 2018
President Trump follows through on a threat. He revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan. The first case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller is in the hands of a jury this morning. If convicted, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could spend the rest of his life in prison. Also, so-called "living drugs" could reshape how some cancers are treated.
Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
August 15, 2018
A Democratic primary in Vermont results in the country's first openly transgender person to ever win a major party's nomination for governor. And now that West Virginia's House of Delegates has voted to impeach the state's Supreme Court justices, the state Senate will decide their fate. Also, a report reveals widespread sexual abuse by priests in Pennsylvania.
Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
August 14, 2018
Four states hold primary elections today, with closely watched races ahead for Connecticut, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Vermont. How might political tensions and scandal impact the vote? Taliban insurgents have killed dozens of Afghan soldiers and police in new fighting. What's the U.S. plan now, nearly 17 years after it entered the war? Plus, how much farther could Turkey's economic crisis spread?