Government Shutdown: Where Negotiations Stand on its 32nd Day

January 22, 2019

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Government Shutdown: Where Negotiations Stand on its 32nd Day

Workers will miss a second paycheck if the shutdown continues through the end of the week.

Senator Merkley Asks FBI to Open Probe into DHS Secretary Over Family Separation Statements 

A new document showed that Trump administration officials considered family separation as early as 2017, months before the zero-tolerance policy was announced.

The Dark History Behind the 'Father of Modern Gynecology' 

The father of gynecology made important discoveries for the field. But he made them in part by experimenting on enslaved black women.

Supreme Court Allows Trump's Transgender Military Ban to Go Into Effect

In a 5 to 4 vote, the Supreme Court revived the Trump Administration's policy of barring transgender people from serving in the military.

Elevated Lead Levels in Newark's Water; Mayor Ras Baraka Demands Federal Help

Officials have known about the lead since 2016, but new testing shows the problem is getting worse.

Unpacking the Role of Prescription Drug-Makers in the Opioid Epidemic

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey alleges that Purdue Pharma executives knew that the prescription narcotics they sold were highly addictive.

Guests:

Emily Cochrane

Senator Jeff Merkley

Charly Evon Simpson

Paula Neira

Karen Yi