Jim Henry

Opioid bills

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Well, Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill actually do agree on some things. One is that the opioid crisis is now a leading cause of death in this country, and that it demands immediate attention.

Wednesday morning news: June 20, 2018

China blasts new US tariff » China is accusing President Trump of declaring a trade war with new tariffs he announced Tuesday.

Tuesday morning news: June 19, 2018

Horowitz, Wray testify on Capitol Hill » Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz stuck to his guns on Monday, telling Senate lawmakers that political bias did not affect the FBI’s handling of the Clinton email and Russia investigations. 

Alarming suicide rates in America

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: The nation’s rising suicide rate has people asking “why?”

Wednesday morning news: June 13, 2018

Colorado wildfires rage on » Authorities have closed the San Juan National Forest as more than 900 firefighters continue to battle the so-called 416 wildfire in southwestern Colorado near the town of Durango. 

Monday morning news: June 11, 2018

Trump, Kim Jong Un prepare for tomorrow’s summit » The stakes are high for tomorrow’s denuclearization summit in Singapore between the United States and North Korea.

Social Security number thefts

NICK EICHER, HOST: It’s Thursday, June 7th, 2018. Glad to have you along for today’s episode of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. You probably know you are supposed to protect the privacy of your social security number. But one disturbing estimate shows hackers have...

Wednesday morning news: June 6, 2018

Guatemala death toll at 69 » AUDIO: Sound of funeral Thousands of mourners in a funeral procession for victims of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala.

Tuesday morning news: June 5, 2018

Guatemala volcano erupts » Rescue teams continue to search for bodies in the shadow of Guatemala’s Volcan del Fuego.

Friday morning news: June 1, 2018

U.S.-North Korea summit update » Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Kim Yong Chol, a top North Korean official for the third time on Thursday, trying to get the U.S.-North Korean denuclearization summit back on track.