June 24, 2019: Trump Vows To Tighten Iran Sanctions; Bioethicist On His Struggle With Opioids
The Trump administration says it's set to impose more sanctions on Iran Monday. The move comes after the president called off an airstrike in response to Iran downing a U.S. drone. Also, after a motorcycle accident that almost took off his foot, Johns Hopkins University bioethicist Travis Rieder became dependent on the pain medication he had been prescribed. He writes about the experience in his new book, "In Pain." That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's June 24, 2019 full broadcast.
June 24, 2019: Supreme Court Decisions; 2020 Candidate Michael Bennet On His Campaign
We learn more about Supreme Court decisions coming down Monday. Also, Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado says he's running for president on a promise to reverse a tide in Washington that he sees as detrimental to democracy. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's June 24, 2019 full broadcast.
June 21, 2019: GOP Sen. John Kennedy On Iran; Life As A Cirque Du Soleil Performer
President Trump said he called off an airstrike on Iran Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. drone. Republican Sen. John Kennedy joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss. And, Cirque du Soleil performer Sante Fortunato discusses the challenges of doing aerial acrobatics on a swinging chandelier in the show, "Corteo."
June 21, 2019: Trump Calls Off Iran Strike; Class Of 2019 Speaks Out On Climate Change
NPR White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe and Fox News senior Capitol Hill producer Chad Pergram join Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson and Lisa Mullins to review the escalating tensions with Iran and other news in politics this week. Also, graduation speakers all around the country are sending a warning to 2020 presidential hopefuls: have a plan to get to zero emissions in 11 years, or lose our votes. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's June 21, 2019 full broadcast.
June 20, 2019: GOP Rep. On Iran; Study Finds Pot Use Doubled Among Pregnant Women
Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it shot down a U.S. drone in Iranian airspace. The U.S. says the drone was actually in international airspace. Host Jeremy Hobson speaks with Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz of Florida about heightened tensions between the two countries. Also, cannabis use in the U.S. has doubled among pregnant women according to a new study in Journal of the American Medical Association. A second study shows an increased risk of preterm delivery among women who report cannabis use in pregnancy. Host Robin ...