Update Available: Infrastructure, Venezuelan Protests, and Burkinis
Infrastructure across the US needs a reboot. President Trump met with top Democrats to try to figure out how to make – and pay for – the fixes. In Venezuela, two people are still calling themselves prez. The US says it wants a “peaceful transition” - but today, things weren’t looking that peaceful. Also on today’s show: Sports Illustrated is making history in its swimsuit issue, and Japan is making history in the Imperial Palace.
Paying For It?: US Ransom Policies, Boeing, and Fake Meat
Star Players: AG Bill Barr, Caster Semenya, and Lucy Liu
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