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May 23, 2017: Hour 2
In hour two of Here & Now's May 23, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Frank Langfitt joins Here & Now's Robin Young with the latest from Manchester, England, after an explosion at a concert killed more than 20 people on Monday night. Also, we speak with CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo about the GOP health care plan, President Trump, the growing opioid crisis and other health issues. And we hear from Vera Bergengruen of McClatchy News, who has done a deep dive on former national security adviser Michael Flynn's connections to Turkey.
May 23, 2017: Hour 1
In hour one of Here & Now's May 23, 2017 full broadcast, Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest on the investigation into what happened at Manchester Arena from the BBC's Rob Watson. Also, would you invite perfect strangers to your home for a meal you've cooked? We explore the idea with home chef Surinder Marbha, who hosts Indian dinners through the app EatWith in Dallas. And the Trump administration budget proposal out Tuesday calls for sharp cuts to social programs. We take a closer look at some of the specifics with NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben.
May 22, 2017: Hour 2
In hour two of Here & Now's May 22, 2017 full broadcast, we discuss the latest from Washington, including preparations to release a budget proposal that's expected to slash social programs while President Trump is visiting Israel. Also, journalist Jeffrey Gettleman joins us to talk about his memoir, "Love, Africa." And earlier this month, Puerto Rico filed for a type of bankruptcy. We learn how Puerto Ricans are feeling about the latest austerity measures.
May 22, 2017: Hour 1
In hour one of Here & Now's May 22, 2017 full broadcast, we discuss the latest on President Trump's trip to Israel with Neri Zilber, a journalist and adjunct fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, who is reporting from Jerusalem. Also, in heavily Republican Montana, the race between Democrat Rob Quist and Republican Greg Gianforte has gained national attention. The editor of The Montana Standard joins us to check in on where the contest stands. And researchers say they have discovered the highest density of trash in the world on a tiny, remote island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.