Friday, August 11th 2017
August 11, 2017: Hour 2
In hour two of Here & Now's Aug. 11, 2017 full broadcast, NPR's Greg Myre joins us to discuss the latest on U.S.-North Korea tensions, and how the current climate compares to previous disputes between the two countries. Also, next week is the 70th anniversary of the partition of India and Pakistan. Moeed Yusuf, associate vice president of the Asia Center at the U.S. Institute of Peace, joins us to consider the partition's legacy in Pakistan. And in Seattle, some companies and organizations — pushed by state and local government — are working to reduce the number of solo-car commutes by charging for parking by the day.
August 11, 2017: Hour 1
In hour one of Here & Now's Aug. 11, 2017 full broadcast, Fox News' Chad Pergram and NPR's Geoff Bennett join us to discuss the week in politics, which was dominated by escalating tension between the U.S. and North Korea, and President Trump's rhetoric. Also, two LGBT advocacy groups have filed the first federal lawsuit against Trump's ban on transgender troops. We hear from one of the lawyers on the case. And Louisiana's governor has declared a state of emergency in New Orleans, with more rain expected in the city through the weekend. We get the latest on what's happening on the ground, and what residents and officials are doing to prepare.