May 28, 2018: Hour 143:30
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Janice Chance lost her son, Marine Capt. Jesse Melton, in the war in Afghanistan in September 2008. He was killed when the Humvee he was riding in hit a roadside bomb. Chance, president of Maryland Gold Star Mothers, joins us to talk about her son's life and service, and how she plans to remember him on Memorial Day. Also, there's been a lot of discussion about how misinformation and inaccurate news spreads on websites like Facebook and Twitter. But even thorough journalism can become problematic on these sites. And, should Amazon break up? That's the question asked by The Atlantic senior editor Derek Thompson in his latest piece. The online retail giant could soon become the first trillion-dollar company in American history. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's May 28, 2018 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook and Tumblr.

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