Hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein is being charged with sex trafficking of minors and paying victims to recruit other underage girls. Host Robin Young gets the latest from NPR's Quil Lawrence. Also, the political debate over abortion appears to be black and white. But many Americans fall into a gray area. We discuss with Frances Kissling, president of the nonprofit Center for Health, Ethics and Social Policy. And, this week, host Jeremy Hobson is looking at four specific countries in Asia and how China's growing economic influence is affecting America's influence in the region. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 8, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at hereandnow.org, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.
This program aired on July 8, 2019.