Since the election of Donald Trump, few questions have divided the press more than whether or not to call the president a liar. New York Times White House correspondent Maggie Haberman reignited that debate when she sent out this tweet last weekend saying, "Trump told two demonstrable falsehoods this AM," referring to immigration policy and an off-the-record press briefing. Many attacked Haberman, asking why she didn’t call what Trump said “lies,” plain and simple. Emily was joined by WGBH's Adam Reilly, Lylah Alphonse of the U.S. News & World Report, Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University, and former CNN White House correspondent Dan Lothian.
Yuki NoguchiAugust 16, 2018 07:23 AM
Are Job Ads Targeting Young Workers Breaking The Law?Many employers use online ads to attract younger workers. Several pending lawsuits are testing whether employers using highly targeted recruitment ads can be sued for age discrimination.
James DoubekAugust 16, 2018 06:12 AM
Colorado Baker Sues State Again, After Refusing To Make Cake For Transgender WomanJack Phillips, who prevailed in a Supreme Court case about his refusal to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, is suing Colorado in a case involving a cake celebrating gender transition.
Alexis ArnoldAugust 16, 2018 06:00 AM
Bills And Bulletproof Backpacks: Safety Measures For A New School YearAs summer draws to a close, schools are beefing up security, and some parents are buying bulletproof school supplies. In Washington, one agency wants to students to learn about traumatic injuries.
Scott NeumanAugust 16, 2018 03:45 AM
Dozens Overdose In Connecticut Park On Tainted Synthetic MarijuanaMore than 70 people fell ill in or around a historic park in New Haven, near the Yale University campus. Police believe the synthetic cannabinoid K2 laced with fentanyl caused the rash of overdoses.