First up: We’ve got the latest on school closures across the country, COVID-19 boosters for teenagers, the jury’s verdict in the Elizabeth Holmes trial, and Apple hitting $3 trillion dollars.
Next: Verizon and AT&T’s 5G rollout is threatening to ground planes in major cities all over the US. We’ll break down why — and how the airlines and mobile networks plan to fix it.
Then: One year ago today, rioters stormed the Capitol building in DC. We’ll ask two experts: what’s happened since then? And what’s being done to make sure nothing like this ever happens again?
Plus: Biden’s got beef with the meat industry. We’ll explain why a few major meatpackers have got the President’s attention.
Finally: It’s been 20 years since the first Harry Potter movie hit theaters. We’ll talk to one journalist about the legacy of those movies - and what the HBO anniversary special left on the cutting room floor.
On this episode, you’ll hear from:
Molly Reynolds, senior fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings Institute
Seamus Hughes, deputy director, George Washington University Project on Extremism
Karla Rodriguez, pop culture reporter, Complex
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