February 20, 2019 at 5:30 am

Bernie Sanders throws his hat into the ring of Democratic candidates vying to defeat President Trump in the 2020 presidential election. Could his entry embolden a Trump run? Who are the real losers of Amazon HQ2’s pull out of Long Island City? Find out! Protests have erupted around the country over the President’s declaration of a “state of emergency” at the […]

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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 12, 2019episode
February 13, 2019 at 5:30 am

With another government shutdown looming, lawmakers reach “an agreement in principle” on border security funding. But, will the president sign it or follow through on his threat to declare a national emergency? We’ll discuss. Frontline and The Wall Street Journal investigate the federal government’s decades-long failure to stop a pediatrician accused of sexually abusing Native American boys. Pop-rock musical “Be More Chill” […]

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METROFOCUS: FEBRUARY 11, 2019episode
February 12, 2019 at 5:30 am

Are the plans for Amazon HQ2 over and out of Long Island City? We have the latest details. Tension mounts within the city council after Bronx Representative Ruben Diaz Sr. makes comments perceived as homophobic. Meet your neighbors and alternative approaches to combating all forms of mental illness. “The Band’s Visit” Tony Award-winning actor Ari’el  Stachel reveals his post 9/11 shame […]

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