KNX InDepth (June 12, 2019)

KNX In Depth
Wednesday, June 12th
Heartburn drugs can be deadly. Proton pump inhibitors, like Prevacid and Prilosec, are known to have serious side effects. Now researchers have documented the ways in which they may be deadly.

President Trump is sparring with Congress again. The Department of Justice announced the president has asserted executive privilege over Congressionally subpoenaed documents on the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. House Democrats want those documents to figure out why the question was added. How will they get them now?

Hollywood Burbank is selected as the country's best airport while LAX is tabbed as the world's worst according Fodor's. It says Burbank is an airport free of most of the hassles that take the fun out of travel plans while LAX is called a "behemoth time suck."

You see them pitched all the time on TV infomercials. Reverse mortgages are billed as a way for senior citizens to secure much-needed cash to last through their retirement. But a report from USA Today has found these seemingly benign money plans have turned into nightmares. Nearly 100,000 loans that allowed senior citizens to tap into their home equity have failed, leading to foreclosure notices for many. How can people protect themselves?

The idea of a single payer healthcare system, sometimes billed as "Medicare for All," is a popular idea in progressive left circles. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is pushing for the system. The plan is getting unlikely allies now in the business world. Some owners and CEOs are now expressing their support. We talk to a CEO leading this charge.

Britain's Atlantis is finally found--8,000 years after it was swallowed by the sea.


A big alligator chomps off a piece of a cop car.
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