To learn more about President Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court, Renee Montagne talks to one of his former law clerks. Sam Erman clerked for Judge Garland starting in 2009 and later served Supreme Court Justices John Paul Stevens and Anthony Kennedy. Erman now teaches at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.
The Federal Communications Commission is proposing, for the first time, privacy regulations for Internet service providers. The goal is to let consumers decide what information about them gets collected and how it's used.
The FBI wants Apple to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. Morning Edition wants to hear what questions listeners have about the ongoing legal dispute, and we'll answer them on a later show.
Renee Montagne talks to Senator Orrin Hatch, who says the next Supreme Court nominee shouldn't be named until after the next presidential election. If roles were reversed, he thinks Democrats would not go along with filling a justice seat in the middle of an election.
Congressional hearings have been looking into the lead-tainted water in Flint, Michigan. Mary Louise Kelly talks to former Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley, who was in charge when the city switched from Detroit's water supple to the Flint River.
There are more developments this week in a bizarre international bank heist that involves a sophisticated cyberattack into the central banking system of Bangladesh. Hackers siphoned out $100 million before they were stopped.
Very little is known about the foreign policy plans of Donald Trump. His campaign has not released the names of any advisers. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Richard Haass (Hoss), president of the Council on Foreign Relations, who has met with Donald Trump.