Oct 3, 2017

10/03/2017: How much do millennials value college?

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(U.S. Edition) After Sunday night's shooting in Las Vegas, emergency responders rushed hundreds to hospitals. On today's show, we'll look at how hospitals prepare for mass trauma. Afterwards, we'll talk about the former Equifax CEO's planned appearance on Capitol Hill, and whether lawmakers will do anything to help prevent huge data breaches in the future. And finally, we'll chat with the University of Chicago's Cathy Cohen about millennial attitudes toward education.

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With mass trauma victims, Las Vegas hospitals are put to the test

Oct 3, 2017
After Sunday night’s shooting in Las Vegas, emergency responders rushed hundreds of people to hospitals in and around the city. Most hospitals in the country are built to provide elective, predictable care. Few in the country have the capacity to handle that sort of surge – so how does a hospital prepare for mass trauma? […]

Fallen Equifax CEO faces congressional grilling

Oct 3, 2017
The former CEO of Equifax will spend much of this week testifying on Capitol Hill. Richard Smith is scheduled to appear before no less than four congressional committees, over three days. Lawmakers will be asking lots of questions about the massive data breach at Equifax. Less clear is what happens next.  Click the audio player […]

Do millennials think college is worth the cost?

Oct 3, 2017
A new survey sheds some light on how millennials from different racial and ethnic groups view education.
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(U.S. Edition) After Sunday night’s shooting in Las Vegas, emergency responders rushed hundreds to hospitals. On today’s show, we’ll look at how hospitals prepare for mass trauma. Afterwards, we’ll talk about the former Equifax CEO’s planned appearance on Capitol Hill, and whether lawmakers will do anything to help prevent huge data breaches in the future. And finally, we’ll chat with the University of Chicago’s Cathy Cohen about millennial attitudes toward education.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC