What it’s like to be a foster parent during the opioid crisis
Oct 10, 2019

What it’s like to be a foster parent during the opioid crisis

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Plus: The impact California's power outages are having on low-income households, and why negotiating a salary is so hard.

Segments From this episode

A new jet fuel offers the prospect of no-carbon, “guilt-free” flying

Oct 10, 2019
A pilot project in Rotterdam is testing the viability of a fuel made out of air that would cut an aircraft’s emissions to zero.
A group of companies is testing the viability of a “no-carbon” jet fuel at the Hague Airport. Above, a plane flies over Germany in 2018.
Silas Stein/DPA/AFP via Getty Images

Daytime TV is having a moment

Familiar faces from the world of news and entertainment are getting lassoed into host roles.
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Power shut-offs present unique challenges to low-income Californians

Oct 10, 2019
Power shutoffs aren’t wildfires or earthquakes, but for some they can be a kind of disaster.
A sign in Calistoga, California, calls on PG&E to turn the electricity back on during a statewide blackout in October 2019.
Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images

Social Security benefits' buying power is fading, despite adjustments

Oct 10, 2019
Seniors will get an extra 1.6%. But their cost of living rose by 1.9%.
Blank Social Security checks are run through a printer at the U.S. Treasury printing facility Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Music from the episode

Windchimes Eyeliner
They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.) Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth
Chamakay Blood Orange
Fail Safe William Tyler

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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