One Million Species Threatened with Extinction

A new report is again making a dire prediction about the future of our planet.The diversity of life on the planet is deteriorating much faster than we thought and up to 1 million species are threatened with extinction, many of which could be lost “within decades.” Andrew Freedman, science editor at Axios, joins us for the transformational change needed to avert this, and the good news, it’s not too late yet.

Next, The US has deployed a carrier strike group and a number of bombers to the Middle East to serve as a deterrent to Iran based on new intelligence that American forces could be in danger in the area.Bryan Bender, defense editor at Politico, joins us for what this deployment means and how Iran/U.S. relations are going.

Finally, the hit HBO show Game of Thrones is in its final season and fans are rabid when it comes to catching all the little details in the show.But did you notice that Starbucks cup sitting on the table?It’s a flub that many just couldn’t believe.My producer Miranda joins us for what happened and how the PR value of this mistake could mean well over $1 million for Starbucks.