RT America -- December 19, 2017

‘I was somebody worthy of being loved’: Foster care in America
The opioid crisis in America is causing a major uptick in children entering the foster care system. In part two of her report, RT America’s Natasha Sweatte takes a look at how professionals are coping with the problem.

There won’t be an infrastructure bill, says former Democratic congressman
President Donald Trump responded to the train accident in Washington by tweeting support for a major infrastructure spending bill. Former congressman Jim Moran (D-Virginia) tells RT America’s Ed Schultz that such a bill seems unlikely.

‘Come back when there is that accident’ – Mayor of Lakewood before deadly Amtrak crash
Officials are saying at least three are dead and dozens injured after an Amtrak train crashed just south of Seattle on Monday morning. More than 70 people were transported to local hospitals, some in critical condition, shortly after the accident occurred. A local mayor warned of the danger beforehand, RT America’s Ashlee Banks reports.