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Photo: Youth inspect rubble of a damaged house after an airstrike yesterday on rebel-held Daraa Al-Balad, Syria April 7, 2017. (Alaa Al-Faqir/Reuters)

U.S airstrikes in Syria: What happened, where we go from here 16 MIN, 50 SEC

The U.S. fired Tomahawk missiles against Syria in response to this week’s sarin gas attack. Russia condemned the U.S. attack. What does this mean for U.S.-Russia relations? What does it mean for Donald Trump’s foreign policy, which previously had a hands-off approach to Syria and removing Bashar al-Assad?

Guests:
Kate Brannen, Just Security (@k8brannen)
Andrew Tabler, Washington Institute for Near East Policy (@andrewtabler)
Juliette Kayyem, Kayyem Solutions (@juliettekayyem)

California hikes gas taxes to fix infrastructure 6 MIN, 23 SEC

The state legislature approved a $52 billion infrastructure bill, which means higher gas taxes and vehicle registration fees. We find out where the money will go.

Guests:
Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times (@mcgreevy99)

More:
What Californians need to know about the state’s $52-billion transportation plan

Weekend in film: Anne Hathaway unleashes Godzilla-like creature in Korea while drunk 14 MIN, 27 SEC

Our critics review “Going in Style,” which stars Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin as bank robbers; "Smurfs: The Lost Village,” in which Smurfette discovers she’s not the only female Smurf out there; "Colossal," a romantic comedy with a fun and bizarre twist, starring Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis.

Guests:
Katie Walsh, Tribune News Servises (@katiewalshstx)
Matt Atchity, Rotten Tomatoes (@Matchity)

Polish film centers on youth culture, blends fiction and documentary 10 MIN, 37 SEC

The film “All These Sleepless Nights” follows two friends, Kristof and Michal, as they navigate the parties, relationships, and literal highs and figurative lows of Warsaw. It premieres tonight at the Nuart Theatre in LA.

Guests:
Michal Marczak, Director; "All These Sleepless Nights"

More:
True/False: The Director of ‘All These Sleepless Nights’ Doesn’t Care if You Think His Film is Nonfiction

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