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Photo: Jamila Al-Mustafa, a refugee from Syria, wipes her eye while making an appearance in front of the crowd during a protest of U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban outside of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Seattle, Washington, U.S. May 15, 2017. (David Ryder/Reuters)

Week in politics: Blistering tweet, stalled health care vote, twist on travel ban 10 MIN, 44 SEC

It’s been another busy week in Washington. President Trump took to Twitter to call MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski “low IQ Crazy Mika,” and say she was “bleeding badly from a face-lift.” After the July 4th recess, the Senate GOP health care bill may be up for a vote. Trump’s revamped travel ban took effect Thursday, making it so travelers from six Muslim-majority countries will only be allowed into the U.S. if they have a “bona fide” relationship to family, businesses and schools here.

Guests:
Josh Barro, Business Insider / KCRW's Left, Right & Center (@jbarro)
Andra Gillespie, Emory University (@AndraGillespie)

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Trump Mocks Mika Brzezinski; Says She Was ‘Bleeding Badly From a Face-Lift’
Hawaii challenges Trump stance on Supreme Court travel ban ruling
Senate Republicans are trying to revive a healthcare bill 'on life support'

From Aleppo to Los Angeles, teen transitions to a new life 14 MIN, 18 SEC

Dalya Zeno and her mother left their home in Syria in 2012, making a new life for themselves in Glendale. “Dalya’s Other Country” is a documentary that follows Zeno through her high school years, as the Syrian war continues, and as President Trump comes to power.


Dalya Zeno attended an all-girls Catholic school when she moved from Aleppo to Glendale. 


Dalya with her mother Rudayna.

Photos courtesy of Mustafa Rony Zeno. 

Guests:
Julia Meltzer, Clockshop (@clockshopla)
Dalya Zeno, subject of "Dalya's Other Country" (@DalyasOC)

More:
Dalya's Other Country

What's new in Despicable Me 3? 13 MIN, 46 SEC

Our movie critics talk about the return of the Minions, Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler building an illicit casino in “The House,” and the story of a gigantic pig that made a big showing at the Cannes Film Festival.

Guests:
Alonso Duralde, Film Critic (@ADuralde)
Dave White, Film Critic (@dlelandwhite)

The turbulent history of the Dodgers and their stadium 10 MIN, 13 SEC

It may be commonplace now to root for the Dodgers, but it wasn’t when the team was moving to LA from Brooklyn. Author Jerald Podair tells the story of Dodger Stadium, a rancorous referendum, forced evictions from Chavez Ravine, and how the stadium gave birth to modern Los Angeles.

Guests:
Jerald Podair, author, "City of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles;" Lawrence University

City of Dreams

Jerald Podair

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