Photo: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington, U.S., May 17, 2017. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters)
FROM THIS EPISODE
The latest piece of bad news for President Trump is the reported existence of a memo that fired FBI Director James Comey wrote. The memo describes President Trump asking Comey to drop the FBI investigation into former NSA advisor Mike Flynn.
After Tuesday’s LA city election, it looks like charter school advocates will run the LA School Board. What will that mean for the district, which is losing money as more children go to charters? What will it mean for the teachers’ union?
In “The Lovers,” long-time married couple Michael and Mary can’t stand to be around each other, and both are having serious affairs. They say they’ll end the marriage as soon as they get through a visit from their college-aged son. Then a spontaneous moment of affection between them complicates matters.
It’s down to Los Angeles and Paris for the 2024 Olympics. It would be 100 years since Paris hosted, and 40 years since LA hosted. The 1984 Olympics here were a huge success, but now there are new challenges like terrorism.
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Will there be a backlash to #MeToo? New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is at the forefront of the #MeToo campaign on Capitol Hill. She and President Trump are in a Twitter war after she said he should resign. Trump responded by tweeting that the senator “would do anything” for a campaign contribution.
Former 'Hole' drummer Patty Schemel on music and drug addiction Patty Schemel was the drummer for Courtney Love’s band, Hole. But then she got into drugs, lost it all, and ended up living on the streets of LA. She writes about her journey in her new memoir, “Hit So Hard.”
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