Photo courtesy: Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn arrives at Trump Tower where U.S. President-elect Donald Trump lives in New York, U.S., November 29, 2016. (Mike Segar/Reuters)
FROM THIS EPISODE
Michael Flynn resigned as National Security Advisor after he admitted not fully briefing Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the US. But did anyone tell Flynn to discuss sanctions with the ambassador? Also, what’s happening with the investigation into Russia’s tampering with the election?
We learn more about the man who may have been behind Flynn’s resignation -- White House Counsel Donald McGhan. He’s avoided the spotlight, but has had a big influence on Trump’s claims of executive privilege.
Tesla is building its more affordable Model 3 cars. But workers at the Fremont factory are complaining of long hours, low pay and unsafe conditions. They’ve reached out to United Auto Workers.
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California case: free speech v. abortion rights Crisis pregnancy centers are generally run by pro-life groups that aim to convince pregnant women not to get abortions. A California law requires that employees tell their clients that the state offers free and low-cost abortions and other family planning services. Now a group of these centers is arguing that the law violates their freedom of speech.
Does copyright law cover graffiti? Clothing company H&M did a fashion shoot in Brooklyn featuring models standing against a gray wall painted with black waving lines. The graffiti was the work of an LA-based street artist, who wanted compensation. H&M responded by filing a lawsuit against him, then dropped it a few days later.
Taylor Mac takes on U.S. history in 246 songs, two dozen costume changes Taylor Mac will perform his “24-Decade History of Popular Music” starting Thursday in LA. It’s divided into four shows on four separate nights. It’s about this history of oppression and activism in the U.S. -- from 1776 to present day.
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