Photo:U.S. President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban on Monday, leaving Iraq off the list of targeted countries, at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2017. (Carlos Barria/ Reuters)
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President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban says that for 90 days there will be no new visas issued to people from six Muslim-majority countries. No refugees from any country will be allowed into the US for 120 days, and once that time period is up, the number of refugees allowed to enter per year will be capped at 50,000. For refugees spending years trying to win asylum, what will happen to them?
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A report by climate change experts says California needs more density if we want to meet our greenhouse gas reduction goals. That means changing our lifestyle -- drive less, walk more and use public transportation.
KCRW DJ Liza Richardson tells us what being a music supervisor means, and how she tries to use music to express a director’s vision.
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Congresswoman Karen Bass represents south and west LA, and sits on the House Judiciary Committee. She discusses the possibility of investigating President Trump’s assertion that former President Obama wiretapped him, as well as investigating Russia’s alleged interference into the election.
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