FROM Evelyn Wendel
LA Aqueduct Is 100 Years Old, but We Don't Drink the Water Yesterday's special edition of Which Way, LA? celebrated the centennial of the LA Aqueduct. Now it’s time to ask why more people don’t drink the tap water that comes from the DWP. A nonprofit called We Tap has caught the attention of City Councilman Tom LaBonge, who wants to raise the credibility of the municipal water supply — starting by restoring the public drinking fountain.
White House flip flops: NATO, Syria and China In less than 100 days, President Trump has contradicted himself on a host of foreign policy issues — Syria, NATO, China and Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Is it a strength — or a weakness — for the United States when the world of power politics never knows what to expect?
In Janesville, WI, Middle America meets the new American dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn't prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. We hear what's happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.