FROM Megan Twohey
Re-homing Adopted Kids Americans adopt thousands of children every year from overseas. But sometimes it doesn’t work out. The child maybe has behavioral or physical problems, or the parents just don’t want the kid anymore. To get rid of their adopted child, some parents go online and do what’s called “private re-homing.” They post ads on online bulletin boards or Facebook to find new homes for their children. But those homes can be dangerous. Earlier this week, Congress held its first hearing on this issue.
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.