FROM Paizley Bradbury
A Trip to the Marijuana Farmers Market Heirloom tomatoes, fresh basil and fruit are all things you expect to find at a farmers market. But this holiday weekend, Angelenos with medical marijuana cards will be able to buy pot directly from the farmers who grow it. For more, we turn to the woman who is organizing the California Heritage Market, Paizley Bradbury.
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.
The flight bumping heard around 'round the world Recent video of a passenger forcibly removed from a United Airlines plane is a worst-case example of what's happened since consolidation into just four US-based carriers. Management seems to be tone-deaf to a decline in service — and even abuse — of passengers.
Does 'hire American' mean fire a foreigner? US companies are allowed to hire employees from other countries with highly developed skills that can't be found here. President Trump says it's being abused as a way to find cheap foreign labor. We hear about the benefits—and the risks—of changing the H-1B program.