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On the day the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, staff at a San Antonio abortion clinic had to turn away patients who were already scheduled for the procedure there.

On the day the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, staff at a San Antonio abortion clinic had to turn away patients who were already scheduled for the procedure there.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Anti-abortion laws are meant to scare people, but pills are safe, says lawyer

Anyone can receive abortion medications in the mail, even if they live in states where the procedure is banned, says human rights attorney Kate Kelly.

For the spiritual and forlorn: The story of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’

The documentary “Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song” tells the story of the infamous song and Cohen’s expansive musical career.

Climate crisis: How the Great Salt Lake could poison Utah’s air

In the 1980s, the Great Salt Lake spanned more than 3,000 square miles. Now it sits at less than 1,000 square miles. Its soil contains toxic chemicals, including arsenic.

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KCRW's signature daily music show. New releases, live performances, and interviews.

Jun. 28 56 min

José Galván

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

Jun. 27 2 hr, 59 min

FREAKS ONLY

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh every weeknight.

Jun. 27 1 hr, 59 min

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Jason Kramer

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Metropolis playlist, June 25, 2022.

from Metropolis

We wake up with SHEBAD, a new project celebrating sound and life on the grounds of Guelph, Ontario, a place built on Indigenous land.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Fanatic. In tough times, keep the music playing. I am grateful for the opportunity to gather all these tunes for you and I hope the show allows you some enjoyment.

from Henry Rollins

As the grandson of Egyptian singer and movie star Muharram Fouad, Belgian-Egyptian rising star Tamino arrives with a sheen of rock royalty.

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After the Dobbs ruling, the Democratic Party responded by asking voters for donations. What’s the party’s strategy moving forward?

Democrats criticized over fundraising efforts after SCOTUS abortion ruling

After the Dobbs ruling, the Democratic Party responded by asking voters for donations. What’s the party’s strategy moving forward?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Looking for a scenic hike to take this summer? Modern Hiker’s Casey Schreiner shares some of his favorites.

Vetter Mountain, Sacred Cove: LA's best summer hikes

Looking for a scenic hike to take this summer? Modern Hiker’s Casey Schreiner shares some of his favorites.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Following the Russian missile strike on a Ukrainian shopping mall, how will Western countries further sanction Russia?

How long will G7 allies continue to support Ukraine?

Following the Russian missile strike on a Ukrainian shopping mall, how will Western countries further sanction Russia?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is holding the first in a series of what's expected to be 6 public hearings.

Watch Live: House January 6 committee holds public hearings on its investigation

The House select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is holding the first in a series of what's expected to be 6 public hearings.

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

Morning Becomes Eclectic playlist, June 28, 2022

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews hosted by Anthony Valadez & Novena Carmel.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

Brand new singles from station favorites Gorillaz, Steve Lacy, and Beyoncé make serious waves, and LA locals Automatic celebrate the official release of new album ‘Excess’ in peak…

KCRW’s Top 30: Automatic takes the lead, Beyoncé breaks the top 5, and other shake-ups

Brand new singles from station favorites Gorillaz, Steve Lacy, and Beyoncé make serious waves, and LA locals Automatic celebrate the official release of new album ‘Excess’ in peak…

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 28, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 28, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 28, 2022.

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Eclectic 24

KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

As the grandson of Egyptian singer and movie star Muharram Fouad, Belgian-Egyptian rising star Tamino arrives with a sheen of rock royalty.

Tamino: ‘Fascination’

As the grandson of Egyptian singer and movie star Muharram Fouad, Belgian-Egyptian rising star Tamino arrives with a sheen of rock royalty.

from Today's Top Tune

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

José Galván's playlist, June 27, 2022

An infectious harmony of varied sounds and melodies that bridge cultures and genres.

from José Galván

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, June 27, 2022

New music. Emerging artists. No boundaries. Served fresh every weeknight, 8-10pm.

from FREAKS ONLY

KCRW asked listeners for personal thoughts on the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Here are some of their responses.

Supreme Court lacks the will to see US’ real problems: Angeleno on end of Roe

KCRW asked listeners for personal thoughts on the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Here are some of their responses.

from Greater LA

LA has been preparing for more traveling patients seeking abortions. Meanwhile, anti-abortion advocates plan to now focus on states like California where the procedure remains legal.

What’s next for pro-choice and anti-abortion movements?

LA has been preparing for more traveling patients seeking abortions. Meanwhile, anti-abortion advocates plan to now focus on states like California where the procedure remains legal.

from Greater LA

Los Angeles Times columnist Gustavo Arellano describes how his experience in Catholic school made him a pro-choice advocate.

Catholic school made this writer support abortion rights

Los Angeles Times columnist Gustavo Arellano describes how his experience in Catholic school made him a pro-choice advocate.

from Greater LA

The Supreme Court ruled today that a high school football coach has a constitutional right to take a knee in prayer after his team's games. The

Is Supreme Court blurring the line between church and state?

The Supreme Court ruled today that a high school football coach has a constitutional right to take a knee in prayer after his team's games. The

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week, we’re letting the music speak for itself.

6 Songs to Hear This Week: Roberta Flack, X-Ray Spex, Say She She, and more have something to say

This week, we’re letting the music speak for itself.

from Music News

We wake up with SHEBAD, a new project celebrating sound and life on the grounds of Guelph, Ontario, a place built on Indigenous land.

MBE June 27: SHEBAD, French-Belgian synthpop, love for B-sides

We wake up with SHEBAD, a new project celebrating sound and life on the grounds of Guelph, Ontario, a place built on Indigenous land.

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 27, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 27, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for June 27, 2022.