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Behind the scenes, Breyer pushed and prodded his fellow justices for consensus. His decision gives President Biden his first opportunity to name a new justice to the court.

Behind the scenes, Breyer pushed and prodded his fellow justices for consensus. His decision gives President Biden his first opportunity to name a new justice to the court.

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Recycle food waste to cut emissions: CA ushers in new law

Don’t trash your fruit peels, chicken bones, and coffee grinds. A new food waste recycling law in California aims to cut methane emissions household by household.

Babies’ brains light up more when their parents get cash with no rules, study shows

When poor families receive no-strings-attached cash, that’s linked to more development in their babies’ brains, according to the new “Baby’s First Years” study.

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Why do some families keep their roots a secret? Pain, says Henry Louis Gates Jr.

“Finding Your Roots” is a PBS series that combs through family lineages of famous people. It’s inspired by host Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s own experience tracing his family tree.

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In part two of KCRW's conversation with Bradley Cooper, he gets real about his anxieties around the future of the industry.

from The Business

Fresh off releasing “Daydream Nation,” Sonic Youth stopped by KCRW to discuss Thurston Moore’s association with Glenn Branca, the band’s philosophy on good (and bad) reviews, and what Kim Gordon calls “the urban thrash thing.”

from Bent by Nature

Metropolis playlist, January 22, 2022.

from Metropolis

Fanatic! I hope your week was great.

from Henry Rollins

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The City of Los Angeles is seven years into an ambitious plan to end traffic-related deaths by 2025. So why are fatalities going up?

LA pedestrian deaths climb despite ‘Vision Zero’

The City of Los Angeles is seven years into an ambitious plan to end traffic-related deaths by 2025. So why are fatalities going up?

from Greater LA

Former LA Rams running back Eric Dickerson talks about the team’s prospects, his untraditional family, and why retired players deserve better health care and pensions.

Former Rams player Eric Dickerson bashes NFL, praises his 3 moms

Former LA Rams running back Eric Dickerson talks about the team’s prospects, his untraditional family, and why retired players deserve better health care and pensions.

from Greater LA

Actor Andrew Garfield talks about portraying playwright Jonathan Larson in “tick, tick…BOOM!” and reprising the role of Spider-Man.

‘tick, tick…BOOM!’ star Andrew Garfield on art as medicine for the soul

Actor Andrew Garfield talks about portraying playwright Jonathan Larson in “tick, tick…BOOM!” and reprising the role of Spider-Man.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Fire Department Deputy Chief Kristin Crowley has been tapped to become the next fire chief, which would make her the first woman to ever lead the LAFD.

LA nominates its first female fire chief amid cries of misogyny

LA Fire Department Deputy Chief Kristin Crowley has been tapped to become the next fire chief, which would make her the first woman to ever lead the LAFD.

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 26, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 26, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 26, 2022.

LA-based indie artist The Undercover Dream Lovers delivers the catchy “Come A Little Closer,” weaving the sound of some of his favorite artists like Tame Impala and Daft Punk together.

The Undercover Dream Lovers: ‘Come A Little Closer’

LA-based indie artist The Undercover Dream Lovers delivers the catchy “Come A Little Closer,” weaving the sound of some of his favorite artists like Tame Impala and Daft Punk together.

from Today's Top Tune

Music to make you feel.

Francesca Harding's playlist, January 25, 2022

Music to make you feel.

from Francesca Harding

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

Travis Holcombe's playlist, January 25, 2022

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

from FREAKS ONLY

We’re fresh off of what will now be unofficially referred to as “ Damon Albarn Week ” at KCRW.

KCRW's Top 30: Damon Albarn reappears, plus new goods from Spoon, Nilüfer Yanya, and more

We’re fresh off of what will now be unofficially referred to as “ Damon Albarn Week ” at KCRW.

This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes back Academy Award winning director Guillermo del Toro, whose latest film is an adaption of the novel “Nightmare Alley” by William Lindsay…

Guillermo del Toro: ‘Nightmare Alley’

This week on The Treatment, Elvis welcomes back Academy Award winning director Guillermo del Toro, whose latest film is an adaption of the novel “Nightmare Alley” by William Lindsay…

from The Treatment

Damon Albarn — from Blur and Gorillaz — recently said Taylor Swift doesn’t write her own songs, sparking near-immediate backlash from Swift and her fans.

Can’t be both young and brilliant? Taylor Swift rebukes claims that she doesn’t write her own songs

Damon Albarn — from Blur and Gorillaz — recently said Taylor Swift doesn’t write her own songs, sparking near-immediate backlash from Swift and her fans.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With recent swings in the stock market, investors are anxious, and the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates to fight inflation.

What the stock market’s gyrations tell us about the economy

With recent swings in the stock market, investors are anxious, and the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates to fight inflation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The United Farm Workers is struggling to grow its membership and gain attention from state lawmakers. What does its future look like?

United Farm Workers: The once politically powerful union is struggling

The United Farm Workers is struggling to grow its membership and gain attention from state lawmakers. What does its future look like?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Tuesday tuneage continues with the latest from LA’s TOKiMONSTA, who delivers with a new heater directly inspired by the South Korean dystopian series “Squid Game.”

MBE Jan. 25: TOKiMONSTA takes on ‘Squid Game’

The Tuesday tuneage continues with the latest from LA’s TOKiMONSTA, who delivers with a new heater directly inspired by the South Korean dystopian series “Squid Game.”

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 25, 2022.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 25, 2022

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 25, 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.

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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.

Here’s a great example of the power music has to raise awareness… A member of the feminist supergroup Les Amazones d’Afrique, Rokia Koné, and uber-producer Jacknife Lee co-create an…

Rokia Koné & Jacknife Lee: ‘Kurunba’

Here’s a great example of the power music has to raise awareness… A member of the feminist supergroup Les Amazones d’Afrique, Rokia Koné, and uber-producer Jacknife Lee co-create an…

from Today's Top Tune

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

José Galván's playlist, January 24, 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, January 24, 2022

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

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