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Scrutiny on college admissions process may make it tougher for students with learning disabilities

On Wednesday, three more parents pleaded guilty in the college admissions cheating scandal.

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches $44 million deal' with accusers

About $30 million would compensate women who have accused him of sexual misconduct as well as former employees of Weinstein Co. and studio creditors, The Wall Street Journal reports.

How celebrity Mexican chef Gabriela Cámara came up with her famous tuna tostada

Mexican Chef Gabriela Cámara has been running a massively popular seafood restaurant in Mexico City for 20 years called Contramar.

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The massive media company Endeavor, whose holdings include the talent agency WME, announced it is going public, and looking to raise around $500 million in its IPO.

Endeavor goes public, rocks Hollywood

The massive media company Endeavor, whose holdings include the talent agency WME, announced it is going public, and looking to raise around $500 million in its IPO.

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May had been under intense pressure from lawmakers to step down after her plans for Brexit were repeatedly rejected. Conservative lawmakers will now begin to consider her replacement.

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to step down June 7

May had been under intense pressure from lawmakers to step down after her plans for Brexit were repeatedly rejected. Conservative lawmakers will now begin to consider her replacement.

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Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.

The Americanization of Popular Culture Should Terrify Us All

Hollywood's triumph in the global culture wars is a serious cause for concern at a time in which conglomerates and uniformity reign, argues French scholar Violaine Roussel.

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"Nervous" is a love song, but it's also the 5th song Jonah Yano has ever written!

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"Nervous" is a love song, but it's also the 5th song Jonah Yano has ever written!

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About the interdependence between humans and trees, Richard Powers found a place for the non-human in literary fiction with his new book,     The Overstory  .

Richard Powers: The Overstory

About the interdependence between humans and trees, Richard Powers found a place for the non-human in literary fiction with his new book,   The Overstory .

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A new bill before the California Legislature would force cities and counties that banned recreational cannabis businesses to allow a certain number of them to open.

AB 1356 would force more cities to open cannabis shops

A new bill before the California Legislature would force cities and counties that banned recreational cannabis businesses to allow a certain number of them to open.

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In the Laurel Canyon era, musicians lived, practiced and collaborated in the same neighborhood. Now 50 years later, that’s still happening in LA, Kristina Benson tells Greater LA.

LA’s music scene: Jazz, punk, ‘DIY electronica’

In the Laurel Canyon era, musicians lived, practiced and collaborated in the same neighborhood. Now 50 years later, that’s still happening in LA, Kristina Benson tells Greater LA.

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California is known as the capital of health and wellness fads. But when and how did the Golden State get that reputation?

How California got a reputation for healthy living

California is known as the capital of health and wellness fads. But when and how did the Golden State get that reputation?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This may be the year that California finally gets to pick who’ll be the next president.

A matter of primary importance

This may be the year that California finally gets to pick who’ll be the next president.

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The European Parliament elections just kicked off across Europe. It’s a four-day affair. The results could eventually determine whether the EU will remain a united Europe.

The EU elections and the future of Europe

The European Parliament elections just kicked off across Europe. It’s a four-day affair. The results could eventually determine whether the EU will remain a united Europe.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Lovell Health House is at the edge of Griffith Park. The depression-era home was built in 1929 and was completely radical for its time.

LA’s iconic Lovell House is falling apart

The Lovell Health House is at the edge of Griffith Park. The depression-era home was built in 1929 and was completely radical for its time.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Trump administration is backing off plans to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.

Trump is keeping Harriet Tubman off the $20 bill

The Trump administration is backing off plans to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

John Fahey’s guitar playing influenced the sound of the American underground for generations. But how does that legacy change when you hear from three of the women who knew him best?

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John Fahey’s guitar playing influenced the sound of the American underground for generations. But how does that legacy change when you hear from three of the women who knew him best?

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KCRW Presents the 10th Anniversary of Summer Nights. Free, All-Ages, Outdoor Performances Featuring KCRW-Curated Bands, and the Station’s Stellar DJs. Check the lineup!

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The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

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The latest show from Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by Jason Bentley. New releases, artists, live performances, and artist interviews. At KCRW.com.

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Protests against alleged sexual harassment of McDonald's employees are planned for 13 cities Thursday. And Democratic presidential hopefuls are targeting the company's shareholder meeting in Dallas.

McDonald's protests over sexual harassment grow as shareholders meet

Protests against alleged sexual harassment of McDonald's employees are planned for 13 cities Thursday. And Democratic presidential hopefuls are targeting the company's shareholder meeting in Dallas.

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