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One thing to remember about kids in neglectful, abusive or just dysfunctional households: “Going to school and going to after-school programs used to be a safe haven. That is gone.”

One thing to remember about kids in neglectful, abusive or just dysfunctional households: “Going to school and going to after-school programs used to be a safe haven. That is gone.” That's according to Heidi Kar, a licensed clinical psychologist.

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Into the 'unknown’: Nurse travels to NYC to treat coronavirus ICU patients

“It's a little bit surreal because obviously I've never lived through anything like this personally or professionally.

KCRW Exclusive: Andrew Bird premieres new video and shares quarantine playlist

Beloved virtuosic indie-pop musician Andrew Bird releases a new track titled “Capital Crimes.” Bird also shares an exclusive playlist and log of what he's been up to during quarantine.

Few Miles South: “On Down The Road”

LA's Tori Lund and Georgia's Blake English make up Few Miles South, a duo aiming to revive the golden age of country music.

Trump finally sees coronavirus as a pandemic. Will he take responsibility or leave that up to governors?

President Trump has finally changed course, seeing COVID-19 as no longer a “hoax.” Experts predict the pandemic could kill up to 200,000 Americans.

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

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

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Two of Berlin's most informed tastemakers take us on a weekly journey soundtracked by what is rocking the hippest city on earth right now.

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Those with a knack for crafts are breaking out their dusty sewing machines and creating a vital piece of safety protection currently in short supply: face masks.

from KCRW Features

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews guest hosted by Anne Litt.

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Fanatic! I hope you are staying healthy and safe. We have a great show lined up for you.

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One thing about Shelby Lynne, she sure can write a love song! Lynne once said: "When love walks in, there's not a damn thing you can do about it.

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Schlesinger, one of the most prolific and decorated songwriters of his generation, died Wednesday.

Fountains Of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger dies at 52 after contracting COVID-19

Schlesinger, one of the most prolific and decorated songwriters of his generation, died Wednesday.

from NPR

When the president downplays a pandemic or implies aid to states are being withheld until governors say nice things about him, can he be sued?

If President Trump gives bad advice, can you sue him?

When the president downplays a pandemic or implies aid to states are being withheld until governors say nice things about him, can he be sued?

This pandemic is stressful for billions of people around the globe. Everyone deals with stress and fear differently.

Psychological stress and post-traumatic growth from COVID-19

This pandemic is stressful for billions of people around the globe. Everyone deals with stress and fear differently.

from Greater LA

Jeff makes blackout poetry with cassette tapes.

HBM134: Questionable Hobbies of the Socially Isolated

Jeff makes blackout poetry with cassette tapes.

from Here Be Monsters

The COVID-19 pandemic has put much of life on hold. But what’s continuing are family traditions, both joyful and somber.

Turning to Zoom, people adapt funerals to social gathering restrictions

The COVID-19 pandemic has put much of life on hold. But what’s continuing are family traditions, both joyful and somber.

from Greater LA

It’s been nearly three weeks since Governor Gavin Newsom ordered all non-essential businesses to temporarily close their doors.

What businesses count as essential during COVID-19? Equestrian facilities and private jet companies

It’s been nearly three weeks since Governor Gavin Newsom ordered all non-essential businesses to temporarily close their doors.

from Greater LA

There’s been a lot of confusion over where to wear masks when you’re in public. The official recommendation from the CDC says that only sick people should wear them.

Combined with social distancing and handwashing, a cloth mask can be better than no mask during COVID-19

There’s been a lot of confusion over where to wear masks when you’re in public. The official recommendation from the CDC says that only sick people should wear them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

States nationwide are in bidding wars over essential medical supplies to fight COVID-19, including ventilators.

General Electric,Tesla commit to making ventilators to fight COVID-19. Will states get them?

States nationwide are in bidding wars over essential medical supplies to fight COVID-19, including ventilators.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One hundred years ago, the world was fighting the spread of the Spanish flu.Globally, nearly 50 million people died, including some 700,000 Americans.  
    
  But despite medical…

Parallels and differences between COVID-19 and 1918 Spanish flu

One hundred years ago, the world was fighting the spread of the Spanish flu.Globally, nearly 50 million people died, including some 700,000 Americans.  But despite medical…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Tiger King” is a true crime documentary series about Joe Exotic, a tiger breeder and former zoo owner.

Self-isolate with Netflix’s ‘Tiger King’ series about real-life criminal tiger breeder

“Tiger King” is a true crime documentary series about Joe Exotic, a tiger breeder and former zoo owner.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Exploring Berlin's influence on Techno, Electro and left field culture.

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Exploring Berlin's influence on Techno, Electro and left field culture.

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Jose Galvan has some choice additions to the Pan Caliente playlist. Checkout the bilingual stylings of Ambar Lucid, Buyepongo's world beats, and Brooklyn's Salt Cathedral.

Pan Caliente: Playlist updates from world beats to sultry sounds

Jose Galvan has some choice additions to the Pan Caliente playlist. Checkout the bilingual stylings of Ambar Lucid, Buyepongo's world beats, and Brooklyn's Salt Cathedral.

from Music News

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews guest hosted by Anne Litt.

Latest Show

KCRW's signature music program features new releases, live performances, and artist interviews guest hosted by Anne Litt.

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All of the people who have tested positive are students at the University of Texas at Austin. Some of the group returned on separate commercial flights — widening the potential spread of infection.

28 College Students Who Chartered A Spring Break Plane To Mexico Now Have Coronavirus

All of the people who have tested positive are students at the University of Texas at Austin. Some of the group returned on separate commercial flights — widening the potential spread of infection.

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The government ordered lenders to let homeowners skip payments if they lost income because of the coronavirus. But landlords can require renters to pay even if they've lost their jobs. And many are.

It's The 1st Of The Month. Renters Are In A Much Tougher Spot Than Homeowners

The government ordered lenders to let homeowners skip payments if they lost income because of the coronavirus. But landlords can require renters to pay even if they've lost their jobs. And many are.

from NPR

Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis discusses experimental treatments in development, and dispels the myths around alternative treatments.

High temperatures, saline solutions, antimalarial drug Chloroquine: Can any of these treat coronavirus?

Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis discusses experimental treatments in development, and dispels the myths around alternative treatments.

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It's been one year since Nipsey Hussle was gunned down in front of his clothing store in South LA. His death prompted weeks of vigils, parades, and countless murals honoring his work.

A year after Nipsey Hussle’s death, LA gangs agree to ceasefires

It's been one year since Nipsey Hussle was gunned down in front of his clothing store in South LA. His death prompted weeks of vigils, parades, and countless murals honoring his work.

from KCRW Features

Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder contained asbestos but kept selling it and specifically marketed the product to Black women.

The Cost of Silky Soft

Johnson & Johnson knew its baby powder contained asbestos but kept selling it and specifically marketed the product to Black women.

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