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Fifty years ago, Apollo 11 launched from the Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida.

Fifty years ago, Apollo 11 launched from the Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida. However, the command module that brought those astronauts to the moon and back was built in Downey, California.

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UK rockers Editors return with kinetic new track 'Frankenstein'

Six albums in, Editors return with the kinetically cracking, "Frankenstein."

Recreating Pok Pok’s classic noodle dishes at home

The repertoire of Thai cooking is full of incredibly delicious noodle dishes. From the brothy to the pan-fried, they’re the stuff of cravings.

Trump administration implementing '3rd Country' rule on migrants seeking asylum

Immigrants who want to seek asylum at the U.S. southern border must first apply for refugee status in another country, according to a new rule that is set to take effect Tuesday.

Is Southern California still important for space exploration?

Major aeronautics companies gearing up for World War II based their factories in Southern California, so it was natural for them to go into space.

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French electro golden child Mehdi Benjelloun, better known as Petit Biscuit, has been traveling and touring the world with original music ever since the success of his international…

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Several cities in Orange County have decided to change the rules to limit what some councilmembers call “grandstanding,” putting issues you think are important on the agenda for public…

OC Line: Changes to 'grandstanding' in Orange County

Several cities in Orange County have decided to change the rules to limit what some councilmembers call “grandstanding,” putting issues you think are important on the agenda for public…

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This week: see art interacting with life at Descanso Gardens; immerse yourself in traditional Japanese folk art; celebrate black artists with live performances that express the Soul…

5 design things to do this week: July 15 - 21, 2019

This week: see art interacting with life at Descanso Gardens; immerse yourself in traditional Japanese folk art; celebrate black artists with live performances that express the Soul…

The Trump administration published a rule today that would bar asylum claims from anyone who passed through another country on the way to the US-Mexico border.

Trump wants to end asylum claims for most Central American migrants

The Trump administration published a rule today that would bar asylum claims from anyone who passed through another country on the way to the US-Mexico border.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The annual    Badwater    ultramarathon begins tonight in Death Valley, where the temperature is expected to reach 113 degrees.

Badwater ultramarathon: Sleepwalking, hallucinations, and the 'magic' of Death Valley

The annual Badwater ultramarathon begins tonight in Death Valley, where the temperature is expected to reach 113 degrees.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Sunset Foot Clinic is moving, and the spinning Happy Foot Sad Foot sign is going with it.

How the Happy Foot Sad Foot sign became an icon

The Sunset Foot Clinic is moving, and the spinning Happy Foot Sad Foot sign is going with it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week is the launch of the   Black Fire Sessions   , two concerts at The Broad that celebrate innovative black musicians of the 1960s and ‘70s.

Master saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell on improvising a 30-minute song

This week is the launch of the Black Fire Sessions , two concerts at The Broad that celebrate innovative black musicians of the 1960s and ‘70s.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump had promised huge sweeps of undocumented immigrants over the weekend. But reports say U.S.

Deportation policies under Trump v. past presidents

President Trump had promised huge sweeps of undocumented immigrants over the weekend. But reports say U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Making a film with mom, dad, and LA’s most beloved gay porn store.

“Circus of Books” - The Jewish Factor

Making a film with mom, dad, and LA’s most beloved gay porn store.

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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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A day after a series of tweets using racist language to describe the Democratic lawmakers, President Trump said the four members of Congress should apologize to him.

Trump continues Twitter assault on 4 minority congresswomen

A day after a series of tweets using racist language to describe the Democratic lawmakers, President Trump said the four members of Congress should apologize to him.

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The challenge of climate change can seem overwhelming--especially with the Trump administration dropping the ball. But cities have opportunities to make change.

It’s time to talk about climate change

The challenge of climate change can seem overwhelming--especially with the Trump administration dropping the ball. But cities have opportunities to make change.

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Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

John Moses

Cosmic breaks, cinematic soundscapes and ethereal outtakes, dipping and weaving between the folds.

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Dan Wilcox delves beneath the surface of the pop music landscape to shed light on a wealth of penetrating deep-cuts. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

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Dan Wilcox delves beneath the surface of the pop music landscape to shed light on a wealth of penetrating deep-cuts. Listen On-Demand to the latest show.

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José Galván delivers an infectious harmony of varied sounds and pieces their relevance to each other.

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José Galván delivers an infectious harmony of varied sounds and pieces their relevance to each other.

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Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

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Broken beats, soulful key chords, samples and sounds.

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Chris Douridas sits in for Raul Campos.

Chris Douridas guest hosts

Chris Douridas sits in for Raul Campos.

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Know how much a medical service costs could be important in making medical decisions.  But, new regulations that require this information be provided to the public have created…

Hospital Price Transparency

Know how much a medical service costs could be important in making medical decisions.  But, new regulations that require this information be provided to the public have created…

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