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The Freeze were an early American punk band. Now, 40 years later, two members reckon with the lyrics they wrote as teenagers.

from Lost Notes

CDC reports largest U.S. measles outbreak since year 2000

There are 695 cases in 22 states. HHS Secretary Alex Azar said the spike was "avoidable" and he called measles vaccines "among the most extensively studied medical products we have."

Can satellites help prevent genocide?

Sudan has been involved in ongoing civil wars since 1983. The wars were about religion, culture and resources. By 2005, approximately two million civilians had died. Listen to the latest episode of Here Be Monsters.

After Mueller: a dysfunctional White House and impeachment prospects

Democrats are divided: impeachment now or further investigations? Top aides don’t do what the president tells them.

Carlos Izcaray , Music Director of American Youth Symphony, grew up in Venezuela.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Trump White House just set a record for the longest period ever without a press briefing: 44 days.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered California to downsize its prisons because of overcrowding.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Donald Trump plans to fight all subpoenas from Congressional Democrats, and the White House says it will try to block former legal counsel Don McGahn from testifying about…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I go to a pitch meeting and at the end of it, I have no idea who is supposed to call whom. That used to be an agent’s job.

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This is Rob Long, and on today’s Martini Shot I go to a pitch meeting and at the end of it, I have no idea who is supposed to call whom. That used to be an agent’s job.

from Martini Shot

Greater LA is coming soon! And we want to hear from you.

Introducing Greater LA

Greater LA is coming soon! And we want to hear from you.

from Greater LA

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said her country and France will lead a meeting with world leaders next month. Social media is now a "centerpiece" for terrorist outreach, an expert says.

Global effort begins to stop social media from spreading terrorism

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said her country and France will lead a meeting with world leaders next month. Social media is now a "centerpiece" for terrorist outreach, an expert says.

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Weyes Blood is the project of musician Natalie Mering. Her latest album, Titanic Rising, covers topics of climate change, loneliness and life in an age mediated by screens.

Weyes Blood meditates on climate change and learns to cope with loss

Weyes Blood is the project of musician Natalie Mering. Her latest album, Titanic Rising, covers topics of climate change, loneliness and life in an age mediated by screens.

from NPR Music

Jessica Bejarano   , conductor of San Francisco Civic Symphony, is unlike most conductors at concert halls. She has several tattoos. She’s Mexican-American.

‘Absolutely worth it:’ Conductor Jessica Bejarano on choosing a $2000-per-year job in San Francisco over pursuing a PhD

Jessica Bejarano , conductor of San Francisco Civic Symphony, is unlike most conductors at concert halls. She has several tattoos. She’s Mexican-American.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s still much to discuss.

So, about the report...

There’s still much to discuss.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

The lo-fi, delicate harmonies featured in "Qué Pasa?,"   compliment   the beach goth sound of     lifelong friends Daniel Álvarez de Toledo & Jordan Dunn-Pilz.

Pan Caliente Video Premiere: TOLEDO 'Que Pasa?'

The lo-fi, delicate harmonies featured in "Qué Pasa?,"  compliment  the beach goth sound of   lifelong friends Daniel Álvarez de Toledo & Jordan Dunn-Pilz.

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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.

Latest Show

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

from Morning Becomes Eclectic

A component responsible for detecting a crash and deploying air bags has been malfunctioning due to electrical interference, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says.

Government expands air bag investigation to include more than 12 million vehicles

A component responsible for detecting a crash and deploying air bags has been malfunctioning due to electrical interference, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says.

from NPR

Jason Kramer features selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most…

Latest Show

Jason Kramer features selections that range from carefully curated music from around the world with unique gems and quality tracks that will satisfy the needs of even the most…

from Jason Kramer

After a long and arduous tour, LA based singer/songwriter Patrick Park returned home and began to write songs that represent "the need to chase things in life that only bring the most…

Patrick Park: “Love Lover Love” featuring Emily of Warpaint

After a long and arduous tour, LA based singer/songwriter Patrick Park returned home and began to write songs that represent "the need to chase things in life that only bring the most…

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