International

The U.S. women’s national soccer team is currently ranked number one in the world and won the last two World Cups. But it hasn’t won an Olympic medal since 2012.

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Monday marked Naftali Bennett’s first day as Israel’s prime minister.

Israel’s new prime minister has California roots. How will Naftali Bennett shape his country?

Monday marked Naftali Bennett’s first day as Israel’s prime minister.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The majority of cocoa is produced in West Africa, primarily in Ivory Coast and Ghana. The U.S.

Rulings on ‘Big Chocolate’ could come as early as this week

The majority of cocoa is produced in West Africa, primarily in Ivory Coast and Ghana. The U.S.

from Good Food

KCRW’s Global Beat is a new series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

Global Beat Australia: Merpire, Joelistics, and Sampology

KCRW’s Global Beat is a new series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

from KCRW’s Global Beat

Part of Vice President Harris’ portfolio is tackling the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Once they’re in U.S.

Some migrant kids from Central America must learn to represent themselves in immigration court

Part of Vice President Harris’ portfolio is tackling the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Once they’re in U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In her first international trip as vice president, Kamala Harris visited Central America this week.

As Guatemala grapples with corruption, US increases aid

In her first international trip as vice president, Kamala Harris visited Central America this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

"I do think we're going a little fast. There's still about 35% of the adult population that is not vaccinated, and that, of course, includes all children under the age of 12.

As California approaches full reopening, Dr. Michael Wilkes says coronavirus risks remain

"I do think we're going a little fast. There's still about 35% of the adult population that is not vaccinated, and that, of course, includes all children under the age of 12.

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Professional basketball player Katie Lou Samuelson will compete in the Tokyo Olympics in three-on-three half court basketball.

Three-on-three basketball is a new Olympic sport, USA Women’s team will play in Tokyo games

Professional basketball player Katie Lou Samuelson will compete in the Tokyo Olympics in three-on-three half court basketball.

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China’s ruling Communist Party says it will now allow married couples to have up to three children.

‘A sacrifice for a generation’: China scrambles to boost its population with 3-child policy

China’s ruling Communist Party says it will now allow married couples to have up to three children.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The former Congress member talks to Robert Scheer about his life and the dramatic events surrounding his political rise, as told in his new book “The Division of Light and Power.”

Dennis Kucinich: From sleeping in a car as a kid to 16 years in Congress

The former Congress member talks to Robert Scheer about his life and the dramatic events surrounding his political rise, as told in his new book “The Division of Light and Power.”

from Scheer Intelligence

KCRW’s Global Beat is a new series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

Global Beat Australia: Liz Stringer, Ella Fence, Birdz

KCRW’s Global Beat is a new series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

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Last month’s cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline created 1970s-style gas lines across the Southeastern United States for days.

Would banning Bitcoin solve the problem of ransomware attacks?

Last month’s cyberattack on the Colonial Pipeline created 1970s-style gas lines across the Southeastern United States for days.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Sarah Robles is a 2016 Olympic bronze medalist. Tokyo 2021 will be the third time this Desert Hot Springs native represents Team USA.

Desert Hot Springs’ weightlifter Sarah Robles prepares for Tokyo 2021

Sarah Robles is a 2016 Olympic bronze medalist. Tokyo 2021 will be the third time this Desert Hot Springs native represents Team USA.

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In 1971, John Denver wrote an ode to America’s natural beauty in “Take Me Home, Country Roads.” For Americans stationed overseas, the tune felt like a postcard from home.

Why John Denver’s music about rural life in America appealed to so many people in China and Korea

In 1971, John Denver wrote an ode to America’s natural beauty in “Take Me Home, Country Roads.” For Americans stationed overseas, the tune felt like a postcard from home.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Two decades ago, a sublime experience of ceviche and tostadas on a Zihuatanejo beach inspired Gabriela Cámara to open Contramar , which became one of Mexico City’s most acclaimed…

Glimpsing inside Gabriela Cámara’s Mexico City kitchen

Two decades ago, a sublime experience of ceviche and tostadas on a Zihuatanejo beach inspired Gabriela Cámara to open Contramar , which became one of Mexico City’s most acclaimed…

from Good Food

Sherry Buchanan, author of “On the Ho Chi Minh Trail,” discusses what she learned about the Vietnam War from the Vietnamese women who survived its frontlines.

The Women Warriors Who Stopped the American War in Vietnam

Sherry Buchanan, author of “On the Ho Chi Minh Trail,” discusses what she learned about the Vietnam War from the Vietnamese women who survived its frontlines.

from Scheer Intelligence

KCRW’s Global Beat is a new series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

Global Beat Australia: Freya Josephine Hollick, Miiesha, Dallas Woods

KCRW’s Global Beat is a new series highlighting emerging artists from around the world.

from KCRW’s Global Beat

Xavier Becerra, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary and former California Attorney General, told the World Health Organization on Tuesday that the U.S.

Did coronavirus come from a lab leak in Wuhan? Some scientists say it’s credible

Xavier Becerra, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary and former California Attorney General, told the World Health Organization on Tuesday that the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Garden Grove resident and softball catcher Dejah Mulipola has been preparing for the games since she found out she made the Olympic team last October.

USA’s Olympic softball team is packed with SoCal players

Garden Grove resident and softball catcher Dejah Mulipola has been preparing for the games since she found out she made the Olympic team last October.

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