Saudi Arabia made history in February when it appointed Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud as its first female ambassador to any country.
Nov. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This week, a drug cartel blew up a three car convoy carrying women and children to a wedding in Mexico. Nine women and children died. They were dual citizens of Mexico and the U.S.
One of the best known Oaxacan restaurants is Guelaguetza in Koreatown. Fernando Lopez opened it in 1994.
Carlos Salgado is chef and owner of Taco Maria and reigning Tortilla Tournament champion.
Nov. 1from Good Food
This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide. For the diaspora, the decision is both long-overdue and bittersweet.
Nov. 1from KCRW Features
An in-depth look at a debate between James Baldwin and Buckley reveals ever-relevant truths about racism in modern America.
Nov. 1from Scheer Intelligence
TikTok is popular among teens, who are using it for videos, memes, and lip-synching.
Oct. 30from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Today the U.S House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to adopt bill H.RES.296, affirming the U.S . record on the Armenian Genocide .
Oct. 29from KCRW Features
In the new novel “A Door in the Earth,” journalist-turned-author Amy Waldman takes an unspearing look at the do-gooder narrative.
Oct. 29from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Republican U.S. Senator Mitt Romney says President Trump’s withdrawal of soldiers protecting the Kurds violated “American honor.”
Oct. 24from To the Point
President Trump today announced the end of sanctions on Turkey, which had been in place for about 10 days.
Oct. 23from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
On Tuesday night, the NBA season began with the Clippers beating the Lakers 112-102. Outside the Staples Center, activists were staging a peaceful protest for Hong Kong.
Oct. 23from KCRW Features
Plans to bring the site-specific art exhibition Desert X to Saudi Arabia have prompted a debate about art, ethics and questions of engagement with a regime stained by the murder of…
Oct. 22from Design and Architecture
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced today that he cannot form a governing majority.
Oct. 21from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Not long ago, Justin Trudeau was being fawned over by the left for his youthful charisma and progressive politics.
The acting White House chief of staff denied what he previously said: that defense funding to Ukraine was frozen in part over the demand that Kyiv dig up dirt on Trump's political rivals.
Oct. 20from NPR
A last minute ceasefire in Syria; Mick Mulvaney confirms, then quickly denies a quid pro quo; and no one likes billionaires at the Democratic debate, not even the billionaire.
Oct. 18from Left, Right & Center
Although new pieces of the puzzle are added all the time, some of the biggest questions about the Ukraine pressure campaign — and what Congress may do about it — aren't yet resolved.
Oct. 18from NPR
Vice President Mike Pence announced today that Turkey would halt its invasion of northern Syria so a Kurdish-led militia could withdraw from the region.
Oct. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney today announced that President Trump awarded next year’s G7 Summit of world leaders to his own resort near Miami.