National

Coronavirus vaccines are good at reducing the risk of hospitalization and death, but they may not shield you from developing long COVID, according to new research.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Tayo Help Desk is a virtual platform with COVID-19 resources that all Filipinos can use. People can also dial 800-899-5090 if they want to speak with someone for help.

from Greater LA

The women who pioneered home economics knew that a better home life would improve society. Danielle Dreilinger documents them in her new book, “The Secret History of Home Economics.”

Beyond stirring and stitching: The women behind home economics

The women who pioneered home economics knew that a better home life would improve society. Danielle Dreilinger documents them in her new book, “The Secret History of Home Economics.”

from Good Food

Nonstick cookware development has involved durability, dishwasher safety, and limiting the use of toxic chemicals.

Sticking around: The evolution of nonstick cookware

Nonstick cookware development has involved durability, dishwasher safety, and limiting the use of toxic chemicals.

from Good Food

KCRW discusses the recent mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, gun control politics, the status of the war in Ukraine, and whether the U.S. should change its policy toward Asia.

Can America reverse the deadly trend of mass shootings?

KCRW discusses the recent mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, gun control politics, the status of the war in Ukraine, and whether the U.S. should change its policy toward Asia.

from Left, Right & Center

A new book documents the extent to which American prosperity is founded on immigration—and raises questions about how we treat immigrants today.

Immigrants are still building America, no matter what our lawmakers say

A new book documents the extent to which American prosperity is founded on immigration—and raises questions about how we treat immigrants today.

from Scheer Intelligence

The story of the National Rifle Association involves infighting and backstabbing, million-dollar corruption, and a red-headed Russian spy.

‘Misfire’ reveals chaos behind seemingly powerful NRA

The story of the National Rifle Association involves infighting and backstabbing, million-dollar corruption, and a red-headed Russian spy.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Why does America’s baby formula shortage continue? Also, Norm Eisen’s new book traces corruption from the Trump White House to the rest of the country.

Baby formula crisis reveals dangers of too little competition in US economy

Why does America’s baby formula shortage continue? Also, Norm Eisen’s new book traces corruption from the Trump White House to the rest of the country.

from To the Point

Southern Californians are struggling with anxiety and depression as they process the aftermath of recent mass shootings and racist attacks in Texas and New York.

Mass shootings, racist attacks: How to process trauma and anxiety?

Southern Californians are struggling with anxiety and depression as they process the aftermath of recent mass shootings and racist attacks in Texas and New York.

from Greater LA

George Carlin was known for his brash humor and political commentary. He’s the subject of Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio’s new HBO film.

Anti-authoritarian, rebellious soul: George Carlin’s comedy resonates today

George Carlin was known for his brash humor and political commentary. He’s the subject of Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio’s new HBO film.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Democrats tend to push for gun restrictions and assault rifle bans, while Republicans say it’s better to boost school security and/or arm teachers.

Solutions to school shootings: More gun laws or campus security?

Democrats tend to push for gun restrictions and assault rifle bans, while Republicans say it’s better to boost school security and/or arm teachers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After Tuesday’s mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that took the lives of 19 students and two educators, LA’s Rabbi Steve Leder explains why there’s still hope in this dark moment.

Uvalde shooting is an eclipse, light will reveal itself again: LA rabbi

After Tuesday’s mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that took the lives of 19 students and two educators, LA’s Rabbi Steve Leder explains why there’s still hope in this dark moment.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Online, #JusticeforJohnnyDepp has more than 15 billion views, while #IStandWithAmber has only about 8 million views.

Johnny vs. Amber: Why the public has sided with Depp

Online, #JusticeforJohnnyDepp has more than 15 billion views, while #IStandWithAmber has only about 8 million views.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The community must be aware of new monkeypox cases, but shouldn’t be alarmed over them, says UCLA’s Anne Rimoin.

Why monkeypox isn’t cause for concern, especially compared to COVID

The community must be aware of new monkeypox cases, but shouldn’t be alarmed over them, says UCLA’s Anne Rimoin.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The New Orleans federal court says an SEC judge violated the U.S. constitution’s right to a trial by jury. What does the case say about the power of executive brand regulators?

What federal ruling on SEC says about power of US executive branch?

The New Orleans federal court says an SEC judge violated the U.S. constitution’s right to a trial by jury. What does the case say about the power of executive brand regulators?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Helena Bottemiller Evich reports on the national baby formula shortage and hears reactions from politicians on both sides of the aisle.

Parents panic as baby formula shortage continues

Helena Bottemiller Evich reports on the national baby formula shortage and hears reactions from politicians on both sides of the aisle.

from Good Food

Panelists discuss what might have motivated the recent shooting in Buffalo, NY. They also analyze “the Great Replacement Theory” and Trump’s hold on the GOP.

What will US do about domestic terrorism after Buffalo shooting?

Panelists discuss what might have motivated the recent shooting in Buffalo, NY. They also analyze “the Great Replacement Theory” and Trump’s hold on the GOP.

from Left, Right & Center

Critics of the West’s role in the Ukraine war, such as CIA veterans Ray McGovern and John Kiriakou, are being ostracized from the American media landscape.

It’s scoundrel time in the good ol’ USA

Critics of the West’s role in the Ukraine war, such as CIA veterans Ray McGovern and John Kiriakou, are being ostracized from the American media landscape.

from Scheer Intelligence

In the U.S., roughly two-thirds of people are against overturning Roe v. Wade, but most support some restrictions on abortion, according to a new poll.

Both Roe v. Wade and some abortion restrictions should stand, most Americans say

In the U.S., roughly two-thirds of people are against overturning Roe v. Wade, but most support some restrictions on abortion, according to a new poll.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Netflix is trying to reassert itself as a streaming giant, but it projects losing some 2 million subscribers over the next quarter.

Can Netflix reinvent itself after layoffs, slow revenue growth?

Netflix is trying to reassert itself as a streaming giant, but it projects losing some 2 million subscribers over the next quarter.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand