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"It is incredibly uncommon for a defendant to testify in a trial because testifying is fraught with peril for a defendant.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

To the casual spectator, Hawai’i is the land of kalua pig, plate lunch and poi.

from Good Food

Josh Barro talks with panelists Jamelle Bouie and Lanhee Chen about the decision to halt distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the tug of war over corporate tax rate, Russia…

Pause & Review

Josh Barro talks with panelists Jamelle Bouie and Lanhee Chen about the decision to halt distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the tug of war over corporate tax rate, Russia…

from Left, Right & Center

Josh Barro speaks with Ken White about Rudy Giuliani’s response to the defamation lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems, Rep. Katie Hill’s loss against the Daily Mail and more.

A matter of public concern

Josh Barro speaks with Ken White about Rudy Giuliani’s response to the defamation lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems, Rep. Katie Hill’s loss against the Daily Mail and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

“When you grab a taser, it feels like a handgun. It's got a pistol grip.

After the killing of Daunte Wright in Minnesota, a look at how an officer can mix up a gun with a taser

“When you grab a taser, it feels like a handgun. It's got a pistol grip.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“It’s a little overkill to pause, as opposed to what the EU did with a similar side effect with AstraZeneca, which is just for now restrict it to using among older people,” says Monica…

Be cautious, don’t panic: Infectious disease doctor on US pausing Johnson and Johnson vaccine

“It’s a little overkill to pause, as opposed to what the EU did with a similar side effect with AstraZeneca, which is just for now restrict it to using among older people,” says Monica…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Protestors took to the streets on Sunday night in Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis, after another police killing of a Black person.

Following Daunte Wright’s shooting death, a look at Minnesota’s long history of officer-involved killings

Protestors took to the streets on Sunday night in Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis, after another police killing of a Black person.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Michigan is the COVID-19 epicenter in the United States right now. The state has more than 7000 new cases per day, and hospitals are nearing capacity.

Michigan faces COVID crisis, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is at odds with both public health officials and local GOP

Michigan is the COVID-19 epicenter in the United States right now. The state has more than 7000 new cases per day, and hospitals are nearing capacity.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Late Friday night, the Supreme Court ruled that California cannot prevent people from gathering in homes for religious services.

Why Supreme Court is fast-tracking religious freedom cases on its ‘shadow docket’

Late Friday night, the Supreme Court ruled that California cannot prevent people from gathering in homes for religious services.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The vote drew national attention as organizers pushed to create the first union at an American Amazon facility.

Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama rejected a union drive. What happens now for the online retail giant?

The vote drew national attention as organizers pushed to create the first union at an American Amazon facility.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro talks with panelists Jamelle Bouie and Lanhee Chen about the housing aspect of Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan, how governors have fared in the pandemic and Georgia’s new…

Carrots over sticks

Josh Barro talks with panelists Jamelle Bouie and Lanhee Chen about the housing aspect of Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan, how governors have fared in the pandemic and Georgia’s new…

from Left, Right & Center

Pulmonologist Dr. Martin Tobin testified this morning in the trial against former Minneapolis police officer Dereck Chauvin, the man accused of killing George Floyd. He said, “Mr.

In week 2, how Derek Chauvin’s trial proves to be different from all other police trials

Pulmonologist Dr. Martin Tobin testified this morning in the trial against former Minneapolis police officer Dereck Chauvin, the man accused of killing George Floyd. He said, “Mr.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A lot of great art came out of the last pandemic — AIDS. Much of it was political and created by people directly affected, such as Keith Haring and David Wojnarowicz.

David Wojnarowicz polarized the art world and US politics during AIDS epidemic. New film looks at his work

A lot of great art came out of the last pandemic — AIDS. Much of it was political and created by people directly affected, such as Keith Haring and David Wojnarowicz.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about an apparent DOJ sex crime investigation for Congressman Matt Gaetz, plus the Trump campaign’s use of recurring donations, detention for the U.S.

Gaetzgate

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about an apparent DOJ sex crime investigation for Congressman Matt Gaetz, plus the Trump campaign’s use of recurring donations, detention for the U.S.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

Major League Baseball announced on Friday that it would move this year’s All-Star game and baseball draft out of Georgia.

Georgia’s new voting law draws condemnation from civil rights groups, corporations, and MLB

Major League Baseball announced on Friday that it would move this year’s All-Star game and baseball draft out of Georgia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

During oral arguments, Justice Stephen Breyer said college sports was different than any other business or product that might fall under the purview of antitrust law.

College athletes v. NCAA on players’ compensation: Which side might the Supreme Court favor?

During oral arguments, Justice Stephen Breyer said college sports was different than any other business or product that might fall under the purview of antitrust law.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6, many wore shirts or waved flags emblazoned with a single letter: Q.

‘Q: Into the Storm’ director Cullen Hoback on his globe-trotting effort to unmask Q

When insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol on January 6, many wore shirts or waved flags emblazoned with a single letter: Q.

from The Business

Lien Ta, the restaurateur behind All Day Baby and co-founder of Regarding Her , grew up in nail salons operated by her mother, who worked for tips.

‘That could have been my mom, my auntie’: Lien Ta after the Atlanta shootings

Lien Ta, the restaurateur behind All Day Baby and co-founder of Regarding Her , grew up in nail salons operated by her mother, who worked for tips.

from Good Food

This week, Customs and Border Protection announced that more than 170,000 migrants were apprehended in March. It’s the largest surge in 15 years.

US-Mexico border surge: Dangerous homelands might play bigger role than Biden immigration policy

This week, Customs and Border Protection announced that more than 170,000 migrants were apprehended in March. It’s the largest surge in 15 years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro speaks with panelists Christine Emba and Lanhee Chen about President Biden’s proposal for a major $2 trillion infrastructure package.

Infrastructure Week, maybe for real this time

Josh Barro speaks with panelists Christine Emba and Lanhee Chen about President Biden’s proposal for a major $2 trillion infrastructure package.

from Left, Right & Center