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President Trump says negative economic forecasts are fake news, but he’s also making nervous calls to his friends in the business world to ask if they’re true.

from Left, Right & Center

President Trump has promised to keep guns away from people who suffer mental illness.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

From Richie Havens to Jimi Hendrix, photographer Henry Diltz recalls his favorite moments of the historic festival.

Official photographer of Woodstock remembers the festival 50 years later

From Richie Havens to Jimi Hendrix, photographer Henry Diltz recalls his favorite moments of the historic festival.

from KCRW Features

Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his cell at the Manhattan Correctional Center on Saturday, as he awaited trial. What happens next in the investigation?

What happens next in the Epstein investigation

Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his cell at the Manhattan Correctional Center on Saturday, as he awaited trial. What happens next in the investigation?

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

The Mississippi Delta is home to fertile soil that's excellent for growing crops. It was made that way by enslaved African Americans, who owned some of that land after Emancipation.

A million black farmers are cheated out of their land in the Mississippi Delta

The Mississippi Delta is home to fertile soil that's excellent for growing crops. It was made that way by enslaved African Americans, who owned some of that land after Emancipation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The stock market has spent the last 10 years going up and up. But today was the worst day of the year on Wall Street.

Stocks tumbled today. Are we heading toward a recession?

The stock market has spent the last 10 years going up and up. But today was the worst day of the year on Wall Street.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Almost immediately after Jeffrey Epstein’s death was announced early Saturday, conspiracy theories roared into action on both the left and the right sides of Twitter.

Conspiracy theories, Epstein's suicide and political discourse

Almost immediately after Jeffrey Epstein’s death was announced early Saturday, conspiracy theories roared into action on both the left and the right sides of Twitter.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself over the weekend, even though he was supposed to have been closely monitored by guards.

Jeffrey Epstein's death highlights abysmal conditions across U.S. prison system

Accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself over the weekend, even though he was supposed to have been closely monitored by guards.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Despite Jeffrey Epstein’s death, federal prosecutors say they’ll continue to investigate and move forward with his case.

What's next in the Epstein trafficking case now that Epstein can't be tried

Despite Jeffrey Epstein’s death, federal prosecutors say they’ll continue to investigate and move forward with his case.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Chronic loneliness affects 60 million Americans, and its impact on physical health is equal to smoking 15 cigarettes a day.

Effective cure for loneliness? Pay a monthly fee to rent a friend

Chronic loneliness affects 60 million Americans, and its impact on physical health is equal to smoking 15 cigarettes a day.

from Greater LA

Can he really get Republicans on board?

Trump says he’s ready for gun measures

Can he really get Republicans on board?

from Left, Right & Center

"Destroyer of worlds" and "apex predator" are how Timothy Winegard describes a common global pest in his new book, "   The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator   ."

Mosquitoes: Why they're drawn to certain people, and how they're affected by climate change

"Destroyer of worlds" and "apex predator" are how Timothy Winegard describes a common global pest in his new book, " The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator ."

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The annual Iowa State Fair is known as the unofficial start to campaign season.

Campaign season starts with Iowa State Fair

The annual Iowa State Fair is known as the unofficial start to campaign season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Billionaire Stephen Ross owns the indoor cycling company SoulCycle and the high-end gym Equinox. He's also a GOP donor and friend of President Trump.

What's driving the boycotts of SoulCycle and Equinox?

Billionaire Stephen Ross owns the indoor cycling company SoulCycle and the high-end gym Equinox. He's also a GOP donor and friend of President Trump.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Leslie Wexner, the billionaire CEO behind Victoria’s Secret and other big brands, says Jeffrey Epstein misappropriated many millions of his dollars.

Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein accused of misappropriating millions from CEO

Leslie Wexner, the billionaire CEO behind Victoria’s Secret and other big brands, says Jeffrey Epstein misappropriated many millions of his dollars.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced sweeping raids at food processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday.

ICE's largest operation against unauthorized workers ever in Mississippi

Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced sweeping raids at food processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Will mass shootings become part of America’s background noise?     That’s an ugly prospect raised by the deaths of 34 people this week in Texas, Ohio and California.

What will it take to prevent mass shootings?

Will mass shootings become part of America’s background noise?   That’s an ugly prospect raised by the deaths of 34 people this week in Texas, Ohio and California.

from To the Point

Your questions about impeachment, and more

Impeachment ifs

Your questions about impeachment, and more

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

This week, lawyers for the group Abused in Scouting say there are more than 350 previously unreported predators among the Boy Scouts, and hundreds of new potential victims.

New allegations of sexual abuse and a coverup in the Boy Scouts

This week, lawyers for the group Abused in Scouting say there are more than 350 previously unreported predators among the Boy Scouts, and hundreds of new potential victims.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

If you receive food stamps, you’re living on the economic margins, and the stamps usually just give you that extra boost to keep enough in the pantry for your family.

Trump's proposed changes to food stamps could hit California hard

If you receive food stamps, you’re living on the economic margins, and the stamps usually just give you that extra boost to keep enough in the pantry for your family.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand