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President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.

from Left, Right & Center

In the U.S., more than 30 million people have diabetes. That comes out to nearly one out of every 10 Americans.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A war crimes trial is underway in San Diego for Navy Seal Chief Edward Gallagher.

Navy Seal trial in San Diego takes dramatic turn

A war crimes trial is underway in San Diego for Navy Seal Chief Edward Gallagher.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

At least 81 gray whales have washed up this year along the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.

More than 80 whales starved, washed up on Pacific Coast this year

At least 81 gray whales have washed up this year along the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do?  CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”

CNN and President Trump: Truth and Truth Decay

When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do?  CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”

from To the Point

California Governor Gavin Newsom says he will support a bill that tightens vaccine requirements for school children.

The deep pockets behind the anti-vax movement

California Governor Gavin Newsom says he will support a bill that tightens vaccine requirements for school children.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The topic of reparations has gained traction on the campaign trail, with several Democratic presidential candidates supporting the idea, including former Texas Congressman Beto…

Presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on reparations, climate change, and regulating tech giants

The topic of reparations has gained traction on the campaign trail, with several Democratic presidential candidates supporting the idea, including former Texas Congressman Beto…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Don’t worry: there’s a lot to discuss that’s not about Alex Jones this week.

How not to lawyer (with Alex Jones’s lawyer)

Don’t worry: there’s a lot to discuss that’s not about Alex Jones this week.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Estrada Courts, a public housing project in East Los Angeles, is a series of aging, two-story buildings arranged around common outdoor areas.

Trump administration proposal stirs fear in public housing residents

Estrada Courts, a public housing project in East Los Angeles, is a series of aging, two-story buildings arranged around common outdoor areas.

from Greater LA

President Trump recently tweeted plans to remove millions of undocumented immigrants starting next week.

Trump threatens mass arrests of undocumented immigrants

President Trump recently tweeted plans to remove millions of undocumented immigrants starting next week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ideological schisms favoring conservative views and controversies within religious institutions are turning many young people off religion.

Are young people finding religion, and where?

Ideological schisms favoring conservative views and controversies within religious institutions are turning many young people off religion.

from Greater LA

Denyse Barnes remembers exactly how she felt the day her church decided she could no longer become a pastor.

Methodists split over same-sex marriage, queer clergy

Denyse Barnes remembers exactly how she felt the day her church decided she could no longer become a pastor.

from Greater LA

A year ago this week, President Trump signed an executive order to end family separations at the U.S.-Mexico Border.

Stories from the border crisis, where there's limited access to food and showers

A year ago this week, President Trump signed an executive order to end family separations at the U.S.-Mexico Border.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Jet aircraft contribute 2% of all greenhouse gases--raising challenging questions.  Is there a moral obligation to travel less? What are the alternatives to going by plane?

To combat climate change, should you stop flying?

Jet aircraft contribute 2% of all greenhouse gases--raising challenging questions.  Is there a moral obligation to travel less? What are the alternatives to going by plane?

from To the Point

There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.

Early days in Iowa

There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.

from Left, Right & Center

Real estate developers have had a huge influence on New York state lawmakers for decades.

New York just passed sweeping protections for renters, while rent control measures died in California

Real estate developers have had a huge influence on New York state lawmakers for decades.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Eric Swalwell, a Democratic Congressman from California, is centering his presidential campaign on gun safety.

Presidential hopeful Eric Swalwell on gun safety, housing, and impeachment

Eric Swalwell, a Democratic Congressman from California, is centering his presidential campaign on gun safety.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

America is politically polarized, and the US Supreme Court is also divided. In a few days, it will answer two questions. Will non-citizens be counted in the next census?

Gerrymandering and the US Census put the Supreme Court in the 'political thicket'

America is politically polarized, and the US Supreme Court is also divided. In a few days, it will answer two questions. Will non-citizens be counted in the next census?

from To the Point

Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross have refused to hand over documents about the proposed citizenship question on the next Census.

President Trump exerts executive privilege over the Census

Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross have refused to hand over documents about the proposed citizenship question on the next Census.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Even if it’s expedited.

This could take a while

Even if it’s expedited.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers