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The Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments in the case of Trump vs. the United States.

The Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments in the case of Trump vs. the United States.

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How ‘New Cold Wars’ with China and Russia caught America flat-footed

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author David Sanger’s new book chronicles America’s plunge into simultaneous confrontations with two very different adversaries —…

TikTok moves a step closer to being sold, or else face US ban

Biden’s new legislation is forcing TikTok’s Chinese parent company, ByteDance, to sell the social giant to a U.S. company. TikTok plans to challenge this in court.

Supreme Court tackles Idaho abortion law: Biden administration challenges state restrictions amid contentious hearing

Today, the Supreme Court heard an Idaho abortion case, revealing deep ideological and gender divides.

From radio waves to Olympics, Kareem Maddox shares his journey

Southern California’s Kareem Maddox, a former radio host and Princeton alum, will compete in 3x3 basketball for Team USA at the Paris Summer Olympics.

Construction has begun in Agoura Hills on the world’s largest wildlife road crossing. How do you get animals to cross over the busy 101 freeway?

from KCRW Features

Protests over the war in Gaza have engulfed college campuses across the country. Faith leaders offer guidance in these contentious times.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Tesla sales are slumping. Its trucks have been recalled to fix a safety issue. And Elon Musk seems to be alienating potential buyers with his remarks on social media.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A Ninth Circuit case has limited how LA responds to homelessness. If the Supreme Court tosses out that decision, the city could ban camping in more places.

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In Las Vegas today, construction began on a train that would get travelers from Rancho Cucamonga in San Bernardino County to the Las Vegas strip in about two hours.

Rancho Cucamonga to Vegas: Will high-speed rail be done in 4 years?

In Las Vegas today, construction began on a train that would get travelers from Rancho Cucamonga in San Bernardino County to the Las Vegas strip in about two hours.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Private companies are buying farmland in rural Arizona. The goal isn’t to farm crops but to access water from the Colorado River.

Who are the private companies selling Arizona water rights?

Private companies are buying farmland in rural Arizona. The goal isn’t to farm crops but to access water from the Colorado River.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Supreme Court appeared divided after oral arguments over a Grants Pass, an Oregon law that bans camping in public areas.

Oregon homelessness law seems to divide Supreme Court

The Supreme Court appeared divided after oral arguments over a Grants Pass, an Oregon law that bans camping in public areas.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California has filed a lawsuit against Huntington Beach over its recently passed voter ID law.

Voter ID law sparks legal battle in OC

California has filed a lawsuit against Huntington Beach over its recently passed voter ID law.

from KCRW Features

A look at Jeff Skoll’s decision to close Participant Media after 20 years and why Congress is going after Disney-Fox-Warner’s joint sports streamer.

Participant Media shuts down after two decades; Congressmembers probe development of ‘Spulu’

A look at Jeff Skoll’s decision to close Participant Media after 20 years and why Congress is going after Disney-Fox-Warner’s joint sports streamer.

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Is the media’s coverage adding to the difficulties of Donald Trump’s criminal case? Where does protest cross the line into hate speech?

Trump tries to maintain party peace as trial begins

Is the media’s coverage adding to the difficulties of Donald Trump’s criminal case? Where does protest cross the line into hate speech?

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The World Health Organization is warning of the dangers of bird flu, should it jump from animals to humans. Last month, a second person in the U.S. contracted the disease.

WHO warns of bird flu outbreak in mammals, CDC downplays it

The World Health Organization is warning of the dangers of bird flu, should it jump from animals to humans. Last month, a second person in the U.S. contracted the disease.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Two Boeing whistleblowers testified about their safety concerns in a Congressional hearing this week. KCRW looks at how the company became mired in scandal.

How Boeing's business decisions tarnished its reputation for safety

Two Boeing whistleblowers testified about their safety concerns in a Congressional hearing this week. KCRW looks at how the company became mired in scandal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Federal Bureau of Prisons announced this week that it will close the women’s prison in Dublin, California — where prison staff have reportedly assaulted inmates.

NorCal women’s prison is shutting down due to sex abuse claims

The Federal Bureau of Prisons announced this week that it will close the women’s prison in Dublin, California — where prison staff have reportedly assaulted inmates.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After an unsuccessful attack on Israel, Iran faces more sanctions from the West and possible retaliation. But many ordinary Iranians don’t approve of their government’s actions.

How the people of Iran quietly dissent against their government

After an unsuccessful attack on Israel, Iran faces more sanctions from the West and possible retaliation. But many ordinary Iranians don’t approve of their government’s actions.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The fourth season of the award-winning podcast tells the stories of Guantánamo, from the prisoners and the people who worked there. Host Sarah Koenig shares what she uncovered.

Inside Guantánamo Bay detention camp: Latest ‘Serial’ podcast season

The fourth season of the award-winning podcast tells the stories of Guantánamo, from the prisoners and the people who worked there. Host Sarah Koenig shares what she uncovered.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

After months of pressure, Speaker Mike Johnson has called a series of votes on foreign aid packages. Hard-right Republicans threaten to oust him if he follows through.

House Speaker Johnson’s Ukraine vote may cost him his job

After months of pressure, Speaker Mike Johnson has called a series of votes on foreign aid packages. Hard-right Republicans threaten to oust him if he follows through.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The City of LA operates an alternative to policing that’s geared towards unhoused Angelenos. The aims: Cut LAPD involvement and find permanent homes for more people.

LA reduces LAPD homeless response – now what about housing?

The City of LA operates an alternative to policing that’s geared towards unhoused Angelenos. The aims: Cut LAPD involvement and find permanent homes for more people.

from KCRW Features

Beloved 99 Cents Only stores are closing permanently, so customers are grabbing their final bargains.

Shoppers mourn 99 Cents Only as stores wind down operations

Beloved 99 Cents Only stores are closing permanently, so customers are grabbing their final bargains.

from KCRW Features