Today is the deadline for the Trump administration to reunite the children and parents who were separated at the border. The government is working to get as many of them back together as possible, under orders from a federal judge.
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Facebook might not be so unstoppable after all. It’s stock dropped nearly 20% today – that’s about $120 billion in market value. All because while still making a profit -- it wasn’t AS profitable as analysts had expected.
Allison Behringer was in a serious relationship with her boyfriend, Luke. Then she started experiencing pain during intercourse. It got worse.. And eventually they had to stop. So she saw a gynecologist -- That gynecologist told her she was fine and that “lots of women have pain during sex.” She decided that was unacceptable and went to see another doctor, who told her the pain might be because of her birth control. Her own story became the inspiration for a new podcast KCRW debuted this week. It’s called Bodies, and it looks at how women are treated by the medical community.
Intravenous micronutrient therapy is catching on. There are storefront clinics setting up all over the place - where you can get an infusion of B vitamins and other things. Our intrepid producer visited on clinic in Santa Monica. And we talk with an integrative medicine expert at Yale, to find out what it really does.
This Friday and Saturday night, 560 cots will be laid out in Grand Park, downtown. You can claim one of them for $60 or $80 and spend the night listening or sleeping to this music. “SLEEP” is an eight-hour piece written by English composer Max Richter, who calls it “a personal lullaby for a frenetic world.” He’s also written music lots of films and TV shows, including HBO’s “Leftovers.”
Composer Max Richter at KCRW. Photo by Amy Ta.
Max Richter, composer
The Music Center
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