FROM THIS EPISODE
We look at how the Wikileaks founder went from villain to hero for Donald Trump and his supporters.
Emily Dreyfuss, Wired
We discuss USC’s Rose Bowl win on Monday over Penn State; The Rams’ new $2.5 billion stadium; and Ronda Rousey’s loss to Amanda Nunes.
Jason Sklar, The Sklar Brothers
Reporter Wesley Lowery talks about being on the endless police shootings beat and his new book, They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement.
They’ve been described as a wet envelope of cat food, so why do Americans gobble up more than 500 million of these tacos a year?
Russell Adams, Wall Street Journal
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