Photo: People protest U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban outside of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Seattle, Washington, U.S. May 15, 2017. (David Ryder/Reuters)
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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle heard arguments Monday on President Trump’s revised travel ban. A district judge in Hawaii blocked the ban in March. The White House appealed that decision. And in Los Angeles tomorrow, voters will decide who gets seats on the city council and school board. Also on the ballot: A measure that would change how police are disciplined.
Republican Roger Stone has popped up in almost every infamous moment in the party’s last 40 years, including Watergate, the Florida recount, and this past presidential election. Stone’s career and his role molding Donald Trump into a presidential candidate are the subjects of a new documentary. It’s called “Get Me Roger Stone,” and it’s out now on Netflix.
The former head of Paramount Pictures, Brad Grey, died of cancer Sunday. He was 59 years old. Stone was behind the “Transformers” franchise and produced “The Sopranos.”
Harold Michelson worked as a storyboard artist. His wife Lillian was a researcher on hundreds of films, including “The Graduate” and “Scarface.” A new documentary looks at their careers and 60-year marriage. It’s called “Harold & Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story.”
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Inside the Walmart that's now a shelter for migrant children President Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy has led to more than 1300 kids being separated from their families at the border. Many of those kids end up in government shelters. A Walmart in Brownsville, Texas has been converted into a shelter called Casa Padre. We learn what life is like inside. We also speak with a man who quit his job at an Arizona shelter after being forced to tell kids they can’t hug.
What the AT&T and Time Warner merger means for Hollywood A federal judge Tuesday approved the merger between AT&T and Time Warner. This rebuffs President Trump’s efforts to block the $85 billion deal. This new AT&T-Time Warner company would own CNN, the library of HBO, and wireless and satellite TV services across the country.
What it takes to make a living in the WNBA The LA Sparks are considered one of the top teams in the WNBA. Nneka Ogwumike is a power forward on the team. She says the pay is so low that many women play abroad in the off-season. She herself plays in Russia in the winter.
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