Photo:U.S. President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban on Monday, leaving Iraq off the list of targeted countries, at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2017. (Carlos Barria/ Reuters)
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President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban says that for 90 days there will be no new visas issued to people from six Muslim-majority countries. No refugees from any country will be allowed into the US for 120 days, and once that time period is up, the number of refugees allowed to enter per year will be capped at 50,000. For refugees spending years trying to win asylum, what will happen to them?
Los Angeles is having an election tomorrow. One ballot initiative may reshape LA development for years to come, and the school board could become majority pro-charter school.
A report by climate change experts says California needs more density if we want to meet our greenhouse gas reduction goals. That means changing our lifestyle -- drive less, walk more and use public transportation.
KCRW DJ Liza Richardson tells us what being a music supervisor means, and how she tries to use music to express a director’s vision.
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Congresswoman Karen Bass represents south and west LA, and sits on the House Judiciary Committee. She discusses the possibility of investigating President Trump’s assertion that former President Obama wiretapped him, as well as investigating Russia’s alleged interference into the election.
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President Trump dials back his rhetoric on Russia President Trump today says he misspoke at yesterday’s disastrous news conference with Vladimir Putin. He explained that he said “would” instead of “wouldn’t.” Why wouldn’t it be Russia who meddled in the election? That explanation stretches credulity, but it may be enough to satisfy Republicans who’ve been critical. We talk with Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff about what Congress needs to do next.
The challenges of being Native American in Oakland Tommy Orange is a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes of Oklahoma, but he grew up in Oakland. His new novel, “There There,” is set in Oakland. His many disparate characters -- all urban Indians -- struggle with what it means to be Native and struggle to connect with disappearing traditions.
Justice Department indicts 12 Russians for election hacking The Department of Justice says it has enough evidence to charge 12 members of the Russian military with hacking the Clinton campaign, the Democratic National Committee, and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
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