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A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the majority of Americans oppose the president's national emergency declaration, don't believe there is an emergency and believe Trump's misusing his power.

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The buckets had apparently been in a basement for decades before being moved to the museum's collection room. OSHA has opened an investigation into the incident.

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced this morning he’s running for president in 2020. He almost won the democratic nomination in 2016. Can he do it in 2020?

What are the challenges for Bernie Sanders in his presidential bid?

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced this morning he’s running for president in 2020. He almost won the democratic nomination in 2016. Can he do it in 2020?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Vermont independent became an ideological leader in the Democratic Party after his 2016 campaign against Hillary Clinton. He faces a far more crowded and liberal field this time.

Bernie Sanders launches 2020 Presidential Campaign, no longer an underdog

The Vermont independent became an ideological leader in the Democratic Party after his 2016 campaign against Hillary Clinton. He faces a far more crowded and liberal field this time.

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Marvel’s “Black Panther” made history last year as the first big budget superhero movie with a black director and a predominantly black cast.

How Best Picture nominee ‘Black Panther’ is a rebuke to white supremacy

Marvel’s “Black Panther” made history last year as the first big budget superhero movie with a black director and a predominantly black cast.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Barry Jenkins’ “If Beale Street Could Talk” is nominated for several Oscars this year. Adapted from a James Baldwin novel, the movie is a love story between young Tish and Fonny.

Barry Jenkins adapts James Baldwin’s ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

Barry Jenkins’ “If Beale Street Could Talk” is nominated for several Oscars this year. Adapted from a James Baldwin novel, the movie is a love story between young Tish and Fonny.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The 91st Academy Awards are coming up on Sunday.

Press Play Oscars Edition: Barry Jenkins, Black Panther, and more

The 91st Academy Awards are coming up on Sunday.

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The Coen brothers have a knack for elevating character actors to leading men. They did it with actor Tim Blake Nelson in “O Brother, Where Art Thou?,” where he played Delmar O'Donnell.

Tim Blake Nelson on ‘Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ and being the Coen brothers’ muse of sorts

The Coen brothers have a knack for elevating character actors to leading men. They did it with actor Tim Blake Nelson in “O Brother, Where Art Thou?,” where he played Delmar O'Donnell.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Wes Anderson’s latest foray into stop-motion animation has earned him a Best Animated Feature nod this year.

The tiniest details matter in the stop-motion world of ‘Isle of Dogs’

Wes Anderson’s latest foray into stop-motion animation has earned him a Best Animated Feature nod this year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week, Santa Barbara City Council selected a 32-year-old real estate finance attorney to fill the seat left vacant by Gregg Hart, who was elected to the County Board of…

“This city shaped me,” says Santa Barbara’s newest council member

This week, Santa Barbara City Council selected a 32-year-old real estate finance attorney to fill the seat left vacant by Gregg Hart, who was elected to the County Board of…

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In a surprise move, Santa Barbara City College President Anthony Beebe announced he plans to step down from the position this summer.

SBCC President retires amidst calls for his resignation

In a surprise move, Santa Barbara City College President Anthony Beebe announced he plans to step down from the position this summer.

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Talking about water in Santa Barbara is nearly a pastime.

The complicated history of water in Santa Barbara

Talking about water in Santa Barbara is nearly a pastime.

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The president of Santa Barbara City College announces his retirement as students fume about how he handled disputes over race and gender.

SB City College President retires amid racial tensions

The president of Santa Barbara City College announces his retirement as students fume about how he handled disputes over race and gender.

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President Trump decides he’s done waiting for Congress to fund his border wall. He’s doing it himself, or at least trying to, anyway.

“I’d rather do it much faster.”

President Trump decides he’s done waiting for Congress to fund his border wall. He’s doing it himself, or at least trying to, anyway.

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Our critics review “Alita: Battle Angel,” the big-budget film about a woman cyborg; “Happy Death Day 2U,” about a masked killer who targets college students; “Isn’t it Romantic,”…

James Cameron’s ‘Alita:’ Great visuals but no payoff

Our critics review “Alita: Battle Angel,” the big-budget film about a woman cyborg; “Happy Death Day 2U,” about a masked killer who targets college students; “Isn’t it Romantic,”…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In August 1999, a white supremacist from Washington state loaded his van with guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition, and drove over 1000 miles to the San Fernando Valley.

Learning to live with the trauma of gun violence

In August 1999, a white supremacist from Washington state loaded his van with guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition, and drove over 1000 miles to the San Fernando Valley.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. California Gov.

Trump declares national emergency, California sues

President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. California Gov.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The New York Times published an investigation this week detailing singer Ryan Adams’ history of alleged sexual misconduct and emotional abuse.

What does Ryan Adams scandal say about abuse of power in the music industry?

The New York Times published an investigation this week detailing singer Ryan Adams’ history of alleged sexual misconduct and emotional abuse.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall, after signing a bipartisan bill to keep the government open for six months.

California sues Trump hours after he declares a national emergency

President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall, after signing a bipartisan bill to keep the government open for six months.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

An attorney for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback tweeted that after discussions, the "parties have decided to resolve their pending grievances." The terms are not public.

Colin Kaepernick reaches deal with the NFL to settle collusion allegations

An attorney for the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback tweeted that after discussions, the "parties have decided to resolve their pending grievances." The terms are not public.

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