KCRW Features

KCRW Features

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KCRW's stories, special interviews, and in-depth reporting from the field. KCRW's features air on Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra hit a milestone recently: He's now sued the Trump Administration more times than the Texas Attorney General sued the feds during Barack…

Fentanyl is almost unthinkably strong. The synthetic opioid is 50 times more potent than heroin and has contributed to a wave of fatal overdoses in LA County.

KCRW's Tom Schnabel pays tribute to jazz DJ Bo Leibowitz, who died on Monday.

The super bloom this year has given spectators in Southern California quite the wild flower show. The hills alongside LA’s freeways are carpeted with bright yellows and oranges.

Jackie Goldberg is returning to the LAUSD school board after a major victory in Tuesday’s special election.

The population of Texas is growing at an almost astonishing rate.

Patrick and Dava McCoy live in Mission Viejo, in a five-bedroom suburban tract home that used to feel much more spacious.

On this day 27 years ago, the LA Riots broke out after four white policemen were acquitted in the Rodney King case.

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President Trump says there’s absolutely no doubt that Iran was behind attacks this week on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. This follows the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One of Donald Trump’s last California properties, a 5400 square foot Beverly Hills mansion, has been sold for $13.5 million.

Trump sells his Beverly Hills house for way above the average home price

One of Donald Trump’s last California properties, a 5400 square foot Beverly Hills mansion, has been sold for $13.5 million.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Comedian Hasan Minhaj devoted an episode of his Netflix show “The Patriot Act” to what’s going on in Sudan.

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Comedian Hasan Minhaj devoted an episode of his Netflix show “The Patriot Act” to what’s going on in Sudan.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One of Donald Trump’s last California properties, a 5400 square foot Beverly Hills mansion, has been sold for $13.5 million.

Trump sells his Beverly Hills house to an Indonesian billionaire for $13.5 million

One of Donald Trump’s last California properties, a 5400 square foot Beverly Hills mansion, has been sold for $13.5 million.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Real estate developers have had a huge influence on New York state lawmakers for decades.

New York just passed sweeping protections for renters, while rent control measures died in California

Real estate developers have had a huge influence on New York state lawmakers for decades.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Critic: 'Men in Black: International' is absolutely useless, but Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thomson are fun together

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump announced the departure in a tweet on Thursdays.

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders to leave the White House

President Trump announced the departure in a tweet on Thursdays.

from NPR

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