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Across the country, many breweries are collaborating with musicians, films and theatrical productions to pair specific drinks with art and multisensory experiences.

T he film took home the top prize for Best Ensemble.

“The Delicacy,” a new documentary premiering at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, follows sea urchin divers off the coast of Santa Barbara, and explores the impact that…

Officers are accused of using bogus info to boost stats of traffic stops. As a result, 20 officers have been taken off the streets.

"If you raise the bar on what's impeachable, then you end up lowering the bar on what political behavior is acceptable. ...

A new film, “ By Hand ,” documents their 218-day journey. It premieres at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival this week.

Olivia Wilde and Bryan Ling got inside the heads of teenagers to get it just right.

The  Santa Barbara International Film Festival  features one  foreign language film directed and produced by UCSB students.  “ Mother of Chernobyl ” is a fictional tale about…

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The Senate is holding a trial on the impeachment of President Trump, who is accused by the U.S. House of abusing his power and obstructing Congress.

House impeachment managers take to the Senate floor Wednesday, arguing their case for why President Trump should be removed from office. Trump, meanwhile, called the case against him a "hoax."

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s day two of President Trump’s impeachment trial, with opening arguments underway. We get in-depth analysis.

Impeachment trial analysis; classic film gets new music

It’s day two of President Trump’s impeachment trial, with opening arguments underway. We get in-depth analysis.

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Lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff kicked off opening arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial today: “A president this unapologetic, this lawless, this unbound to the…

Impeachment trial: In-depth analysis and what’s next

Lead House impeachment manager Adam Schiff kicked off opening arguments in Trump’s impeachment trial today: “A president this unapologetic, this lawless, this unbound to the…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Did President Trump abuse his power? That’s now up to the Senate. But is that even a crime? Democrats and Republicans agree on the facts, but not on the Constitution.

Trump’s impeachment: politics and the Constitution

Did President Trump abuse his power? That’s now up to the Senate. But is that even a crime? Democrats and Republicans agree on the facts, but not on the Constitution.

from To the Point

Now that the House has impeached President Trump, the process shifts to the Senate, which will vote on whether to convict him. Here is your guide to the steps and the people that matter.

How the Senate impeachment trial will work

Now that the House has impeached President Trump, the process shifts to the Senate, which will vote on whether to convict him. Here is your guide to the steps and the people that matter.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up listening to and singing church songs, and saw gospel and folk music as natural tools to further the civil rights movement.

Special: A musical journey in the life of MLK, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up listening to and singing church songs, and saw gospel and folk music as natural tools to further the civil rights movement.

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It’s being called Europe’s “man on the moon moment”: The European Green Deal is Europe’s ambitious plan to become the world’s first climate neutral continent.

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It’s being called Europe’s “man on the moon moment”: The European Green Deal is Europe’s ambitious plan to become the world’s first climate neutral continent.

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The Major League Baseball cheating scandal is getting bigger and weirder. Three team managers were fired this week.

MLB cheating scandal: What does it mean for the Dodgers going forward?

The Major League Baseball cheating scandal is getting bigger and weirder. Three team managers were fired this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand