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The latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll shows that a majority of Americans do not want former President Donald Trump to hold that office again, as his campaign for 2024 is in full swing.

Hip-hop musician Pras Michel of Fugees faces criminal trial in Washington, D.C., for allegedly conspiring to violate election law and influence American policymakers on behalf of China.

A decade after a landmark report on Americans' shorter lives, the problem has only gotten worse. Unlike other wealthy nations, U.S. life expectancy has not bounced back from the pandemic.

Depeche Mode return with its first album since the death of founding member Andy Fletcher. It focuses a lot, unsurprisingly, on the subject of life.

The Federal Trade Commission gets thousands of complaints a year from customers trapped in memberships they don't want. Its "Click to Cancel" proposal aims to change that, Chair Lina Khan tells NPR.

A retired Air Force pilot, who dropped bombs on Iraq during the opening night of the "shock and awe" campaign 20 years ago, talks with a woman who experienced that night as a teenager in Baghdad.

California has been deluged by storms this winter, but fixing the state's severe drought will take more than rain. The state had deeper problems in how it uses water.

It's President Biden's first trip to Canada as president. He and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are expected to discuss their concerns about the security crisis in Haiti.

This year is expected to set a record for the number of book bans by public school libraries, so many people are finding creative ways to make banned books available to young readers outside schools.

Powerful artificial intelligence tools that can create video, audio, text and pictures are raising fears the technology will supercharge disinformation and propaganda by bad actors.

Author Carole Lindstrom follows Caldecott-winning <em>We Are Water Protectors</em> with another children's book featuring Native culture. She says she hopes it helps kids "see themselves in a positive way."

The whiskey maker argues that the toy named Bad Spaniel infringes on its trademark, confuses consumers and tarnishes its reputation.

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Two years after police cleared a large homeless camp and the city fenced Echo Park Lake amid massive protests, a new City Council member wants to bring down the chain link barrier.

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Two years after police cleared a large homeless camp and the city fenced Echo Park Lake amid massive protests, a new City Council member wants to bring down the chain link barrier.

from Greater LA

Two years after police cleared a large homeless camp and the city fenced Echo Park Lake amid massive protests, a new council member wants to bring down the chain link barrier.

No more fence around Echo Park? Residents have divided opinions

Two years after police cleared a large homeless camp and the city fenced Echo Park Lake amid massive protests, a new council member wants to bring down the chain link barrier.

from Greater LA

TikTok CEO Shou Chew testified before a House Committee looking at the social media platform’s data security and relationship with the Chinese government.

TikTok CEO’s testimony, William Kentridge’s unique animation

TikTok CEO Shou Chew testified before a House Committee looking at the social media platform’s data security and relationship with the Chinese government.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

TikTok CEO Shou Chew testified before a House Committee looking at the social media platform’s data security and relationship with the Chinese government.

Why US tech deserves TikTok-level scrutiny as lawmakers grill CEO

TikTok CEO Shou Chew testified before a House Committee looking at the social media platform’s data security and relationship with the Chinese government.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

SoCal’s drought restrictions are over for now, but this winter’s rainwater won’t last long. LA County captured lots of stormwater, but not enough to provide lasting relief.

LA reuses lots of stormwater, but wants to save more

SoCal’s drought restrictions are over for now, but this winter’s rainwater won’t last long. LA County captured lots of stormwater, but not enough to provide lasting relief.

from Greater LA

SoCal’s drought restrictions are over for now, but this winter’s rainwater won’t last long. LA County captured lots of stormwater, but not enough to provide lasting relief.

Can LA capture enough stormwater to meet residents’ needs?

SoCal’s drought restrictions are over for now, but this winter’s rainwater won’t last long. LA County captured lots of stormwater, but not enough to provide lasting relief.

from Greater LA

The Sklar Brothers talk about Japan topping the U.S. in Tuesday night's World Baseball Classic, and March Madness.

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The Sklar Brothers talk about Japan topping the U.S. in Tuesday night's World Baseball Classic, and March Madness.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates, while juggling dueling issues of banking turmoil and ongoing inflation. What does this say about the health  of the U.S. economy?

Interest rate hike signals Fed’s confidence in jittery US banks

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates, while juggling dueling issues of banking turmoil and ongoing inflation. What does this say about the health of the U.S. economy?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand