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NPR's live special coverage of Robert Mueller testifying before two House committees

Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, is testifying on Capitol Hill.

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address, which the White House says will outline a "policy agenda both parties can rally behind."

NPR's special coverage the president's prime time address.

A selection of two great KCRW podcast episodes that explore the dark and mysterious forces of nature

A selection of two of the best KCRW podcast episodes about origin stories

A selection from two KCRW podcasts celebrating the spooky, imaginative, and magical

Third Coast International Audio Festival presents its twist on Christmas.

More from KCRW

President Trump is back in Washington after his two-day swing through California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

From political action to banning plastics, humans are finding ways to confront climate change.

from News Stories

Students are cutting class, and workers are striking worldwide.   At the UN, governments will be held accountable for promises made in the Paris Accords.

from To the Point

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In the Inland Empire, east of Los Angeles, there are now hundreds of warehouses.

As Amazon automates jobs, warehouse workers are on edge

In the Inland Empire, east of Los Angeles, there are now hundreds of warehouses.

from Greater LA

The goods movement is the backbone of Southern California’s Inland Empire. With the threat of automation looming, what’s going to happen to the people getting replaced by robots?

How does automation affect Inland Empire workers?

The goods movement is the backbone of Southern California’s Inland Empire. With the threat of automation looming, what’s going to happen to the people getting replaced by robots?

from Greater LA

On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 into law, which could massively reshape California’s food delivery industry.

Gov. Newsom signs 'gig economy' law. How will that affect restaurants and consumers?

On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 into law, which could massively reshape California’s food delivery industry.

from Greater LA

When talking about homelessness in California, President Trump said “tremendous pollution” was flowing into the Pacific Ocean via storm drains and sewers.

Trump says waste created by homeless people ends up in the ocean. Truth?

When talking about homelessness in California, President Trump said “tremendous pollution” was flowing into the Pacific Ocean via storm drains and sewers.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California is fighting the Trump administration over fuel efficiency standards, with California setting much higher standards for how much a car can pollute.

GM plans to introduce 20 new electric models by 2023. Good for the environment, bad for auto workers?

California is fighting the Trump administration over fuel efficiency standards, with California setting much higher standards for how much a car can pollute.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When you’re a kid, probably the worst thing is not fitting in. For Jonathan Mooney it was torture. He couldn’t read until the age of 12. He was put in a “slow” class.

What it's like growing up with learning disabilities

When you’re a kid, probably the worst thing is not fitting in. For Jonathan Mooney it was torture. He couldn’t read until the age of 12. He was put in a “slow” class.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has launched an ambitious, and possibly financially risky, plan to shut down some smaller car lines in order to build electric cars.

GM wants to go all electric

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has launched an ambitious, and possibly financially risky, plan to shut down some smaller car lines in order to build electric cars.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A new exhibit from Los Angeles artist Betye Saar opens this weekend at LACMA. It’s called    “Betye Saar: Call and Response."

New at LACMA: Betye Saar's art about race in America

A new exhibit from Los Angeles artist Betye Saar opens this weekend at LACMA. It’s called “Betye Saar: Call and Response."

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand