Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles.
William Taylor, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testified today before the House Intelligence Committee. He sat alongside another career State Department official, George Kent.
You’ve heard of Impossible Burgers and Beyond Burgers, which contain meat made from plants. Now there’s something called “air protein.” That’s meat made from air.
Nine USC students have died since school started in late August. While campus officials haven’t disclosed the causes behind all of deaths, three have been attributed to suicide.
In the 1940s and 1950s, the U.S. conducted dozens of nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands. The tests forced people from their homes.
The 30-year mortgage might be a casualty of global warming. That’s because rising sea levels, worsening drought and wildfires make the future of many homes uncertain.
Mike Birbiglia never really wanted a kid.
San Diego State University has suspended all 14 fraternities on campus after a student died. Dylan Hernandez was 19 years old. He was pledging Phi Gamma Delta.
In California, if you’re a cop who’s been convicted of a crime, there’s a good possibility you can keep your job.
Sesame Street debuted 50 years ago, and it’s still going strong, reaching more than 100 million children worldwide.
Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Bert and Ernie and the other muppets…
The impeachment inquiry enters a new public phase this week. Senior diplomats Bill Taylor and George Kent are scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
In California, the 2004 Paid Family Leave Act provides new mothers six partially paid weeks of bonding time with their children.
President Trump says he has the authority to end the DACA program, which President Obama created through executive order in 2012.
Another DACA recipient invested in the Supreme Court decision is a lawyers arguing in favor of the Obama-era legislation.
Dozens of demonstrators chanting “home is here” arrived in Washington DC on Sunday after a 230-mile march that began last month in New York.
Some fans' love for Morrissey is wavering after the musician made questionable statements about race, such as “everyone ultimately prefers their own race.”
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to file papers today to be on the Democratic presidential primary ballot in Alabama.
Maz Jobrani is an immigrant from Iran. He likes to target President Trump, and was especially critical when Trump’s travel ban went into effect in 2017.
Christopher Lloyd Dennis died this week in the San Fernando Valley. He was one of the first people on Hollywood Blvd.
A year ago today, the Camp Fire broke out in Paradise, Calif. More than 80 people died, and some 20,000 structures were destroyed. Damage was in the billions of dollars.
Our critics review “Doctor Sleep,” based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel of the same name and is a sequel to “The Shining;” “Honey Boy,” written by Shia LaBeouf about his own life…