Our trade embargo and travel restrictions on Cuba were loosened as of today. That means Cuban cigars could be on their way back -- but are they all they’re cracked up to be? Then, Pope Francis has announced his plans to canonize Father Junipero Serra, the founder of California’s mission system. We look at his controversial life and legacy. Next, there’s a vaccine in the works for addiction. Could it work? In our weekly film segment, we look at what’s new at the box office after the Oscar blitz. And finally, the strange story of a bull named Toystory and what his life says about the dairy industry.
Cuban Cigar Comeback, Saint Serra, and an Addiction Vaccine
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New Cuba Rules and Cuban Cigars
The trade embargo and restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba have been loosened as of today. United Airlines already announced plans to ask for permission to establish...
Pope Francis announced yesterday that he plans to canonize Father Junipero Serra, the founder of California’s missions, as a saint. Anyone who grew up in California and did...
Vaccines for Addiction
There’s probably no place in the world with more 12-step meetings than Southern California. In fact, drug dependency is a huge problem everywhere in the U.S. The National...
Snipers, Best Men, and Black Hats
We’re emerging from our post-Oscar-nominations hangover today, and ready to talk about new releases. We talk about what’s new at the box office in our weekly film segment.