Ferguson and L.A., the Rise of Superbugs, and Elephants Leaving the Circus

We start with a two-part look at the Department of Justice report on Ferguson, MO, released yesterday. First, an in-depth look at the civil rights abuses it details, and then a comparison to L.A.’s history of racism in law enforcement. Next, in our weekly web roundup, CHAPPiE and the unlikely screen debut of Die Antwoord. Then, a new superbug outbreak happened this week at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel talks to Madeleine about the rise of superbugs and why we need to develop new antibiotics to fight them. And finally, Ringling Brothers is phasing elephants out of its circus act. Why?

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