President Obama today is calling for the end of gay conversion therapy because of its potentially devastating psychological effects. We talk to an activist who spent five years in conversion therapy and the director of the LGBT office at the American Psychological Association. In our weekly web roundup: new apps to capture police interactions, a lawsuit against Facebook facial recognition software, and new emojis. Every year, Nestle pays $524 for a permit to take tens of millions of gallons of water from Arrowhead Springs in the San Bernardino National Forest. The permit expired in 1988. And city attorney Mike Feuer says that more than 500 pot shops have been closed down in Los Angeles in the last two years. How many are left?
Gay Conversion Therapy, Police Video Apps, and Bottling California’s Water
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Gay Conversion Therapy
President Obama today is calling for the end of gay conversion therapy because of its potentially devastating psychological effects. The White House says he won’t call for a...
17 min, 46 sec
Apps to Capture Videos of Police Interactions
On our weekly web roundup: a civilian video of a police officer killing an unarmed man in South Carolina went viral this week. It was that video that led to the arrest of...
9 min, 8 sec
Bottling Water in California
Every year, Nestle, the world’s largest food company, pays the San Bernardino national forest $524. That’s the fee Nestle pays for its permit to take tens of million of...
10 min, 23 sec