LAUSD strike day 1, tax tips, first US band to go behind Iron Curtain

Los Angeles school workers protest in front of Buchanan Street Elementary School during the first day of a walkout over contract negotiations, Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 21, 2023. Photo by REUTERS/Aude Guerrucci.

The LAUSD strike has started. KCRW hears from a special ed assistant teacher who says she makes $37,000/year. She says her classroom has too many students and not enough resources.

This tax season, personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary explains how to claim adult dependents, get deductions for classroom expenses, and find an accountant.

A Fox News producer is suing the network, alleging its lawyers coerced her to give misleading testimony in the legal battle over Fox's coverage of Dominion Voting after the 2020 election.

The band Blood, Sweat, & Tears says the State Department blackmailed them into touring communist Yugoslavia, Romania, and Poland in 1970. A new film tells the story.