Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Host Madeleine Brand looks at news, culture and emerging trends through the lens of Los Angeles.

The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will not ban the use of a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, which is used on fruit, vegetables, nuts, and soybeans.

President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday, basking in chants of “send her back.”

Marianne Williamson, Oprah Winfrey's former spiritual advisor, has said she would defeat Donald Trump "by harnessing love."

The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.

President Trump had promised huge sweeps of undocumented immigrants over the weekend. But reports say ICE made only a handful of arrests.

This weekend, the Trump administration is expected to round up thousands of undocumented immigrants in at least 10 major cities, including LA.

"The Farewell" stars Awkwafina as a New Yorker who returns to China when her grandma gets diagnosed with cancer and has a short time to live.

The U.S. women’s soccer team celebrated their World Cup victory with a parade in New York. Thousands of fans lined the streets to congratulate the two-time world champions.