South LA doctor stretches monkeypox vax, hopes to accommodate walk-ups

A health worker prepares a monkeypox vaccine at a drive-through vaccination point at the Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York, U.S., July 28, 2022. Credit: REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo.

LA County has so far identified more than 600 monkeypox cases. The low vaccine supply makes it tough to get doses to Latino and Black communities with limited health care access.

Former WNBA star Brittney Griner has been sentenced to nine and a half years in prison for drug smuggling. The Biden administration is working to free her.

Over the last few weeks, shootings in New Mexico have killed Muslim men of South Asian descent, and Albuquerque police say they’ve detained a primary suspect.

The Republican mayors of Arizona and Texas have sent more than 6,000 migrants to New York and D.C., saying they can get help in the U.S.’ top “sanctuary cities.”

KCRW previews fall TV: “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,” “Interview with The Vampire,” the “Quantum Leap” reboot, “Monarch,” and more.