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This is what the news should sound like. Hosted by Michael Barbaro and powered by The New York Times' newsroom, The Daily brings listeners the biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. The Daily focuses on just one or two stories each weekday, offering listeners a 30-minute, deep, textured portrait of the characters and human stakes driving the news.

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This week, we moved a lot closer to a court challenge that could significantly reduce or eliminate constitutional protections for abortion rights.

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SB 50, the controversial housing bill championed by California State Senator Scott Wiener, has been shelved for debate until next year.

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The Jordan Downs housing project in Watts has a long history dating back to the 1940s. It’s currently undergoing a billion dollar redevelopment.

Theater project explores Jordan Downs, public housing, and gentrification

The Jordan Downs housing project in Watts has a long history dating back to the 1940s. It’s currently undergoing a billion dollar redevelopment.

California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.

Ambitious housing bill SB 50 gets shelved until next year

California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.

The super bloom this year has given spectators in Southern California quite the wild flower show.   The hills alongside LA’s freeways are carpeted with bright yellows and oranges.

Mustard flowers may be beautiful, but could fuel fires

The super bloom this year has given spectators in Southern California quite the wild flower show. The hills alongside LA’s freeways are carpeted with bright yellows and oranges.

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The new SAT score is based on factors such as average family income, educational attainment, housing stability and crime. Test-takers won't see the score, but colleges will.

SAT to score students' 'disadvantages' to try to even the playing field

The new SAT score is based on factors such as average family income, educational attainment, housing stability and crime. Test-takers won't see the score, but colleges will.

from NPR

Jackie Goldberg won an open seat to the LA Unified School District school board this week.

The pros and cons of Measure EE, a parcel tax to fund schools

Jackie Goldberg won an open seat to the LA Unified School District school board this week.

from Greater LA

From the outside, the Abram Friedman Occupational Center is a case study in institutional drabness. The hulking, cube-shaped building on the ragged fringes of downtown L.A.

Adult education offers a ‘good life’ through barbershop training

From the outside, the Abram Friedman Occupational Center is a case study in institutional drabness. The hulking, cube-shaped building on the ragged fringes of downtown L.A.

from Greater LA

Los Angeles Unified’s adult education program doesn't get much respect, and its funding is always in danger.

LAUSD’s barber training brings hope of a decent job and a good life

Los Angeles Unified’s adult education program doesn't get much respect, and its funding is always in danger.

from Greater LA

LA is often called a concrete jungle, but it’s teeming with wild animals, insects and plants. More than 5000 species of birds live here or pass through as they migrate up the coast.

Finding all the biodiversity in LA

LA is often called a concrete jungle, but it’s teeming with wild animals, insects and plants. More than 5000 species of birds live here or pass through as they migrate up the coast.

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