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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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Senate Bill 54, introduced by State Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica), aimed to eliminate three-quarters of single-use, or disposable, plastic bags and containers in the next 10…

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In the Inland Empire, east of Los Angeles, there are now hundreds of warehouses.

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On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 into law, which could massively reshape California’s food delivery industry.

Gov. Newsom signs 'gig economy' law. How will that affect restaurants and consumers?

On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 into law, which could massively reshape California’s food delivery industry.

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From political action to banning plastics, humans are finding ways to confront climate change.

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From political action to banning plastics, humans are finding ways to confront climate change.

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When talking about homelessness in California, President Trump said “tremendous pollution” was flowing into the Pacific Ocean via storm drains and sewers.

Trump says waste created by homeless people ends up in the ocean. Truth?

When talking about homelessness in California, President Trump said “tremendous pollution” was flowing into the Pacific Ocean via storm drains and sewers.

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California is fighting the Trump administration over fuel efficiency standards, with California setting much higher standards for how much a car can pollute.

GM plans to introduce 20 new electric models by 2023. Good for the environment, bad for auto workers?

California is fighting the Trump administration over fuel efficiency standards, with California setting much higher standards for how much a car can pollute.

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When you’re a kid, probably the worst thing is not fitting in. For Jonathan Mooney it was torture. He couldn’t read until the age of 12. He was put in a “slow” class.

What it's like growing up with learning disabilities

When you’re a kid, probably the worst thing is not fitting in. For Jonathan Mooney it was torture. He couldn’t read until the age of 12. He was put in a “slow” class.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump is back in Washington after his two-day swing through California.

Has patience for people sleeping on the streets been stretched to the breaking point?

President Trump is back in Washington after his two-day swing through California.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has launched an ambitious, and possibly financially risky, plan to shut down some smaller car lines in order to build electric cars.

GM wants to go all electric

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has launched an ambitious, and possibly financially risky, plan to shut down some smaller car lines in order to build electric cars.

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A new exhibit from Los Angeles artist Betye Saar opens this weekend at LACMA. It’s called    “Betye Saar: Call and Response."

New at LACMA: Betye Saar's art about race in America

A new exhibit from Los Angeles artist Betye Saar opens this weekend at LACMA. It’s called “Betye Saar: Call and Response."

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