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Torture. It stands as one of the pillars of American exceptionalism.

from Scheer Intelligence

The UAW strike provides another test for the president’s pro-union reputation. Plus, how will Congress respond to this week’s visit from Ukraine’s Zelensky?

from Left, Right & Center

Beit T’Shuvah, a Jewish rehab facility, teaches people how to bake challah as a form of community building. The experience has special meaning during the High Holy days.

from Greater LA

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LA drivers are paying $6/gallon for gas on average. That’s partly due to rising crude oil prices and California’s gas taxes.

‘Market manipulation’ may be driving higher gas prices in LA

LA drivers are paying $6/gallon for gas on average. That’s partly due to rising crude oil prices and California’s gas taxes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Fox and News Corp scion Ruper Murdoch passes off the reins to his eldest son, who is even more conservative and sympathetic to Trump.

Lachlan Murdoch ascends the throne in ‘Succession’-like drama

Fox and News Corp scion Ruper Murdoch passes off the reins to his eldest son, who is even more conservative and sympathetic to Trump.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA drivers are paying $6/gallon for gas on average. That’s partly due to rising crude oil prices and California’s gas taxes.

Average LA gas hits $6/gallon. What’s driving the rise?

LA drivers are paying $6/gallon for gas on average. That’s partly due to rising crude oil prices and California’s gas taxes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Vintage Synthesizer Museum draws keyboard fans to Highland Park for classes, vibey sound baths, and a chance to play on its rare synth collection.

At LA museum, you can play on a synthesizer used by The Beatles

The Vintage Synthesizer Museum draws keyboard fans to Highland Park for classes, vibey sound baths, and a chance to play on its rare synth collection.

from Greater LA

A lucrative industry has formed around moving rent-controlled tenants out of their homes. A new investigation from LA Public Press looks into it.

‘Tenant relocators’ make big money from emptying out rent-controlled units

A lucrative industry has formed around moving rent-controlled tenants out of their homes. A new investigation from LA Public Press looks into it.

from Greater LA

The WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes are costing California billions of dollars. Could the governor and LA mayor help broker a fair deal between workers and studios?

Hollywood strikes: Could Newsom, Bass or Biden be a mediator?

The WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes are costing California billions of dollars. Could the governor and LA mayor help broker a fair deal between workers and studios?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes are costing California billions of dollars. Could the governor and LA mayor help broker a fair deal between workers and studios?

Hollywood strikes: What roles do Newsom and Bass play?

The WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes are costing California billions of dollars. Could the governor and LA mayor help broker a fair deal between workers and studios?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

High school students from Boyle Heights built a hydrogen-powered race car and competed against teams from all over the world over the weekend. How did they fare?

‘We're chasing that trophy’: Boyle Heights students on competing in robotics

High school students from Boyle Heights built a hydrogen-powered race car and competed against teams from all over the world over the weekend. How did they fare?

from Greater LA