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Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and their neighbor William Bryan were deemed guilty today for murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black 25-year-old, when he was out jogging in…

Guilty verdicts in Ahmaud Arbery murder trial: Analysis

Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and their neighbor William Bryan were deemed guilty today for murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black 25-year-old, when he was out jogging in…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Settlers from Plymouth England shared an autumn feast with the Wampanoag tribe in Massachusetts 400 years ago — a tradition we’ve come to call Thanksgiving.

The ‘dystopian horror story’ of the US’ founding, and how Americans still cannot admit fault

Settlers from Plymouth England shared an autumn feast with the Wampanoag tribe in Massachusetts 400 years ago — a tradition we’ve come to call Thanksgiving.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and their neighbor William Bryan were deemed guilty today for murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black 25-year-old, when he was out jogging in…

Guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery: 3 white defendants face verdicts from nearly all-white jury

Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and their neighbor William Bryan were deemed guilty today for murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black 25-year-old, when he was out jogging in…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It’s been two months since Carson residents started smelling rotten eggs and getting headaches.

Carson residents are coming home for Thanksgiving. Some say the odor persists

It’s been two months since Carson residents started smelling rotten eggs and getting headaches.

from Greater LA

It’s been two months since Carson residents started smelling rotten eggs and getting headaches. LA County declared a state of emergency and paid for thousands of hotel rooms.

It’s time for Carson residents to come home, officials say. But the city still smells, residents argue

It’s been two months since Carson residents started smelling rotten eggs and getting headaches. LA County declared a state of emergency and paid for thousands of hotel rooms.

from Greater LA

AAA expects more than 53 million people to travel for Thanksgiving this year, nearly matching pre-pandemic levels amid hopes of a semi-formal holiday season.

Flying this holiday? Bring patience amid long waits and sympathy for airport staff

AAA expects more than 53 million people to travel for Thanksgiving this year, nearly matching pre-pandemic levels amid hopes of a semi-formal holiday season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom says “substantially more” law enforcement officers will be near busy retail stores this Thanksgiving week.

From SF to LA, luxury retail stores face brazen robberies. How is law enforcement responding?

Governor Gavin Newsom says “substantially more” law enforcement officers will be near busy retail stores this Thanksgiving week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand