FROM Alan Light
Remembering Prince, The Purple One Prince Rogers Nelson, better known as Prince, was found dead Thursday. He was 57 years old. His career as a music innovator spanned decades, and he amassed stacks of awards over the years, including seven Grammys, an Oscar, and a Golden Globe. He was a prolific composer and had more than 19 top-ten hits. Throughout his career, he defied musical genres and blurred racial and gender lines in a way that resonated with generations of listeners .
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?
Farewell LA freeways, Peter Shire is back Angelenos don't want more freeways but we seem not to want mass transit either. Metro has killed the 710 freeway extension, and bus and train ridership is down across the region. What's the future of getting around in LA? And, Peter Shire is having a comeback. What attracts a new generation to his playful ceramics and furniture?
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.