Alex Abad-Santos

Vox

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Alex Abad-Santos on KCRW

We’ve all seen the videos of entitled, usually white, people making a scene in a grocery store or Target or Walmart.

‘Karen’ videos are on the rise, but mask shaming won't change minds

We’ve all seen the videos of entitled, usually white, people making a scene in a grocery store or Target or Walmart.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week at New York Comic Con, Marvel announced that it was going into the Young Adult book business.

Marvel Goes YA

This week at New York Comic Con, Marvel announced that it was going into the Young Adult book business.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Tonight, a group of twelve kids will stand in front of a live national audience to try and earn the Scripps Spelling Bee crown.

Spelling Bee Preview

Tonight, a group of twelve kids will stand in front of a live national audience to try and earn the Scripps Spelling Bee crown.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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In California, events are being rescheduled, restaurants are filling up, and vaccinated residents will soon be able to stop wearing masks.

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Eating disorders have jumped in the last year as more young people spent time on screens, according to new research from UC San Francisco.

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California officials laid out new rules — or lack of them — for what reopening on June 15 means. Life will look a lot different than what we’ve been experiencing for well over a year

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California will roll out a statewide electronic vaccine verification program, which Gov. Gavin Newsom does not call a passport.

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The federal government decided this morning to pause Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine.

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Seward Johnson’s, 26-foot tall, 2011 sculpture “Forever Marilyn” depicts the truly iconic Marilyn Monroe mid-subway breeze from that famous scene in “The Seven Year Itch” — face…

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Latinos make up less than 40% of the California population — but more than 55% of the state’s coronavirus cases.

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