Bill Chappel

Reporter; producer, NPR

Reporter and producer for NPR

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A Minnesota judge sentenced Derek Chauvin to 22 1/2 years in prison Friday for the murder of George Floyd — a punishment that exceeds the state's minimum guidelines but falls short of…

Derek Chauvin Is Sentenced To 22 1/2 Years Over George Floyd's Murder

A Minnesota judge sentenced Derek Chauvin to 22 1/2 years in prison Friday for the murder of George Floyd — a punishment that exceeds the state's minimum guidelines but falls short of…

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Just 28% of voters approve of the job Vice President Kamala Harris is doing, according to a recent poll from USA Today and Suffolk University.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Other states are obsessed with California and its policies, which is a way to show their love, according to Joe Mathews.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

The supply chain is still clogged and inflation is at a 30-year high , while the U.S. has been importing more overseas goods than before the COVID pandemic.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Tim Carney talk about President Biden’s final framework he delivered to Congress — will Democrats go for it?

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Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat discuss the high rate of inflation, its political risk and what (if anything) the president can do about it.

from Left, Right & Center

After failing to force LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva to testify about the alleged existence of gang-like groups among deputies, the Civilian Oversight Commission is now gathering…

from KCRW Features

A couple of dozen Malibu neighbors have been developing “community brigades” since the 2018 Woolsey Fire.

from Greater LA

Paul Thomas Anderson’s new movie, “Licorice Pizza,” is about growing up and falling in love in the San Fernando Valley in the 1970s.

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Playwright Sarah Ruhl has spent 10 years recovering from Bell’s palsy, a mysterious and sudden facial paralysis, while juggling motherhood and a writing career.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand