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Energy Secretary Steven Chu — a Nobel Prize-winning physicist — was  interrogated by Republican congress members  today about Solyndra.

Energy Secretary Stephen Chu Faces Congress on Solyndra

Energy Secretary Steven Chu — a Nobel Prize-winning physicist — was interrogated by Republican congress members today about Solyndra.

from Which Way, L.A.?

As "Occupy" protesters filled streets in New York, Los Angeles and other cities, Congress was bearing down on the federally guaranteed loan to  Solyndra .

Was Solyndra a "Clean Energy" Boondoggle?

As "Occupy" protesters filled streets in New York, Los Angeles and other cities, Congress was bearing down on the federally guaranteed loan to Solyndra .

from To the Point

Forty-seven world leaders are gathered in Washington for the biggest summit hosted by an American leader since the UN was founded in San Francisco in 1945.

Obama's Nuclear Summit Aims to Contain 21st Century Threats

Forty-seven world leaders are gathered in Washington for the biggest summit hosted by an American leader since the UN was founded in San Francisco in 1945.

from To the Point

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The two international giants are linked in inextricable ways, and yet Americans’ understanding of China consistently lacks nuance.

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When Gavin Newsom signed AB387 into law today, he ended 16 years of unsuccessful attempts by daycare providers statewide to unionize.

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Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.

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In a world in which global opinion reigns, public diplomacy rooted in nationalism and propaganda will not save us from pressing crises.

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Buckle up.

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Climate change is an existential crisis. If Americans cut just one hamburger from their diet every week, it would be like taking 10 million cars off the road every year. After cutting energy use, less meat and more plant-based food add up to the easiest--and healthiest--way to reduce your carbon footprint. From the land and water needed to raise feed and the methane produced at the end of digestion, “Cattle are actually mini fossil-fuel, greenhouse gas producers.” So says Sujatha Bergen, head of health campaigns at the NRDC. As her title suggests, eliminating beef from your diet--in addition to pork and lamb-- is also better for you. She explains the trade-offs for helping to reduce climate change and says, “Starting with your fork is much less daunting for many people.”

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Lots of news this week.

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Google says its translation service can't replace human translators, but U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services tell officers it's the most efficient tool to vet refugees.

from KCRW Features

More adults are living with their parents now than they have in more than a century. It’s a third of all adults under 34. But in Los Angeles, it’s more than 40% .

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