David Savage

Los Angeles Times

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Supreme Court correspondent for the Los Angeles Times

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The Supreme Court is about to get more conservative. Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring at the end of July. Although nominated by Ronald Reagan, he was the court’s swing vote.

Press Play Special: Justice Kennedy’s retirement

The Supreme Court is about to get more conservative. Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring at the end of July. Although nominated by Ronald Reagan, he was the court’s swing vote.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The late Justice Antonin Scalia was famous for reliance on what he called the "original intent" behind America's founding document.

The US Supreme Court and the Race to the White House

The late Justice Antonin Scalia was famous for reliance on what he called the "original intent" behind America's founding document.

from To the Point

"What unique perspective does a minority student bring to a physics class?" That question was asked today by John Roberts, the Chief Justice of the United States.

Racial Diversity at UCLA…before and after Prop 209

"What unique perspective does a minority student bring to a physics class?" That question was asked today by John Roberts, the Chief Justice of the United States.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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America is politically polarized, and the US Supreme Court is also divided. In a few days, it will answer two questions. Will non-citizens be counted in the next census?

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Instagram is experimenting with hiding likes for accounts in Canada. Some people are concerned this will change the experience and community on Instagram.

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When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do?  CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”

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Even if it’s expedited.

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A deep-seated denial of the racist, colonial roots of gun rights in the U.S. underlies the left’s flawed approach to domestic arms control.

from Scheer Intelligence

President Trump on the National Climate Assessment: “I don’t believe it.” Now he’s ordered federal agencies to downplay evidence-based predictions.

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More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.

from To the Point

Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is running for the Democratic nomination for president.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand