David Smith

The Guardian

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 Washington bureau chief for The Guardian.

David Smith on KCRW

President Trump has been    fuming    on Twitter about what his predecessor, President Obama, knew about the Michael Flynn investigation.

‘Obamagate’ and the COVID-19 conspiracy theories captivating President Trump

President Trump has been fuming on Twitter about what his predecessor, President Obama, knew about the Michael Flynn investigation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

South Africa has been a haven of tolerance for refugees from violence in other parts of the continent.

Xenophobic Attacks Hit South Africa

South Africa has been a haven of tolerance for refugees from violence in other parts of the continent.

from To the Point

Oscar Pistorius has escaped a murder conviction in the killing of his girlfriend, a vindication for the Paralympic athlete who proclaimed he hadn’t intended to kill her.

Pistorius Found Not Guilty of Murder

Oscar Pistorius has escaped a murder conviction in the killing of his girlfriend, a vindication for the Paralympic athlete who proclaimed he hadn’t intended to kill her.

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A nuclear meltdown near the San Fernando and Simi Valleys was kept secret for 20 years.

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Diablo Canyon is supposed to start closing in a few years, but a Stanford-MIT report says keeping it open would help California transition to clean energy more cheaply and cleanly.

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Alberto Carvalho announced today that he’s leaving his job as the head of Miami-Dade County Public Schools to become the next superintendent of LA Unified School District.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh, Liz and Ross talk about the omicron variant, vaccine fatigue and how we can get to a normal that makes sense.

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The leader of the Juaneńo Band of Mission Indians follows in the footsteps of her ancestors by foraging for acorns in the Angeles National Forest.

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Josh Barro’s final episode as host of Left, Right & Center

from Left, Right & Center

Artificial intelligence can predict breast cancer years before it shows up on a mammogram, according to a new MIT study .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh, Liz and Ross discuss America’s testing shortage and how Build Back Better is tending towards smaller things better. Then, special guest Paul D.

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An influx of patients is straining already short-staffed hospitals, and some have canceled elective surgeries, including Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the San Fernando…

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