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David Wharton

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Sports reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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The summer Olympics are coming back to Los Angeles -- 11 years from now. The International Olympic Committee has been talking to LA and Paris for years.

How will LA prepare to host the 2028 Olympics?

The summer Olympics are coming back to Los Angeles -- 11 years from now. The International Olympic Committee has been talking to LA and Paris for years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

NBA President Adam Silver has said he wants owners to force Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, as part of its life-time ban on Sterling for making racist remarks during…

Is It Legal to Force Sterling to Sell the Clippers?

NBA President Adam Silver has said he wants owners to force Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, as part of its life-time ban on Sterling for making racist remarks during…

from Which Way, L.A.?

Reporters from around the world are arriving in Sochi, Russia, to cover the Winter Olympics. But the conditions they’ve discovered in the city are not what they expected.

Sochi Conditions

Reporters from around the world are arriving in Sochi, Russia, to cover the Winter Olympics. But the conditions they’ve discovered in the city are not what they expected.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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President Trump today declared a national emergency to get funding for his border wall. California Gov.

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President Trump’s intelligence team went to Capitol Hill this week for their yearly update to the Congress. But Trump did not like what they said and how it was covered.

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Some of the best films last year came out of the city Oakland, but the Film Academy apparently didn’t notice.

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When it comes to the world of professional golf, caddies don’t typically get much attention.

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The 91st Academy Awards are coming up on Sunday.

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It’s legally relevant, we promise.

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It’s been one year since a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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When Rafael Tobias Giron went to renew his immigration papers, he didn’t think he would be scammed by a notario and imprisoned.  The word “notario” is a tricky one in LA.

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The State of California has filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against the city.

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