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Remember Top Gun? Remember Tom Cruise’s all-American beach volleyball–playing, fighter pilot heroism? Well, the image of a tough guy pilot has evolved.

Top Gun Actor Discusses Playing a Drone Pilot

Remember Top Gun? Remember Tom Cruise’s all-American beach volleyball–playing, fighter pilot heroism? Well, the image of a tough guy pilot has evolved.

from Design and Architecture

When author Sonia Nazario wrote the Pulitzer Prize winning book  “Enrique’s Journey” in 2006, nobody was paying much attention to the number of children coming across the US border.

Sonia Nazario on children crossing the US border: ‘It’s a modern day odyssey’

When author Sonia Nazario wrote the Pulitzer Prize winning book  “Enrique’s Journey” in 2006, nobody was paying much attention to the number of children coming across the US border.

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From filming Burning Man to projecting views from Wilshire Grand to being programmed to kill, drones have multiple applications and raise many ethical and legal question.

KCRW’s Drone Coverage

From filming Burning Man to projecting views from Wilshire Grand to being programmed to kill, drones have multiple applications and raise many ethical and legal question.

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Panelists discuss how President Biden is doing one year into his tenure, what the U.S. can — and should — do about Russia, and what Republicans stand for in 2022.

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California is losing its leadership position in the effort to mitigate climate change, and politics and other disasters may be to blame, according to a state lawmaker.

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Cutting or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions is the aim of two new developments in Valencia and Tejon Ranch.

from Greater LA

People should not deliberately try to catch Omicron and get it over with, as there’s no way to predict the severity of COVID infections, says Dr. Jose Mayorga of UC Irvine.

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Kroger grocery workers are experiencing widespread food insecurity, wage disparity, and harsh working conditions, according to a new report by Economic Roundtable.

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Columnist Joe Mathews channels Plato and Jonathan Swift as he proposes universal orphanhood to be a straight path to societal equity in California.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

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

As the Jan. 6 committee’s investigation into the insurrection continues, Rep. Pete Aguilar tells KCRW that he won’t rule out subpoenaing Kevin McCarthy.

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The City of Los Angeles is seven years into an ambitious plan to end traffic-related deaths by 2025. So why are fatalities going up?

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