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Pepsi pulled an ad starring Kendall Jenner at a protest after the internet went crazy. However, corporations are always trying to profit off youthful idealism. Does it work?

Pepsi ad pulled after internet uproar

Pepsi pulled an ad starring Kendall Jenner at a protest after the internet went crazy. However, corporations are always trying to profit off youthful idealism. Does it work?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Obama unveiled a new initiative this week to help young men of color succeed in America. But does it go far enough?

My Brother's Keeper

President Obama unveiled a new initiative this week to help young men of color succeed in America. But does it go far enough?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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We may need additional booster shots down the line, but for now the fully vaccinated are well protected against Omicron, according to Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis.

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After nearly two years of free bus rides, LA Metro is resuming fare collection this week.

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The cannabis industry entered 2021 on a high note. Did that optimism hold through the year and what can we expect in 2022?

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Disney CEO Bob Chapek recently sent his staff a memo outlining three “strategic pillars” that will “set the stage” for the company’s future. What do they really mean?

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LAUSD classrooms are seeing major disruptions as the district grapples with record COVID rates among students and staff.

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Assembly member Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

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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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A doctor from San Bernardino County explains how he’s handling another COVID surge as the Omicron variant spreads, and how he talks to vaccine skeptics.

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