German Lopez

senior correspondent for Vox focused on criminal justice, guns and drugs

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German Lopez is a senior reporter at VOX. He covers race, crime, guns, drugs, and LGBTQ issues.

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On Tuesday, voters in four states legalized recreational marijuana. They legalized medical marijuana in two others.

Oregon approves some of the biggest drug policy rollbacks in the nation

On Tuesday, voters in four states legalized recreational marijuana. They legalized medical marijuana in two others.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Federal agents raided four addiction treatment centers in Southern California this week: three in LA and one in Orange County.

Drug addiction treatment in the US: unregulated, expensive, no guarantees

Federal agents raided four addiction treatment centers in Southern California this week: three in LA and one in Orange County.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than 70,000 people died in the U.S. from drug overdoses in 2017. More than two-thirds of them involved opioids. The numbers from 2018 appear to be just as bad.

Some California ERs treat drug addiction like any other disease

More than 70,000 people died in the U.S. from drug overdoses in 2017. More than two-thirds of them involved opioids. The numbers from 2018 appear to be just as bad.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Today the House of Representatives introduced an article of impeachment against President Trump, charging him with “incitement of insurrection.”

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

from Greater LA

Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

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from Left, Right & Center

Josh Barro talks with Left, Right & Center panelists Lanhee Chen and K.

from Left, Right & Center

The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Dodger Stadium went from the world’s largest COVID-19 testing site to the country’s largest vaccination site. It has the capacity to give shots to 12,000 patients per day.

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for January 15, 2021.