FROM Jaemi Jackson
Can Cities Keep Up with LA's Urban Agricultural Boom? LA County may be the most populous in the nation, but there still are 1200 urban farms . That's according to UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs, which created the website CultivateLosAngeles.org . One former student who helped develop the project is Jaemi Jackson who graduated with a master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning. (Find out more and see pictures on the WWLA blog .)
In Janesville, WI, Middle America meets the new American dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn't prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. We hear what's happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.
Trump's ethical conflicts pile up as transparency diminishes President Trump's refusal to reveal his income tax returns is just one example of a lack of transparency that could be hiding conflicts of interest. Other conflicts are already obvious from his appointments. And he's being sued for using his job to increase his profits.
Mixed Messages from US diplomats on the new hard line on Syria Since President Trump's surprise retaliation against Syria's use of chemical weapons, Bashar al-Assad has used the same airport to launch conventional attacks on his own people. It's not clear what the US, its allies — or Vladimir Putin's Russia -- plan to do now.