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In a Dallas courtroom on Wednesday, Brandt Jean embraced Amber Guyger, the woman who killed his brother last year.
Oct. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s been 30 years since five teenage boys were wrongfully convicted of raping a white woman in New York’s Central Park.
Jun. 4, 2019from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
It’s a special live Left, Right & Center recorded at UC Santa Barbara.
May. 10, 2019from Left, Right & Center
Energy flows from anxiety in "Uncut Gems." You may be exhausted but you'll never be bored by Adam Sandler's astonishing performance.
Dec. 13from Film Reviews
Part of the streaming wars is trying to figure out the perfect way to release new episodes--one at a time, all at once, or some combination of the two?
Nov. 29from Hollywood Breakdown
"The Aeronauts" is in the Jules Verne vein of "Around the World In 80 Days," but on a slightly more modest scale.
Dec. 6from Film Reviews
Getting into any University of California school has gotten much tougher compared to a decade ago.
Dec. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Harvey Weinstein and the women who brought a civil case against him have potentially reached a $25 million settlement.
Dec. 13from Hollywood Breakdown
When political protesters were gunned down by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, was it a victory or a defeat for President Trump?
Dec. 5from To the Point
Matt Holzman, host of KCRW’s “The Document," has put together a list of his favorite documentaries from the year.
Dec. 9from Arts & Culture Stories
The House Judiciary Committee is holding its first hearing in the impeachment inquiry today.
Dec. 4from News Special Programming
They were once one company, then broken up, but now Shari Redstone is re-combining CBS and Viacom.
Dec. 3from Screengrab