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One reporter quit her job at Time Magazine and started a company that helps Alzheimer's patients by helping to tell their stories.

Using interviewing skills to help Alzheimer's patients

One reporter quit her job at Time Magazine and started a company that helps Alzheimer's patients by helping to tell their stories.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Arizona Senator John McCain has managed to hold his Senate seat for 30 years, but he is in a tough fight for re-election.

The down-ticket Trump effect

Arizona Senator John McCain has managed to hold his Senate seat for 30 years, but he is in a tough fight for re-election.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

To what started out as a divided convention, President Obama summed up the week's most important message in three words, "Don't boo. Vote."

Tonight in Philadelphia: It's Up to Hillary Clinton

To what started out as a divided convention, President Obama summed up the week's most important message in three words, "Don't boo. Vote."

from To the Point

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In a world in which global opinion reigns, public diplomacy rooted in nationalism and propaganda will not save us from pressing crises.

from Scheer Intelligence

Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved more than 800 bills.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When Gavin Newsom signed AB387 into law today, he ended 16 years of unsuccessful attempts by daycare providers statewide to unionize.

from KCRW Features

“Midnight Traveler” tells the harrowing story of Afghani director Hassan Fazili and his family’s displacement as filmed on their cell phones.

from Scheer Intelligence

Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

Climate change is an existential crisis. If Americans cut just one hamburger from their diet every week, it would be like taking 10 million cars off the road every year. After cutting energy use, less meat and more plant-based food add up to the easiest--and healthiest--way to reduce your carbon footprint. From the land and water needed to raise feed and the methane produced at the end of digestion, “Cattle are actually mini fossil-fuel, greenhouse gas producers.” So says Sujatha Bergen, head of health campaigns at the NRDC. As her title suggests, eliminating beef from your diet--in addition to pork and lamb-- is also better for you. She explains the trade-offs for helping to reduce climate change and says, “Starting with your fork is much less daunting for many people.”

from To the Point

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is speaking to reporters after meeting with the House Democratic caucus.

from News Stories

Election officials in LA County want to make voting easier, more accessible, and more secure.

from KCRW Features

Despite mounting evidence, Republicans in the House and the Senate are defending President Trump or keeping their heads down. Veteran GOP conservatives accuse them of sacrificing morality for short-term political gain. Meantime the Trump Administration calls the impeachment inquiry “unconstitutional,” while legal scholars point out that it’s part of Article II. And how did Ukraine, an obscure former Soviet republic, become so important? Money.

from To the Point