Jonathan Blitzer

New Yorker magazine

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Jonathan Blitzer is a contributing writer to the New Yorker.

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Today is the deadline for the Trump administration to reunite the children and parents who were separated at the border.

Family Reunification Deadline

Today is the deadline for the Trump administration to reunite the children and parents who were separated at the border.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

During President Trump’s State of the Union on Tuesday night, he talked about two teenage girls on Long Island who were murdered by MS-13 gang members in 2016.

How the MS-13 gang spread from Los Angeles to New York

During President Trump’s State of the Union on Tuesday night, he talked about two teenage girls on Long Island who were murdered by MS-13 gang members in 2016.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It's just 150 miles between Laredo and San Antonio — but the drive is long enough to be deadly — when almost 100 migrants are crammed into a tractor-trailer with no water, no relief…

Border security and human tragedy

It's just 150 miles between Laredo and San Antonio — but the drive is long enough to be deadly — when almost 100 migrants are crammed into a tractor-trailer with no water, no relief…

from To the Point

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Koreatown’s Wi Spa is the latest battleground in the culture wars — after a video went viral suggesting a transgender patron was admitted to a women-only section of the spa.

from KCRW Features

Sha’Carri Richardson tested positive for THC, so the United States Anti-Doping Agency handed her a one-month suspension.

from KCRW Features

LA’s nightclubs are back, ushering in a “Roaring 20s” momentum.

from Greater LA

This week on Left, Right & Center, it’s a special presentation of our companion show All The Presidents’ Lawyers.

from Left, Right & Center

When you see Governor Gavin Newsom’s name on the recall ballot this September 14, you won’t see the word Democrat alongside it.

from KCRW Features

It’s an issue many communities across California are wrestling with: how to preserve historic buildings and landmarks that are part of their heritage without draining local government…

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Josh Barro, Gustavo Arellano and Megan McArdle discuss the politics of investigating the January 6 insurrection, Congress’ big pile of homework, the delta variant and masks, and…

from Left, Right & Center

John and Gabriel Shipton talk to Robert Scheer about the WikiLeaks founder’s grueling struggle to be freed from a London prison as the Biden administration demands his extradition.

from Scheer Intelligence

Roughly 53% of LA County residents are fully vaccinated, but cases and hospitalizations are rising. As the Delta variant spreads, people ages 18-29 are being hit hardest.

from Greater LA