Mark O'Connell

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In addition to building Teslas and colonizing Mars, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is now working on a new company called Neuralink.

Elon Musk aims to meld mind and machine

In addition to building Teslas and colonizing Mars, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is now working on a new company called Neuralink.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The good news is that America's historic expansion of  healthcare spending has slowed  to its lowest rate in 51 years, though that could change fast.

Healthcare Spending Is on the Decline, but at What Cost?

The good news is that America's historic expansion of healthcare spending has slowed to its lowest rate in 51 years, though that could change fast.

from To the Point

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After 15 months of the pandemic, the Golden State is no longer requiring capacity limits, masks, or social distancing in most places.

from Greater LA

Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Echo Park Lake reopened to the public this week after two months of being closed for repairs, with some obvious changes.

from KCRW Features

All of California is officially facing drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor . And much of the state is in extreme or severe drought after the dry winter.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Josh Barro and Ken White discuss Michael Flynn’s talk of a coup, Trump’s wish for reinstatement, and Little RICO.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

The cost of living surged 5% last month, according to the Department of Labor. That’s the highest inflation rate we’ve seen in more than a decade.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More than half of all American adults have been vaccinated, according to the Biden administration, and life is seemingly speeding back to normal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For African Americans, June 19 (Juneteenth) is both a celebration of freedom and an occasion of somber remembrance.

from Life Examined

California will roll out a statewide electronic vaccine verification program, which Gov. Gavin Newsom does not call a passport.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand