Mark Silva

White House Correspondent, Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune

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White House correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune

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Last October, Senator Ted Stevens was convicted on seven counts of making false statements to hide gifts and home renovations.

Justice Department Drops Charges against Alaska Senator Ted Stevens

Last October, Senator Ted Stevens was convicted on seven counts of making false statements to hide gifts and home renovations.

from To the Point

Former White House Secretary Scott McClellan was on the defensive today, replying to attacks on his new book which claims that the Bush Administration deceived the American public…

McClellan Responds to White House Criticism of His Memoir

Former White House Secretary Scott McClellan was on the defensive today, replying to attacks on his new book which claims that the Bush Administration deceived the American public…

from To the Point

President Bush  today accepted the  recommendations  of General David Petraeus. The draw-down of troops from Iraq will stop when the "surge" ends in July.

Bush Speech Caps Week of Iraq Testimony

President Bush today accepted the recommendations of General David Petraeus. The draw-down of troops from Iraq will stop when the "surge" ends in July.

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Panelists discuss Biden’s responses to recent mass shootings and SCOTUS’ decision to end federal abortion rights. Do voters care that Biden scored points at summits abroad?

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Mayoral candidates Karen Bass and Rick Caruso are making big promises on homelessness, but can they deliver? Outgoing Mayor Eric Garcetti says good luck.

from Greater LA

The Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo is the only nationally recognized Black rodeo in the U.S. Today it reaches more than 130,000 spectators, which makes it more popular than ever.

from Greater LA

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has released its first images that show stars and galaxies never before seen. Some are believed to be more than 4 billion years old.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Employing what it calls “fractional ownership” for second homes, real estate startup Pacaso has left communities scrambling to regulate its model.

from Greater LA

Faustino Benites has worked at The Huntington Gardens for over 30 years. Now he’s sharing plant tips in Spanish on the organization’s TikTok account to thousands of fans.

from Greater LA

LA is experiencing another COVID surge. On an airplane of 50 passengers or in a restaurant of 20-30 diners, there’s a 90-99% chance that someone there has COVID, says Dr. Bob Wachter.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington” details the brave and sometimes salacious characters of Washington D.C.’s gay culture during the 20th century.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Former Mideast CIA operative John Kiriakou discusses his recent trip covering Biden in Saudi Arabia and what he’s learned about America’s “special relationship” with the country.

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