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Iraqi government forces retook central parts of Ramadi today from the Islamic State, although pockets of resistance remain.
Dec. 28, 2015from To the Point
The video of reporter James Foley’s beheading is the latest evidence that the ultra-extreme Islamic State has mastered social media.
Aug. 22, 2014from To the Point
On the last day of his trip to Iraq, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stopped in the relatively stable Kurdish region.
Jun. 24, 2014from To the Point
Michaels Cohen and Flynn are in the news this week.
May. 6from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand talks with law professor Jessica Levinson about how states can act now to ensure that voters can s…
May. 5from The Legal Eagle Files
As public health officials continue to encourage families to stay at home, some are weighing the risks and benefits of expanding their social circles.
May. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Beaches in Los Angeles County reopened today. But before you grab the towel and beach umbrella, LA is enacting several restrictions to maintain social distancing.
May. 13from News Stories
Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.
May. 28from To the Point
A Los Angeles real estate consultant has agreed to plead guilty to a federal racketeering offense for participating in a “pay-to-play” schem e at LA City Hall.
May. 14from KCRW Features
California is ready to partially reopen major sectors of its economy as early as this Friday, including retail shops and the manufacturers that supply them, Gov.
May. 5from KCRW Features
Brian Solis, digital anthropologist and a global innovation evangelist at Salesforce, talks about how the novel coronavirus will spark innovation, and how companies and businesses must…
May. 9from To the Point
The global COVID-19 outbreak has forced businesses to reevaluate how they operate, and it’s rekindled conversations around paid sick leave. Dr.
May. 4from KCRW Features