Matt Wald

New York Times

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Reporter for the New York Times, covering transportation and energy

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The Republican Party is even less popular with American voters than President Obama, but the GOP is poised to win back control of the Senate in next month’s elections.

The Republicans Are Ready to Win… Are They Ready to Govern?

The Republican Party is even less popular with American voters than President Obama, but the GOP is poised to win back control of the Senate in next month’s elections.

from To the Point

It's been two years since the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl: the explosions and meltdown of three reactors at Fukushima, Japan.

Can an Ice Wall Fix Fukushima?

It's been two years since the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl: the explosions and meltdown of three reactors at Fukushima, Japan.

from To the Point

Some 27,000 people are now dead or missing and 240,000 homeless in the aftermath of Japan's recent earthquake and tsunami, and the nuclear crisis may take months to resolve.

Radioactive Water from Japan's Nuclear Plant Threatens to Spill into Sea

Some 27,000 people are now dead or missing and 240,000 homeless in the aftermath of Japan's recent earthquake and tsunami, and the nuclear crisis may take months to resolve.

from To the Point

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About 10,000 units of affordable housing in LA County are likely to flip to market-rate in the next five to 10 years.

from Greater LA

Colorado has a long history of high-profile mass shootings: King Soopers grocery store in Boulder on Monday, Columbine High School in 1999, the Aurora movie theater in 2012.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In March alone, about 19,000 migrant children came alone to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking asylum. That's an all-time high.

from KCRW Features

The city of LA is expected to shut down Echo Park Lake, put up a fence, and move out all the unhoused people living there this week.

from Greater LA

Jonathan Taplin joins Robert Scheer to discuss his new memoir about the time he spent among rock-and-roll royalty like Bob Dylan and Janis Joplin.

from Scheer Intelligence

Zocalo Public Square commentator Joe Mathews says that while much of California has prospered in recent decades, Los Angeles has floundered.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Maj. Danny Sjursen, ret. discusses Biden’s stalling on Trump’s commitment to end the US-Afghanistan war.

from Scheer Intelligence

Major League Baseball announced on Friday that it would move this year’s All-Star game and baseball draft out of Georgia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Biden unveiled his $2 trillion infrastructure plan on Wednesday in Pittsburgh, which Congress would have to approve.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand