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Officials began testifying in public on live TV with millions of Americans watching.

The impeachment hearings begin

Officials began testifying in public on live TV with millions of Americans watching.

from Left, Right & Center

How is the American constitutional system doing in its 273rd year?

A birthday check-up

How is the American constitutional system doing in its 273rd year?

from Left, Right & Center

The Supreme Court is about to get more conservative. Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring at the end of July. Although nominated by Ronald Reagan, he was the court’s swing vote.

Press Play Special: Justice Kennedy’s retirement

The Supreme Court is about to get more conservative. Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring at the end of July. Although nominated by Ronald Reagan, he was the court’s swing vote.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Two of the most urgent crises facing Americans---mental health and homelessness---are inextricably linked. The failure to see this has only made things worse.

from Scheer Intelligence

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide. For the diaspora, the decision is both long-overdue and bittersweet.

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What will change the minds of climate change skeptics? An astrophysics professor suggests reframing the climate debate in a more positive light -- as a result of human evolution.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Fire season now lasts all year long in Southern California, and residents of Topanga Canyon have set an example for how to get ready. Volunteers are on the alert to help their neighbors, save their homes and protect their animals, or to evacuate.

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Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved more than 800 bills.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra wants Facebook to turn over emails, documents, etc.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Trump administration wants to end Temporary Protected Status, which allows immigrants currently living in the U.S.

from Greater LA

The public phase of impeachment has begun.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Republicans have been demanding a vote to open the impeachment inquiry. They may get one Thursday.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers