Michael Fletcher

Washington Post

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Yesterday, Baltimore saw protesters, cleanup crews and even dance troops — a far cry from Monday night's rioting. The National Guard is still on the streets.

Divided Baltimore — Is It America?

Yesterday, Baltimore saw protesters, cleanup crews and even dance troops — a far cry from Monday night's rioting. The National Guard is still on the streets.

from To the Point

A third month of  sluggish growth  produced just 80,000 new jobs in June, and unemployment seems stuck at 8.2 percent.

Static Unemployment Rate and Flat Jobs Numbers

A third month of sluggish growth produced just 80,000 new jobs in June, and unemployment seems stuck at 8.2 percent.

from To the Point

With state budgets facing massive shortfalls, several Republican Governors are demanding concessions from public employee unions.

Are Republican Governors Union Busting?

With state budgets facing massive shortfalls, several Republican Governors are demanding concessions from public employee unions.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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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.

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Michaels Cohen and Flynn are in the news this week.

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George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer and the world saw the incident on video.

from Left, Right & Center

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are still living on the streets in close quarters.

from 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.

from News Stories

As public health officials continue to encourage families to stay at home, some are weighing the risks and benefits of expanding their social circles.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Four top health officials testified in front of the U.S.

from KCRW Features

The unemployment rate is the worst since the Great Depression.

from Left, Right & Center

Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles due to continuing public unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.

from News Stories