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This week, hundreds of CEOs from major U.S. corporations signed a    statement    that says maximizing shareholder profits will no longer be their companies' primary goal.

America's biggest corporations pledge to put workers ahead of shareholders

This week, hundreds of CEOs from major U.S. corporations signed a statement that says maximizing shareholder profits will no longer be their companies' primary goal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Washington, healthcare remains one of America’s most divisive issues.  We’ll get a preview of this year’s congressional election campaigns.

Health care and politics

In Washington, healthcare remains one of America’s most divisive issues.  We’ll get a preview of this year’s congressional election campaigns.

from To the Point

The Republican Party has failed several attempts to "repeal and replace" Obamacare, so President Trump is taking matters into his own hands, as much as he can.

Is Trump trying to kill Obamacare?

The Republican Party has failed several attempts to "repeal and replace" Obamacare, so President Trump is taking matters into his own hands, as much as he can.

from To the Point

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Lots of people lie to federal investigators. Very few are indicted for it.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

President Trump says negative economic forecasts are fake news, but he’s also making nervous calls to his friends in the business world to ask if they’re true.

from Left, Right & Center

Author and University of Michigan professor Alexandra Minna Stern traces the origins of America's burgeoning white nationalist movement.

from Scheer Intelligence

Last week's mass shooting in El Paso has been particularly painful for Angelenos, because so many have close ties to that city.

from Greater LA

Jet aircraft, carrier task forces and tanks consume vast amounts of fossil fuel--while emitting vast amounts of greenhouse gases. The Pentagon’s carbon footprint is bigger than those of many entire nations. Now, it’s caught in the middle. It’s a massive contributor to climate change, which is threatening its mission worldwide. Seaports and airstrips are being flooded or burned out, and restoring operations costs many millions of dollars. Meantime, environmental damage is leading to instability and the prospect of international violence. Water shortages have increased tensions in the Middle East and caused new hostilities between India and Pakistan, two nuclear powers. Russia and China are taking advantage of changing conditions. Will politicians who scorn environmentalists and mistrust climate scientists listen to the warnings of military leaders?

from To the Point

In Redding, California, firefighters are still battling the large Mountain Fire that broke out late Thursday morning.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Former FBI agent Asha Rangappa is our special guest!

Your questions about impeachment, and more

President Trump wonders in a tweet who is worse: Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell, or Chairman Xi Jinping.

from Left, Right & Center