Peter Bergen on KCRW

Donald Trump took office with more generals in his cabinet than any previous president. It didn’t take long for all to resign or be fired.

President Trump’s broken bromance with his generals

Donald Trump took office with more generals in his cabinet than any previous president. It didn’t take long for all to resign or be fired.

from To the Point

On the day she and her husband killed 14 people and wounded 21 more, Tashfeen Malik went on Facebook to pledge allegiance to the leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

San Bernardino Gunwoman Pledged Her Allegiance to ISIS

On the day she and her husband killed 14 people and wounded 21 more, Tashfeen Malik went on Facebook to pledge allegiance to the leader of ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

from To the Point

We all know the official version of Osama bin Laden — shot to death by US special forces after being hunted down to a hideout near the military town of Abbottabad in Pakistan.

Seymour Hersh Dismantles US Narrative of bin Laden’s Death

We all know the official version of Osama bin Laden — shot to death by US special forces after being hunted down to a hideout near the military town of Abbottabad in Pakistan.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

A retail bottleneck has pushed the cannabis crop value down in California. A handful of marijuana measures recently approved by voters may change that.

from KCRW Features

Attorney General Merrick Garland has announced he’s appointing a special counsel to look into the handling of classified documents tied to President Joe Biden.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Panelists discuss the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s change of leadership and reforming law enforcement agencies, the rise of antisemitism, and the politics of the World Cup.

from Left, Right & Center

Numbers and facts only tell half the story of some of the world’s most horrendous circumstances.

from Scheer Intelligence

Larry Gross, author of the LGBTQ civil rights treatise, “Up From Invisibility,” honors the achievement of the new same-sex marriage law with only feint appreciation for the president…

from Scheer Intelligence

One week after the Monterey Park mass shooting, community members gathered in Alhambra to commemorate Lunar New Year and honor those who lost their lives.

from Greater LA

The California Botanic Garden in Claremont has a Noah’s Ark of native plants. That’s where freezers preserve seeds from plants that might go extinct.

from Greater LA

Decades ago, a legendary local soccer team called Hollywood United brought together expats from Europe, including rock musicians, movie actors, and even Milli Vanilli.

from Greater LA

Israel’s sharp turn to the extreme right has startled American Jews.

from Scheer Intelligence