Christian Science Monitor
Staff writer for the Christian Science Monitor and author ofLet the Swords Encircle Me: Iran –- A Journey behind the Headlines
Turkish police have conducted raids and detained more than 22 people in connection with Tuesday’s suicide attack at Istanbul’s main airport, which killed at least 43 people, and…
Jun. 30, 2016from To the Point
By executing a Shiite cleric last weekend, the Sunni nation of Saudi Arabia created a martyr. It also inflamed its dangerous rivalry with Shiite Iran.
Jan. 5, 2016from To the Point
Last night, riot police drove protesters from Taksim Square, in Central Istanbul, which has been the scene of increasingly violent confrontations.
Jun. 12, 2013from To the Point
The coronavirus pandemic exposes collapsing medical systems around the world, as well as weaknesses with health care in the United States.
May. 7from To the Point
Gov. Gavin Newsom revised California’s budget down to $203 billion Thursday as the coronavirus pandemic batters the state with record job losses and shortfalls.
May. 14from News Stories
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.
May. 5from KCRW Features
Disease has thrived among dense populations since cities began. But COVID-19 is the worst example since 1918, and New York City is America’s primary victim.
May. 28from To the Point
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.
May. 13from News Stories
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss two of the biggest cases before the Supreme Court this…
May. 19from The Legal Eagle Files
In this episode of The Legal Eagle Files, KCRW host and journalist Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss the politicization of the Department of Justice.
May. 26from The Legal Eagle Files
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council President Nury Martinez are calling on Councilmember Jose Huizar to resign. That’s a huge escalation in the growing troubles for Huizar.
May. 29from KCRW Features
He did, apparently. Just not while posing for photographs.
May. 22from Left, Right & Center