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Lots of news this week.

Impeachment, Ukraine, China, the Kurds

Lots of news this week.

from Left, Right & Center

On Sunday, President Trump announced plans to pull American forces back from Syria’s northern border. It’s seen as a tacit greenlight for a Turkish military intervention in the region.

Trump plans to withdraw US troops from Syria

On Sunday, President Trump announced plans to pull American forces back from Syria’s northern border. It’s seen as a tacit greenlight for a Turkish military intervention in the region.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Saudi Arabia's King Salman is in Washington today to finalize a $1 billion arms deal with the US ­­ and lobby for more support to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East.

Strained US-Saudi Relationship Highlighted in King's Visit

Saudi Arabia's King Salman is in Washington today to finalize a $1 billion arms deal with the US ­­ and lobby for more support to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East.

from To the Point

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“We can’t act like nothing happened.” The service was a moment for his friends and family to remember him. But they also demanded answers from authorities.

from KCRW Features

Media outlets in Los Angeles are re-examining their hiring practices, diversity and inclusion efforts, and pay disparities.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LA City Council voted Wednesday to   slash $150 million   from the Los Angeles Police Department’s budget.

from KCRW Features

For the first time since nationwide protests erupted over police brutality, local elected officials in Los Angeles are set to vote later today on changes to the LAPD’s budget for the…

from News Stories

Two important moments in LGBTQ history happened in Huntington Park in December 1968. The first: Reverend Troy D.

from KCRW Features

More than 14 million people have downloaded Germany’s COVID-19 contact tracing app.

from Studio Berlin

The new season of Lost Notes will be here in September. Meantime, this summer, we’re sharing a couple of bonus episodes.

from Lost Notes

Josh Barro reflects on 2020 so far with Dorian Warren and Megan McArdle.

from Left, Right & Center

A Facebook post looking for Black video editors sparked hateful comments and allegations of “anti-white racism,” drawing attention to Hollywood’s lack of diversity and reluctance to…

from Greater LA