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Are we there yet? It's been a rough week.

We're in the midterms home stretch

Are we there yet? It's been a rough week.

from Left, Right & Center

Ryan Lochte is back in the United States, but two other members of the US Olympic swimming team are still in Brazil with their passports on hold and another is unaccounted for.

US swimmers lied about gunpoint robbery in Rio

Ryan Lochte is back in the United States, but two other members of the US Olympic swimming team are still in Brazil with their passports on hold and another is unaccounted for.

from To the Point

Just four days before South America's first Summer Olympic Games, there's still widespread fear that Rio is unprepared to stage a global spectacle.

Is Rio ready for the Olympic Games?

Just four days before South America's first Summer Olympic Games, there's still widespread fear that Rio is unprepared to stage a global spectacle.

from To the Point

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Closing arguments began today in the trial against the three white men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man, in Brunswick, Georgia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Just getting through the day can now sometimes feel like an exercise in diplomacy, especially with disputes over COVID vaccines, mask mandates, and critical race theory in schools.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Celebrity athletes are shaping American politics and culture, says Jane Coaston of the New York Times.

from To the Point

Josh Barro, Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat discuss the high rate of inflation, its political risk and what (if anything) the president can do about it.

from Left, Right & Center

After failing to force LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva to testify about the alleged existence of gang-like groups among deputies, the Civilian Oversight Commission is now gathering…

from KCRW Features

The U.S.-Mexico border is set to reopen following a long shutdown to all but “essential” traffic.” This will likely bring heavy traffic, sanitation issues and crimes.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Josh Barro, Elizabeth Bruenig and Ross Douthat talk about the Rittenhouse verdict.

from Left, Right & Center

Koreatown performance artist Kristina Wong suddenly had no work when the pandemic began, so she started creating face masks.

from Greater LA

Gov. Newsom abruptly announces he won’t attend the U.N. climate change conference. Lt. Gov. Kounalakis will lead the California delegation.

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