Oakland will consider banning so-called "tools of violence" from protests, two weeks after a waiter was struck in the face with a hammer during a demonstration against the Trayvon Martin trial outcome.
Larry and KPCC critics Tim Cogshell and Wade Major review this week’s releases, including The Wolverine, Blue Jasmine, The Time Being and more. Then, director Joshua Oppenheimer will talk about his film "The Act of Killing," a documentary looking at a violent chapter in Indonesian history that is seldom discussed.
An estimated three million married couples in the U.S. live far away from each other, even though they rather live together. But a recent study published in the Journal of Communications, found that the separation actually doesn’t have a negative impact on their relationship.
A new survey from the Public Religion Research Institute highlights an interesting trend that sees religious progressives far outpacing religious conservatives in the future. The research tracked four generations of Americans and surveyed them on their religious and political affiliations.
It's been 54 years since the iconic hardboiled crime writer Raymond Chandler said the "Long Goodbye." But the author of that book and other noir classics, like "Farewell My Lovely" and "The Big Sleep," is still being celebrated.
A total of seven women have now come forward and accused San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harrassment. Amitha Sharma, a reporter for KPBS, has been following the case. She joins the show with the latest.
The Department of Veterans Affairs says more than a quarter of a million vets returning from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have been treated for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. But younger vets aren't the only ones dealing with it.
Immigration reform looks to be going nowhere, budget and debt ceiling battles may threaten economic recovery, and some Democrats are saying its time be move more forcefully to the left. It's time for the Friday Flashback, our analysis of the weeks' major news with James Rainey of the LA Times and from Washington DC, National Journal's Nancy Cook.