The number of people who die each year because of medical errors in hospitals may be twice as high as previously estimated. An analysis suggest that 210,000 or more people may suffer some type of preventable harm that contributes to their death.
Larry is joined by KPCC critics Claudia Puig and Wade Major to review this week’s releases including Enough Said, Prisoners, Rush and more! And later, actor Daniel Bruhl is here to talk about his leading role in Rush. TGI-FilmWeek!
His work has been banned, glorified and enshrined in high school reading lists around the world. Now the reclusive writer J.D. Salinger is the subject of documentary and companion book exploring his career and personal life.
A Martinez talks to USA Today's Senior Technology Reporter, Alistair Barr, about the possibility that Google will stop using cookies and instead, introduce a new web tracking system that could change advertising on the internet.
It was all joy and smiles in Dodgers stadium, last night — the team won the NL West division title —with a 7-to-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. That makes them the first major league team this year to clinch their spot in the playoffs.
Time now for the harvest moon edition of the Friday Flashback, our weekly analysis of some of the big stories making news. Happy to be joined again today by Nancy Cook of National Journal and by James Rainey of the L.A. Times.
Mexico has been battered by twin storms this week. While Hurricane Ingrid hit the eastern Gulf Coast, tropical storm Manuel drenched the Pacific coast, bringing floods and devastation to the resort city of Acapulco and surrounding areas.
Samantha Geimer speaks about for the first time about her life changing encounter with Roman Polanski as a child. In her book she delves into the repercussions, and how her life was impacted by the events.
The film “Rush” portrays the mid-70’s rivalry between Formula 1 racecar drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during racing's heyday. Bruhl’s most recent and perhaps most well-known role came in Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglorious Basterds,” in which he plays the German war hero Fredrick Zoller.
It's clear right from the start that Pope Francis' views on social issues are markedly different from his predecessors, John Paul II and Benedict XVI. In an lengthy interview in La Civiltà Cattolica, a Jesuit magazine, the pontiff has laid out his vision and priorities for the Catholic Church.
California has an average jobless rate of 8.9 percent this year. Its gross domestic product is 2.7 percent. But if economists at the University of Pacific are right, the Golden State is about to experience a bit of dramatic growth.