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‘A Nation Engaged:’ The use of executive orders by presidents

As President Trump approaches his 100th day benchmark, NPR News launches another “A Nation Engaged” conversation on the topic of “Power & the Presidency” - we take a comparative look at the use of executive orders between the last two administrations. We'll also cover Trump's new VOICE office; debate Measure C; how should parents should talk to kids about past drug use?; and more.

State audit of UC President's Office finds widespread mishandling, hidden funds; UC pushes back

According to a state audit released Tuesday, the University of California Office of the President has kept a $175 million secret reserve - we dive into the findings and pushback surrounding the California State Auditor's report. We'll also debate the expected cuts in President Trump's new tax plan; the latest ruling on protecting funding for sanctuary cities; flying cars; and more.

Hollywood reacts to the WGA strike authorization

WGA is negotiating with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers today, but if no deal is reached, how would a potential strike impact Angelenos? We'll also cover the NRA's lawsuit over the assault weapons ban and implications surrounding the newest SCOTUS justice; whether California can resume lethal injections by next year; and more.

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