The Department of Defense has financed research and development for defense technologies for a half-century. What is behind the Pentagon's outside solicitation of innovative anti-terrorist technologies? Larry Mantle will discuss this issue as well as other new technological approaches to dealing with terrorism.
Nursing home care is arguably better than ever, but many seniors still cannot stomach the idea of losing their independence. Join Larry Mantle as he talks with experts, Elinor Ginzler and Michelle Plauche, about the latest alternatives to nursing home care, including at-home care, day care, and assisted living. How do they work, what do they cost, and what's covered by Medicare, Medical and insurance plans?
The Supreme Court is reinforcing the death penalty, upholding Arizona's congressional redistricting process and limiting the President’s power to limit pollution from power plants. Also, many conservative lawmakers are saying the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage is a violation on religious freedom laws. Then, South Carolina gun control activists hope to tackle the region's permissive gun law.
We are tracking reaction across social media this morning, and already we are seeing a lot of big and important names come out and share their thoughts on the Supreme Court’s ruling. Then, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Justin Chang and Peter Rainer review this week’s new releases including “Max,” “Ted 2,” “A Little Chaos,” and more. TGI-Filmweek!
The Supreme Court today decided that federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act are legal, leaving intact a core funding mechanism of the health care law. Also, what's in your sunscreen may be doing more harm than good. Then, L.A. has the second pick in the NBA draft, and the rumors have been swirling for months about who the Lakers might snatch up tonight at the two spot.
In rapid succession, government and corporate leaders have heeded the outcry to tear down the Confederate flag from American life. Also, for the first time in a long time, the city of Los Angeles could see major homeless sweeps. Then, the University of California system has become the epicenter for conversations about microaggressions, free speech and the roles and rights of professors.
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