It appears that one of Osama Bin Laden's Al Qaeda top commanders has been apprehended in Pakistan. What might be his punishment if found to have played a role in the September 11th attacks? Larry Mantle discusses the Pentagon's new rules for military tribunals with Evan Gerstman, assistant professor of Political Science at Loyola Marymount University.
Larry Mantle hosted five of the nation's most respected film critics to discuss The "A" List: The National Society of Film Critics' 100 Essential Films. Henry Sheehan formerly of the Orange County Register, Peter Rainer of New York Magazine, Kenneth Turan of the L.A. Times, David Ansen of Newsweek and, Richard Schickel of Time joined Larry for a special live taping in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium of the Pasadena Public Library. A special Thank You! from everyone at FilmWeek to all who were able to attend this special event.
US-based social media and internet companies have agreed to enforce a code of conduct for so-called hate speech in Europe, but the rules also call on the companies to promote "counter-narratives" to hate speech. What does that mean? Then a look at the line between community policing and entrapment in gay sex stings; plus, what the latest research says about gluten-free diets
Based on the issues Californians have identified as most important to them in the latest field poll, how do the presidential candidates measure up - and who's best for the state? Then, the coauthor of a letter sent by 150 public health experts calling for the 2016 Olympic games to be moved from Rio makes his case; Plus, the candidates for the Los Angeles County 5th District Supervisors seat debate
Could Gawker's lawsuit have a "chilling effect" on tabloid news? One of the major sources of funding for CA's high speed rail project was revenue from cap and trade auctions of carbon credits, but last week's auction was a bust; then, a state bill would free passersby of liability if they break someone's car window to rescue a hot dog inside - will owners avoid bringing dogs for fear of overzealous animal lovers breaking into their cars to free a dog that's just fine? And a closer look at why it's taken so long to cleanup Exide.
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