FBI Director James Comey informed Congress that new classified Clinton emails have come to light, prompting a reopening of criminal investigation involving the Democratic presidential nominee; leaders of the armed protest at the Oregon national wildlife refuge were acquitted of federal charges – we analyze the verdict; according to a new WWF report, more than two thirds of the earth’s wildlife could be extinct by the end of 2020 – how much stock can we take in this prediction?; plus, Larry and KPCC film critics review ‘Inferno’ and other new releases. TGI-FilmWeek!
It's been a stressful cycle of 2016 presidential election news - how have you been coping? We hear from listeners about how they've handled the inundation of campaign scandals and vitriol from candidates, and ways to combat unhealthy fatigue; the Vatican released new cremation regulations on how the ashes of loved ones shouldn't be kept in home or scattered; and we dive into Prop 61 over prescription drug coverage reform, one of the most highly debated measures in California.
Justin Timberlake’s selfie at a Tennessee voting booth raised concerns over vote buying and legality – we dive into the issue; the CDC’s new report shows a spike in CA’s STI numbers; why women choose to change or keep their surnames; plus, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has two seat openings – we host debates for the candidates.
We talk to Metro CEO Phil Washington about the expo line, bike share programs and more; should infants sleep in the same room as parents? According to a new recommendation released yesterday, it significantly reduces chances of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome; we analyze Obamacare’s double-digit premium hikes; plus, what is ‘speaking American?’ A look at dialect variations and colloquialisms.
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