The future prince of England and potential heir to the throne still remains nameless. The country is once again at odds about the name of the baby. Right now, the odds are in favor of George. Also, The Guardian decided to allow their website users turn off all the royal baby news. Just click, “Not a royalist.”
Major League Baseball has suspended Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun without pay for the rest of the season, which equates to 65 games and an estimated $3.8 million. It is the first punishment doled out in the wake of the league’s investigation into Biogenesis, the Miami-based clinic accused of supplying performance-enhancing drugs to baseball players.
Suppose you’re a woman of a certain age and you’d like to have children. Chances are you’re concerned about your ability to conceive naturally. Advice is generally to pop those kids out while you’re still young, or risk never being able to. But is the fertility news really that bad for women in their 30s?
Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that allows doctors to prescribe medication to end the lives of terminally ill patients. Then, California voters could get not one but two opportunities on the November 2016 ballot to change state and local public pensions. Also, newer companies who have risen to popularity largely through the Internet, are taking a different approach to customer service.
The U.S. retracted a claim Monday that U.S. forces were in danger before it launched an airstrike that killed 22 people at a medical clinic in the Afghanistan city of Kunduz over the weekend. Then, guest host Patt Morrison and a panel of constitutional law experts weigh in on which cases we should be paying attention to. Also, how does the online dating experience differ for older Americans?
First, at least nine people are dead and seven others are in the hospital after a lone gunman opened fire on several classrooms at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.Then, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics review this week’s new releases. Also, director Douglas Tirola and producer Janis Hirsch join us to talk about making “Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon.”
First, A Seattle woman who created a social media campaign around women sharing that they've had abortions says she had to go into hiding after receiving death threats. Then, this weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the verdict in the OJ Simpson double murder trial. Also, high school football participation has declined.
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