In one of Apple's signature Cupertino events, the technology company unveiled its latest iPhones. One is a cheaper version of the pricey smartphone, called the 5C. The other, which had fevered speculation going for weeks, is the 5S. Today Philip Schiller, Apple's Senior VP of Global Marketing, called the "most forward thinking phone we have ever created."
Stiff competition in the housing market is steering a lot of aspiring homebuyers in Southern California from the housing market to the rental market. If anecdotes we’ve been hearing from people are true, the rental market in Los Angeles is also becoming very cut-throat. Bidding wars between potential renters are apparently common and landlords often get inundated by inquiries minutes after posting their properties on Craig’s List.
When Katy Butler’s father suffered a stroke, medical treatments left him with a life that was almost not worth living. Butler’s book, “Knocking on Heaven’s Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death” emphasizes everyone’s right to refuse medical treatment and more importantly, to choose for themselves what constitutes a meaningful life.
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.
Airbnb’s new report claims that it has exercised no negative impact on the city’s housing and rental supply, unlike what some critics have charged. Then, the Russian military launched airstrikes in Syria today. Also, Asians will soon outnumber Latino immigrants coming to the U.S. according to a new study on census data by the Pew Research Center.
Planned Parenthood's president is making her first Congressional Committee appearance since the release of those undercover videos. Then, how will each GOP candidate’s tax plan affect the average voter? Also, for some constituents of Congressman Kevin McCarthy, news that he is running for Speaker of the House of Representatives gives them hope he will fight for their agenda.
Reviews of the week's new movies, interviews with filmmakers, and discussion.
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