The Madeleine Brand Show for May 24, 2012

Picture dated October 1935 of the Golden

Golden Gate Bridge turns 75 without even thinking about retirement

This weekend, the Golden Gate Bridge turns 75. Mack Collings was 16 years old when the suspension bridge completed construction in 1937. He's 90 years old now, but he still remembers performing in a marching band to celebrate the opening of the bridge.

Egypt faces religious turmoil in wake of presidential elections

In the wake of the presidential elections in Egypt, the country's Coptic Christians are concerned about religious intolerance and discrimination. Egyptian Coptics have long complained of mistreatment under former president Hosni Mubarak, but now fear it may get worse if an Islamist becomes the political leader of the country.
Brian Banks
Brian Banks, a former star high school football player from Long Beach who spent six years in prison for rape charges, was exonerated by Judge Mark C. Kim today.
138th Kentucky Derby

Trainer behind horse I'll Have Another faces 'milkshaking' charges

The 3-year-old colt I'll Have Another, trained by Santa Monica-based trainer Doug O'Neill, won both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness. But as O'Neill prepares the horse to race in the Belmont Stakes, he's dealing with a battle on another front — accusations that he used performance enhancing drugs on another race horse back in 2010.
SpaceX Rocket To Become The First Non-Governmental Vehicle To Reach Int'l Space Station

Space X capsule reaches the International Space Station

The private space tech company Space X is busy performing a series of tests on it's Dragon capsule. That orbiter was launched into space earlier this week and reached the International Space Station this morning. Here with more is KPCC's Sanden Totten.

John Moe joins the show for his weekly look at technology news

John Moe, host of the Marketplace Tech Report, joins Madeleine for a weekly update on the world of technology.
Los Angeles Kings v Phoenix Coyotes - Game Five

Randy and Jason Sklar join the show to cover this week's highlights in sports

Randy and Jason Sklar, twin brothers and hosts of the podcast "Sklarbro Country" and History Channel's "United Stats of America," join the show to talk about the latest in sports.
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