This week, Kassim Alhimidi, 49, an Iraqi man accused of murdering his wife in El Cajon, is on trial. The death of Shaima Alawadi made national headlines two years ago because initially the incident was thought to be a hate crime.
It's been less than five years since the last shooting that killed 13 and injured dozens more. Yesterday's attack killed three and injured 16. It's raised new security concerns at one of the largest US military bases in the world.
NATO says tens of thousands of Russian troops have amassed near the Ukraine border, and U.S. lawmakers are considering further sanctions against Russia and the inner circle of President Vladimir Putin.
It's been almost a month since Malaysia flight 370 disappeared from the skies. Since then, there have been multiple sightings — all false — of the plane's of wreckage in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea.
"Mount Terminus" is David Grand's third novel. It's set in an Eden-like early Los Angeles at the turn of the 20th century and follows a young Jewish man named Bloom as he develops into an artist in the early film industry.
The new book "Mount Terminus" tells the fictionalized version of Hollywood history, but we wondered how and why Hollywood ended up in Hollywood. Dana Polan, Professor of Cinema Studies at NYU joins the show to explain.
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