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Today on the show, a new study shows gender bias against female faculty. Then, A new study from USC suggests your name might be one of the reasons your local lawmaker isn't responding to your questions and requests. Plus, Kate Mulgrew talks "Orange Is The New Black," Shep Gordon on his fascinating career as a Hollywood talent manager, Magic Mountain's Colossus roller coaster is closing and more.
Today on the show, an ex-sheriff deputy describes culture of abuse at LA County jail. Then, children crossing the US-Mexico border alone are being sent to military bases for shelter. Plus, a new exhibit about children's author Ezra Jack Keats, a look at the strange world of agents who represent kid actors, the story behind Nike's #BeTrue line for LGBT athletes, and more.
Voter turnout for yesterday's primary election in California turned out to be dismal as expected. Why do voters seem so apathetic? Then, a look back at the legacy of Tiananmen Square, 25 years later. Plus, Reza Aslan talks about his new L.A. series, The Writer's Room, actress Loni Anderson on reuniting with the cast of 'WKRP In Cincinnati' and more.
Today is Primary Election day! We'll check in on voter turnout so far at the polls. Then, rooftop solar could see boost after new EPA rules on carbon cuts. Plus, a surge of migrants in South Texas overwhelms federal facilities, what skills are lost as emphasis on handwriting fades? Medicare will now cover sex change surgery, and more.
Today, what new EPA limits on power plant carbon emissions mean for California and alternative energy sources. Then KPCC's Annie Gilbertson kicks off her series showing how trauma and stress affect kids' learning abilities. Plus, we have a primer of what you need to know about the biggest races in Tuesday's election.
Big news today. President Obama has accepted the resignation of Eric Shinseki, secretary of Veterans Affairs. Also, former Microsoft CEO Steve Baller is reportedly in talks to purchase the LA Clippers. Plus, the California Supreme Court rules police must release names of officers involved in shootings, Brazilian street artist Paul Ito causes stir with World Cup mural, and much more.