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Tribune Company, earthquake warnings, Gaza's displaced residents and more

Today, we talk about the Tribune Company's spinoff and what it means for readers of papers like the LA Times. We also discuss earthquake early warning systems, Gaza's displaced residents, the search for the missing Malaysia flight, California's rise in food stamp usage and much more.

House Republicans Hold Closed Party Conference

Border bill, James Brown film, stoned driving and more

Today, we talk about the efforts of House leaders to pass a bill regarding migrant children at the border before Congress leaves on vacation. Also, "Get On Up," the biopic of the "hardest working man in show business," James Brown, hit theaters today. Later on, we'll talk about the House's attempt to figure out what "driving under the influence" means when it comes to marijuana. We talk to Grover Norquist about why he's headed to Burning Man, and much more.

Confirmation Hearing Held For Robert McDonald, Nominee To Head Veteran's Affairs Department

Immigration court, new VA secretary, Gene Ween and more

Today on the show, we start with a look at how migrant children are being processed through immigration courts. Then, an update on the flooding and water main break at UCLA. Then, KPCC's Sanden Totten fills us in on the latest science research, we look at how was has changed in US history textbooks, the new VA secretary pledges action for veterans in first 90 days, Gene Ween returns with a deeply personal album and much more.

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UCLA flood, Immigration crisis, processed foods and more

Today, we'll begin with a discussion about the water main break that flooded the UCLA campus on Tuesday. Is aging infrastructure to blame? Then, will Obama use executive action to curb the migrant crisis? Plus, the Lakers get a new coach, a scientific paper touting necessity of processed foods draws nutritionists' ire, why is Kim Kardashian's app so popular? The life of a professional "rabbit" and much more.

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Dodgers TV, VA revamp, Gaza tunnels, budget Big Sur and more

Today on the show, we hear the latest on the Dodgers TV drama. Then, the legal battle between Donald Sterling and the Clippers. Plus, three Big Sur lodging options big in beauty and small in price, UC Davos students hope to shave a year off medical school, study finds fist bumping is more hygienic than shaking hands, Veterans Affairs gets a revamp, Gaza tunnels and much more.

A school nurse prepares a vaccine against whooping cough before giving it to students at Mark Twain Middle School in Los Angeles.

Migrant crisis, whooping cough, Father Greg Boyle and more

Today on the show, we start with a look at whether the House GOP will be able to pass migrant crisis legislation before August recess. Then, why aren't Nicaraguans migrating to the U.S.? Plus, you can now add whooping cough vaccination to your back-to-school list, frustrated, a young immigrant returns to Mexico, Father Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries on his meeting with President Obama and much more.