We speak with Representative Adam Schiff about his hopes for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's testimony this week. And, we look at how strained relations between the U.S. and Chinese governments are affecting California's research universities. And, why there's a growing rivalry between L.A.'s two Major League Soccer teams -- the Galaxy and the Los Angeles Football Club.
Representative Adam Schiff on Robert Mueller Testimony
Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller will address House committees this week. It's his first appearance since the release of an extensive report into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
- Adam Schiff, House Intelligence Committee chair
U.S.-China Relationship is Affecting California Research Universities
The Trump administration has stepped up its crackdown on China, citing concerns around security, technology and trade. And that's having ripple effects on university campuses throughout the state. Many of them are reporting that Chinese students and scholars are facing visa delays and increased federal scrutiny over their research. There are also new restrictions on American universities collaborating with Chinese institutions.
- Teresa Watanabe, staff writer at the L.A. Times
We look at the budding rivalry between L.A.'s two Major League Soccer teams -- the Galaxy and the Los Angeles Football Club.
- Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times sports columnist
DMVs around California close for a half-day on Wednesday. Workers will be trained on the Real ID program, which has already run into several road bumps since implementation in 2018. So where things stand in fixing the department?
- Bryan Anderson, Sacramento Bee
MS-13 in L.A.
The infamously violent MS-13 gang, based mostly south of the U.S.-Mexico border, was behind some of L.A.'s most gruesome murders, court documents show. The gruesome slayings were among seven Los Angeles-area murders linked to the Fulton clique of MS-13 in the last two years, according to an indictment unsealed last week that charged 22 members of the gang.
- Steven S. Dudley, he's the co-director of InSight Crime, and a longtime crime and public security reporter
Blonde Rattlesnake chronicles the life of Burmah Adams-White and her involvement with the 1933 crime spree that shook Los Angeles.
- Julia Bricklin, author of "Blonde Rattlesnake"