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Lo Mein Loophole: How U.S. Immigration Law Fueled A Chinese Restaurant Boom

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 1:27pm

In the early 20th century, the Chinese faced draconian immigration rules. But owners of a few types of businesses could get special visas. In 1915, restaurants got on that list. The rest is history.

Why Zika-Spreading Mosquitoes Love Ankles

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 1:18pm

How do these buggers manage to find and feast on even the smallest cracks of exposed skin? Well to start, they're really good at sniffing out our B.O.

CDC Says It Underestimated Cancer Risk From Lumber Liquidators Flooring

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 1:06pm

Health officials say the risk of cancer from some of the retailer's laminate floor products is three times higher than previously thought.

Suspect In Kalamazoo Shootings Charged With 6 Counts Of Murder

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 12:59pm

Jason Dalton, who police believe killed six people in a series of shootings late Saturday night, was also charged with two counts of assault with intent to commit murder and eight firearms charges.

Wacky Relationships Abound In 'Love' And 'Togetherness'

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 12:52pm

“Togetherness” on HBO and “Love” on Netflix tell the stories of train wreck relationships that are just realistic enough for comedy.

U.S. Picks Olympic Marathoners

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 12:45pm

The men and women who will run the marathon in Rio earned their spots on the team at the Olympic Trials Marathon in L.A.

Debate Over Brexit Heats Up

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 12:40pm

With the battle lines being drawn, the campaign is underway ahead of a public vote on the "Brexit," or Britain leaving the E.U.

Budapest Festival Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 12:34pm

Music director Iván Fischer conducts a Liszt piano concerto with Marc-André Hamelin as soloist, and a powerful wartime symphony by Prokofiev.

Can The Gun Industry Be Held Liable For Sandy Hook?

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 12:33pm

A judge is grappling with whether the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the gun used in the massacre should be held liable.

Young Doctor Pens Memoir Before His Death

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 12:20pm

Between his diagnosis and his death, Dr. Paul Kalanithi turned to writing about his life. We speak with his widow, Dr. Lucy Kalanithi.

Why Did Jeb Bush Lose? There Are Many Theories

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 12:20pm

Whether it was Donald Trump, his family legacy or the way that campaigning has fundamentally changed, it seemed Jeb Bush was never, ever in control.

Hollywood Has A Major Diversity Problem, USC Study Finds

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 12:19pm

The study examined more than 21,000 characters and behind-the-scenes workers on films and TV, and found an "epidemic of invisibility." For example, just 3.4 percent of film directors were female.

Struggling Shale Oil Producers See Glimmer Of Hope In Saudi Visit

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 12:12pm

Saudi Arabia's oil minister will speak to U.S. oil executives in Houston this week about curbing his country's petroleum production.

DJ Sessions: From Soul To Sampling Miles Davis

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 11:40am

Aaron Byrd of KCRW shares new music from Lucinda Slim, Wallace, Whitney and Gosh Pith.

Suspect In Kalamazoo Shooting Spree Expected In Court

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 11:33am

Jason Dalton is accused of killing six people and injuring two more in a seemingly random shooting rampage.

Did Obama Inspire A Big Debate On Identity? You Weighed In

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 11:22am

As President Obama wraps up his time in office, we take a moment to look around and see how his presidency has changed us and the way we see each other.

Biographer Charts Donald Trump's Ambition, Fame And Candidacy

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 11:20am

Michael D’Antonio, author of "Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success," discusses Trump's life and career.

Colorado Doctors Test A Promising New Alzheimer's Drug

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 11:12am

About 5.5 million people in the U.S. live with Alzheimer's disease, a figure that's growing fast as baby boomers age.

Presidential Candidates Hope For Big Wins Next Week

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 11:06am

Candidates are already looking past Nevada and South Carolina, hoping for their biggest wins on Super Tuesday.

Metropolis: 2/20/16

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 10:35am

KCRW's Jason Bentley spins music by Kidnap Kid, Photek, Rufus Du Sol and more in a two-hour EDM mix.




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