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‘Full House’ Is Latest Old TV Hit To Be Revived

April 23, 2015
The '90s sitcom will return as "Fuller House" on Netflix. John Stamos will reprise his role, along with some – though not all – of his costars. (ABC)

The ’90s sitcom will return as “Fuller House” on Netflix. John Stamos will reprise his role, along with some – though not all – of his costars.

Social Media Buzz: From Senate Cook To Jamaican Dance Halls

April 23, 2015
Senate cook Bertrand Olotara is pictured in this screenshot from a Guardian video.

Mike Barry of The Guardian joins us to look at how the news is reverberating on social media.

Proposal To Close Loophole Looks At Who Is A Farmer

April 23, 2015
Farmer Levi Greuel spends a sunny Saturday afternoon fixing up his farm equipment and tearing down an old wooden barn in preparation for planting season. (Abby Wendle/Harvest Public Media)

Big farms are collecting taxpayer dollars that they haven’t necessarily earned, by taking advantage of a loophole in government subsidy rules.

Texas House Committee Passes Bill Opposing Same-Sex Marriage

April 23, 2015
Texas State Capitol building. (Daniel Mayer/Wikimedia Commons)

The measure would ban state and local funds from being used to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

Iconic Images From Rock And Roll Photographer Henry Diltz

April 23, 2015
Neil Young, 1975. (Henry Diltz)

Crosby Stills and Nash, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, the Doors, the Eagles, all became his friends and subjects.

Police Shooting Of Tamir Rice Still An Open Wound In Cleveland

April 23, 2015
Samaria Rice of Cleveland, Ohio, wears a button with her son's photograph on Dec. 15, 2014 in New York. A Cleveland police officer fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice on Nov. 22 as he played with a toy gun outside a recreation center. Rice says her son was never given a chance to follow officers' orders, but she believes the family "will have justice." (Mark Lennihan/AP)

Five months after the 12-year-old was shot, Peter O’Dowd visits the neighborhood and speaks with Tamir’s mother, Samaria Rice.

Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

April 23, 2015
Former NFL player Kevin Turner speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia on April 9, 2013. As former players Dorsey Levens, center, and Bill Bergey listen. The NFL agreed Wednesday, June 25, 2014, to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players. The plaintiffs include Kevin Turner, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots and is now battling ALS. (Matt Rourke/AP)

A federal judge has approved a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years.

DJ Sessions: New Sounds From Canada To Sweden

April 23, 2015
Pale Hone is an indie rock duo from Gothenburg, Sweden. (palehoney.com)

KCRW’s Chris Douridas introduces us to new songs by Doldrums, Grace, Pale Honey, Jamie Scott and Bombadil.

More Questions Than Answers After Emergency Landing

April 23, 2015
Emergency vehicles surround a SkyWest Airlines plane, operating as United Express, that made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Cheektowaga, N.Y. A SkyWest spokeswoman said one passenger aboard Flight 5622, lost consciousness and the pilots rapidly descended "out of an abundance of caution." (Gary Wiepert/AP)

SkyWest Airlines says there was no air pressure problem, but three people on board the plane lost consciousness.

Lessons From Australia’s 17-Year Drought

April 23, 2015
Nic Walker carries his son Tasman in his arms during a daily afternoon walk at his property 'Rio Station' on March 20, 2014 in Longreach, Australia. Queensland, Australia's second-largest state, is currently suffering from its widest spread drought on record. Almost 80 percent of the region is now declared affected. The Australian government recently approved an emergency drought relief package of A$320m, of which at least A$280m is allocated for loans to assist eligible farm businesses to recover. (Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

As California continues to deal with a drought, we take a look at the policies and laws that Australia put in place during its drought.

Chicago’s Art Institute Receives $500 Million Art Donation

April 23, 2015
Andy Warhol. Liz #3 [Early Colored Liz], 1963. The Stefan T. Edlis Collection, Partial and Promised Gift to the Art Institute of Chicago. (Courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago)

The 42 pieces of art, donated by Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson, include works by Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Jeff Koons and more.

Obama Expresses ‘Profound Regret’ For Hostages Killed In Drone Strike

April 23, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on April 23, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The White House admitted Thursday that a January U.S. operation against an al-Qaida compound near the Afghan-Pakistan border killed one American and one Italian hostage, along with an American member of the jihadist group. The White House identified the hostages killed in the operation against the border compound as U.S. contractor Warren Weinstein and Italian aid worker Giovanni Lo Porto. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

The hostages, one American and one Italian, were killed in a counterterrorism operation in January that also killed an al-Qaida leader.

Music From The Show

April 22, 2015

From Pantha Du Prince to Moss Of Aura.

India's Tiny Community Of Wild Asian Lions

April 22, 2015
A female Asiatic lion in the Gir forest. (Rupal Vaidya/Wikimedia Commons)

Almost all the world’s lions live in Africa, but a small group of wild Asian lions in India is a remnant of a once much larger population.

Judy Clarke: Marathon Bomber’s High-Profile Lawyer

April 22, 2015
Judy Clarke, second from right, the lawyer representing shooting suspect Jared Lee Loughner, walks towards a federal court building with lawyer Reuben Cahn, right, Wednesday, June 29, 2011, in San Diego. (Gregory Bull/AP)

A tireless anti-death penalty advocate, Clarke has represented notorious criminals, including Ted Kaczynski and Jared Loughner.

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