President Donald Trump has called NATO "obsolete" and questioned whether America would defend its European allies if they don't spend more on their own military.
Who is harmed the most by strict border enforcement? It might be a toss-up. Rep. Darrell Issa talks — and listens — to his constituents. And the San Diego Unified board gets an earful about potential budget cuts.
- Feb. 24
Congresswoman Susan Davis sat down with KPBS metro reporter Andrew Bowen, where she discussed health care, border security and the movement to resist the Trump administration.
Farms across the country, including those in San Diego County, rely on laborers who are in the country illegally. How will increased immigration enforcement affect San Diego County's farming workforce?
The Southern Poverty Law Center says the number of hate groups nationwide rose for a second year in a row. It documented 79 hate groups in California in 2016.
The 89th annual Academy Awards are this Sunday and politics of one sort or another are likely to be on display as are the most diverse group of acting nominees.
- Feb. 23
- Brian Naylor / NPR
Applicants have to go through "extreme vetting" including a grueling polygraph exam. In the past, Customs and Border Protection has had trouble retaining agents.
State Sen. Toni Atkins has co-sponsored a bill to explore a single-payer health care system in California. She joined us on Wednesday's Midday Edition to talk about the proposal. Here is what she said.
A man described as "the master of the non-fiction narrative" is one of the featured speakers at this year's annual Writer’s Symposium By the Sea at Point Loma Nazarene University.
- Feb. 22
- By Michael Lipkin
Astronomers at NASA say they’ve found seven planets roughly the size of Earth all orbiting the same tiny star that could have liquid water on their surfaces.