Michael Chiklis: From “The Shield” to “The Singer”
 

Michael Chiklis

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Ben Harper takes on police shootings on latest album
 

Ben Harper

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Lissie’s “Daughters” brings clean water to women in developing nations
 

Lissie

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Jay-Z: War on drugs is an epic fail

Jay-Z: War on drugs is an epic fail 

Los Angeles (CNN) Rapper Jay-Z is getting political — calling the U.S. war on drugs an “epic fail.” In a video op-ed published in the New York Times, he says the drug war unfairly targets African Americans. Jay-Z narrates over Molly Crabapple’s artwork taking viewers on a journey back to the early 1970s when President […]

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Former Green Beret/NFL player’s role in Kaepernick kneel down

Former Green Beret/NFL player’s role in Kaepernick kneel down 

Los Angeles (CNN) Backup quarterbacks are supposed to ride the pine with little to no fanfare. But when San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick parked his butt on the bench during the singing of “The National Anthem” this preseason, it created a firestorm that transcended sports. By sitting the song out, Kaepernick hoped to call […]

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Manny Pacquiao on Philippine President Duterte

Manny Pacquiao on Philippine President Duterte 

Los Angeles (CNN) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is known for being tough. He’s launched a bloody war on illegal drugs, and in the past two months, 2,000 people have been killed by police, vigilante groups or rival gangs. He’s called out judges, politicians, police and military personnel who he says have ties to drugs and […]

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Michael Chiklis: From “The Shield” to “The Singer”

Michael Chiklis: From “The Shield” to “The Singer” 

Los Angeles (CNN) You know him as the good cop in The Commish, the bad cop in The Shield and the new cop in Gotham. For his latest role, Michael Chiklis is trading in a badge for a microphone – releasing his debut solo record Influence on September 16th. “I’ve always felt that music was […]

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September 2016 Playlist

September 2016 Playlist 

I’m a mix making machine who has finally found the ultimate form of musical expression. One CD per month that defines that 30 day span of my life… a musical diary, if you will, where the songs represent my mood, direction and texture. Each month I pull from my library of classics, and mix in […]

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September 2016 Country Mix

September 2016 Country Mix 

Some call country music simple. But those people have small minds. If your soul runs deep – there’s a spot for a fiddle to reverberate. Steel guitars are tuned to tug at heartstrings. Real emotion is attached to the lyrics of down home sound. From the sadness of a Hank Williams tearjerker to George Strait’s […]

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Omran: The new face of the Syrian conflict

Omran: The new face of the Syrian conflict 

Los Angeles (CNN) The new and haunting face of the Syrian conflict… a sad reminder about the human cost of war. A little boy sitting quietly in an ambulance. Alone. He’s covered in dust — wiping blood away from his eyes. Moments before, White Helmet rescuers pulled him from the rubble of a bombed out […]

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Tommy Chong: “Get America Stoned Again”

Tommy Chong: “Get America Stoned Again” 

Los Angeles (CNN) Legendary pot head Tommy Chong brought “Get America Stoned Again” hats to CNN, talked about his new strain of Chong’s Choice bud and why he thinks weed will one day save the world. For now, though, he says marijuana laws are racist and he’s outraged by a U.S. government decision not to […]

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Two American veterans weigh-in on Trump’s Muslim platform

Two American veterans weigh-in on Trump’s Muslim platform 

Los Angeles (CNN) In the divisive campaign for the presidency, it seems most Americans agree that going after families of fallen soldiers should be off-limits. Democrats and some Republicans are condemning Donald Trump for saying that the father of a U.S. Muslim soldier who died in Iraq had “no right” to criticize him. Trump also […]

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August 2016 Playlist

August 2016 Playlist 

I’m a mix making machine who has finally found the ultimate form of musical expression. One CD per month that defines that 30 day span of my life… a musical diary, if you will, where the songs represent my mood, direction and texture. Each month I pull from my library of classics, and mix in […]

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