• LX junio 28, 2022 8:59 pm

    ‘Lives at Risk’ if Supreme Court Approves of Trump-Era ‘Remain in Mexico Policy’

    While asylum seekers are typically allowed to remain in a country when seeking the legal protection, the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” policy required migrants to return to Mexico and await the proceedings there. The Biden administration has tried to rescind the policy, but a judge ordered it reinstated – and a Supreme Court decision could further entrench the policy in...

  • LX junio 27, 2022 4:58 pm

    What Do Street Vending, Brunch, and House Plants Have in Common?

    Street vending, brunch, and house plants have more in common than you may think. In this episode of “Connect the Dots,” Fernando Hurtado ends up on #PlantTok, meets a street vendor selling plants, and learns about why some black plastic can’t be recycled.

  • LX junio 24, 2022 8:01 pm

    Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, Allowing States to Ban Abortion

    With sorrow — for this Court, but more, for the many millions of American women who have today lost a fundamental constitutional protection — we dissent,” Sotomayor wrote in a searing dissent for the three liberal justices. LX News is joined by Noah Pransky to discuss.

  • LX junio 22, 2022 6:19 pm

    How Do Digital Images Impact Our Memories?

    Is the digital photo revolution impacting how we perceive and remember the world? When we edit images are we editing our memories? LX News storyteller Mackenzie Behm spoke to a photographer, a content creator, and a researcher to answer questions about how taking digital photos with our phones and for social media impact our memories, for better and for worse.

  • LX junio 21, 2022 8:18 pm

    More Companies Are Offering Unlimited Vacation, But Not Everyone Is Taking It

    Unlimited vacation is a perk that more companies are offering to prevent burnout and attract young workers. And in theory, unlimited vacation sounds amazing. But in reality, how does unlimited PTO really work — and why do so many people fail to use it when they have it?

  • LX junio 15, 2022 5:39 pm

    In This Zone, Your Home Might Be at a Higher Wildfire Risk

    Across the country, more than two-thirds of the homes and businesses destroyed by wildfires are in the “wildland urban interface,” or WUI, a transitional zone between developed areas and wilderness. LX News climate storyteller Chase Cain explains why the area is more hazardous and how to see if your home is one of the 72 million facing some level of...

  • LX junio 15, 2022 5:39 pm

    Social Media Incentives Played a Huge Part in the Amber Heard-Johnny Depp Trial

    Just on TikTok, pro-Johnny Depp hashtags generated hundreds of times more views compared to pro-Amber Heard hashtags during their recent defamation trial. Going forward, the legal system should beware of the social media fervor that surrounded Depp in this case and the incentives that rewarded creators pivoting to pro-Depp content. NBC News tech and culture reporter Kat Tenbarge explains, and...

  • LX junio 14, 2022 5:43 pm

    10 Years After DACA Began, Advocates Renew Calls For Permanent Solution

    On June 15, 2012, the Obama Department of Homeland Security announced DACA, a policy stating the U.S. would no longer deport some undocumented young people who arrived here as children, and allow them to get two-year work permits. But DACA allows no path to permanent status like citizenship, and immigration activists like Jose Munoz from United We Dream are urging...

  • LX junio 8, 2022 8:19 pm

    The 11 Weirdest Things Left Behind on Uber Rides

    Uber released data about the most unique and uncommon items that have been lost on rides, including a “bucket of slime” and a tortoise.

  • LX junio 7, 2022 4:48 pm

    No, Elon Musk Didn’t Fire Twitter’s Board. Unpacking This Social Media Lie

    False posts were spreading on social media that said Elon Musk fired the Board at Twitter. Those posts were easily debunked, though — here’s how MediaWise campus correspondent Loren Miranda did it.

  • LX junio 6, 2022 5:57 pm

    What is ‘Reef Safe’ Sunscreen — and Why Are Some Sunscreens Banned?

    Some ingredients in sunscreens have been banned due to their potential to damage coral reefs, and there’s a new push for brands to market themselves as environmentally friendly. LX News storyteller Ngozi Ekeledo chats with journalist Lexy Lebsack about her recent Bustle piece, “Inside the Murky World of Sun Protection.”

  • LX junio 3, 2022 9:39 pm

    Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Verdict Is a ‘Major Problem’ For Survivors

    “Defamation is not intended to shut survivors down, and if that’s the message that the public takes from this, we’re going to have a major problem,” says Sarah Klein, an attorney and survivor. She joined LX News host Tabitha Lipkin to discuss the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial verdict.

  • LX junio 1, 2022 8:05 pm

    Should the U.S. Look to Canada for Ideas on Gun Laws?

    In Canada, you need a license, training and two references to buy a gun, and there is a 28-day waiting period for your purchase. And many of these restrictions were imposed in response to a school shooting in Montreal that killed 14 students. Now Canada could impose a freeze on handgun purchases, citing a rise in gun violence and concerns...

  • LX junio 1, 2022 8:04 pm

    Star Wars Fans Rally Around Moses Ingram After Racist Backlash to ‘Obi Wan Kenobi’

    Moses Ingram, a Black actor who plays the Third Sister in the new “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series, has suffered racist backlash from some fans after the series’ release. In a recent Instagram story, Ingram said positive things many other fans were saying instead, telling followers “the love is louder.” Pop culture host and journalist Matt Ramos joins LX News to discuss...

  • LX mayo 31, 2022 5:44 pm

    Asian Americans Struggle to Feel Safe After Surge in Hate Crimes

    NBCLX contributor Michelle Park has avoided the New York subways since March 2020, following a surge in viral hate crimes targeting Asian Americans. Michelle speaks with civil rights attorney and author Qian Julie Wang, and Manhattan district attorney Alvin Bragg. Plus, hear from Michelle Tran, founder of Soar Over Hate, a group that provides protective devices like pepper spray and...

  • LX mayo 27, 2022 9:58 pm

    Black Americans Were Nearly Erased From Memorial Day’s History

    Many cities claim to have celebrated Memorial Day first, but the true earliest version of the commemoration — organized by Black residents of Charleston, South Carolina — was nearly erased from history.

  • LX mayo 26, 2022 8:34 pm

    No, the Texas Shooter Wasn’t Transgender. Here’s How That Misinformation Spread So Quickly

    As news of the Uvalde school shooting broke, false rumors began to spread that the shooter, Salvador Ramos, was transgender. People including Rep. Paul Gosar, Alex Jones and Candace Owens shared photos of a trans woman from Georgia unconnected to the shooter and said she was Ramos. As NBC OUT reporter Jo Yurcaba explains, the misinformation originated on 4chan, a...

  • LX mayo 25, 2022 5:31 pm

    Co-Teachers Killed in Uvalde School Shooting Died Trying to Shield Their Students

    The two co-teachers killed along with 19 children in the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, are being hailed as heroes for attempting to shield their students from the gunman in their final moments. NBCLX storyteller Clark Fouraker shares what we know about longtime educators Eva Mireles and Irma Garcia.

  • LX mayo 24, 2022 9:12 pm

    Mental Health and Wellness Is the New Trend in Travel

    Travelers are no longer looking for just creature comforts when they travel. Increasingly, they want mental health and wellness support. And hotel chains are stepping up, with additions to their amenities like meditation, sleep therapy and access to counseling sessions. NBCLX storyteller Ngozi Ekeledo explores this new trend.

  • LX mayo 23, 2022 6:24 pm

    Herschel Walker’s Senate Campaign Is Part of a Long Line of Athletes Who’ve Run for Office

    Herschel Walker’s 2022 Georgia primary campaign for a U.S. Senate seat is the latest example in a long lineup of athletes running for office—and often winning.