Daily Brief: Traffic Chaos at LAX, Jared Kushner Takes Over Trump’s Wall, and More

Also ’AGT’ departures, the DMV’s side hustle, and Tina Turner’s birthday

» As if LAX didn’t have enough to deal with, a “suspicious package” alert at LAX caused chaos on Tuesday, one of the busiest travel days of the year.  [Los Angeles Times]

» After just one season as judges, Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough are leaving America’s Got Talent, and insiders say the show’s “toxic culture” is to blame. [Yahoo]

» The California DMV keeps finding itself in hot water. This time, the DMV has been making $50 million a year selling drivers’ personal information, a public records inquiry uncovered.  [Vice]

» The president’s son-in-law has yet another little job. Jared Kushner has, apparently, been put in charge of overseeing construction of the Trump border wall [GQ]

» The Korean Resource Center is in turmoil, with an exodus of staff blamed on disputes with the board president. The group is a leading advocacy group for low-income and immigrant Korean Americans.  [LAist]

» Tina Turner celebrated her 80th birthday. Enjoy these glamorous photos of her through the years.  [The Cut]


» Cops Find Rifle and Target List After Student Threatens Shooting at a South L.A. School It was one of a handful of disturbing threats at local schools

» Roxane Gay Really Wants You to See Queen & Slim The author bought out an opening night screening of the film to make it easier for everyone to see it

» Internet Trolls Are Peddling a Poorly Faked Photo of Adam Schiff and Jeffrey Epstein Creeps in the internet’s darkest corners keep coming up with wild ways to smear the California Rep leading the impeachment hearings



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