The ‘Fifteen Guinea Special’ on 11 August 1968 was the last steam-hauled passenger service of the British Railways network before a steam train prohibition. Gavin and Wyatt enjoy riding on the KRNN locomotive while John appreciates broadcasting from the KRNN studio. We hope you can “climb on board” the musical locomotion in honor of steam locomotives on Crosscurrents, 8/11 at 8 a.m.
- The mayor of Los Angeles co-signed a letter to the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency requesting that its agents not identify themselves as "police" during operations in the city.
- The annular solar eclipse, which will leave just a sliver of sun shining behind the moon, will be visible from the southern hemisphere Sunday. Here's how to watch, even if you're outside its path.
- The president tweeted that he will not attend this year's dinner. He'll be the first president to do so since Reagan missed it in 1981, after he was shot.
- At a time when incubators were rejected by most doctors, Martin Couney treated Horn with one at a sideshow of premature infants. She died earlier this month, 96 years after most experts expected.