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A long-term survey of 300 volunteers will examine the links between breast cancer and depression.
The more experienced the doctor, the less he or she costs the healthcare system a new study finds.
The full story on a 2009 mumps outbreak couldn't be revealed until now. Now we can tell you about the effect of an extra dose of vaccine and what doctors recommend.
The community supported President Obama in 2008, and polls show most are doing so this time around. But some of those voters are concerned about issues important to Arab-Americans.
You may have heard that Tuesday is Election Day. Don't experience it by yourself! Join KPCC on the radio, online or in person for full results, details, analysis and a bit of fun.
GOP challenger Mitt Romney has been walking a tightrope — appearing to moderate his position on the one hand, while maintaining a strict anti-abortion stance on the other.
Pick your adjective — enormous, astronomical, colossal. The political spending in 2012 was unprecedented and already has implications for the next campaign cycle.
The beachfront town in Queens, N.Y., was hit hard not only by raging winds and floodwaters, but also by a massive fire that tore through the area.
Naturalized US citizens have quickly become a major voting block. Political observers predict Latino and Asian American voters hold the power to tip the election.
As the national polls showed a tight race, President Obama and Mitt Romney made their closing arguments before Tuesday's election.
Just days before Tuesday's election, a California congresswoman has changed political parties — or at least that's what mail landing at voters' homes says.
The $11 million donation originated with Virginia-based Americans for Job Security through a second intermediary from Arizona, the Center to Protect Patient Rights.
Why did the candidates for a Coachella Valley seat buy time in an adjacent, more expensive media market? It's called covering your bases.
One of the smallest automakers in the U.S. by market share and sales has finally decided to throw in the towel. The DeBord Report saw this coming.
A man charged with attempted murder in a Halloween shooting at the USC campus pleaded not guilty on Monday.
A former Santa Fe Springs council member has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for taking $10,000 in bribes to influence the city's policy on marijuana dispensaries.
Yes, we've finally reached the culminating day that we've been pointing to for the past 18 months -- Election Day! However, it's quite different from those of the past. An estimated 40% of voters have already cast ballots, so it makes the actual day a bit less climactic.
Patt Morrison spoke with Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, and Los Angeles-based political consultant and rights activist Jasmyne Cannick about their own thoughts on President Obama's term and campaign focus ahead of the election.
A third-party presidential debate between Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein took place Monday.
The suspect, along with a number of passengers, hit the windshield when the driver applied the brakes during the scuffle.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department is changing its policy towards lewd conduct, moving towards a policy that differs from many other law enforcement agencies in this country.
The energy company turned in weak third-quarter earnings. While a refinery fire in Northern California didn't help, it wasn't a huge drag.
Today is Monday, Nov. 5 and headlines include Assessor John Noguez's bail money, the disclosure of anti-Prop 30 donors, and the race for DA.
The giant state pension fund hasn't faced concessions in previous California municipal bankruptcies. But that is being tested now by San Bernardino.
In the news this morning: Immigrants and criminal convictions, reaching out to new voters, a Russian immigration protest, moreMulti-American | | November 05 2012, 7:22 AM
Immigration consequences of criminal convictions - Fronteras Desk Since the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Padilla v. Kentucky two years ago, attorneys have had to be especially careful as to how they counsel foreign-born clients.
The National Weather Service says conditions are ripe for wildfire in the mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura counties. It is forecast to end Monday evening.
The shooting occurred Sunday night at a storefront church in Filipinotown. Two men were challenging the vandal when they were shot, one fatally.
Manhattan Beach businessman Bill Bloomfield challenges longtime Democrat Henry Waxman for Congressional seat.
The Loh Life
Sandra Tsing Loh learns about convoys in Egypt.My friend Carolyn hasn’t slept in weeks. She tracks the polls every five minutes. She has sworn that if Romney wins tomorrow, she will change citizenship—to anywhere.
The Loh Down On Science
Just what the doctor ordered.
How do you feel about out of state groups giving money to influence California initiatives? Do you think this trend will start in other states?
Will the winner be decided for good once the polls close on Tuesday? Or will the loser cry foul and send the lawyers into battle?
Do you know which propositions your party is officially supporting? What are your last-minute burning questions about state ballot measures?
It doesn’t matter if you consider yourself to be political or not, in today’s world it is basically impossible to escape the political discussion. And in the digital era, now Facebook has become the premiere haven for political commentary.
We’ll take a peek behind the Orange polling booth curtain with our OC roundtable journalists.
In the final hours before election day, the Obama and Romney campaigns are making a final push towards victory, holding rallies in key battleground states. Though both candidates’ teams are insisting that they’re set for victory on Tuesday, behind the scenes actions tell a different story.
It's been a week since Hurricane Sandy ravaged the east coast, and more than 100 people were killed and millions of homes lost power. As temperatures dip into the thirties, nearly a million New Jersey residents still have no electricity.
The fifth installment of the "Twilight" film franchise, "Breaking Dawn: Part 2," comes out later this month.
The race for District Attorney hasn't received much attention this election season, even though the office wields enormous power over the Los Angeles County criminal justice system.
Colorado is an important swing state with rapidly changing demographics.
No suspense about how California will vote in the presidential race. The latest field poll shows President Obama leading Governor Mitt Romney by 15 percentage points.
Although most think that these kinds of emotions are only found in sports, its also evident in politics, too.
Last night, fans of the hit Showtime drama "Homeland" tuned in for the latest chapter in the ongoing saga about a CIA officer named Carrie, played by Claire Danes, and a POW turned terrorist played by Damian Lewis.
President Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney are making their final appeals to voters today. Obama will make stops in Iowa, Wisconsin and Ohio while Romney will zero in on voters in Florida, Ohio, New Hampshire and Virginia.
If the election has you feeling a bit overwhelmed, we totally get it. Not only do you have to choose candidates, here in California we have 11 propositions on the ballot.
There are eleven propositions on the California ballot for voters to weigh in, including everything from abolishing the death penalty to the labeling of genetically modified food.
This morning, the state's elections watchdog Fair Political Practices Commission released the names of the secret $11 million donated to influence Propositions 30 and 32.
For more details now on Prop 32 and its chances of passing, we're joined by KPCC's Kevin Ferguson
Campaign radio ads are expected to break records this election season.