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Archive for June 25th, 2014
The Santa Monica City Council voted Tuesday to regulate e-cigarettes in the same way as normal cigarettes, which means they'll be banned from bars, clubs and restaurants.
The addition of the 'Star Wars' creator's museum of art and movie memorabilia will give Chicago a museum campus as impressive as the Smithsonian, Emanuel said.
The House will vote next month on authorizing a campaign-season lawsuit accusing President Obama of failing to carry out laws passed by Congress, Boehner announced Wednesday.
The justices say cellphones are powerful devices unlike anything else police may find on someone they arrest. How will this affect L.A.?
It's the stuff of stars, planets and sci-fi dreams. So why haven't we been able to power U.S. cities using nuclear fusion? KPCC's Crawford Family will discuss.
The San Francisco Giants' Tim Lincecum threw a no-hitter against San the San Diego Padres for second time in 12 months on Wednesday.
Bryan Stow was brought to court in a wheelchair Wednesday morning as jurors listened to a security expert's recorded deposition.
For decades, Eli Wallach won fans by bringing humanity and humor to roles that pitted him as a villain against titans such as Clint Eastwood and Steve McQueen.
Utah's attorney general plans to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a ruling Wednesday that found states must allow gay couples to marry.
As the Internet giant's Android operating system stretches into cars, homes and smartwatches, this year's annual confab will expand on its usual focus on smartphones and tablets.
The peacock, whom authorities have named "Flipper," was discovered by a resident on Buckskin Lane, the same place where other birds have been found dead.
The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge worried the money could run out sooner than expected.
The justices said Wednesday by a 6-3 vote that Aereo Inc. is violating the broadcasters' copyrights by taking the signals for free.
Hunting for—and failing to find—a parking spot is one of the things we Angelenos share. And it's one of the things we hate about living here: We know to allow an extra 15 minutes if we don't have a designated spot and want to come close to being on time. Where do you think parking is the worst in L.A.?
For the fifth year in a row, the Crawford Family Forum at KPCC is the site of Pasadena’s annual Olympic Day celebration.
The California Attorney General has issued a new memo to law enforcement urging compliance with the TRUST Act, a new state law that limits who state and local cops can hold for deportation.
The count was requested by a board member of a local Tea Party group, and the first day's $6,000 cost was paid for by the Lesli Gooch campaign.
There's still no dollar figure attached to it, but a bill that would expand California's film and television tax credit program has passed a Senate committee.
In immigration news: Reform a year later, lawyers for child migrants proposed, border stash houses, moreMulti-American | | June 25 2014, 11:28 AM
A year after the sweeping immigration reform bill presented by the bipartisan 'Gang of Eight' cleared the Senate, there's little chance of an immigration overhaul happening. This and more.
When FX announced it would air a series about a Middle Eastern family called "Tyrant," some wondered how the network would carry it off. The verdict after last night's premiere? Not good.
Today is Wednesday, June 25 and headlines include an end to a state Senate ethics bill, the start of Summer Night Lights, and an effort to end wage theft.
Iranian Americans are a diverse group, spiritually and otherwise. But soccer brings them together.
In a rare 9-0 ruling, the Supreme Court has ruled that police can not search smartphones of those they arrest, unless they have warrant.
The way you want to be treated: conversation about end of life care: Talking about a serious illness, the process of aging, treatments and hospice care can all be a trying experience.
How much did media coverage shift the outcome of sensational trials like that of OJ Simpson or Casey Anthony? Those are some of the questions trial consultant Richard Gabriel has grappled with throughout his nearly thirty-year career. He joins AirTalk to turn some of the most infamous cases in recent memory on their heads.
It’s a red-letter day for broadcasters, who won a six-to-three Supreme Court decision against TV streaming service Aereo.
Right now in Silicon Valley, the company is announcing some big changes to the system as part of their annual product developers conference
The World Cup has become a rallying point for Iranian American soccer fans. L.A.'s large Persian community is diverse, with ex-pats from different religious and cultural backgrounds.
In a 6-to-3 decision, the justices ruled that the TV streaming service Aereo's business model is illegal. Here to explain what that means for you is KPCC's business reporter Ben Bergman.
After six years of living and working in Colombia, British DJ and producer Will Holland, also known as Quantic, is back with a brand new album called "Magnetica."
In a major ruling on privacy and cell phones, the Supreme Court ruled today that police need to get a warrant before searching the cell phones of those arrested.
New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows dramatic increases in breast cancer detection with 3D mammograms that have the ability to give more detailed pictures and lower the number of false positives.
A report from the California State Auditor's office finds that California public universities don't do enough to train university employees to respond appropriately to incidents of sexual assault.
More than twice as many immigrants come to California from Asia than Latin America. But when their children are steeped in American culture and pick up values different from their home country, they struggle to understand what being LGBT means.
Environmental activist Tom Steyer has vowed to spend $100 million to influence political battles across the U.S. this November. He attends a White House climate change dinner tonight.
Soccer finally scores big with American audiences, debating the merits and dangers of a "header" and the debate around Lebron's decision to become a free agent. It's time for our weekly look at sports with writers Andy and Brian Kamenetzky.
The Loh Down On Science
Northwestern researchers get hot and bothered
The race riots critics said “Do the Right Thing” would cause never materialized. It took the real world, a viral video, and the Rodney King beating to make Spike Lee's prophecy come true.
Brando Skyhorse, author of "The Madonnas of Echo Park," talks with John Rabe about his new memoir, "Take This Man," which details his often-awful upbringing in Echo Park.