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LA gets a break from the rain — at least until the Oscars

It will be dry for most of Wednesday through Friday night, but Sunday, there will be a change. Just in time for the Oscars, the rain will return, dropping an inch over two days.

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Parent of smuggled child fears prosecution under Trump order

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A Salvadorean immigrant used a smuggler to bring her child to the U.S., but now could face deportation and criminal prosecution under new Trump immigration order.

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LA County moves to play role in protecting CA's Obamacare gains

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The head of the county Department of Health Services says California could create its own individual insurance mandate if Congress eliminates the federal one.

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Suspect who shot, killed Whittier police officer identified

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Sheriff's detectives accuse Michael Mejia, 26, of killing a 27-year-veteran of the Whittier Police Department and wounding his partner after a traffic call Monday.

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Feds won't file charges in LAUSD iPad program

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A 2014 KPCC investigation revealed close communications between then-superintendent John Deasy and executives at Pearson before the contract had been awarded.

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Dramatizing the already dramatic story that inspired 'Lion'

"LION" LA Special Screening with Dev Patel, Sunny Pawar, Screenwriter Luke Davies, and Special Guest Saroo Brierley

Screenwriter Luke Davies and Saroo Brierley talk about adapting Brierley's amazing experience of finding his birth mother after an accidental 25-year-long separation.

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Human Voter Guide: Last day to register online to vote

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It's the two-week countdown for the upcoming local elections and the last day for voters who want to participate to register online to vote.

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LA officials poised to spend $1.2 billion on homeless housing

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L.A. city leaders, flush with $1.2 billion in voter-approved bonds for homeless housing, are now trying to figure out how to spend the money as quickly as possible.

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Japanese-Americans remember WWII incarceration

Many of the Japanese Americans incarcerated at Tule Lake had been farmers before the war. At camp, they were employed as field workers, often for $12 a month. Here, incarcerees work in a carrot field.

Many of the incarcerated were farmers, coerced to work the land in the camps. The food they grew was meant for the incarcerated but camp administrators sold it on the open market. Resistance ensued.