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Barstow police shot unarmed black man 10 times, lawyers say
Lawyers for the family of Diante Yarber, killed by police in a busy Southern California parking lot, say an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as officers delayed getting him medical help.
Crime & Justice
Lawyer groups criticize DOJ fixes for immigration courts
Immigration attorneys say the Trump administration is ignoring a 2017 federal report that calls for improvements to the immigration court system.
Former President George HW Bush hospitalized for blood infection
The 93-year-old former president was admitted to a Houston hospital for treatment just one day after the funeral of his wife, former first lady Barbara Bush.
Community colleges ramping up support for formerly incarcerated
“Those offenders who then get transformed into college students and college graduates become role models for their children.”
US & World
Suspect in deadly Waffle House shooting arrested, police say
Authorities had mounted a massive manhunt for 29-year-old Travis Reinking, after the Sunday morning attacks. Four people were killed and four others were injured before a quick-thinking customer wrestled the assault weapon away.
Environment & Science
Judge: SoCal Gas may do key study of its Aliso gas field despite potential conflict
Lacking another entity willing to do the study, a judge ordered SoCal Gas to evaluate its underground gas reservoir. The report will be overseen by independent experts.
Anxiety relief without the high? New studies on CBD, a cannabis extract
An FDA advisory committee last week urged approval of a drug containing cannabidiol to treat a form of epilepsy. Other scientists wonder if CBD might ease anxiety or other disorders, too.
West Los Angeles VA opens parking spots for homeless veterans sleeping in cars
Veterans have access to 10 parking spaces, but the Greater Los Angeles VA says the program could expand if there's enough demand.
Business & Economy
Alexa, tell me a national security secret: Amazon's reach goes beyond the Post Office
It's little known that the CIA uses Amazon Web Services to store its data, and, now, it's the favorite for a big-money Pentagon contract to do the same. Amazon's tentacles go to other agencies, too.
Arts & Entertainment
'Exorcist' director sees an actual exorcism — and makes a movie about it
After recording footage for "The Devil And Father Amorth," director William Friedkin says, "I was scared, seriously scared."