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Metro narrowing Union Station-to-Artesia rail route options


The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is moving ahead with two major rail projects in the wake of voter approval of the L.A. county Measure M sales tax increase.

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Flying cars are (still) coming: Should we believe the hype?

Airbus and Uber are planning for a future of flying cars and sky taxis. "You literally push a button and you get a flight," an Uber executive says. But will our Tomorrowland ever really arrive?

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A worm may hold the key to biodegrading plastic

The larvae of Galleria mellonella, commonly known as a wax worm, is able to biodegrade plastic bags.

More than a trillion plastic bags are used annually. They're made of a notoriously resilient kind of plastic called polyethylene – but scientists have found that wax worms are able to break them down.

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National arts education report card shows little improvement


Eighth graders across the country were quizzed in 2016 on their knowledge and skills in visual arts and music. Just like in 2008, the results weren't great.

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Missing 5-year-old boy's father released from jail

Missing Boy

As the search for missing 5-year-old Aramazd Andressian Jr. continues, the boy's father, who was the last person known to be with the boy, has been released from jail.

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'Casting JonBenet' is a new twist on the documentary format


There have been TV movies, documentaries and docudramas made about the case, but the Netflix documentary, "Casting JonBenet," is something quite different.

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Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

Donald Trump Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For The Trump International Hotel In Washington, D.C.

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

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Robert Siegel stepping down as 'All Things Considered' host in 2018

Robert Siegel, longtime host of NPR's All Things Considered, will be leaving his role in 2018.

Siegel has spent more than 40 years at NPR — and more than three decades as host of "All Things Considered." He says he will be leaving that role in January to "begin a new phase of life."

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Swimmers, surfers warned as high surf pounds California

California Storm

The National Weather Service says waves along the Central Coast could hit 12 feet, while sets topping 8 feet are expected in Ventura and Los Angeles counties.