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Report Says 7 Former Faculty At Connecticut School Sexually Abused Students For Years
A report by a law firm found sexual abuse by seven former faculty members against 16 of its former students — going back as far as 1969 and lasting until 1992.
Should You Get That Scan? Your Doctor Might Not Be Great At Helping You Decide
In a new study, researchers found that doctors are better at explaining the benefits of a common cancer screening that its potential downsides. But overtesting comes with risks and costs of its own.
US & World
California Legal Challenges To Census Citizenship Question To Continue
A federal judge in San Francisco has rejected the Trump administration's motion to dismiss two lawsuits over the 2020 census question. A potential trial could start in January 2019.
Election security under focus following cyberattack on local campaign
Orange County elections officials are ramping up security ever since reports emerged of Russian hacking during the 2016 election. Their efforts come in the midst of news that cyberattacks occurred during Orange County’s primary campaign.
Arts & Entertainment
The Frame: Legendary guitarist Wayne Kramer on 'The Hard Stuff'
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NYU Medical School Plans Free Tuition For Those Studying To Be Doctors
New York University said the move was to address the high cost of entering a career in medicine. Most med students graduate in debt, which can often top $200,000.
Crime & Justice
Are Job Ads Targeting Young Workers Breaking The Law?
Many employers use online ads to attract younger workers. Several pending lawsuits are testing whether employers using highly targeted recruitment ads can be sued for age discrimination.
Body scanners are coming to LA Metro stations. Here's what we know about them
Los Angeles Metro's subway system will become the first in the nation to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives — without slowing them down at security lines.
Business & Economy
Pot delivery businesses and city officials spar over new rule
State cannabis regulators have proposed a new rule that would allow pot delivery anywhere in California — even in cities with local bans.
Environment & Science
Trump Claims California Is Wasting Water That Could Be Used To Fight Wildfires
The president blamed the intensity of the fires on state environmental policies, incorrectly claiming water that could be used to fight the fires is being pumped into the Pacific Ocean.