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Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech in Norway in 1964. In King's hometown of Atlanta, social conservatives at first refused to attend an integrated dinner in his honor.


7 ways to celebrate Black History Month in SoCal

Since 1976, every U.S. president has issued a proclamation declaring February as Black History Month. Here are seven ways to celebrate in 2016.

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Records of ex-councilman recovered by his successor

Some 35 file boxes from former Councilman Tom LaBonge's office were recovered before they were shredded. The documents included land use and campaign finance records.

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Setting a wheelchair painting world record at Abilities Expo


"Think of somebody doing a freestyle gymnastics or ice routine, but in a wheelchair, with paint on the wheels of the wheelchair and on the roller, leaving marks."

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Who qualifies for the state's new tax credit?

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The people who will benefit are California's poorest — households with incomes less than $15,000 per year. In L.A. County, 100,000 households could qualify.

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Democrats debate: What is a progressive and who wants to be one?

Theodore Roosevelt is one of the earliest presidents associated with "progressive" politics, even accepting the nomination of the Progressive Party in 1912.

The term has also been used to cover certain ideas, attitudes, movements and schools of thought. It has been affixed to leading American politicians, in both major parties, including Teddy Roosevelt.

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Making science teaching more than 'a backup plan'

Amelia Westerdale works with physics students during a tutorial session at the University of Colorado Boulder. Westerdale is part of the Learning Assistant Program, tasked with helping to coach and tutor students.

The Learning Assistant Program at the University of Colorado Boulder is producing better science learning from kindergarten through college.