If legislation currently making its way through Sacramento gets the governor’s signature, it would put a stop to former professional athletes from the six major leagues (NFL, NBA, WNBA, NHL, MLB, and MLS) who spent their careers in other states from coming to California courts to collect workers compensation.
With the increased use of in vitro fertilization methods to conceive, more couples increase their chances of getting pregnant with multiple embryos. Couples may end up with the unexpected challenge of twins or triplets or higher multiples. This challenge may be too much for some couples to handle financially or emotionally.
A new, thought provoking study from UCI suggests our fears about leaving children alone are based much more on moral judgement about neglectful parents than on actual dangers faced by an unattended child; JPL scientists now believe there might not be as much flowing water on Mars as we thought; education experts break down the mission and efficacy of LAUSD's expanded magnet program; Plus, funk legend George Clinton stops by ahead of his September 17th concert at the Hollywood Bowl.
Hillary Clinton met with Clinton Foundation donors while Secretary of State, and some say that's "pay-to-play" politics; a potential new LAPD program looks to create a dialogue between the department and families of those killed by police; plus, why a proposed law in Italy could make vegan diets a form of child abuse.
Is Donald Trump rethinking his campaign promise to deport millions of people here illegally and how might such a move play with his core supporters? CA Senate Bill 1322 would change the way underage sex workers are charged; Plus, inside NPR's decision to drop reader comments from its website - have extreme comments made many comments sections unusable? And who benefits in the shift to social media?
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