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Vigil for Whittier Officer Keith Boyer

Kyle Stokes

Whittier police officer shooting: KPCC reporters explain what’s fact, what’s speculation and put it all in context

There’s been a lot of information swirling around out there in the wake of the death of Whittier police officer Keith Boyer, who was killed on Monday morning in a shootout.


As Obamacare future uncertain, California bill proposes universal plan; Rep. Issa pitches repeal plan

In light of the Trump Administration pledging to repeal the Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare), competing interests are offering new, divergent ideas for its replacement.
Dakota Pipeline Access Project Protesters Brave Frigid Weather To Continue Encampment

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As camp shut down looms, what happens next for Dakota Access Pipeline protesters?

According to the Associated Press, Dakota Access Pipeline protesters between the pipeline site and the Standing Rock Sioux reservation will have to decide their next steps today, as the Army Corps of Engineers plans to shut down the camp.
Voter Game Plan lead

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KPCC’s #VoterGamePlan: What you need to know about LA’s municipal elections

It’s election time again.
Millennials at Home

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Pew: Millennials are staying put more than previous generations

A recent Pew Research Center report has looked at the migration patterns of the Millennial generation, and the results might surprise you.

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With release of 2016 Advanced Placement results, AirTalk asks whether AP classes adequately prepare students for college

Last year, nearly 3 million high school students took 4.7 million Advanced Placement (AP) exams around the world, a 5% increase from the previous cycle.
Volunteers Patrol Arizona Border For Illeagal Immigrants

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Mexican couple asks Supreme Court for right to sue over border agent killing their son

Today at the Supreme Court, a Mexican couple is seeking the right to sue over the killing of their teenage son by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired across the U.S.-Mexican border.


This week in politics: What to make of revised DHS deportation policies, expectations for the president’s new national security adviser, and more

The Trump Administration has just laid out a much more extensive plan for immigration enforcement than the one currently in place.
Large Number Of Migrants Continue To Arrive At Macedonian Border

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‘Juice-jacking:’ How hackers steal your private data

Before fighting everyone in the room to plug your smartphone into the communal charger: please don’t.

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The life and times of singer Wilson Pickett

In a career spanning decades and some forty hits, Wilson Pickett was seen by many as the embodiment of soul music.