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Implementing Prop 57: Should non-violent sex offenders be eligible for parole?

In 2016, California voters approved a parole process overhaul for the state via Prop 57, after a heated debate about what the bill could mean for sex offenders convicted of non-violent crimes.


Week in politics: Checking in on President Trump’s trip overseas and setting the table for the progression of the Russia probe

A yarmulke-clad, stone-faced President Trump became the first sitting American President to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday, solemnly approaching the ancient, holy landmark and leaving a note in one of its many cracks.

A health reporter’s journey through her own struggles with anxiety

Anxiety disorder is extremely common - roughly forty million Americans have it and about forty percent of women get anxiety in their lifetime.
Bush Administration Considers Requiring Warning Labels For Condoms

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Is non-consensual condom removal sexual assault?

“Stealthing” refers to the practice of a man removing his condom without his partner’s knowledge or consent, subsequently exposing his partner to the risk of pregnancy or disease.
Massachussetts To Enact Mandatory Health Insurance Law

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New California bill may keep drug companies from giving doctors gifts

On Thursday, state Senate passed a bill banning drug company payments or gifts to California doctors.
The marriage of Mildred Loving, a part-Native American, part-black woman, and her white husband, Richard Loving, led to the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized interracial marriage across the country.


Looking at the steep climb in U.S. intermarriages

It’s been nearly 50 years since interracial marriages became legal in the United States.
Teacher Surprised With $10,000 As A Knowledge Universe Early Childhood Educator Award Winner

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Analyzing the future of LA schools after Tuesday's LAUSD election

When Nick Melvoin and — assuming her narrow lead in Tuesday's election holds — Kelly Gonez are sworn in as the newest members of the Los Angeles Unified School Board in July, the balance of power on the board will shift.
Muslims Gather To Condemn Extremism In The UK At Baitul Futuh Mosque

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A look at how the past influences the present of Islamic faith

While there may be misconceptions about Islam in the western world, one of the most prominent is the notion that Islam is a rigid religion that hasn’t changed much since its origin.
FBI Director Robert Mueller Testifies At Senate Judiciary Committee Of FBI Oversight

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Who is Robert Mueller? And what to expect from the Russian probe in the coming months

The president calls it “the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history.”
Venice Family Clinic's Silver Circle Gala

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LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl on proposed Board changes, public energy program

Earlier this month, we spoke with former LA County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky who was in favor of a bill that would increase the number of LA County Board Supervisors from 5 to 7, as well as create a powerful new elected executive position.