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FBI agents paid a surprise visit to the Los Angeles Unified School District on Monday, taking away 20 boxes of documents related to the school district's troubled iPad project. Also, the Pentagon and State Department are reacting to the ongoing violence in Iraq and Syria by renewing old contracts to private-sector security contractors. Then, a look at the controversy around the upcoming comedy “The Interview.”
As debates continue over police trials, Ferguson protests and racism, has anything you have learned swayed your initial thoughts? Also, the Supreme Court will determine implications for the limits of free speech on Facebook and other social media sites. Then, a look at the man whose had more No. 1 records than the Beatles or Elvis: Bing Crosby.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Peter Rainer, Tim Cogshell, and Charles Solomon review this week’s releases, including "The Imitation Game," "Horrible Bosses 2," "Penguins of Madagascar," and more.Then, 'Tis the start of awards season: predictions for Oscars, Globes, Spirit Awards and more
Protesters in LA have brought traffic to a halt, with more protests expected today. Also, the City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to begin drafting a new ordinance requiring handguns to either be locked up or disabled with trigger locks when they are not in use. Then, why is hard cider becoming more popular than beer for some drinkers?
Nationwide protests spurred following the grand jury's announcement to not indict officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed Michael Brown last August. What's next from a legal standpoint? Also, we weigh the benefits and pitfalls of disclosing mental health to an employer. Then, last minute Thanksgiving recipes from LA chefs.
A retired judge will decide how the $140 million settlement will be allocated to the 81 victims subjected to sexual molestation and lewd acts by convicted Miramonte elementary school teacher on a case-by-case basis. Also, should more employers ban tobacco smokers from being hired? Then, a new study offers a different look at altruism.