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Los Angeles is rolling out a new intervention program aiming to counter violent extremism in young American Muslims who may be radicalized by events overseas. Also, hotel employees may see wage increases of $15.37 per hour if city lawmakers approve a vote Wednesday. Then, four of the country's worst colleges are in California.
Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti checks in from President Obama’s Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience in New York. Also, National Football League's commissioner, Roger Goodell, faced reporters to announce plans for a new personal conduct policy to govern NFL players. Then, neuroscientist and author Sam Harris explores the concept of spirituality without religion.
Civil rights activists Earl Ofari Hutchinson and Najee Ali demand actress Daniele Watts apologizes to the LAPD after new information was released. Also, Pulitzer Prize winning author Lawrence Wright details peace talks between Egypt and Israel. Then, author Mark Bailey tells Hollywood's drunken tales in his latest book.
A 30-member UC task force unveiled new guidelines for fighting campus sexual misconduct. Also, tomorrow, members of the House Armed Services Committee will focus on a Pentagon program that sends surplus military equipment to local police forces, include school district police. Then, an annual poll finds that Americans are again losing confidence in the mass media.
Anthem Blue Cross is teaming up with high-profile hospitals to create a new health plan in Southern California, aiming to be 10% cheaper than Kaiser Permanente. Can it be done? Also, new research shows that schizophrenia is not one disorder, but eight genetically distinct disorders. Then, should you tip hotel housekeepers?
Angelinos have exhausted electrical capacity during the heat wave, creating a power outage affecting over 4000 residents. Also, research is showing that the number of people starting their own businesses have been in steady decline in the last three decades. Then, the Benghazi committee holds its first open hearing tomorrow in hopes of answering still-unanswered questions about the 2012 attacks on a U.S. diplomatic compound in eastern Libya.