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Trayvon Martin Rally Leimert Park

Trayvon Martin rallies spur vandalism, arrests

Fourteen people were arrested last night after a peaceful protest turned violent in South L.A. Demonstrators in Leimert Park had been protesting the not guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, but a smaller group broke away from the gathering and went on to break windows and stomp on cars.

Tracing Oscar Grant's last day in 'Fruitvale Station'

It was early in the morning, New Year's Day 2009. A young man, Oscar Grant III, was shot in the back by a transit officer on the platform of Oakland's Fruitvale BART station.

Top Zetas cartel leader captured in Mexico

A major blow to has been dealt to the Zetas drug cartel in Mexico. On Monday, Mexican naval special forces captured that group's leader: Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known by his street name Z-40.
UCLA brain injury study
Earlier this year, a man was found unconscious in Palm Springs Motel. Doctors have diagnosed him with Transient Global Amnesia, but after four months, he still has no recall.
JAY Z And Samsung Celebrate The Release Of Magna Carta Holy Grail, Available Now For Samsung Galaxy Owners - Arrivals
It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday our weekly new music segment. This week we're joined by music critic Oliver Wang from Soul-Sides.com.
Senate Lawmakers Speaks To The Press After Their Policy Meetings

Senate compromises to avoid changing filibuster rules

It looks like there is a deal in the Senate to avoid a showdown vote that would change the filibuster rules. This would shoot down a nuclear option that Senate Majority leader Harry Reid has been threatening to invoke.
Filling in while Gov. Brown is away is one of the top duties of the lieutenant governor. In fact, it's one of the only things a lieutenant governor does. That may mean Gavin Newsom feels a bit bored, to say the least.
Fuller Theological Seminary
LGBT clubs are quite common on university campuses, unless your university is a religious one. Nick Palacios of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena is hoping to change that.
God Loves Uganda
One of this year's most talked-about films at the Outfest film festival is "God Loves Uganda," which profiles American evangelicalism and anti-homosexualism in Uganda.
Doctors Seek Higher Fees From Health Insurers
People think nothing of running to the Internet to investigate aches and pains, but what they may not know is that health websites can track their searches and share them with third parties.
Fronteras El Frio New Mexico CCM

New Mexico’s colonial history offers clues to a rare genetic disease

In the Southwest, a rare genetic disorder known as the common Hispanic mutation has haunted those of Spanish descent for nearly 400 years. Its nickname is "El Frio", or the cold.
Quinoa is a low-calorie, gluten-free, protein-rich grain-like seed that has become quite popular among healthy eaters in the U.S.

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