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Thousands March In National Day Of Immigrant Dignity And Respect

Immigration reform protesters take on more aggressive tactics

As Congress remains stalled on immigration reform and deportations continue, some immigrant advocates are turning to more aggressive - and riskier - protest tactics.
Prison Suicide - 10
Prison officials had been accused of mistreating and neglecting those prisoners, who make up a third of the inmate population.
Financial Planning after the Fiscal Cliff

Ask Emily on Take Two: The impact of Obamacare on your taxes

If you are a careful listener of Take Two, you'll know that every two weeks, we have a chat about questions that crop up in regards to the new healthcare law.

Partial release of New Mexico mental health audit raises questions

In June, New Mexico's behavioral health care system was thrown into chaos. The state abruptly froze Medicaid payments to over a dozen mental health providers in the state after an audit allegedly found widespread fraud.
While it may seem to be not the scariest of beasts, remember that the animals can weigh up to 1,500 pounds and the males often have very sharp horns.
French chef Daniel Boulud poses in the k
Twenty years ago, chef Daniel Boulud opened up a restaurant in New York City called simply Daniel. Now you can make them in the comfort of your own home.
"The Galaxy Next Door" — This composite image of the Andromeda galaxy was produced by NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer, showing Andromeda's ultraviolet side. NASA sent a decommission command to the space telescope Friday.

UC Riverside astronomers discover a new galaxy

Astronomers at UC Riverside have recently discovered a new galaxy, a galaxy which they say is the most distant one ever discovered.
lyft car ride sharing ridesharing

State Of Affairs: Gov transparency, ride sharing and more

It's Thursday, which means it's time for State of Affairs, our look at politics and government throughout California. To help us with that we're joined in studio now by KPCC political reporters Alice Walton and Frank Stoltze.
City of Palmdale

Is a Southern California desert town unfair to minority voters?

The fight over civil rights and voting continues to play out across the country. It has simply changed form. Here in California, the fight is over the structure of local elections, and whether they deliver fair representation to minority communities.
Cage Diving With Great White Sharks In South Africa
In a recent video posted by surfer Brad Coder, viewers are able to see a giant Great White shark underneath his surfboard. The video was shot close to shore, right off the coast of El Porto beach in Southern California.
Dogs And Owners Gather For 2013 Crufts Dog Show

Why do people look (and act) like their dogs?

You've seen the picture of Winston Churchill with his bulldog. Two peas in a pod. But why do people look like their dogs? Scientists actually have some answers.
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