LA Sheriff's Dept. scandal, Denver's pot editor, Kurt Sutter and more

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Update on the LA Sheriff misconduct scandal

Yesterday federal officials indicted 18 current and former Sheriff's Deputies for charges including conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and giving false statements.
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Eviction protesters block Google bus in San Francisco

Yesterday, protesters blocked a Google bus filled with tech workers to bring attention to the widening income discrepancy.
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If you have a particular passion for all things cannabis, you might want to run off to Denver and start applying at The Denver Post.
South Africa Mandela Mourning
Along with the President, 23 members of Congress (many of those being members of the Congressional Black Caucus) travelled to South Africa to honor Nelson Mandela.
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Can the 2014 World Cup boost soccer's popularity in the US?

How many soccer fans are out there in the U.S.? NFL games still pull in 80 times more viewers than pro soccer matches.
The 14th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards - Press Room
It's time for Tuesday Reviewsday our weekly new music segment. This week we're going to be talking about rock with Justino Aguila from Billboard Magazine and music critic Steve Hochman.
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Today is the deadline for cities to submit proposals to build the new Boeing 777X airliner on their turf. More than a dozen sites have been chosen as the potential recipient for the billion-dollar contract.
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Why is Antarctica's Totten Glacier shrinking faster than its neighbors?

Figuring out what causes glaciers to shrink is important because melting glaciers are one of the factors behind rising sea levels.
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Downey: A new kind of suburban idyll

Neighborhoods across Southern California are being reshaped by the adult children of immigrants. KPCC's Leslie Berestein Rojas reports on the Latino experience within one storied Los Angeles suburb.
Mary Barra speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit earlier this year. General Motors has picked her to lead the company.
General Motors, the nation's largest automaker, announced that Mary Barra will replace retiring Daniel Akerson as the company's chief executive.

How to get your kids to love the movies you do

Winter break is quickly approaching, and one option many parents have to keep their kids preoccupied is taking them to the movies.
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'Sons of Anarchy' finale: Creator Kurt Sutter catches us up

Kurt Sutter talks about where he stands on creating the show, the importance it's had in his life and the real outlaws that help him keep the show accurate.
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