Archive for November 24th, 2017

A looming showdown over DACA in Congress?

Politics | | November 24 2017, 4:53 PM

The fate of almost 800,000 young immigrants under the DACA program remains unresolved. Now, the debate could tie up a spending bill needed to run the government.

Universities revoke journalism awards given to Charlie Rose

Crime & Justice | | November 24 2017, 4:50 PM

Rose received an award from Arizona State University in 2015. But the actions reported about Rose were too "egregious" to ignore, said the school's dean.

Sexual harassment takes the spotlight in California's capital

Politics | | November 24 2017, 12:07 PM

The Senate and the Assembly have pledged action to root out problems — including two sitting lawmakers who are facing public accusations of harassment.

Why your Christmas tree will cost more this year

Business & Economy | | November 24 2017, 11:57 AM

The roots of this year's price hike stretch back a decade.

Rush of pot grows splits rural California before legal sales

Business & Economy | | November 24 2017, 10:34 AM

Marijuana has divided financially strapped Calaveras County, where growers are increasingly open about their operations and are encroaching on neighborhoods.

London subway station reopens after reports of gunfire

US & World | | November 24 2017, 9:40 AM

Police responded to reports of shots being fired in and around Oxford Circus station Friday. But police later said that had found no trace of any suspects or casualties and no evidence shots had been fired.

Telemedicine for addiction treatment? The picture remains fuzzy

Health | | November 24 2017, 8:21 AM

Will letting doctors remotely prescribe addiction treatment medication help with the opioid epidemic? The approach has promise — and some drawbacks.

Gorgeous photos of autumn leaves to help you experience fall in SoCal

Environment & Science | | November 24 2017, 8:08 AM

Here in Southern California, our only seasons may be "hot" and "slightly less hot," but it's always autumn in our hearts.

Found after Burning Man festival: shoes, cameras, dentures

Arts & Entertainment | | November 24 2017, 7:19 AM

Even the hedonistic desert festival has a Lost and Found — and it works pretty well.

High school students help NASA develop virtual reality technology

Environment & Science | | November 24 2017, 7:17 AM

The space agency is scaling up its use of VR, which scientists can use to study space and Earth — without leaving their offices.

Is a big, blue wave forming off the political coast?

Politics | | November 24 2017, 7:12 AM

After Democrats pulled off big election wins in 2017, both parties wonder what that means for the 2018 midterms.

Flynn may be cooperating with Mueller's Russia probe

Crime & Justice | | November 24 2017, 7:08 AM

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn's legal team has cut ties with Trump, suggesting Flynn might be helping with the investigation into Russian election interference.

The sea level threat to cities depends on where the ice melts — not just how fast

Environment & Science | | November 24 2017, 7:04 AM

In New York City, the sea level would be affected more by melting ice in northern Greenland than Canada.

To save water, should you stop hand-washing dishes?

Environment & Science | | November 24 2017, 7:02 AM

The sustainable choice may come down to your washing style — but it's hard to beat today's efficient machines.

SoCal's great white sharks return to migrating behavior

Environment & Science | | November 24 2017, 5:00 AM

The baby and juvenile white sharks that spent the past couple years along Southern California's coast have largely left the area in recent weeks.

'Huge and unexpected drop' in California's carbon emissions

Environment & Science | | November 24 2017, 5:00 AM

New data shows greenhouse gas emissions from California's largest polluters fell in 2016, mostly from electricity generation.

A new school helps preschool teachers feel professional | | November 24 2017, 5:00 AM

Educare Long Beach is part of a model that aims to use high-quality preschools to improve outcomes for kids in low-income areas. Teacher training is a big component.

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