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Archive for April 23rd, 2018
Lawyers for the family of Diante Yarber, killed by police in a busy Southern California parking lot, say an autopsy found he was shot 10 times and died from choking on his own blood as officers delayed getting him medical help.
Immigration attorneys say the Trump administration is ignoring a 2017 federal report that calls for improvements to the immigration court system.
The 93-year-old former president was admitted to a Houston hospital for treatment just one day after the funeral of his wife, former first lady Barbara Bush.
McDonnell skipped a Saturday forum, leaving the stage to retired Commander Bob Lindsey and retired Lt. Alex Villanueva.
Fifteen people were being treated for injuries after the incident. A suspect identified as Alex Minassian, 25, has been arrested. A public safety official says there is no apparent terrorist motive.
“Those offenders who then get transformed into college students and college graduates become role models for their children.”
The CIA director faces a narrow path through a closely divided Senate, but Republicans are confident he has the votes to win confirmation on the floor later this week.
The latest version of the so-called Calexit initiative would ask voters about secession in 2020. If it passes, a second election would be held a year later asking voters to affirm the decision.
The Los Angeles Unified School Board is in the final stages of selecting a new superintendent. Here's what you need to know about the search.
Authorities had mounted a massive manhunt for 29-year-old Travis Reinking, after the Sunday morning attacks. Four people were killed and four others were injured before a quick-thinking customer wrestled the assault weapon away.
Lacking another entity willing to do the study, a judge ordered SoCal Gas to evaluate its underground gas reservoir. The report will be overseen by independent experts.
The decision Monday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling in favor of David Slater, the photographer whose camera was used by a crested macaque to take photos of himself.
Starting Monday, the state Department of Water Resources will be fixing a portion of the Rialto Pipeline, which serves cities in parts of Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties.
An FDA advisory committee last week urged approval of a drug containing cannabidiol to treat a form of epilepsy. Other scientists wonder if CBD might ease anxiety or other disorders, too.
It's little known that the CIA uses Amazon Web Services to store its data, and, now, it's the favorite for a big-money Pentagon contract to do the same. Amazon's tentacles go to other agencies, too.
"I did that completely out of a selfish act," said James Shaw Jr., after disarming a mass shooter. "I was completely doing it just to save myself. Now, me doing that, I did save other people."
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Hearing arguments for and against CA bill that would ban paid gay ‘conversion therapy’ services for adults| April 23 2018, 9:42 AM
Assemblyman Evan Low (D-Campbell) introduced a bill that would limit efforts to pay for gay “conversion therapy” in California.
The ability to study a person’s DNA brings tremendous medical promises, but also poses great ethical challenges.
Week in politics: What to make of Mike Pompeo’s confirmation troubles, the evolution of President Trump’s legal team, North Korea talks and more| April 23 2018, 9:32 AM
AirTalk’s weekly politics roundtable wraps up the big headlines you missed this weekend and looks ahead to the week in D.C. and California.
William and Wilber grew up in the rural village of La Paz, Colombia, believing to be fraternal twin brothers for much of their life, along with their family and friends.
Here's what we can learn from the "sexist dumpster fire" 35th anniversary "Scarface" panel that took place over the weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival.
"Most mouth blood is corn syrup based, because you can't just put anything in an actor's mouth. There are only a few FDA approved pigments you can eat."