Archive for May 20th, 2018

Saudi Women's Activists Arrested Ahead Of Driving Ban

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2018, 4:00 PM

For years they fought for the right to drive and an end to their country's male guardianship system. This week they were taken into custody by authorities.

New danger as fast-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea

Environment & Science | | May 20 2018, 3:37 PM

Rivers of molten rock pour into the ocean as lava from Kilauea volcano picks up speed, spewing molten rock into the air.

Prison reform becomes a big issue for Trump's evangelical advisers

Politics | | May 20 2018, 2:40 PM

"The incarceration rate in this country is just insane," says evangelical leader Johnnie Moore, an informal adviser to President Trump.

Cat found shot with arrow in Perris

Crime & Justice | | May 20 2018, 2:35 PM

The arrow was removed and the cat is recovering but it has a broken left front leg that may be need to be amputated.

Former Bakersfield mayor Harvey Hall dies at 77

Local | | May 20 2018, 2:08 PM

He was nicknamed "Mr. Bakersfield" after serving as mayor of the city for 15 years. He also founded an ambulance company.

Archaeologist who uncovered China's terra cotta army dies

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | May 20 2018, 12:20 PM

Zhao Kangmin reconstructed the first of 8,000 warriors that were discovered by farmers digging a well in 1974.

That trade war with China might be on hold

Business & Economy | | May 20 2018, 11:45 AM

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says two days of talks between the U.S. and China have produced "meaningful progress."

Texas lieutenant governor calls for 'hardening' of schools

US & World | | May 20 2018, 11:39 AM

"The best way to take that shooter down is with a gun. But even better than that is four to five guns," said Dan Patrick.

Investigators finally get a look at materials from Cohen raid

Politics | | May 20 2018, 10:52 AM

It's part of the process to separate what items are subject to attorney-client privilege and can't be seen by criminal prosecutors.

The war over confirming federal judges is heating up

Politics | | May 20 2018, 10:00 AM

Republicans leaders, worried about losing control of the Senate in November, are racing to push through as many judicial nominations as they can.

Charter school backers have outspent teachers in 2 major races

Education | | May 20 2018, 9:51 AM

Former L.A. mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who's running for California governor, has been one of the big recipients of charter school money.

Girl burned after falling against beach fire pit

Local | | May 20 2018, 9:45 AM

She received first and second degree burns but was lucky an off-duty firefighter was on hand to help.

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