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Archive for June 21st, 2018
At issue: How should cases proceed and what should happen to the more than 2,000 immigrant minors already detained in light of the president's executive order?
The first known human case of the virus was identified in a Florida teen after a year of tests. Known symptoms include fever and a severe rash, but it's unclear if it causes brain inflammation.
As the dust storm grows and the solar-paneled Opportunity remains asleep, the younger Curiosity rover has been able to power through.
Back in February, L.A. City Council members asked the L.A. Homeless Services Authority what it would take to shelter all of the homeless people currently living on city streets or in cars.
Krauthammer, who was a columnist for the Washington Post and a commentator for Fox News, wrote earlier this month that he had "no regrets." He was 68.
Residents protest family separation across the US-Mexico border while policy makers in City Hall discuss refugee rights in California.
The bed space has been requested starting in July and running through the end of the year. Officials tell NPR that four bases are expected to provide space.
In this derivative but fitfully inventive fifth installment of the Jurassic franchise, our heroes try to rescue Isla Nublar's dinosaurs from extinction-by-lava, only to get their ash handed to them.
Journalist Emily Jane Fox focused on Trump's three marriages and five children when writing her new book. "His presence is overwhelming," she says of the president's role in the family.
The pitch goes all-in on workforce development and imagines a mobile-first platform for student borrowers. It's part of a proposal to restructure federal government. Congress would have to approve.
A Chinese tomb has turned up evidence of a new species of long-extinct ape. The gibbon, called Junzi imperialis, lived and died alongside its imperial human caretaker.
White people remain the majority in the U.S. – but the Census Bureau says non-Hispanic whites were the only racial group that didn't grow from 2016 to 2017.
Antwon Rose, 17, was riding in a car suspected of having been used in an earlier shooting. He ran after police stopped the vehicle and was shot three times by an East Pittsburgh police officer.
Formerly considered useless, or maybe a parasite, the stretch of DNA known as LINE-1 actually plays "a key role" in creating an embryo and embryonic stem cells, research shows.
Two herpes viruses that cause skin rashes in toddlers may accelerate Alzheimer's disease when they infect brain cells. The finding suggests antiviral drugs might help protect the brain.
The Supreme Court on Thursday held that states may impose sales taxes on Internet retailers with no physical presence within the state.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will investigate a convicted burglar's claims of "false statements, conflicting statements and excessive force" in his April 2011 shooting by a deputy.
Black babies in the U.S. are twice as likely to die before their first birthday as white babies. KPCC's Priska Neely has a personal connection to this issue.
Sara Netanyahu is accused of ordering some $100,000 worth of food and having the government pick up the tab, despite having a cook on staff at her home.
White nationalists and their allies are set to gather on the anniversary of last year's "Unite the Right" rally. The National Park Service approved an application for a rally near the White House.
A plan to create a second neighborhood council in Koreatown — one that would have encompassed Little Bangladesh — was soundly defeated at the polls: 98.5% to 1.5%, according to unofficial tally.
Some of the newest U.S. citizens took the oath of allegiance Wednesday in Pasadena.
The land used to be within the boundary of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah. President Trump slashed the protected acreage by nearly half last year.
Toy cars are scattered across the floor in Marie Camacho’s small one-bedroom apartment in Sacramento. Photos of her 4-year-old boy, Julian, line the walls.
The factory that makes wire mesh used in the majority of North American lobster traps says steel tariffs will spike the cost of their product, and lobstermen will bear the brunt of the higher prices.
The deeply goofy and weirdly sweet comedy series about two best friends (Veep's Sam Richardson and SNL's Tim Robinson) who love their city, and each other, is back for a second season.
Black babies in the U.S. are twice as likely to die before their first birthday as white babies. KPCC's Priska Neely realized her family has been touched by this issue.
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There is a silent killer that is still looming in the Asian-American community.
The 48th congressional district in Orange County is seeing a tight race between Businessman Harley Rouda and stem cell scientist Hans Keirstead.
President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration's policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border.
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to collect sales taxes from online retailers.
Search “biohacker” into YouTube and you’ll find women and men injecting themselves with homemade vaccinations, steroids and even (unsuccessfully) superhuman powers.
On Wednesday, there was a federal court hearing on three of California’s “sanctuary state” immigration laws.
A little Korea, some China, toss in the Philippines, and you have a melting pot community that's amazingly diverse -- and tasty.