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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke to KPCC on Friday about his concerns regarding the fate of children separated from their families at the U.S. Mexico border.
Authorities said there is an "epidemic on the Eastern Shore" of wildlife-poisoning crimes because it's "cheaper and easier" than trapping a nuisance animals or building a fence.
The owner of the Torrance Refinery was fined $150,000 this week for storing hazardous waste without permits.
The number of votes cast, some 19,000 with more still to be counted, took the city clerk's office by surprise.
First chickenpox, now scabies at Victorville's federal prison, where thousands of immigrant detainees are being held.
The number of people taken into custody at the southern U.S. border with Mexico has been decreasing since 2000. Economists say the reasons people choose to cross the border illegally are changing.
Drivers might be cheering OPEC's decision to increase oil production, but analysts say the extra supply isn't expected to drive gasoline prices down in time for summer vacation season.
Tried as a juvenile in the 2002 slayings of 10 people, Lee Boyd Malvo got multiple life sentences without parole. Now, an appeals court has affirmed that several of the sentences must be tossed.
The Supreme Court ruled police do need a search warrant to obtain cellphone location information routinely collected by wireless providers.
Congressional Democrats and a public watchdog group are calling for an ethics investigation into the secretary over a land deal between the Zinke family and oil and gas company Halliburton.
ABC was widely praised for giving up a highly rated show on principle when it canceled its Roseanne reboot. It turns out it wasn't quite that simple.
About a dozen states have added hepatitis C to the list of medical conditions for which people can face criminal prosecution if they knowingly engage in activities that could spread the disease.
After Raena Granberry lost her first baby, she turned her grief and anger into action. Now she does community outreach for a group that's working to close the gap.
Before the Trump administration reversed its policy of separating families caught crossing the southern border, thousands of parents and kids were divided.
California officials are still finishing up the ballot count for the June 5 primary. But early clues signal that key congressional seats could turn from red to blue.
More than $3 billion worth of U.S. goods — from bourbon and peanut butter to Harley-Davidson motorcycles — are now under a 25 percent tariff in Europe.
The tragedy in Parkland, Fla., this year kicked off a national debate over how to reduce school violence: through tighter security and tougher discipline ... or more help for troubled students?
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The ‘Incredibles’ are back to save the world: filmmaker Brad Bird on his return to the superhero world| June 22 2018, 9:55 AM
After fourteen years of waiting, the “Incredibles” have returned with a sequel.
Guest host John Horn and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Lowenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases.
California and at least nine other states are planning to sue the Trump administration over its separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying the president's executive order halting the practice is riddled with caveats and fails to reunite parents and children who have already been torn apart.
The new cover of Time Magazine, which shows Trump looking down on a crying toddler with the words “Welcome to America” emblazoned against a red backdrop, has elicited both praise and backlash from readers and media watchers.
The World Cup saga continues with the much-anticipated game of Mexico v. South Korea this Saturday.