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Archive for July 20th, 2018
Park Geun-hye was already serving 24 years in jail. On Friday a court convicted the disgraced leader of illegally receiving funds from a state agency and breaking election laws.
The Los Angeles Master Chorale has a big performance coming up Saturday at Walt Disney Concert Hall, but there’s no need to be a quiet or polite audience member.
Officials said the allegations of inappropriate touching and harassment date from 1979 to 1997. They include students who were varsity players in 14 sports and patients of Student Health Services.
The Trump Administration is moving to weaken the Endangered Species Act. That's the law credited with bringing back grey wolves and peregine falcons from the brink of extinction. Here in California those proposed changes might not matter.
Amy Powell's five-year run as head of Paramount's television division has come to a halt. She is alleged to have made insensitive remarks regarding black women.
The store will be in Washington D.C., and will not only focus on hiring employees fluent in American Sign Language, but also on lighting and design that makes it easier for the deaf to communicate.
Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions set a higher bar for victims of what’s referred to as “private violence” – such as domestic or gang violence.
The Ramirez family tried to seek asylum in the U.S. The dad says he was deported, but his son and wife are being held in the U.S. in separate facilities.
For Latinx musicians who have found themselves excluded from the stages of mainstream festivals, a growing range of festivals and tours catering to Latinx artists and fans is changing the game.
Drake's latest No. 1 hit "In My Feelings" shot to the top of the charts thanks to a viral dance challenge that had little to do with the rapper himself.
A federal judge says Seifullah Chapman should be released rather than serve out the rest of his 65-year prison term, citing a shift in how the law defines violent crime.
The United Nations says nearly one-fourth of food purchases in hotels and restaurants are thrown away. Luxury properties in Mexico, India, and elsewhere are trying programs to bring that figure down.
Hospitals across the country are reporting significant shortages of pain medication. A survey of anesthesiologists found that 95 percent say it is impacting patient care.
The security of the midterm vote is a question that's coming up again after President Trump's press conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, where Trump seemed to doubt Russia interference.
Dana Rohrabacher, a pro-marijuana, climate-change-doubting, Libertarian surfer, is no stranger to controversy. He's locked in a tough reelection fight. Will recent controversies hurt his chances to hold onto his seat in Congress?
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What does it take for a movie to get an R rating?
Guest host Libby Denkmann and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Peter Rainer, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.
With air travel expected to double over the next 20 years, there’s no doubt that the demand for commercial airline pilots will be strong. There’s just one problem: there aren’t enough qualified pilots out there to meet the need.
In 2013, the Rim fire scorched more than 250,000 acres in and around the Sierra Nevada forests. Now, five years later, growing tensions center on the role of logging and reforestation activities in and around the fire’s footprint.
On Thursday, Covered California announced an expected average increase of 8.7 percent in its health insurance premiums by 2019.