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Archive for August 15th, 2018
A top Buddhist monk in China was accused by multiple nuns in a report that circulated on social media. He has publicly denied the reports of misconduct.
The #MeToo movement is pushing organizations to overhaul harassment and discrimination polices. The LA Community College District is one of those organizations.
A suicide bomber reportedly struck a classroom in a Shiite neighborhood where teenagers, male and female, were studying for college entrance exams. Authorities say the death toll is at least 48.
State cannabis regulators have proposed a new rule that would allow pot delivery anywhere in California — even in cities with local bans.
Why? An invasive mosquito is spreading throughout Southern California that's far more aggressive than our native mosquito.
Iranian studies scholars say tough policies against Iran are hurting intellectual discourse at a time when understanding between the two countries is needed.
LA's public transit system says it is the first in the U.S. to buy passive millimeter wave scanners for metro stations. The Transportation Security Administration has been doing tests for a year.
The West Los Angeles VA Medical Center was supposed to be a home for old and disabled soldiers. After decades, it's being transformed into a community for at least 1,200 chronically homeless veterans.
In his maiden speech, newly minted Sen. Fraser Anning of the far-right Katter's Australian Party called for a revival of long-rescinded racially based immigration policies.
Los Angeles Metro's subway system will become the first in the nation to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives — without slowing them down at security lines.
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California business groups are opposing a number of bills introduced in response to the #MeToo hashtag campaign.
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ directed by Jon M. Chu sparks an emotional movement for many Asian Americans.
A New York judge has ruled that an aspiring actress can sue Harvey Weinstein for violating sex trafficking laws because the proverbial casting couch, in which women are asked to trade sex for Hollywood opportunities, could be considered a "commercial sex act."
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore joins Larry Mantle for first monthly check-in on AirTalk.