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Archive for August 17th, 2018
A federal judge in San Francisco has rejected the Trump administration's motion to dismiss two lawsuits over the 2020 census question. A potential trial could start in January 2019.
Over three days, more than 100 people fell ill after smoking a batch of K2 officials say was laced with AB-Fubinaca. Police Chief Anthony Campbell said chemical was "knocking people down."
The special counsel noted that the legal guidelines suggest a sentence of zero to six months. George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russians.
Orange County elections officials are ramping up security ever since reports emerged of Russian hacking during the 2016 election. Their efforts come in the midst of news that cyberattacks occurred during Orange County’s primary campaign.
Esteban Santiago killed five people and injured six when he opened fire in the baggage claim at Fort Lauderdale's airport in 2017. A federal judge called the attack "85 seconds of evil."
The sanctions target four mid-level commanders and two units — but they failed to satisfy senators and activists alike, who say the U.S. has a ways to go to hold Myanmar accountable for its crimes.
In 2011, Scott rejected a federally funded rail project; now he supports a privately funded one. He and his wife invested millions with an investment firm that owns the company behind the proposal.
In one scene, Rachel Chu, the fictional lead character in the rom-com, chats with a princess about how small loans are helping women. But do they really?
In just the last four years, birds have hit aircraft at LAX more than 500 times. One bird caused $1.5 million dollars in damage when it hit a 747 two years ago.
Officials in Texas are responding to the findings of an investigation by NPR and the Center for Public Integrity into drugmakers' influence over medication choices for Medicaid patients.
Environmental activist Paul Gilding says the world has been growing too fast for too long. And now...the Earth is full. The only solution, he says, is to radically change the way we consume.
The World Health Organization says violence and insecurity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's North Kivu region is preventing health workers from stopping the spread of Ebola.
Politics have always been part and parcel of fighting wildfires. With wildfires setting records across the West, political will is growing to change the way we manage forests and fight fires.
The incoming CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee faces more challenges than just sexual abuse scandals. Elite athletes are calling for a complete overhaul of the USOC financial model.
Based on calculations by NPR, the average shift in special elections since 2016 was 10 points toward the Democrats. If you apply that to all 435 House districts, Democrats would win a big majority.
The Netflix adaptation of Jenny Han's YA romance is sparkly, sweet and very well-acted by its young leads.
New York University said the move was to address the high cost of entering a career in medicine. Most med students graduate in debt, which can often top $200,000.
The announcement comes after health officials said an outbreak last month that sickened nearly 650 customers in Ohio was caused by a bacteria that thrives in food kept warm for long periods.
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Opponents of the state’s bail system are split over changes to a bill that would entirely eliminate bail.
President Donald Trump says he's asking federal regulators to look into the effectiveness of the quarterly financial reports that publicly traded companies are required to file.
The Bureau of Cannabis Control is considering clarifying Prop 64 rules to allow for the delivery of cannabis in cities where storefront sales are banned — but cities are pushing back, saying the move would undermine local control.
It’s been 25 years since a major motion picture centered around an Asian American story hit the big screen.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Justin Chang and Christy Lemire review this weekend’s new movie releases.