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Archive for September 17th, 2018
The Trump administration has said the Justice Department needs a citizenship question on the 2020 census. But a newly unredacted memo shows DOJ staff initially "did not want to raise the question."
As the Trump administration slashes the number of refugees it will accept, global humanitarian groups say the U.S. could do more to save lives.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in Moon must insist on denuclearization in coordination with the United States, even at the risk of renewed tensions between North and South Korea.
The reckoning that is reshaping Hollywood is finally making its way to the critic's perch.
In addition to documents related to former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, the president has also ordered the DOJ and the FBI to release text messages from key figures in the Russia investigation.
President Trump announced the U.S. will impose 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China. It's the latest round of an escalating trade dispute between the two countries.
Santa Monica officials announced details of a new pilot program with e-scooter and bike share companies — and the new rules that will go along with it.
A telescope in Sunspot, N.M., will have additional security for now, after "an unusual number of visitors" showed up at the site. Conspiracy theories had proliferated about its sudden closing.
Ford, who revealed her identity in The Washington Post on Sunday, accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexually assaulting her in the early 1980s. Here's what we know about her.
Air Force officials say the service simply lacks the resources it needs to face all the jobs it is called upon to perform. The Air Force is proposing a 25 percent increase in the number of squadrons.
Strawberries with needles inserted have been reported in Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland, Tasmania and New South Wales. Some growers are dumping fruit and installing metal detectors.
The law drove generations of LGBTQ Indians into the shadows — and got in the way of basic access to health care.
The largest study of its kind shows a high prevalence of adverse childhood experiences — or ACEs — across the population, but especially among some vulnerable groups.
An "unspoken alliance" between scientists and the military had been brewing for millennia prior to Hiroshima. Neil deGrasse Tyson and Avis Lang excel at detailing this union and its possible future.
Los Angeles has the nation's second-largest backlog of immigration court cases, second only to New York. New immigration judges are being hired, but are they enough?
The unofficial spokesman for the punk-rock anti-Kremlin protest group became ill after a court date last week, reportedly experiencing hallucinations and paralysis before falling unconscious.
There is no evidence Russia, or any other country, has attempted to change vote tallies in an American election. Still, a sizable chunk of the American public thinks it's possible.
Republicans overwhelmingly believe elections are fair but non-white voters, women and Democrats are much more skeptical. Nonwhite voters also experience longer lines than white voters.
Monday night, the Emmy Awards will try to crown the best of television. We have everything you need to know to enjoy the show.
Juan David Ortiz, 35, is being held in Laredo after a would-be victim escaped from him and alerted police. Ortiz is thought to have killed four women over a two-week period.
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Thursday’s scheduled vote on judge Brett Kavanaugh’s supreme court nomination is up in the air
The latest on safe injection sites in Orange County, plus a new study that’s challenging their efficacy| September 17 2018, 9:54 AM
A little over two years ago, Santa Ana saw the opening of the Orange County Needle Exchange program, which was backed by public health voices who pushed for it as an effective intervention method.
Earthquake insurance, why so many Californians don’t have it and why that might be a national problem| September 17 2018, 8:18 AM
According to many seismologists, California is long overdue for a major earthquake, which would make you think that most homeowners in the state are insured for the next “big one.”