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Archive for October 18th, 2018
A petition launched by "women and allies in the animation community" demanded "that accused rapist and sexual predator Kobe Bryant be removed" from the Animation Is Us festival.
The Survey of American Fears reveals most Americans are preoccupied with the fear of corrupt government officials, for the fourth year running. Other anxieties include pollution and global warming.
The column's publication is "kind of an acknowledgement to ourselves ... that we don't have much hope that we're going to be able to edit this one with him," the Post editorial page editor told NPR.
The gathering was the culmination of a years-long process that whittled down a much longer list.
Some valley residents are noticing more noise from airplanes leaving Burbank Airport. The historic flight paths changed recently and more changes are in store. And that is ramping up community concerns that will be heard by airport officials Thursday night.
Hundreds in Venice packed into Westminster Elementary’s auditorium, while others watched from a designated overflow area, for a town hall on a proposed temporary homeless shelter - part of Mayor Eric Garcetti's "A Bridge Home" initiative.
60 million people worldwide practiced how to drop, cover and hold on when the Big One hits. The City Hall event featured simulators and student safety performances.
Almost 90 percent of Californians do not have earthquake insurance. That worries state officials and quake experts, who are renewing the push to boost insurance coverage.
Melissa McCarthy plays a real-life literary forger left behind by the publishing industry in a new and thoughtful comedy.
"I have never seen anything like this," said tree surgeon Hiroyuki Wada. Two typhoons that recently struck the country are a likely cause of the sudden flowering.
The president has been personally involved with the future of the FBI's Pennsylvania Avenue headquarters building, and Democrats say it is an abuse of power intended to help his hotel up the street.
A new Pew poll shows that there are few issues that Democrats and Republicans agree need to be fixed — and even then, they often don't agree on how to fix them.
De Mistura told the U.N. Security Council he was leaving for "purely personal reasons." In his final month, he plans to make a major push to try to lay the groundwork for a new constitution in Syria.
Shooting broke out at the end of a meeting at the governor's palace in Kandahar on how to maintain security during in in Afghanistan's upcoming parliamentary elections.
All kinds of bacteria live with us indoors, and some can make us sick. A new study shows that rooms exposed to light had about half the live bacteria found in rooms that were kept in darkness.
EU leaders have called off a planned November summit on the next phase of Brexit discussions, due to a lack of progress.
A scientific paper published this week predicts climate change will send beer prices skyrocketing and drastically reduce the barley crop. It got tons of media attention. But is beer really doomed?
Jane Sherron De Hart's biography sheds light on challenges the Supreme Court justice faced along the way to the top, both personal and professional, and puts Ginsburg's life in context.
VA says 115 vets with other-than-honorable discharges received mental health care last year under a new program. Veterans advocates say it's a tiny fraction of such vets who need help.
Women who had relationships with occupying German soldiers faced official retaliation after the war. "For many, this was just a teenage love," Prime Minister Erna Solberg said.
More than two-thirds of Medicaid recipients are enrolled in privately run Medicaid managed care programs. Yet the evidence is thin these contractors improve patient care or save the government money.
U.S. production of heat-trapping greenhouse gases fell 2.7 percent last year. But larger cuts will be needed to address climate change.
Steve Penny was arrested in Tennessee on a warrant from Texas alleging that he destroyed or hid documents related to Larry Nassar's conduct. Penny's is the first arrest of an alleged Nassar enabler.
Allegations in dozens of recent sexual misconduct cases reviewed by KPCC/LAist connected to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are graphic, disturbing and sometimes bizarre.
There were no blog entries published on this date.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he told President Donald Trump on Thursday that Saudi Arabia should be given a few more days to complete its investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi before the U.S. decides “how, or if” to respond.
Voters have fewer propositions to sift through than two years ago, but will be asked to vote on 11 statewide ballot measures this fall.
When freelance writer Philip Ellis was young, it wasn't uncommon for people who found out he was gay to ask "Oh my god! Will you be my gay best friend?"
AirTalk debates 2018 ballot initiatives: Prop 11 - should EMTs and paramedics be allowed entirely off-duty breaks?| October 18 2018, 9:27 AM
Prop 11 is a ballot measure that aims to require private-sector ambulance workers to remain on-call during breaks and rest periods.