Archive for November 7th, 2018

White House Revokes Press Pass Of CNN's Jim Acosta

US & World | | November 07 2018, 8:20 PM

The White House accused Acosta of "putting his hands" on an aide during a press conference in which he repeatedly challenged the president.

Tokyo Medical School Busted For Rigging Women's Tests Admits Rejected Applicants

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 07 2018, 7:20 PM

Months after investigators uncovered the school's discriminatory practices to keep women out of the profession, officials are offering 67 rejected female applicants a spot in the program.

Greece Strikes Tentative Deal To Remove Orthodox Clergy From State Payroll

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 07 2018, 7:00 PM

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop Ieronymos jointly announced the agreement, which is aimed at separating religion and state. But it is drawing resistance from other Church leaders.

Girl Scouts Of The USA Files Suit Against Boy Scouts Of America

US & World | | November 07 2018, 4:20 PM

The girls' leadership development organization is accusing the Boy Scouts of trademark infringement, after it started admitting girls as well as boys.

Guam's Catholic Church To File Bankruptcy Amid Deluge Of Sex Abuse Lawsuits

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 07 2018, 3:40 PM

Guam's archdiocese is facing claims from nearly 200 alleged survivors. "Bankruptcy is the method to deliver the greatest measure of justice to the greatest number of victims," said a Church lawyer.

Students Kidnapped In Cameroon Are Freed, But Questions Remain

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 07 2018, 3:00 PM

The students were released at another school 12 miles away. A principal and teacher reportedly remain captive. Tensions in Cameroon have heightened as an Anglophone separatist movement has taken root.

Active Ingredient In Marijuana Reduced Alzheimer's-Like Effects In Mice

Health | | November 07 2018, 1:20 PM

In mice genetically programmed to develop Alzheimer's symptoms, those given a synthetic version of a chemical in marijuana retained normal memory function.

Jeff Sessions Out As Attorney General After Steady Drumbeat Of Criticism From Trump

Crime & Justice | | November 07 2018, 12:11 PM

The former senator was an early supporter of the president but then he quickly lost the president's favor because he recused himself from the Russia investigation.

A Winning Idea: Medicaid Expansion Prevails In Idaho, Nebraska And Utah

Health | | November 07 2018, 9:00 AM

Voters in Idaho, Utah and Nebraska approved ballot initiatives to expand Medicaid, overcoming roadblocks that had kept an estimated 300,000 people from obtaining coverage.

3 More States OK Easing Their Marijuana Laws: Michigan, Utah, Missouri

US & World | | November 07 2018, 8:00 AM

There are now 33 states that have legalized marijuana to some degree, and recreational pot use is now legal in 10 states, along with Washington, D.C.

A Record Number Of Women Will Serve In Congress (With Potentially More To Come)

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 07 2018, 6:40 AM

A record-breaking year of female candidates and nominees will culminate in a record-breaking number of female legislators on Capitol Hill next year.

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty To Strangling Wife, 2 Young Daughters

US & World | | November 07 2018, 6:20 AM

Christopher Watts, 33, had gone on television in August to call for the safe return of his wife and children. But the bodies of the three were later discovered dumped in an oil field.

Will We Overcome Our Divisions?

US & World | | November 07 2018, 4:00 AM

In the runup to this week's midterm elections, political divisiveness appears to have reached new heights. How divided are we and what can we do about it?

Over 1 Million Florida Felons Win Right To Vote With Amendment 4

Politics | | November 07 2018, 2:00 AM

The state approved a key ballot initiative that will restore voting rights to citizens who have served sentences for certain crimes.

Democrats Gain In Governors' Races, But Miss Chance At History

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 07 2018, 2:00 AM

Democrats made modest inroads on the GOP's commanding lead in governors' offices around the country. But did not fare well in marquee races in Florida and Georgia.

Voters Approve Major Changes To Redistricting And Other Voting Laws

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 07 2018, 1:40 AM

Lawmakers in at least three states will have less power to draw political boundaries, while automatic and same-day voter registration is coming in other places. New voter ID laws also got approved.

Orange County is looking more purple today

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 07 2018, 5:38 AM

So are several other parts of Southern California. But the blue wave hasn't crested... yet.

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AirTalk special: CA Dream post-election statewide call-in

| November 07 2018, 9:28 AM

In collaboration with the California Dream project, join us for a live statewide call-in show on Wednesday from 11am to noon.

The day after election night: results and key takeaways

| November 07 2018, 9:21 AM

Polls closed at 8pm last night, ending a highly anticipated election. Here’s what we know.

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