Archive for November 12th, 2018

Maryland Says Matthew Whitaker Appointment As Acting Attorney General Is Unlawful

Crime & Justice | | November 12 2018, 10:40 PM

As part of an ongoing lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act, Maryland requested a preliminary injunction that would declare Rod Rosenstein the acting attorney general instead.

Alexander Hamilton's Heirlooms Loaned To Philadelphia Museum

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 12 2018, 6:40 PM

Personal artifacts of a Founding Father will be on display in Philadelphia through March 2019. They were loaned by a fifth great-grandson.

Residents Stay Behind To Defend Homes From Wildfire

Local | | November 12 2018, 6:00 PM

Disobeying an order to evacuate is never a good idea. But that's exactly what some Malibu residents did.

Want A Private Jet? Mexico's Next President Has One Up For Sale

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 12 2018, 5:20 PM

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known as AMLO, vowed that if elected he would fly commercial — not on the presidential jet. As his inauguration approaches, he's looking for a buyer.

Stocks Start The Week With A Plunge, Dragged Down By Tech Shares

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 12 2018, 4:40 PM

The Dow fell more than 600 points, or 2.3 percent, Monday. Investors are said to be worried about signs that the global economy may be slowing, even though the U.S. economy is faring well.

A True Believer Remembers Stan Lee

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 12 2018, 4:20 PM

Stan Lee — born Stanley Martin Lieber — co-created many beloved Marvel Comics characters, but he became the company's tireless, beloved figurehead. NPR's Glen Weldon offers a remembrance.

Counting The Bugs And Bacteria, You're 'Never Home Alone' (And That's OK)

Health | | November 12 2018, 1:20 PM

Ecologist Rob Dunn's new book describes the tiny life forms, helpful and risky, that live in different parts of the home, including on floors and in water faucets, basements and heating systems.

What it's like on tour with California's road tripping poet laureate Dana Gioia

Arts & Entertainment | | November 12 2018, 11:20 AM

California-born poet Dana Gioia has wrapped up his time as the state's poet laureate. During his two-year term, which ended in October, he made it his goal to visit all 58 counties in the state.

Canada Has Heard Recordings Of Khashoggi's Death, Trudeau Confirms

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 12 2018, 11:00 AM

"Canada has been fully briefed up on what Turkey had to share," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in Paris, becoming the first Western leader to acknowledge the audio recordings.

Farm Supervisor Faces Charges Over Australia's Needles-In-Strawberries Scare

US & World | | November 12 2018, 9:40 AM

Earlier this fall, needles were repeatedly found inside strawberries sold at grocery stores. Now a 50-year-old Berry Licious employee is being prosecuted and could face 10 years in jail if convicted.

New Physical Activity Guidelines Urge Americans: Move More, Sit Less

Health | | November 12 2018, 7:20 AM

After 10 years, the government has updated its physical activity advice. The new message? Every little bit of movement helps you stay healthy and is better than sitting on your couch.

A camp for military veterans offers healing and friendship

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 12 2018, 6:00 AM

Wounds caused by military service can stay with troops long after they leave the armed forces.

Can A Woman's Rising Social Status Bring Down Rates Of Domestic Violence?

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 12 2018, 4:00 AM

Two new studies offer unexpected insights — and solutions — into the problem of spousal abuse.

The Florida Recount Of 2000: A Nightmare That Goes On Haunting

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 12 2018, 4:00 AM

The weeks-long battle over "hanging chads" that ultimately landed the fate of the presidency in the U.S. Supreme Court, continues to cast a long shadow over the nation's political psyche.

Democrats Say Their First Bill Will Focus On Strengthening Democracy At Home

Politics | | November 12 2018, 4:00 AM

The first bill House Democrats' will vote on would establish automatic voter registration, strengthen the Voting Rights Act, limit partisan redistricting and tighten campaign finance laws.

How your support for KPCC can also help the environment

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | November 12 2018, 6:00 AM

It’s time to do your part — for local journalism and Mother Earth. Support KPCC on the first day of our fall member drive and get a reusable drinking straw set as a token of our appreciation.

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California wildfires claim more lives, structures: We discuss if this is the new normal

| November 12 2018, 11:34 AM

The death toll from the wildfire that incinerated Paradise and surrounding areas climbed to 29 - matching the mark for the deadliest single blaze in California history - as crews continued searching for bodies in the smoldering ruins, with nearly 230 people unaccounted for.

Marvel comic book giant Stan Lee has died at age 95

| November 12 2018, 11:17 AM

Family attorney says Marvel giant Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died at age 95.

Week in politics: Recapping the 2018 midterms, political implications for Mueller probe after AG Sessions departure and more

| November 12 2018, 9:39 AM

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the headlines you might have missed over the weekend and previews some of the big stories we’re watching for in local, state and national politics this week.

After the weekend, we get the latest on Woolsey and Hill fires

| November 12 2018, 9:39 AM

Firefighters continued battling the Woolsey and Hill fires this weekend.

Live: Woolsey and Hill Fires press conference

| November 12 2018, 9:29 AM

We take you to the Woolsey and Hill fires presser, where we’ll get the latest updates on the statues of the fires, the most recent evacuation orders and what we can expect in the coming week.

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