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Archive for November 21st, 2018
Igor Vorotinov had been living in Moldova after allegedly faking his death there in 2011. He was brought back to Minnesota on Saturday by U.S. law enforcement.
Thanks internet! A well dressed, bedazzled pet pigeon who appears to have gone on the bird equivalent of a rumspringa, is back home after nearly two weeks.
The bribes included property, horses and watches. The legal action has played out as Venezuela reels from hyperinflation and citizens struggle to purchase basic necessities such as food and medicine.
Investigators who are trying to track down the source of E. coli in romaine lettuce have seen this movie before. They're tracking the exact strain of bacteria that caused a small outbreak a year ago.
A commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine issues a call to the medical community around the world.
The statement will further empower the Saudi leadership to lash out in pursuit of other priorities in ways that damage our shared interests, writes former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel B. Shapiro.
Giving probiotics to children with gastroenteritis didn't help reduce diarrhea and vomiting, according to the findings of two clinical trials designed to test the popular products.
Pilots Joel Smith and David Nordquist were running low on fuel and didn’t have the manpower to hoist the people below to safety. So they made a risky choice and landed their helicopter through the thick smoke on to a narrow strip of burning ridgeline.
Grocers are pulling romaine lettuce from their shelves. Salad spots are taking it off the menu. And California farmers are destroying crops.
An 18-year-old in Germany successfully obtained his license on Tuesday and celebrated — how else? — by going for a drive. He was promptly clocked by police going nearly twice the speed limit.
A previously unpublished Education Department report found Navient representatives didn't always tell borrowers about repayment options. Navient says it's not required to do so, and officials agree.
In an interview with CNN, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that despite calls for his resignation, he is not stepping down.
A federal judge in Michigan dropped most charges against a doctor accused of female genital mutilation, concluding that Congress "overstepped its bounds" when it passed a law banning the practice.
The sweet potato is not just a Thanksgiving staple — it's a staple of African life as well. We asked three sweet potato lovers (and one hater) to share their views.
AAA predicts some 54 million Americans will travel during the days around Thanksgiving. Unseasonable weather could cause headaches.
Indian media has identified the man as either an "adventure tourist" or a Christian missionary who landed on remote and restricted North Sentinel in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
After decades of booming growth, demand for turkeys began to flatline in 2008. While a number of factors are at play, it could also be that Americans are changing the way they celebrate Thanksgiving.
New preliminary research shows families in the U.S less than five years were the most likely to drop out of SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, out of fear it could impact their immigration status.
In the Los Angeles area, groups serving Central American immigrants are working with legal advocates to plan how to help any asylum seekers.
The community shaken by California's Camp Fire is finding ways to come together for Thanksgiving.
The judge blocked the state from enforcing its ban, writing that Mississippi passed a law that it knew was unconstitutional.
Each fall, Indian farmers burn the stubble of rice plants — a fast way to clear fields. But the smoke adds to India's awful air pollution.
Development of the first oil production facility in federal Arctic waters will take longer than planned. That's because warming temperatures are melting the sea ice needed to build it.
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A coalition of bail bond industry groups wants to block California’s overhaul of the bail system.
It’s been a long month, and today, ahead of Thanksgiving, we want to spread some holiday cheer by hearing your stories of kindness.
The L.A. County District Attorney’s office announced Tuesday it’s pursuing charges against nine petition gatherers who allegedly paid people living on Skid Row to sign fake names on petitions for state initiatives and voter registration forms.
It’s no secret that many consumers are choosing to cut ties with their TV subscriptions – and new data say it’s only becoming more common.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire, Justin Chang and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.