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Archive for December 12th, 2018
"I wanted to understand how such a distressing, degrading and high-risk set of events could have occurred in a 21st Century Australian prison," the head of a prison watchdog said on Wednesday.
When fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine, infiltrated the drug supply in the U.S. it had an immediate, dramatic effect on the overdose rate.
Berezin studied physics but, despairing of the job market in physics, she turned to the rapidly transforming computer industry. She invented the first truly computerized system for word processing.
The U.S. government says warming ocean temperatures and melting ice have resulted in the "most unprecedented transition in history" in the Arctic, leading to extreme weather events across the globe.
A bipartisan resolution directs the administration to end military assistance to the Saudi-led conflict. It draws on the Vietnam-era War Powers Act, marking the first debate on this war authority.
American teens are chronically sleep deprived, in part because of early school start times. But how much difference can a later start make? As Seattle's school district found out, it can help a lot.
Federal officials at the U.N. climate meeting are ignoring climate science and touting coal and fossil fuels. But local and state authorities pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on their own.
On Tuesday evening, a man opened fire on the famous market in Strasbourg, France, killing two people and leaving a third brain-dead. Hundreds of law enforcement officers are searching for the suspect.
Chinese state hackers most likely attacked the reservation system at Marriott's Starwood chain which revealed details of 500 million guests, according to people familiar with the U.S. investigation.
Here are the new speed limits (and an explanation of this confounding situation).
We talked to the people working most closely on this issue, and here's what they recommend to Southern Californians who want to spend some time reaching out.
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Michael Cohen, who as President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer and fixer once vowed he would “take a bullet” for his boss, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for an array of crimes that included arranging the payment of hush money to two women that he says was done at the direction of Trump.
On Tuesday, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved a 19,000 home development near the Tejon Pass.
Under a plan approved by the Los Angeles City Council yesterday, Venice Beach will be the site for a 154-bed temporary homeless shelter.
Breaking down today’s no-confidence vote on Theresa May in British Parliament, and what it all means for Brexit| December 12 2018, 9:13 AM
British Conservative lawmakers forced a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May today, throwing U.K. politics deeper into crisis and Brexit further into doubt.
On Tuesday, the Trump administration rolled back Clean Water Act federal protections for acres of wetlands and waterways, including nearly two-thirds of inland streams in California.
AirTalk checks in with Metro CEO Phil Washington: Congestion pricing, an early earthquake warning system and more| December 12 2018, 9:06 AM
Phil Washington returns for his recurring visit with AirTalk to discuss the latest MTA news.