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The utility has been under fire for its role in the massive gas pipeline explosion in 2010 in San Bruno, Calif.
A ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional is likely to go to the Supreme Court. For now, the decision likely won't affect people who buy insurance on marketplaces created by the law.
President Trump praised the ruling by a court in Texas as supporters of the ACA said they will appeal.
The federal judges noted "the Forest Service's serious environmental concerns that were suddenly, and mysteriously, assuaged in time to meet a private pipeline company's deadlines."
Days after confronting actor Michael Weatherly, a huge star for the network, Dushku was written off Bull. An investigation determined the company often protected itself at the expense of victims.
It's at no out-of-pocket cost to homeowners, but many don't know the service is being offered. And the deadline to participate is fast approaching.
Developers just got the green light to build a city with nearly 20,000 homes on the L.A.-Kern County line. Some residents are less than thrilled.
Toys R Us stores have closed down, and LA's independent toy store say business is better this year, but they're still no match against their biggest competitor.
In September, a Facebook "bug" allowed developers to access images people shared with friends on Facebook Stories — or images users had not even posted. Up to 6.8 million users may have been affected.
The Orange County shrine and statue marks a milestone for the largest Vietnamese community outside of the homeland, including 100,000 Vietnamese Catholics.
Hundreds of thousands of additional signatures are now required for a proposition to make the California ballot — making it harder and more expensive to place a measure directly before voters.
The money goes back to borrowers whose colleges shut down, in many cases because of fraud and mismanagement.
Moonlight director Barry Jenkins returns with a new drama about young lovers in 1970s Harlem whose lives are thrown into turmoil when one of them is falsely accused of a crime.
Early in his career, iconic Indian reformer Mohandas Gandhi made remarks demeaning black Africans. After the statue was unveiled two years ago, professors started a petition calling for its removal.
Kyl previously retired from the Senate in 2013 and indicated his return would be temporary after Sen. John McCain's death. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will appoint a replacement to serve until 2020.
"We just keep knocking head against wall, [saying] 'the warning signs are there,'" says Mark Barden, who lost his son in the Sandy Hook shooting six years ago.
Wilson, who won three Grammy awards and recorded more than 60 albums, died at her California home Thursday after a long illness. From 1996-2005, she hosted NPR's documentary series Jazz Profiles.
Backers of constitutional amendments will now need to collect 997,139 signatures to get on the ballot, up from 585,407. For other initiatives, the number of signatures needed jumps to 623,212 from 365,880.
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Peter Rainer and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.
After CA assemblymember gets in trouble for spanking daughter, we discuss the legalities and psychology of spanking| December 14 2018, 9:29 AM
On Sunday, Democratic assemblyman Joaquin Arambula was arrested on a misdemeanor child abuse charge for spanking his 7-year-old daughter in order to discipline her.
The Weekly Standard, a conservative media outlet that has been critical of President Trump, announced Friday that it will terminate after 23 years.
Advocates for the Vietnamese American community say they fear the Trump administration may be negotiating with Vietnam to take back thousands of refugees who came to the U.S. decades ago.