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Democrats and immigrant rights advocates say the President's proposal to end the shutdown contains big changes to asylum law that they're calling a "poison pill."
Relief pitcher Mariano Rivera's unanimous selection is an honor that eluded the game's greats such as Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Willie Mays.
Three men and a 16-year-old youth have been arrested and authorities say 20 weapons and three improvised explosive devices have been seized. The alleged target was Islamberg, outside Rochester.
Democrats say they won't accept Trump's offer of three-year protections for those under DACA and TPS in exchange for full-funding of his border wall. Republicans say Democrats should accept the offer.
In a court filing, the Justice Department says it plans to ask for a speedy review by the Supreme Court of a lower court's ruling blocking plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
After being accused of spying, Jason Rezaian was held in Iran's notorious prison for a year and a half. Throughout it all, he never considered giving up on writing and reporting.
The organization surveyed over 30,000 respondents. The findings reflect a disturbing trend of inappropriate behavior in the humanitarian world.
WhatsApp has been accused of being used to spread rumors — with serious consequences. Now the ubiquitous messaging app is moving to limit how many people users can forward messages to.
When a Russian citizen handed him a memory stick, Paul Whelan thought it contained travel snapshots, his lawyer told reporters. Whelan was denied bail at his first court appearance.
Members of the new Democratic majority in the House vow to reverse restrictions that Republicans have imposed on abortions. But the efforts could lead to titanic fights that imperil other legislation.
Teachers remain on strike Tuesday, and the tentative deal won't become official until union members approve it.
Depending on how narrowly or broadly the court rules, it has a majority now to affect gun rights and restrictions in a dramatic way.
Organizers of the massive Los Angeles Homeless Count have some expert helpers — people who are homeless, or who used to be. KPCC’s housing reporter Matt Tinoco has the story.
The commerce secretary has agreed to be questioned by lawmakers on March 14, after a federal judge ruled that his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census was based on "sham" reasons.
The court's decision allows the Pentagon to bar transgender people from joining the military while two lower-court rulings that had blocked the policy are appealed.
In response, China warns it will retaliate if Canada tries to send Meng to the U.S., where she is suspected of committing bank fraud while trying to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Writer Jason Rezaian is unsparingly personal throughout the telling of his arrest, imprisonment and trial, writing of his childhood, family, visits with his wife — and fears and insecurities.
Mayor Eric Garcetti, UTLA president Alex Caputo-Pearl and LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner announced the deal at a joint press conference at L.A. City Hall.
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Earlier this morning LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, alongside UTLA President Alex Caputo Pearl and LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner, announced a tentative agreement to end the teachers’ strike.
Week in politics: Chances of Senate passing Trump’s deal to end shutdown, recapping a busy Tuesday for the Supreme Court and more| January 22 2019, 9:29 AM
AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the big headlines you might have missed over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come in political news.
Revisiting the conversation on ‘traditional masculinity,’ after the American Psychological Association labels it harmful| January 22 2019, 9:28 AM
Two weeks ago, we started debating the American Psychological Association’s official guidelines for working with boys and men, which claimed that “traditional masculinity” is psychologically harmful.
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a tentative agreement between UTLA and LAUSD Tuesday morning.