Archive for February 22nd, 2019

Judge Rules Against State Department In Same-Sex Couple's Citizenship Lawsuit

Crime & Justice | | February 22 2019, 3:20 PM

Andrew and Elad Dvash-Banks have twin sons, born four minutes apart. The State Department has maintained that one is a U.S. citizen and one is not. A judge sided with the couple.

R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts Of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse In Illinois

US & World | | February 22 2019, 3:20 PM

The R&B star singer has been dogged for decades by allegations that he has sexually abused underage girls and women. Now, Kelly faces 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

Netflix Buys Rights To Stream Chinese Sci-Fi Blockbuster 'The Wandering Earth'

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | February 22 2019, 3:00 PM

The film's release has been a major event in China. Will overseas audiences by charmed its big-budget special effects, too?

Trump Administration Proposes Sweeping Changes To Federal Family Planning Program

US & World | | February 22 2019, 1:20 PM

Any organization that provides or refers patients for abortions will be ineligible for Title X funding to cover STD prevention, cancer screenings and contraception.

Florida Police: Robert Kraft, Owner Of Patriots, To Face Solicitation Charges

US & World | | February 22 2019, 12:00 PM

The charges are part of a sting on a local spa. Kraft is being charged with two counts of soliciting another to commit prostitution, a misdemeanor, tied to two different visits to the spa.

Kraft Heinz Stock Drops After Announcement Of Big Loss, SEC Probe

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | February 22 2019, 10:20 AM

Its stock dropped 28 percent after the company announced a $12.6 billion loss for the fourth quarter. It said it was writing down the value of the Kraft and Oscar Mayer names by $15.4 billion.

Senate Inquiry On Drug Prices Echoes Landmark Hearings Held 60 Years Ago

Health | | February 22 2019, 9:40 AM

A Senate hearing on Tuesday featuring pharmaceutical executives will tackle many issues raised in the historic Kefauver hearings, which led to tougher drug regulation. High prices remain a concern.

Many Edison customers will start seeing a new power provider on their electricty bills

Business & Economy | | February 22 2019, 8:20 AM

Nearly one million Southern California Edison customers have been opted into something called the Clean Power Alliance, agovernment entity that can buy power directly on the open energy market and ship it to consumers on existing Edison power lines.

Advertisers Abandon YouTube Over Concerns That Pedophiles Lurk In Comments Section

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | February 22 2019, 8:20 AM

Hasbro, Disney, Nestle and others have suspended their ads on the online video site. YouTube has responded by disabling comments on millions of videos.

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Ecuador's Border With Peru

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | February 22 2019, 7:00 AM

The earthquake's epicenter was far inland, away from the country's main highways that run along mountain ranges.

Venezuela's Maduro Orders Closure Of Brazilian Border

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | February 22 2019, 6:20 AM

President Nicolás Maduro issued the order in an apparent effort to make it harder for international aid to enter the country and buoy his political opponent, Juan Guaidó.

Migrant Youth Go From A Children's Shelter To Adult Detention On Their 18th Birthday

US & World | | February 22 2019, 4:20 AM

In two-thirds of over 1,500 cases from April 2016 to February 2018, Immigration and Customs Enforcement put migrant youth into detention when they turned 18, according to government data.

Here's What May Happen When The Mueller Investigation Is Completed

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | February 22 2019, 4:20 AM

The special counsel may be close to wrapping up. Or he may not. He could file a landmark report. Or he may not. The rules are limited and the attorney general has a lot of discretion.

LA's sheriff says jail reform has failed. We went inside to find out

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | February 22 2019, 6:26 AM

L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says attacks on guards are up and has argued his deputies need a freer hand to use force. Watchdogs say the sheriff is using faulty statistics. So what is really going on?

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A California bill wants to set aside money for pet care at homeless shelters -- what are the benefits and challenges of furry friends in shelters?

| February 22 2019, 9:56 AM

A measure proposed by state Senator Robert Hertzberg is looking to expand shelter to homeless people and their pets.

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AirTalk’s FilmWeek: 2019 Oscar Preview

| February 22 2019, 9:02 AM

A live audience joined us this past Sunday, February 17, one week before the 91st Academy Awards, as KPCC In Person convened AirTalk’s FilmWeek critics for its 17th annual Oscar preview event. This year, host Larry Mantle and the critics returned to the stage of the historic Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.

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