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The bond market flashed an ominous warning Friday, as the yield on long-term government debt dipped below that of short-term bills. That unusual situation often signals a recession on the horizon.
Officials say the new blaze was extinguished after about an hour. Amid a week of environmental mishaps, the Texas attorney general filed a lawsuit alleging violations of that state's clean air laws.
A new report says students who received media literacy training were 18 percent better at identifying false reports than students without the lessons. Girls gained more knowledge than boys.
Special counsel Robert Mueller has completed his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. It is unclear how much of the report will become public.
One social scientist says it's how people interpret these warnings that matters and that "we need to get out there and do a better job of understanding their perspective."
Police say they have arrested a 17-year-old male for allegedly making threats targeting specific ethnic groups at Virginia's Charlottesville High School.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced Friday that ISIS' territorial caliphate has been eliminated in Syria. Even so, its threats remain.
While Sen. Elizabeth Warren may be dominating the policy debate, there is little evidence that voters are rewarding politicians who flesh out their plans over others with strong personal brands.
The president signed an executive order on Thursday conditioning research grants on "compliance with the First Amendment."
Several states require doctors who perform medical abortions to tell their patients the procedure can be "reversed" with progesterone. There's an absence of evidence to support that contention.
The North's withdrawal from a key office to improve relations with South Korea was abrupt, and will likely strain ties between the neighboring countries.
The Trump administration wants to increase transparency in prescription drug pricing. But health economists say the administration's call to tie prices to what other nations pay might work better.
The report says the county should shift its anti-homelessness strategy to target populations most likely to fall into chronic homelessness and get them help before they've spent months or years on street.
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It’s no secret that young adults today are waiting longer than previous generations to get married and have children.
Should students be banned from using cell phones at school?
As Governor Newsom looks to prohibiting further death sentences, we look at potential tensions with Attorney General| March 22 2019, 9:21 AM
California Governor Newsom is considering nixing new death sentences in local criminal cases, according to the Los Angeles Times.
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Today on FilmWeek, Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Justin Chang review this weekend’s new movie releases.