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29-year-old Lyra McKee was a rising star in journalism in Northern Ireland and abroad. Her death was condemned by nearly all political factions there.
This story aired March 7, 2019.
A further discussion with Frank Stoltze about L.A. County's determination that Sheriff Alex Villanueva's controversial rehiring of Deputy Caren Carl Mandoyan is illegal.
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors considers on Tuesday whether to pay $4.6 million to the family of a homeless man who was unarmed when he was killed by sheriff's deputies.
Mayor Garcetti's proposed budget includes a 40% increase in funding for LAPD overtime. But KPCC's Frank Stoltze explains the added money is just to keep up with actual spending. The LAPD is projected to spend about 40% over what the current year budget allotted for overtime.
A aprogram created by USC researchers uses students’ online social gaming skills to guide them to academic, financial, and wellness help.
An 18-day probe into the women's basketball program found the Hall of Fame coach is not racist but did make "racially insensitive" remarks. She also pressured players to play through serious injuries.
A century after the birth of quantum mechanics, no one is sure what it is telling us about the nature of reality — and Lee Smolin's book adds to a stream of excellent works on the topic.
The Mueller report on the 22-month probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 election is now a bestselling book, even though its contents are free and widely available.
With winds of 160 mph, the October hurricane was the strongest on record to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle, where communities are still trying to recover. NOAA upgraded it from a Category 4.
Ordering more tests or treatments is not always best for patients' health or wallet. A group of medical educators is trying to address the problem where they think it starts: medical training.
Therese Oneill's new book presents plenty of suitably eyebrow-raising excerpts, but amid the snark at parenthood past and present, there are some unavoidable issues that come at a fraught time.
There have been at least six hunger strikes at detention centers in the first three months of 2019 alone. One of the detainees' demands was to be released while their cases were adjudicated.
The tabloid's parent company, American Media Inc., has become embroiled in controversies surrounding President Trump. It also sparred with Jeff Bezos over blackmail accusations.
Judge Lawrence Knipel refused a request from parents to lift the vaccination order that was imposed last week to stem a measles outbreak. The parents claimed the city had overstepped its authority.
Plants are going to dry. How quickly that happens depends on how hot things get this spring and summer. And how long they stay dry depends on when our rainy season shows up.
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Impeachment? The push for an unredacted version… What’s next after the release of the Mueller report| April 19 2019, 9:04 AM
A day after celebrating the release of the Mueller report as "a good day," President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone Friday, tweeting that claims in the report by former administration officials that he tried numerous times to stop or influence the probe were untrue.
After two years of investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, the Department of Justice finally released a redacted version of the Mueller report to the public on Thursday morning.
Escape from development hell: ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ and other films with troubled productions| April 19 2019, 8:28 AM
Lawsuits, bankruptcy and flash flooding -- these are just some of the reasons that movies ended up in “development hell”, the film industry’s term for some of the most unlucky movie productions.
Guest host John Horn and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Justin Chang and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.