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Medoff is best known for Children of a Lesser God, a play about a young deaf woman's romance with her speech teacher.
There are 695 cases in 22 states. HHS Secretary Alex Azar said the spike was "avoidable" and he called measles vaccines "among the most extensively studied medical products we have."
The city of Los Angeles is going to play a bigger role in fighting discrimination.
The authors of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidelines on opioid prescribing wrote a commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine saying some doctors are not properly following their advice.
Los Angeles wants to know whether city contractors also do business with the NRA. An attorney for the gun rights group calls it "McCarthyism."
The L.A. County Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission Tuesday ordered the County's Inspector General to investigate the secretive and sometimes violent deputy cliques that operate inside the Sheriff's Department.
Facebook reported strong profits on Wednesday but also revealed it is setting aside $3 billion to pay a penalty to regulators for violating users' privacy.
Have you, or your children, experienced hateful speech or treatment based on your race, ethnicity, or faith?
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said her country and France will lead a meeting with world leaders next month. Social media is now a "centerpiece" for terrorist outreach, an expert says.
The first-ever She The People forum is organized around questions from female voters of color, with 2020 presidential candidates being reminded what a big role they play in the Democratic Party.
Kansas state Rep. Andy McKean says that the Republican Party has changed and that he no longer wants to be a member. He was first elected to the legislature in 1978.
The reatiler is betting that easy returns will drive foot traffic to its stores. Shares of Kohl's stock spiked with the news.
Scientists have found a way to transform electrical signals in the brain into intelligible speech. The advance may help people paralyzed by a stroke or disease, but the technology is experimental.
A controversial proposal would have limited the ability of streaming services to compete for Oscars. But after a dust-up that even included the Justice Department, the academy decided against it.
The aircraft manufacturer said its profits fell 13 percent in the first quarter as it works through "this challenging time." Boeing said the 737 Max crisis has cost it $1 billion so far.
The summit in Vladivostok marks Kim Jong Un's first trip to Russia and first meeting with the Russian leader. The Kremlin said they would discuss denuclearization.
The Trump administration can cause Iran severe pain, but it cannot trigger the collapse of the regime, argue Aaron David Miller of the Wilson Center and Richard Sokolsky of the Carnegie Endowment.
A component responsible for detecting a crash and deploying air bags has been malfunctioning due to electrical interference, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says.
Some food pantries are benefiting from home chicken keepers' desire to keep collecting the birds as pets, which results in more eggs than they can handle. But sometimes it can be hard to find takers.
The culmination of the Avengers franchise proves a remarkably intimate and somber affair, until it concludes with a climactic battle more thrilling than anything superhero cinema has delivered to date.
Edgar Baltazar Garcia got into some serious trouble after he came home from war. Now, he faces deportation over a felony conviction unless an immigration judge decides to let him stay in the U.S.
The National Sheriffs' Association has published a detailed guide to jail-based medication-assisted treatment. States hardest hit by opioids are moving fastest to get inmates the help needed to quit.
A judge sentenced the leaders of the protests to up to 16 months in prison. Rights groups said the sentencing would have a chilling effect on future demonstrations in Hong Kong.
As the cost of living increases in California, many seniors are desperate to keep working. But jobs can be tough to come by.
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According to the recently released American Lung Association’s “State of the Air” annual report, Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA is the nation’s most polluted city in the ozone ranking.
As one of the more controversial bills makes its way through the state legislative process, a new report from a Los Angeles agency has come out warning of the proposal’s “far-reaching effects” on the city.
Swole, buzzy, on-brand and stan are among the 640 new words that were just added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary.
In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a law banning sports betting, there’s been lots of movement within the gambling industry to bring sports betting to the mainstream.
AirTalk checks in with Metro CEO Phil Washington: Ride hailing tax proposal, declining ridership and more| April 24 2019, 9:20 AM
Phil Washington returns for his recurring visit with AirTalk to discuss the latest MTA news.