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New regulations that would have taken effect on May 3 would deny federal funds for low-income patients to clinics that make abortion referrals. The Title X rules are on hold while lawsuits proceed.
The California Public Utilities Commissioners voted Thursday to approve a two-year pilot program that will give eligible foster youths free phones.
The judge notes the only charges against Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson involve drug and weapons violations and says he should be released pending trial with "a whole lot of supervision."
Kanye West has been hosting exclusive worship gatherings he calls "Sunday Service." Jia Tolentino, staff writer for The New Yorker, breaks down the rapper's religious evolution.
The Trump administration is delaying efforts to boost offshore oil and gas drilling in the wake of a recent court setback. The plans have been controversial, even in Republican-held states.
How many ads have you encountered today? On this week's radio show, we discuss the insidiousness of advertising in American media.
L.A. County public health officials have issued quarantine orders for anyone at UCLA or Cal State L.A. who may have been exposed to measles but can't immediately prove they're immune.
Armenians across Los Angeles marked the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide with marches and vigils.
A female caller threatened to blow up the Anaheim headquarters of the Council on American Islamic Relations.
Advocates and city leaders rallied on the steps of City Hall in downtown Los Angeles for the 20th anniversary of Denim Day — an international campaign calling for an end to sexual harassment, abuse, assault and rape.
Washington D.C.'s public schools are rolling out an intervention to help students track their progress towards graduation and provide more information about college and career options.
The grounding of Boeing's 737 Max aircraft could pinch the economy, some analysts say. But the government reported that aircraft orders were strong enough last month to lift a key indicator.
It's the latest ruling by a court to find that political boundaries are unconstitutional because they give too much advantage to one party over the other.
The Pentagon's Inspector General says former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan 'fully complied' with ethics obligations. This clears the way for his potential nomination as defense secretary.
In That Good Night, palliative care doctor Sunita Puri shares insights from her years caring for patients with serious illness. She sees her role as an advocate and ally — every step of the way.
"In some ways we're better," says activist Melissa Mays. "In other ways, we're forever poisoned, damaged, traumatized ... that's not gonna ever be better."
Though leaving no answer to the region's political future, author Kristin L. Hoganson writes a deeply researched book that will remain useful and readable long after this election cycle.
It's the only repellent that drives mosquitoes away when they come in contact with it. A new study has a theory about why that is.
Threats and attacks have become a way of life — even for staff at regular hospitals. For the simple act of referring patients to Ebola treatment centers, they have become targets.
The two leaders met Thursday to discuss denuclearization and sanctions. No major agreements came out of the summit, but the two leaders said they were satisfied with the talks.
According to a new NPR/Ipsos opioid poll, 71% of Americans surveyed also say the government should do more to curb the epidemic.
A parent's life insurance policy will mean a more than $400,000 payout for Nikolas Cruz. The public defender's office can only represent people who can't afford representation on their own.
The coming wave of senior citizens is going to tax an already stretched caregiver network made up mostly of family members.
You’ve heard of NIMBYs and YIMBYs. Now meet the PIMBYs, the "Parents in my Backyard."
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In 2014, California’s state Senate passed a bill banning the use of suspensions and expulsions for dealing with students who commit defiant and disruptive acts.
A bill from Assemblyman Randy Voepel (R-San Diego) is looking to allow state workers to bring their newborns to work.
Lori Ajax has a tough job. She’s charged with overseeing a department that regulates a brand new and complex legal cannabis industry.
It’s “Bring Your Kids to Work Day” across the country, including at KPCC’s offices in Pasadena.
As Joe Biden declares his 2020 presidential run, we look at the strengths and weaknesses of his candidacy and his chances to win the nomination| April 25 2019, 9:43 AM
Former Vice President and Delaware Senator Joe Biden is expected to announce his candidacy for president in 2020 on Thursday after months of speculation about whether or not the elder statesman would run.