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Archive for June 12th, 2019
The measure is expected to pass the full House. The fund established to compensate sick and dying Sept. 11 first responders is nearing depletion with about 19,000 unpaid claims to address.
In a last-minute request, plaintiffs' attorneys led by the ACLU are asking the justices to wait to rule on the census question in light of documents that show an alleged Trump administration cover-up.
A blue ribbon panel says L.A. County should create an independent commission to oversee its long-troubled Probation Department. KPCC’s Frank Stoltze discusses what he says would be a significant development.
Police Tuesday arrested a suspect who allegedly shot an off-duty sheriff's deputy in the head Monday, and they now believe he fatally shot another man less than an hour earlier.
A blue-ribbon panel Tuesday pitched the L.A. County Board of Supervisors on an ambitious overhaul of the county's criminal justice system that would focus on alternatives to incarceration.
There are similarities in the rash of deaths. Most are described as happening suddenly, and several after an alcoholic drink.
Dominican Republic authorities say security video footage indicates a plot to kill the popular retired slugger. Ortiz is reported to be recuperating in a Boston hospital where he was flown.
A new study of 80,000 people finds that those who ate the most red meat — especially processed meats such as bacon and hot dogs — had a higher risk of premature death compared with those who ate less.
The country's data protection agency said La Liga's popular app was systematically accessing phones' microphones and geolocation data to find out which bars were showing unlicensed match broadcasts.
Each team has played more than 100 games. Yet it all comes down to Game 7 of the 2019 Stanley Cup Final. The rubber match caps perhaps the most surprising NHL postseason in recent memory.
As Congress was holding a hearing on contempt for two Cabinet secretaries, the Justice Department said that it would not surrender materials sought by oversight committee Chairman Elijah Cummings.
The White House tells NPR it is willing to talk with MLB about letting Cuban players play in the U.S. without defecting, but the administration wants the league's help with the crisis in Venezuela.
The wife of Israel's prime minister will pay the money as part of a plea deal. She was accused of ordering meals from fancy restaurants on the public's dime for years even though she had a cook.
Fifty years after Apollo 11's historic moon landing, journalist Charles Fishman tells the story the 410,000 men and women who helped make the mission a success.
Workers in nursing homes, hospital ERs and other health facilities are required by law to notify police whenever they notice likely signs of physical or sexual abuse. But that's often not happening.
About 27,000 undocumented high school students will graduate in California this year. They face uncertain futures.
Grocery stores are full of food with labels that appeal to a consumer's ideals, like organic, cage-free or Fair Trade. But there's often a gap between what they seem to promise and what they deliver.
The U.S.-based Free Russia Foundation accuses Russia of "infiltrating the fabric of democracy," using international law and accounting firms, think tanks and institutions.
Wildland firefighters face a growing danger from smoke, as wildfires become more frequent and intense. It's a hazard that scientists and fire agencies are only beginning to understand.
At their annual meeting held in Birmingham, Ala., the Southern Baptist Convention approved changes making it clear that individual churches can be expelled for covering up abuse cases.
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed into law legislation that would require certain sex offenders to be chemically castrated before their parole.
Skyrocketing rents and stagnant wages have left California in an unprecedented housing crisis.There are about 60,000 people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles alone, of which 16,500 live out of their vehicles.
We’ve all heard of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Smithsonian Museums in Washington D.C. and the Louvre in Paris – but there are plenty of museums that don’t gain international recognition, and they might just be worth a visit.
In April, it was reported that the U.S. Navy was creating guidelines for pilots for how to report sightings of unidentified aircrafts, or UFOs.
If you ask someone for directions to a location, they’ll probably look at you with puzzlement and give you an address you can plug in to your GPS instead.