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The Judiciary and Intelligence Committee chairmen announced that, after being subpoenaed, the Russian investigation special counsel agreed to appear at separate hearings on the same day.
One of the world's most wanted drug traffickers, Rocco Morabito, and three other inmates made a brazen escape from a prison in Montevideo Sunday, climbing through a hole in the roof.
The Kremlin calls it "a victory of common sense." It is also a big step forward for Moscow to normalize relations with European member states after annexing Crimea in 2014.
Prosecutors say that Volodymyr Zhukovskyy was driving a pickup truck and veered over the center line of a rural road in New Hampshire, striking and killing a group of cyclists.
Critic Bob Mondello reviews the history of movie blockbusters and tracks how Disney's ownership of mega-blockbusting franchises is reshaping the multiplex.
Attorneys representing sex abuse victims have argued for years that their clients weren't informed of the once-secret deal beforehand or given the opportunity to testify about it in court.
John Sanders is expected to make his resignation effective July 5, two officials said. The move comes after hundreds of children were removed from a facility without adequate food and sanitation.
In the semi-autobiographical show, Ramy, Youssef plays a practicing Muslim who's torn between his faith and his desire to fit in. "Everyone has a code," he says of the compromises his character makes.
"In some areas, overwhelming will mean obliteration," President Trump tweeted. The U.S. slapped additional sanctions on Iran on Monday after Trump opted against a military strike last week.
The school says not terminating the teacher would have resulted in "our forfeiting our Catholic identity." Last week, a nearby Jesuit school decided to split with the archdiocese instead.
FedEx has been caught up in the conflict between the Trump administration and Huawei Technologies. Now, the shipper is suing the government to block it from enforcing export regulations against FedEx.
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to allocate another $10 million for the Sheriff's Department to place body cameras on deputies. But it remains unclear when that will actually happen.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department says it's drafting a policy to address deputy cliques, some of which have been found to promote misconduct and even violence.
When two L.A. Sheriff's deputies shot and killed Ryan Twyman as he slowly drove his car in reverse earlier this month, they may have been violating a strict policy instituted by the department three years ago. Deputies are essentially prohibited from shooting at moving vehicles unless a weapon is present. No gun was found in Twyman's car. KPCC's Frank Stoltze dives into the evolution of the policy about shooting at moving cars.
There are still lots of unanswered questions four days after an off-duty LAPD officer fatally shot a 32-year-old mentally impaired man after he allegedly attacked him inside a Costco in Corona.
Her husband was jailed overnight after police said he rammed his vehicle into hers. She was jailed for six days after she allegedly broke into his home, took his guns and gave them to law enforcement.
Under the Communist Party's ideological reeducation of China's population, humiliation by foreign powers forms an emotional underpinning of the country's national identity.
Our reporter spent ten months following the story of a young woman living with mental illness.
Inspired by the challenges to the current presidential administration, law professor Kim Wehle has written a guide to the founding document — and its susceptibility to interpretation.
It's not just "Medicare-for-all" or the Green New Deal that will spark differences among candidates. Trade marks a big divide wedged by the Trump agenda. And what would each tackle first as president?
Our reporter spent ten months following the story of a young woman living with a severe mental illness.
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The Forces Pulling At Both Sides As Democrats Debate How To Address Worsening Conditions For Migrant Children Held At Southern Border| June 25 2019, 9:46 AM
With a vote planned for today on a funding bill that would send $4.5 billion in humanitarian aid to the southwestern U.S. border with Mexico, and some within their ranks dissenting over how the funding might be used
Is your dream school out of your price range? Do you need to expand or improve your home? Are you struggling to afford the perfect wedding? Don’t worry – there’s a loan for that.
On Monday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a plan to cancel all $1.6 trillion of student loan debt, paid for by a tax on Wall Street speculation.
PTSD, Harassment And Health Hazards: Inside The Working Conditions of Facebook’s Content Moderation Centers| June 25 2019, 9:17 AM
In 2017, Facebook began opening content moderation sites in cities across America including Phoenix, Austin, and Tampa, with the ambitious objective of improving their moderation accuracy by delegating moderation duties to people familiar with American culture and slang.
With Supreme Court Ruling On Census Question Coming Soon, A Look At Its Potential Effects On California| June 25 2019, 9:12 AM
It’s impossible to predict exactly when, but Supreme Court watchers and Americans across the country are anxiously awaiting a ruling in Department of Commerce v. New York