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"I did not want there to be a perception that I was riding with another female and that something promiscuous was going on or anything like that," Robert Foster told NPR.
That's the equivalent of about six standard Oreos. But this modest reduction in calories could have protective benefits for our hearts, a new study finds.
Human rights activists say as many as 27,000 people have died in the Philippine government's antidrug campaign.
This week, a scientific look at what makes us laugh. Here's a hint — a lot of it isn't funny. We talk to neuroscientist (and stand up comedian) Sophie Scott.
The deal to resolve all U.S. federal investigations and claims is the biggest drug industry settlement so far stemming from the nation's deadly opioid epidemic.
Dockworkers came out in force to tell port commissioners that automation will threaten thousands of solid blue-collar jobs.
A paste made from chickpeas, soy, peanuts and bananas is the result of years of work studying the bacteria that live in the human gut.
It was a tough week for the agency in charge of implementing Trump's ambitious plans to reduce drug costs. The administration rolled back one plan and had another shot down in court.
French officials have been frustrated that digital companies have been able to avoid taxes by establishing their European headquarters in countries that offer corporations low tax rates.
Six-player Texas Hold 'em has been too tough for a machine to master — until now. A bot named Pluribus crushed some of the world's best poker players using brash and unorthodox strategies.
Amazon plans to invest $700 million to train a third of its U.S. workforce for higher-skilled jobs. The company acknowledged that workers could use their new skills to seek jobs outside Amazon.
Three Iranian vessels tried to block a commercial oil tanker on Wednesday before a British warship forced them back, according to the U.K. Defense Ministry.
In January, California expects to enroll 138,000 undocumented, low-income residents under age 26 in the state's version of Medicaid. But young adults say their parents need health care coverage, too.
After the Supreme Court ruled to keep a citizenship question off forms for the upcoming national head count, the Trump administration is now trying to add the question by taking executive action.
A review of "mussel-inspired chemistry" points to promising ways we can learn from mussels to clean up water.
The Justice Department has mounted a legal challenge to block the effort, claiming such a site violates federal drug laws and would enable opioid users.
The FBI is asking about the Bandito hierarchy and recruitment practices, whether the clique encourages criminal conduct, and whether Banditos have planted drugs on suspects. They have also asked whether the sheriff himself is a member.
The Lotus Festival blooms in Echo Park, a Roadhouse parody opens in Long Beach, and the Lucas Museum holds its first public event in Leimert Park.
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A controversial charter school regulation has been moving through the California legislature and was heard yesterday at the Senate Education Committee’s public hearing yesterday.
Governor Newsom has been pushing Assembly Bill 1054 to create a $21 billion wildfire fund to help utilities cover fire-related liabilities.
By many measures, political polarization has reached new heights in the United States, and arguably, the world.
A Southern California couple is suing a fertility clinic, claiming their embryo was mistakenly implanted in a New York woman, who gave birth to their son as well as a second boy belonging to another couple.
President Donald Trump is expected to announce new executive action Thursday during a news conference on the 2020 census and his push to include a citizenship question