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Archive for January 23rd, 2020
James Mitchell testified at a trial at Guantanamo that a man accused of helping finance the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was subjected to "excessive" abuse.
She is the first of six women expected to testify at his trial that Weinstein raped or sexually assaulted them. "I said, 'No, no,' but there was not much I could do at that point," Sciorra said.
The two-minute warning that had held over the past two years has now shrunk to 100 seconds before midnight on the Doomsday Clock set by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.
U.S. cybersecurity firms are making headlines with reports of online attacks by Russia and other foreign actors. Why are tech companies taking the lead, rather than the U.S. government?
His sentencing is the culmination of a months-long criminal trial that resulted in the first successful prosecution of pharmaceutical executives tied to the opioid epidemic.
The world's richest man and high-tech mastermind, Jeff Bezos, allegedly was hacked by the crown prince of Saudi Arabia. What do you need to know to protect your phone from perhaps less royal attacks?
Saying "birth tourism poses risks to national security," the State Department tells consular officials to deny a visa if they believe a potential visitor has the "primary purpose" of giving birth.
A new illness is spreading throughout China and other parts of the world, including one confirmed case in the U.S. As airports ramp up screening efforts, public health experts question if they help.
On Thursday, House Democrats are expected to outline how the law applies to what they see as the president's "corrupt scheme" with Ukraine to tilt the 2020 election in his favor.
A new survey of 10,000 Americans finds 61% of us are lonely. Young people, men and those new at their jobs are some of the hardest hit.
One of the biggest changes is that the Department of Transportation would no longer require airlines to consider emotional support animals as service animals, as they have in the past.
At Wednesday's arguments, a majority of the justices suggested a major expansion of public funding for parochial schools.
The space-based observatory helped to identify the most distant galaxy observed to date.
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases.
KPCC FilmWeek Critic Peter Rainer Checks In From 35th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival| January 23 2020, 1:20 PM
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival kicked off last week and wraps up this Saturday in Santa Barbara.
15,100 films.That’s how many films were submitted to be in the annual Sundance Film Festival, which gets underway this weekend in the ski resort town of Park City, Utah.
The Senate impeachment trial goes into Day 3 as the House prosecution team continues to make their case for impeachment.
Do you think all emotional support animals should be allowed to fly? The Department of Transportation is considering changes to the rules that would allow airlines to ban emotional support animals and only allow service dogs trained to do specific tasks for those with disabilities on board.
Security deposits and background checks can be problemsome for renters. Large cash-only security deposits on top of first month’s rent can make it difficult for people to round up all the funds needed.