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Combat helmets have always been made to protect against blunt objects, not blast waves. Despite improvements in helmet design, battlefield brain injuries continue.
The court said the party's leader violated election law because he gave the new party about $6 million – far more than Thai law allows for political donations. He insists the money was a loan.
Protesters have blocked key railways, shutting train traffic in much of the country. Demonstrators are trying to stop a pipeline project being built through the lands of the Wet'suwet'en people.
The announcement comes two days after Mike Bloomberg faced tough questions about the issue in a Democratic debate.
The bank agreed to settle charges brought by the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission over accounts, debit cards and other products that customers did not request.
His spending on television and radio ads alone surpasses the $338.3 million that President Barack Obama's campaign spent on those ads during his entire 2012 campaign.
Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's previous wife was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017. His current wife has already been charged in the murder.
The quasi cease-fire was hammered out during protracted negotiations in Qatar that began in 2018 and could ultimately lead to a significant reduction in U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
The notion of a shorter workweek might sound crazy to overworked Americans, but around the world, companies and even governments are starting to embrace it. The key is fewer meetings and distractions.
Encryption is going mainstream, and some tech companies "throw away the key" so they can't decrypt messages even when police get a warrant. The government says that's taking privacy too far.
On Friday's show: Gov. Newsom targets homelessness in State of the State, America Ferrera talks 'Gentefied' and big turnout expected for Latino voters in 2020.
In the settlement, state leaders, including Gov. Gavin Newsom, agreed to take steps to address the plaintiffs' concerns.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders has a current edge in the field of candidates hoping to be the face of the Democratic party come November. According to NPR News, he’s rising in the polls among Democrats. But other polls show most Americans aren’t that into the idea of socialism, which is something Sanders identifies with.
A state assemblywoman wants to collect new data on rental housing in California.
This February, Black History Month coincides with an milestone for the history of baseball: the centennial of the Negro National League.
It’s hard to imagine how the sprawling, ambitious IMAX documentaries of today could be descendants of films like the silent and largely staged documentary “Nanook of the North,” released nearly one hundred years ago.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Christy Lemire and Lael Loewenstein review this weekend’s new movie releases.