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Ex-Google recruiter sues, says company discriminates against white and Asian men

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| Arne Wilberg's lawsuit alleges the tech giant pressured employees to "purge" eligible candidates in favor of Hispanic, African-American and female job seekers.

Feds say Pasadena police spokesman illegally sold dozens of guns

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A police lieutenant and department spokesman used his job to get around California's strict gun laws in order to resell dozens of guns without a license, federal prosecutors said Friday.

Mentally ill LA jail inmates need more ‘out-of-cell’ time, federal government says

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A federal monitor says the L.A. Sheriff's Department is not giving all inmates with serious mental health problems enough time out of their cells.

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A California gun seizure law could be a model for national legislation

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A state law lets police or family members to seek a court order to temporarily seize weapons from people deemed a threat to themselves or others. How often — and how effectively — has it been used?

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Joshua Tree family lived in filthy desert hovel, authorities say

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Investigators do not believe the children were being held captive, like another family in Riverside County that made headlines when officials said they had rescued their 13 children.

3 Joshua Tree children found living in large box for 4 years; parents arrested

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The children were 11, 13 and 14. There were mounds of trash and human feces discovered on the property, as well as approximately 30-40 cats roaming freely inside a trailer.

A clearer picture of Parkland shooting suspect comes into focus

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Friends, family and neighbors were aware of the man now accused of killing 17 people. So were two sheriff's departments and the FBI. Despite all the red flags, nothing was done to intervene.

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A brief history of the AR-15

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The semi-automatic rifle has been in wide circulation for more than a half-century. In recent years, gunmen have used AR-15-style weapons to carry out many of the country's worst mass shootings.

Episode 5: "Shit Magnets"

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Why do some officers shoot more often than others? Retired Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Anthony Forlano fired his gun in seven incidents, grisly experiences he says stems from working busy patrol areas and regularly encountering armed suspects.