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California Judge Cuts Award To $78.5 Million In Monsanto Weedkiller Case
The jury had awarded $250 million in punitive damages and $39.25 million in compensatory damages to a groundskeeper who contracted cancer after spraying a powerful version of the weedkiller Roundup.
Environment & Science
Tree death from drought moves from pines to firs
A new US Forest aerial detection survey says even though the drought is over, trees are still dying at high rates because bark beetles thrive in arid conditions.
US & World
Man Sentenced In Germany For Poisoned Baby Food Scheme
The 54-year-old got more than a dozen years after confessing to poisoning baby food with an antifreeze ingredient, putting the jars on store shelves and then trying to extort money from supermarkets.
Arts & Entertainment
The Frame: Words and music from I'm With Her
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The block that Prop. 13 built: Similar homes, different taxes
As California home prices reach staggering new highs, the growing disparity between what newer and older homeowners pay on similarly valued property has renewed a problematic question: Is Prop. 13 fair?
Report shows black LAUSD students disproportionately arrested, cited, and diverted by school police
One-quarter of L.A. School Police arrests, citations, and diversions involved black students, even though African-Americans make up less than 10 percent of all LAUSD students, according to a new report out of UCLA's Bunche Center for African American Studies' Million Dollar Hoods project.
Antipsychotic Drugs Don't Ease ICU Delirium Or Dementia
Though widely prescribed in hospital intensive care units to treat hallucinations and other signs of delirium, Haldol and similar drugs are no better than a placebo for such patients, a study finds.
Business & Economy
The block that Prop 13 built
In most states, the property tax you pay depends on how much your house is worth. Not in California. Forty years after its passage, Prop. 13 continues to shape the California dream.
Poll Finds Wide Partisan Gaps On America's Biggest Problems
A new Pew poll shows that there are few issues that Democrats and Republicans agree need to be fixed — and even then, they often don't agree on how to fix them.
Crime & Justice
Suspect in custody for Malibu Canyon thefts and shootings
Deputies found Anthony Rauda, 42, after weeks of searching. They're investigating whether he's tied to recent thefts, shootings, and the June campground killing.