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Event: Racism and reproduction — what black women need to know
Join KPCC’s Priska Neely and a panel of guests as they discuss the black infant mortality crisis and share information women can use to empower themselves.
Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl To Step Down, Leaving McCain's Seat Vacant Again
Kyl previously retired from the Senate in 2013 and indicated his return would be temporary after Sen. John McCain's death. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey will appoint a replacement to serve until 2020.
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'It's Preventable': Sandy Hook Parents Promote App For Reporting School Threats
"We just keep knocking head against wall, [saying] 'the warning signs are there,'" says Mark Barden, who lost his son in the Sandy Hook shooting six years ago.
Crime & Justice
Man Who Sexually Assaulted Woman On Plane Sentenced To 9 Years In Prison
Prabhu Ramamoorthy cried after the sentencing in Detroit on Thursday. His lawyers had called for leniency from the judge arguing, "He will suffer long after this sentence is done."
Kotex Recalls Some Tampons After Reports Of Unraveling Inside Body
Some boxes of U by Kotex Sleek Tampons, regular absorbency, have a "quality-related defect" that left pieces of the tampon inside the bodies of some consumers — in some cases causing infection.
Does More Federal Aid Raise Tuition Costs? Not For Most Students, Research Says
Experts say there isn't solid evidence that federal aid drives up college prices, except in one sector: for-profit colleges.
Cal State Northridge stays open after mass shooting threats
Campus officials say the threats might not be credible and they are working with the Los Angeles Police Department to investigate.
Environment & Science
Trump EPA Proposes Major Rollback Of Federal Water Protections
The Trump administration wants to substantially limit which waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act. Farmers and developers have long lobbied against the current rule as too expansive.
Business & Economy
SoCal shoppers turn out for Black Friday deals
Shoppers who hit the stores bright and early on Black Friday might have been smart to buy now rather than later — and not just because of door-busting deals.