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Former cop arrested as Golden State Killer
Officials have arrested former police officer Joseph James DeAngelo who they believe to be the notorious rapist and murderer. He's been charged with eight counts fo murder so far. Audio
How LAUSD is pushing its students to English proficiency
Students still learning English in the L.A. Unified School District are becoming proficient in their new language at record levels. Statewide, the numbers are also up.
LA Metro to weigh expansion of homeless efforts
The county transit agency is considering further steps to address the growing presence of the homeless on its trains and at its stations.
Trump lawyer Michael Cohen says he'll plead the Fifth in porn actress case
President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he will exercise his constitutional right against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought by a porn actress who said she had an affair with Trump.
Arts & Entertainment
In the CalArts world of music, salsa is a popular draw for students
The school's expansive music program has a salsa band that reflects the institute's growing Latino student population.
Tiny lab-grown 'brains' raise big ethical questions
Scientists are growing increasingly large and sophisticated clusters of human brain cells. Ethicists are now wondering what to do if these minibrains start thinking.
Crime & Justice
Sides agree to drop rape lawsuit against Russell Simmons
A federal court filing says both sides will bear their own attorneys' fees, but gives no other details on whether a settlement was reached.
US & World
2 years after end of Ebola crisis, survivors are suing to receive promised aid
In Sierra Leone, there are about 4,000 Ebola survivors. They still face physical and mental issues, but as Ebola has faded from the news, government support has dwindled.
Environment & Science
Pruitt proposes new rule defining what science can be used by EPA
The EPA administrator wants to restrict the science used by the agency in its decision-making. Scientists are concerned it eliminates all good science in the process.
Business & Economy
Southwest has been faced with fines, union safety complaints
Southwest's CEO could face questions about whether the company's low-cost business model — which puts its planes through frequent takeoffs and landings — is putting passengers at risk.