During tonight's State of the Union address, President Barack Obama will announce an executive order to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for federally contracted workers, according to a White House statement.
Income inequality is expected to be a major theme of President Obama's State of the Union address tonight. There are signs that the gap between the rich and poor in America has been widening for decades and there is no consensus in Washington over what, if anything, to do about it.
The City of West Hollywood is reconsidering whether City Hall should fly the rainbow flag. The flag was first raised in June, after a WeHo resident and business owner proposed it at a City Council meeting.
Scientists working with the Department of Defense say they are closer to DNA analysis that takes just 90 minutes instead of two to three weeks, as first reported by USA Today. The science of DNA analysis revolutionized criminal investigations - small and large.
Larry Mantle and the KPCC film critics are ready for their close-ups. The 11th annual “FilmWeek on AirTalk” Academy Awards preview is coming to the historic Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard at 1:00pm on Sunday, February 23rd.
Studies suggest that Asian-American students at highly selective universities have mean SAT scores considerably higher than their classmates yet are rejected at a disproportionate rate. Enrollment at the Ivies remains stagnant as the number of Asian students in the US has more than doubled in that period.