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News of the Day: First openly gay man nominated for California Supreme Court

Yesterday California Gov. Gavin Newsom nominated Justice Martin Jenkins for the California Supreme Court. The nomination comes following the retirement of Associate Justice Ming W....

News of the Day: Confirmed, Kentucky AG did not recommend murder charges in Breonna Taylor case

Over the weekend, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron publicized the grand jury recordings of the Breonna Taylor investigation. The decision comes after an anonymous juror...

INTERVIEW: Treshelle Edmond on performing and deaf identity

You may have seen Treshelle Edmond perform at the Super Bowl in 2015 with John Legend and Idina Menzel. She was born in San...

News of the Day: The Trumps test positive for COVID-19

Just after midnight Friday, President Donald Trump tweeted that he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19.  https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1311892190680014849 The news comes the same week...

News of the Day: California is on path to pay slavery reparations

Among his final actions in the 2020 legislative session, California Gov. Gavin Newsom  signed Assembly Bill 3121, which will commission a task force to...

News of the Day: Debate Watch 2020

NBC anchor Lester Holt, who has nearly 40 years of reporting experience, described it as a “low point in American political discourse.” Last night began...

News of the Day: COVID-19 deaths reach 1 million

As September comes to a close, COVID-19 deaths surpass 1 million worldwide.  The United States has the highest number of cases and deaths, with now...

Setting boundaries: Parental tips for screen time 

One of Netflix’s buzziest releases as of late is “The Social Dilemma.” The documentary-drama paints a dark portrait of...

News of the Day: Fees to apply for U.S. citizenship set to rise Friday

On October 2, the fee to apply to become a  United States citizen will increase just over 80 percent.  The current fee for the N-400,...

News of the Day: House passes bill that would bar hair discrimination

On Monday, the House passed the CROWN Act, a bill that prohibits discrimination on the basis of a person’s hair texture or hairstyle if...

News of the Day: The Emmys go mostly virtual

On Sunday night, from a mostly empty Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 72nd Emmy Awards, a celebration marked by...

Remembering Chadwick Boseman, real-life superhero

The death of Chadwick Boseman on August 28 hit loud and hard. Though just one of many stops on the mile-long list of sick...
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Debate Watch 2020: A beginning to the end

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LAUSD educators attempt to better special education under COVID-19 circumstances

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