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New procedure may save babies with holes in their hearts08/01/14
Medicine and surgery have been used to treat newborns with a problem called PDA hole in the heart. But they don't always work. A new treatment may be the answer.
UCLA Flood: LA's DWP faces a deluge of liability claims
The DWP is encouraging anyone whose property was damaged in Tuesday's flood to file a claim. But getting reimbursed by the utility isn't always that easy.
LA water main breaks: Is drought a factor?
A study conducted in 2009 when drought conditions limited watering lawns to two days a week found water pressure would build and cause jolts to the system.
Votes disappear and recess is delayed: The drama continues on Capitol...
There was high drama with disappearing votes and missed airplanes in Washington, as the House failed to finish its business before the scheduled summer recess.
Amid smoking decline, look who's still lighting up
Analysts say the merger of Reynolds American and Lorillard is driven by the changing demographics of smoking. But the lower smoking rate masks a more complex and varied pattern of cigarette usage.
California 2015 health insurance rates climb an average of 4.2 percent
Covered California touts the average rate increase as evidence that the Affordable Care Act is helping keep costs under control.
New audit points out cracks in LA plan for street paving and pothole...
L.A.'s city controller issues an audit that concludes the agency responsible for filling potholes hasn't kept track of the work it does.
LA area clinics win federal grants to improve mental health services
The federal grants to 11 clinics in L.A. and San Bernardino will be used to integrate mental health service into primary care.
California's parks system in need of major revamp, commission finds
Years of struggling with budgets and poor administration has left the system in a crisis. That's according to the Parks Forward Commision, which just released its findings.
Half of the nation's children have suffered trauma, report says
The most common difficulty children faced was economic hardships. California kids fared a little better than the national average.
Paleo: Diet for an unhealthy planet?
Noshing on bread, pasta, potatoes and pancakes is so out of fashion that even having a slice of toast is thought of as "committing carbocide."
Bringing current events into the classroom in Middle Eastern studies
With classes set to resume in a few weeks at many colleges and universities, how will the current conflict in the Middle East affect how courses on the subject matter are taught?
Republican lawmakers vote to sue President Obama
The GOP majority in the House passed a measure to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of overstepping his constitutional authority.
Tink's House fuses art with food for an immersive dinner-party...
The not-quite-restaurant is situated in a nondescript apartment in downtown just west of the 110.
Israel Defense Forces and Hamas post GoPro-style POV videos of raids
The Israel Defense Forces and Hamas are using go-pro style cameras to post videos of military raids online.
State of Affairs: LAPD officers call for raises and 10,000 apply for...
Take Two's weekly look at California politics with Southern California Public Radio political reporters Frank Stoltze and Alice Walton.
How immigration courts are processing migrant children
Many of the recent migrant children from Central America are now in Southern California awaiting their fate in immigration court. To deal with this crisis, the Justice Department says it will now fast-track cases.
Aaron Freeman sheds his Gene Ween identity with his new LP "FREEMAN"
After breaking up his band Ween, a couple of years ago, Aaron Freeman set out to create a new piece of work that reflected his struggles with addiction and relationships.
Here's a pretty compelling reason to love yourself
LA County lifeguards to develop beach-clearing protocol for lightning...
Lifeguard officials say they plan to develop a lightning safety plan for when severe thunderstorms hit the beaches after a deadly lightning storm killed one swimmer.
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