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Synod could be defining moment of Francis' papacy10/05/15
Sunday is the first day of a three-week meeting of Catholic bishops to tackle questions of marriage, divorce and homosexuality — issues that go to the heart of what it means to be a Catholic.
Why it’s so hard to pass effective gun control laws
Lasting gun legislation will take an act of congress, says one expert, but mustering enough support is difficult.
On the brink of insanity and and foreclosure in '99 Homes'
Take Two's Alex Cohen talks to director and co-writer Ramin Bahrani and actor Michael Shannon about their new movie '99 Homes.'
Oregon killings beg question: Have we become numb to mass...
At least nine people are dead and seven others are in the hospital after a lone gunman opened fire on several classrooms at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.
Got 'kilture'? Go inside SoCal’s first retail kilt store
There may not be many of them yet, but thousands of miles from Scotland there’s a community of daily kilt wearers right here in California.
Remembering the OJ Simpson verdict 20 years later
We hear from one of OJ Simpson's defense attorney lawyers, Jerry Uelmen, and from civil rights attorney Connie Rice.
US immigration law at 50: past, present and future of a...
Immigration is a hot topic in today's national debate. Much of it has its roots in a landmark legislation that turns 50 this week.
Weekend on the cheap: The Last 'Spookstore,' Vegan...
KPCC's Kristen Lepore shares some of the scary (and not-so-scary) things to hit up this weekend.
Student loan repayment program can help reduce college...
College graduates with federal student loans can apply to a repayment program that can lead to debt forgiveness after 10 to 20 years of payments.
Does the new Clifton's Cafeteria have any of the old charm?
After being closed for five years and taken over by new management, how does the new Clifton's Cafeteria stack up agains the old one? Click through to see.
Twyla Tharp: the need to create dance and the will to...
Fifty years after its founding, the Twyla Tharp company is still thriving, despite dance being — according to the choreographer — at the bottom of the cultural heap.
Awesome Tapes from Africa brings obscure musicians to a...
Ethnomusicologist Brian Shimkovitz turned his African music blog into a record label, which distributes and promotes the work of artists from across the continent.
Do you remember where you were for the OJ Simpson verdict?
Has the nation ever watched any one trial more than OJ Simpson's? We here stories from Angelenos who recall one of the most talked about trials of the century.
Peeple, Yelp for humans: App for 'horrible people'
Maybe you've written a review for a restaurant or hotel you loved - or hated. Well, now you can do that for your friend - or enemy.
‘Road diet’ rage prompts petition for rollback
Residents of Silver Lake say the real-world experience of a 'road diet' shows the theoretical plan to reduce traffic collisions and increase bike and pedestrian access is not feasible.
Where were you when - remembering the OJ verdict as...
This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of a watershed moment in American history. We take your calls and memories about the day and its impact since.
After #shoutyourabortion founder goes into hiding, a look...
A Seattle woman who created a social media campaign around women sharing that they've had abortions says she had to go into hiding after receiving death threats.
Severe injury concerns may be causing sharp decline in...
In states like Texas where it’s religion and elsewhere around the country at schools that can afford and field a program, football is basically king when it comes to high school sports.
Daily fantasy sports: A fun new way to play or gambling...
Playing in a season-long fantasy football league with a bunch of your coworkers is so yesterday. Do you play in daily fantasy leagues? How have you fared?
State of Affairs: Kevin McCarthy, Nancy Pelosi, and the...
What the relationship (or lack therof) between Kevin McCarthy and minority leader Nancy Pelosi could mean for California, and the 'juiciest' job in Sacramento.
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