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Why It's So Hard To Wipe Out Polio In Pakistan

5/26/2018
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A report from the front lines. Obstacles range from violence aimed at vaccinators to social media campaigns against vaccines. Not to mention classism.

Duration:00:06:07

The Duchess of Sussex has an official coat of arms that reflects her California roots

5/26/2018
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We asked the hosts of the Royally Obsessed podcast to explain what the different symbols represent from royal newlywed Meghan Markle's life.

Duration:00:00:50

After a flurry of court rulings, what's up with DACA now?

5/25/2018
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If DACA court rulings and changing rules have you scratching your head, you're not alone. Here's where the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program stands now.

Duration:00:04:23

LAUSD teachers union rallies in Grand Park as contract negotiations continue

5/25/2018
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If LAUSD and the union can't agree on the contract, union reps may call for a strike in the fall. Any walkout would follow teacher strikes in West Virginia and other states.

Duration:00:00:57

In Russia, France's Macron Tries His Next Charm Offensive On 'Cher Vladimir'

5/25/2018
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Will French President Emmanuel Macron turn out to be the West's Putin whisperer?

Duration:00:03:45

Amishi Jha: How Can We Pay Better Attention To Our Attention?

5/25/2018
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What exactly is attention, and how can we reclaim it? Neuroscientist Amishi Jha says there's a powerful link between mindfulness, meditation and attention.

Duration:00:09:45

Roman Catholics And Evangelicals Move Apart In Their Political Priorities

5/25/2018
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Having been adversaries and then allies, Catholics and evangelicals once again have differing political agendas.

Duration:00:04:32

Harvey Weinstein Will Turn Himself In To Police On Criminal Charges

5/25/2018
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The Hollywood mogul is expected to hand himself over to police at 8 a.m. Friday in Manhattan, a source tells NPR. He's expected pay a million-dollar bail and surrender his passport.

Duration:00:03:34

The future of embattled USC president Max Nikias now alies with the 83-member board of trustees

5/25/2018
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Faculty leaders at USC approved a vote of no confidence Wednesday against USC President Max Nikias. He’s been under fire for recent abuse scandals involving faculty. But final say over whether he stays or goes rests with the university’s 83 member board of trustees.

Duration:00:00:57

How the LA Zoo is trying to save an endangered Southern California frog

5/25/2018
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A frog that lives only in the San Gabriel Mountains is nearly extinct. A breeding program at the L.A. Zoo is trying to change that.

Duration:00:00:55

How A Cheap Magnet Might Help Detect Malaria

5/24/2018
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Engineers in California are working on a new test that could offer a fast, cheap way to see if people are infected with the parasite.

Duration:00:02:41

Women Accuse Morgan Freeman Of Harassment, Inappropriate Behavior, CNN Reports

5/24/2018
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Eight people told CNN that they were victims of harassment or inappropriate behavior by Freeman, and eight others said they had witnessed such conduct by the Oscar-winning actor.

Duration:00:03:29

Asteroid Impact That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Also Caused Abrupt Global Warming

5/24/2018
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The crash of the space rock that slammed into the Yucatan Peninsula also warmed up the Earth's atmosphere for 100,000 years. And scientists say it's a cautionary tale for people living today.

Duration:00:02:35

Blue ribbon commission won't get to see report on man charged with killing officer

5/24/2018
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The confidential report details the events that led to the Michael Mejia's release on probation. Critics have questioned why the gang member was back on the street.

Duration:00:00:56

3 Things You Should Know About Europe's Sweeping New Data Privacy Law

5/24/2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect Friday, but it also has implications in the U.S. Firms like Spotify and eBay now say you can ask them to delete data about you they've stored.

Duration:00:03:45

No shame. Keeping up with elections is tough. Share your #VotingConfession

5/24/2018
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Even Al Gordon, the intrepid first-time voter from our "Make Al Care" series, admits his commitment is waning. Why is voting hard for you?

Duration:00:04:24

North Korea demolishes its nuclear test site in a 'huge explosion'

5/24/2018
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Journalists witnessed as North Korea blew up tunnels it uses for nuclear testing. But experts say it was mostly for show, and closing the site will have little impact on the nation's capabilities.

Duration:00:03:52

Deadly Delivery: Opioids By Mail

5/24/2018
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Congressional investigators say hundreds of millions of dollars of fentanyl is coming into the U.S. by mail. But lawmakers are finding it hard to stop.

Duration:00:04:22

In Orange County, bumps along the road to housing Santa Ana river homeless

5/24/2018
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In February, officials dismantled a large homeless encampment along the Santa Ana River in Orange County. A legal settlement was supposed to set former residents there on a path toward permanent housing.

Duration:00:01:07

Feds bust dozens of Mexican Mafia members

5/24/2018
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The U.S. Attorney in L.A. charges 83 people with running a drug ring in county jails maintained by kidnappings, assaults and murders.

Duration:00:00:51

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