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The Science Behind South Korea's Race-Based World Cup Strategy

6/19/2018
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South Korea's men's soccer team tried to confuse scouts from Sweden's team by swapping jerseys so their opponent couldn't tell the players apart. But could a strategy like that actually work?

Duration:00:02:44

Officials by Friday to count ballots of voters whose names went missing from LA County rolls

6/19/2018
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It’s been over a week since a printing error left about 118,000 names off voter rolls in Los Angeles County during the primary election on June 5. Here's an update.

Duration:00:05:06

Grants supporting arts for system-involved youth get big funding boost

6/18/2018
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The state budget allowed for a $750,000 increase in grants given to arts programs that work with youth in the justice system.

Duration:00:00:53

Is California’s expensive housing scaring away job seekers?

6/18/2018
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California employers and job recruiters find it tough to lure out-of-state workers at a time when unemployment rates are falling and housing prices are rising.

Duration:00:03:23

What EBT users need to know about this weekend's outage

6/18/2018
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This coming weekend people who rely on the state food and cash assistance program, known as EBT, will be out of luck, at least temporarily.

Duration:00:00:59

Domestic Violence Expert Resigns From NFL Players Association Commission

6/16/2018
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The Commission on Violence Prevention was created in response to several cases of alleged domestic violence by NFL players. Law professor Deborah Epstein says the effort was essentially a "fig leaf."

Duration:00:08:26

Votes of those left off rolls in LA County now counted

6/16/2018
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Late Friday, L.A. County finished tabulating the votes of all those whose names were missing from primary day rosters. About 118,000 people were affected. Even though those voters' ballots are now counted, there are still about 220,000 remaining ballots to go before the vote count can be certified.

Duration:00:00:44

Teaching L.A.'s kids to swim -- at little to no cost to families

6/16/2018
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New 2028 Olympics funding inspires the creation of SwimLA, a program designed to teach kids to swim for little to no cost.

Duration:00:00:53

FilmWeek: ‘Incredibles 2,’ ‘TAG,’ ‘Superfly’ and more

6/15/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Duration:00:28:46

Lawsuit against Harvard claims that Asian American applicants are consistently dinged on ‘personality’ scores

6/15/2018
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Information and document pertaining to Harvard admissions process were unsealed this morning as part of a lawsuit alleging the Ivy League school for discriminating against Asian American applicants.

Duration:00:13:06

DC Round Up: inspector general’s report, US-China tariffs and more

6/15/2018
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The Department of Justice Inspector General released a 500 pages long report on Thursday on the handling of the Clinton email investigation.

Duration:00:20:00

Apple to close security loophole that lets law enforcement crack into locked iPhones

6/15/2018
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Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations.

Duration:00:14:19

Keeping sequels suave: How Michael Giacchino makes superhero music cool in ‘Incredibles 2’

6/15/2018
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2004’s “Incredibles” was the catalyst for Michael Giacchino’s work with Pixar, and it’s clear that the composer slipped right back into the 1960’s-style groove while scoring “Incredibles 2.”

Duration:00:18:55

California evangelicals joining opposition to family separations at border

6/15/2018
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Evangelicals in California voice support for immigration reform that keeps families together at the border.

Duration:00:01:07

ICE Drops Deportation Threat Against Chinese Student Joining U.S. Army

6/15/2018
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The immigrants were brought into the military — which offers a track to citizenship — because they provide hard-to-find skills and languages. A slow-moving vetting program had put their visas at risk.

Duration:00:02:51

Looking Back: Reflecting On The Past To Understand The Present

6/15/2018
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So often we get stuck in the past, rehashing what we should have done, and what we no longer have. But researchers say our obsession with the past can tell us something important about our future.

Duration:00:50:23

Colleges react to drop in veteran enrollment

6/15/2018
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Pasadena City College is seeing a drop in veteran enrollment but is expanding services for veterans. Veteran enrollment is expected to rise when economy sags.

Duration:00:01:01

2018 fire season could be as bad as last year's, say California officials

6/15/2018
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California fire officials made their annual prediction for this year’s fire season on Thursday. Their forecast: it could be as bad as last year’s, which set historic records. This time, they want to be better prepared, and have asked for $100 million in this year's state budget for pay for more first responders, and equipment like helicopters and fire prediction mapping.

Duration:00:00:48

Military families get an upgrade as the USO center at LAX is revamped

6/15/2018
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The Bob Hope USO center at LAX is about to get an upgrade. The new facility is in the base of the iconic Theme Building, more commonly known as the spaceship hovering in the center of the airport’s terminals.

Duration:00:01:00

The latest on the inspector general report on Comey and Clinton email probe

6/15/2018
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The Justice Department's watchdog faults former FBI Director James Comey for breaking with protocol in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, but it says his decisions were not driven by political bias ahead of the 2016 election, according to two people familiar with the findings.

Duration:00:04:51