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Babies Born Dependent On Opioids Need Touch, Not Tech

8/17/2018
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A pediatrician is working to make sure every hospital in Kansas can give babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome the soft start they need, ideally right next to their mothers.

Duration:00:03:55

Veterans offered new kind of student housing at USC

8/16/2018
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Wednesday was move-in day for USC students. This year, 10 students moved into housing that has never been offered before: housing specifically for veterans.

Duration:00:00:55

Horse sues former owner for neglect, but can courts recognize animals as plaintiffs?

8/16/2018
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Last summer, an Oregon man pleaded guilty to criminal neglect for leaving his horse underfed in the outdoors.

Duration:00:12:28

So, your kid wants to be a stand-up comic: What happens when parents think their kids are chasing an impractical career

8/16/2018
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Imagine you’re the parent (and maybe you are) of a college-bound teenager who comes to you one day and says “I’ve found my calling. I’m going to pursue a career in stand-up comedy.”

Duration:00:18:46

Press versus Trump: Newspapers across the country publish editorials denouncing the president’s media attacks

8/16/2018
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Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump's attacks on "fake news" Thursday with a coordinated series of editorials speaking up for a free and vigorous press.

Duration:00:16:23

The queen is dead: Remembering the great Aretha Franklin

8/16/2018
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Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.

Duration:00:47:42

Are Job Ads Targeting Young Workers Breaking The Law?

8/16/2018
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Many employers use online ads to attract younger workers. Several pending lawsuits are testing whether employers using highly targeted recruitment ads can be sued for age discrimination.

Duration:00:05:40

LA community colleges overhaul harassment, discrimination policies

8/15/2018
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The #MeToo movement is pushing organizations to overhaul harassment and discrimination polices. The LA Community College District is one of those organizations.

Duration:00:00:55

New rule would allow pot delivery anywhere in California, and some cities aren't happy

8/15/2018
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State cannabis regulators have proposed a new rule that would allow pot delivery anywhere in California — even in cities with local bans.

Duration:00:00:58

It's not just you. The mosquitoes really are bad this year.

8/15/2018
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Why? An invasive mosquito is spreading throughout Southern California that's far more aggressive than our native mosquito.

Duration:00:03:01

The ACLU says an Army vet who grew up in Koreatown is in danger of deportation

8/15/2018
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A U.S. Army veteran who grew up in Koreatown wants to become a U.S. citizen, but her application has been stalled for over two years.

Duration:00:00:58

US policies against Iran affect academic conference

8/15/2018
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Iranian studies scholars say tough policies against Iran are hurting intellectual discourse at a time when understanding between the two countries is needed.

Duration:00:03:43

State lawmakers introduced a series of bills in the wake of #MeToo. Where are they now?

8/15/2018
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California business groups are opposing a number of bills introduced in response to the #MeToo hashtag campaign.

Duration:00:18:29

It’s a moment. It’s a movement. How ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ has become more than a movie

8/15/2018
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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ directed by Jon M. Chu sparks an emotional movement for many Asian Americans.

Duration:00:22:13

New Weinstein lawsuit rides on the legal definition of Hollywood’s ‘casting couch’

8/15/2018
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A New York judge has ruled that an aspiring actress can sue Harvey Weinstein for violating sex trafficking laws because the proverbial casting couch, in which women are asked to trade sex for Hollywood opportunities, could be considered a "commercial sex act."

Duration:00:25:13

LAPD Chief Moore: hostages killed in crossfire, body camera videos, predictive policing and more

8/15/2018
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Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore joins Larry Mantle for first monthly check-in on AirTalk.

Duration:00:29:08

Overcoming A Shameful Past, VA Plans Haven For Homeless Vets In West Los Angeles

8/15/2018
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The West Los Angeles VA Medical Center was supposed to be a home for old and disabled soldiers. After decades, it's being transformed into a community for at least 1,200 chronically homeless veterans.

Duration:00:05:05

The last first day of school for LAUSD senior who's now 'ready for everything'

8/15/2018
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L.A. Unified School District students returned for another year of classes on Tuesday. It's the last "first day of school" in Carla Muñoz's K-12 career. Now, the high school senior at the Roybal Learning Complex, is "ready to work and pay my college tuition — I’m ready for everything.”

Duration:00:00:50

This doctor treats LAUSD’s new immigrant arrivals. She was once one of them

8/14/2018
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This summer's headlines were dominated by news of children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. The separation is likely to cause lasting trauma for these young immigrants.

Duration:00:04:27

India Aims For The World's Biggest Health Care Overhaul

8/14/2018
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Posh private hospitals give world-class care — and serve lattes. At government facilities, cancer patients sleep on the sidewalk. But the prime minister has a plan to help the poor.

Duration:00:04:22