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This art installation shows how many drink containers you throw away every year

9/22/2018
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The average American uses 839 disposable bottles, cans and cartons every year. So the Container Recycling Institute turned those 839 containers into a work of art.

Duration:00:00:58

American soldier killed in 1950 identified and brought home for funeral

9/22/2018
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PFC Roger Gonzales's remains were unidentified for decades until now. His body came home last week. His family held a funeral on National POW/MIA Recognition Day.

Duration:00:00:55

Unsheltered People Made Up 9 Percent Of All Homicide Victims in LA County In 2016

9/22/2018
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Police are investigating whether a string of local attacks on sleeping homeless men are related. An assailant with a baseball bat beat three people downtown LA early Sunday -- killing two.

Duration:00:00:50

Political strategy, criminal trial and Title IX analogies: we analyze the terms Blasey Ford set for Senate testimony

9/21/2018
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Negotiations are ongoing between the Senate Judiciary Committee and attorneys for the Bay Area professor accusing judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Duration:00:30:29

As #MeToo turns 1, we look at its impact on the film industry and the survivors who spoke out

9/21/2018
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It’s been nearly a year since the #MeToo movement launched, and its impact can be seen throughout the entertainment industry.

Duration:00:18:35

FilmWeek: ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls,’ ‘Fahrenheit 11/9,’ ‘Life Itself’ and more

9/21/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Justin Chang review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Duration:00:28:54

Are educational apps actually helping children learn?

9/21/2018
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Do educational apps for preschoolers really help them learn? A new study from the University of California, Irvine has an answer.

Duration:00:17:17

How To Talk To Young People About The Kavanaugh Story

9/21/2018
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In the age of #MeToo, experts say parents are the primary educators about consent, and the current debate offers a teachable moment.

Duration:00:03:21

Parents Are Leery Of Schools Requiring 'Mental Health' Disclosures By Students

9/21/2018
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Florida school districts now have to ask if a new student has ever been referred for mental health services. It's a legislative attempt to help troubled kids. Will it work, or increase stigma instead?

Duration:00:03:36

Controversy follows ban on recording 25th Congressional District candidate debate

9/21/2018
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The race to represent the 25th Congressional District, which includes cities like Simi Valley and Palmdale, has taken an odd turn.

Duration:00:00:55

Audit finds problems with handling of LA County workplace complaints

9/21/2018
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A recently released audit found serious problems with the way that Los Angeles County handles sexual harassment and other workplace complaints.

Duration:00:00:48

Kavanaugh Accuser Open To Testifying About Sexual Assault Allegations

9/20/2018
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Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who alleges Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a high school party in the 1980s, is open to appearing before a Senate panel next week.

Duration:00:04:40

New law requires doctors to tell patients when put on probation

9/20/2018
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California doctors will have to tell patients if they are on probation for sexual misconduct or other wrongdoing under a new law.

Duration:00:14:57

Tikka masala chips, jalapeño M&Ms & wasabi-cream Oreos: how candy and snack food companies are targeting international audiences

9/20/2018
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M&M’s is rolling out three new offerings of its classic peanut candy in 2019 -- English Toffee Peanut, Mexican Jalapeno Peanut and Thai Coconut.

Duration:00:14:39

With public hearing set for Monday, we check in on the latest with Kavanaugh

9/20/2018
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President Donald Trump says "we'll have to make a decision" if Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's sexual-assault accuser "makes a credible showing" before the Senate Judiciary

Duration:00:07:26

As LA Metro considers renaming rail lines, AirTalk asks: What are your ideas?

9/20/2018
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Metro rail lines are quickly expanding across Los Angeles.

Duration:00:18:54

How will Trump administration’s new definition of anti-Semitism affect students’ rights on college campuses?

9/20/2018
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The federal government is reopening a probe into an alleged anti-Semitic incident at New Jersey’s Rutgers University.

Duration:00:21:23

Triple Play: The Dodgers, baby

9/20/2018
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It’s been a rollercoaster kind of year for the Boys in Blue.

Duration:00:18:02

LA considers shutting off water and power for unlicensed pot shops

9/20/2018
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Despite efforts to crack down on illegal pot businesses, many shops in LA remain open. Now, the city is considering turning off their water and power.

Duration:00:00:41

Long Beach Police admit to using text app that deletes messages

9/20/2018
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The department says it will stop using the app while it investigates whether it violates its record retention policies. State law says any relevant records must be kept at least two years.

Duration:00:00:56