KPCC Blogs


White House readies request for War powers from Congress

White House readies request for War powers from Congress

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast February 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama reportedly spoke about groups like ISIS distorting religion and calling the Islamic terror group a “death cult.” ; Credit: Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images Within 24 hours, President Barack Obama is expected to ask Congressional lawmakers for authorization of use […]

LA & California lawmakers struggle to address hit-and-run ‘epidemic’

LA & California lawmakers struggle to address hit-and-run ‘epidemic’

An ‘Amber Alert’ sign over I-85 North in metro-Atlanta alerts the public to keep an eye out for a 1994 blue Chevy pickup truck thought to have been stolen by murder suspect Brian Nichols. March 12, 2005 in Atlanta, Georgia.; Credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images Tomorrow, L.A. City Councillors will vote on expanding alerts for severe […]

LA & California lawmakers struggle to address hit-and-run ‘epidemic’

LA & California lawmakers struggle to address hit-and-run ‘epidemic’

An ‘Amber Alert’ sign over I-85 North in metro-Atlanta alerts the public to keep an eye out for a 1994 blue Chevy pickup truck thought to have been stolen by murder suspect Brian Nichols. March 12, 2005 in Atlanta, Georgia.; Credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images Tomorrow, L.A. City Councillors will vote on expanding alerts for severe […]

LA & California lawmakers struggle to address hit-and-run ‘epidemic’

LA & California lawmakers struggle to address hit-and-run ‘epidemic’

An ‘Amber Alert’ sign over I-85 North in metro-Atlanta alerts the public to keep an eye out for a 1994 blue Chevy pickup truck thought to have been stolen by murder suspect Brian Nichols. March 12, 2005 in Atlanta, Georgia.; Credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images Tomorrow, L.A. City Councillors will vote on expanding alerts for severe […]

LA & California lawmakers struggle to address hit-and-run ‘epidemic’

LA & California lawmakers struggle to address hit-and-run ‘epidemic’

An ‘Amber Alert’ sign over I-85 North in metro-Atlanta alerts the public to keep an eye out for a 1994 blue Chevy pickup truck thought to have been stolen by murder suspect Brian Nichols. March 12, 2005 in Atlanta, Georgia.; Credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images Tomorrow, L.A. City Councillors will vote on expanding alerts for severe […]

LA & California lawmakers struggle to address hit-and-run ‘epidemic’

LA & California lawmakers struggle to address hit-and-run ‘epidemic’

An ‘Amber Alert’ sign over I-85 North in metro-Atlanta alerts the public to keep an eye out for a 1994 blue Chevy pickup truck thought to have been stolen by murder suspect Brian Nichols. March 12, 2005 in Atlanta, Georgia.; Credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images Tomorrow, L.A. City Councillors will vote on expanding alerts for severe […]

Cyber security expert: Even encryption no cure-all for Anthem hack

Cyber security expert: Even encryption no cure-all for Anthem hack

An exterior view of the Anthem Health Insurance headquarters on February 5, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. About 80 million company records were accessed in what may be among the largest healthcare data breaches to date.; Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images CA’s largest for-profit health insurer suffered a massive hack announced yesterday.  Today the questions are […]

Cyber security expert: Even encryption no cure-all for Anthem hack

Cyber security expert: Even encryption no cure-all for Anthem hack

An exterior view of the Anthem Health Insurance headquarters on February 5, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. About 80 million company records were accessed in what may be among the largest healthcare data breaches to date.; Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images CA’s largest for-profit health insurer suffered a massive hack announced yesterday.  Today the questions are […]

Cyber security expert: Even encryption no cure-all for Anthem hack

Cyber security expert: Even encryption no cure-all for Anthem hack

An exterior view of the Anthem Health Insurance headquarters on February 5, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. About 80 million company records were accessed in what may be among the largest healthcare data breaches to date.; Credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images CA’s largest for-profit health insurer suffered a massive hack announced yesterday.  Today the questions are […]

Assessing political fallout from the FCC’s net neutrality proposal

Assessing political fallout from the FCC’s net neutrality proposal

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler listens during an open meeting to receive public comment on proposed open Internet notice of proposed rulemaking and spectrum auctions May 15, 2014 at the FCC headquarters in Washington, DC.; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images The news that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is advocating the reclassification of […]