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ISIS leak shines light on terrorist group’s recruitment tactics

ISIS leak shines light on terrorist group’s recruitment tactics
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Kurdish Peshmerga forces detain suspected members of ISIL, or Daesh in Arabic, who mixed with a group of villagers fleeing the frontline to a Kurdish-controled area on November 16, 2015 to Sinjar, Iraq.; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images British broadcaster Sky News has obtained over thousands of ISIS documents purportedly leaked by a disillusioned Free Syrian […]

ISIS leak shines light on terrorist group’s recruitment tactics

ISIS leak shines light on terrorist group’s recruitment tactics

Kurdish Peshmerga forces detain suspected members of ISIL, or Daesh in Arabic, who mixed with a group of villagers fleeing the frontline to a Kurdish-controled area on November 16, 2015 to Sinjar, Iraq.; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images British broadcaster Sky News has obtained over thousands of ISIS documents purportedly leaked by a disillusioned Free Syrian […]

ISIS leak shines light on terrorist group’s recruitment tactics

ISIS leak shines light on terrorist group’s recruitment tactics

Kurdish Peshmerga forces detain suspected members of ISIL, or Daesh in Arabic, who mixed with a group of villagers fleeing the frontline to a Kurdish-controled area on November 16, 2015 to Sinjar, Iraq.; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images British broadcaster Sky News has obtained over thousands of ISIS documents purportedly leaked by a disillusioned Free Syrian […]

ISIS leak shines light on terrorist group’s recruitment tactics

ISIS leak shines light on terrorist group’s recruitment tactics

Kurdish Peshmerga forces detain suspected members of ISIL, or Daesh in Arabic, who mixed with a group of villagers fleeing the frontline to a Kurdish-controled area on November 16, 2015 to Sinjar, Iraq.; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images British broadcaster Sky News has obtained over thousands of ISIS documents purportedly leaked by a disillusioned Free Syrian […]

Cities ask Sacramento: Where are the savings from Prop 47?

Cities ask Sacramento: Where are the savings from Prop 47?

File: A Los Angeles Police Department officer on a bicycle patrols the parking lot of Dodger Stadium prior to the home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images About a year-and-a-half ago, California voters passed Proposition 47. It reduced to misdemeanors most drug possessions and property crimes of $950 or less and allowed […]

Cities ask Sacramento: Where are the savings from Prop 47?

Cities ask Sacramento: Where are the savings from Prop 47?

File: A Los Angeles Police Department officer on a bicycle patrols the parking lot of Dodger Stadium prior to the home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images About a year-and-a-half ago, California voters passed Proposition 47. It reduced to misdemeanors most drug possessions and property crimes of $950 or less and allowed […]

Mapping Bernie Sanders’s path to the Democratic nomination after key win in Michigan, plus Tuesday primary results

Mapping Bernie Sanders’s path to the Democratic nomination after key win in Michigan, plus Tuesday primary results

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally in Dearborn, Michigan, March 7.; Credit: GEOFF ROBINS/AFP/Getty Images The industrial midwest often proves to be a major fall battleground in the race for the White House, and Senator Bernie Sanders scored himself a big victory in Michigan’s primary on Tuesday, securing 50% of the vote […]

LAUSD reexamines dress codes

LAUSD reexamines dress codes

A group of students congratulate each other after reading their ‘A’ Level grades.; Credit: Bruno Vincent/Getty Images The Los Angeles Unified School District recently asked 160 of its schools to review their dress code enforcement policies after a student who refused to cover up her spaghetti straps was removed from class. LAUSD dress code policy […]

Remembering Nancy Reagan

Remembering Nancy Reagan

Nancy Reagan looks during speeches at the christening ceremony of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan at Newport News Shipbuilding Yard in Newport News, Virginia, 04 March 2001.; Credit: MARIO TAMA/AFP/Getty Images Larry Mantle talks with Edmund Morris about the life of Nancy Reagan. Read the full story here. Guest: Edmund Morris, authorized biographer of […]

The reasons behind USC’s tuition hike, now over $50k per year

The reasons behind USC’s tuition hike, now over $50k per year

A statue of the school mascot, the Trojan, stands on the campus of the University of Southern California (USC) on March 6, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images For the first time ever, the University of Southern California’s tuition will exceed $50,000 a year in the 2016-17 academic year. The $1,978 […]