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National Labor Board denies college players right to unionize

National Labor Board denies college players right to unionize
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Citing what they deem as the NCAA’s abdication of responsibility to protect athletes from injury, the College Athletes Association (CAPA) announced the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players. This organization just lost a lawsuit, denying Northwestern football players the right to unionize; Credit: David Banks/Getty Images CHICAGO (AP) […]

Filmweek: ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E,’ ‘Straight Outta Compton,’ ‘ Mistress America’ and more

Filmweek: ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E,’ ‘Straight Outta Compton,’ ‘ Mistress America’ and more

Actor Armie Hammer, director Guy Ritchie, Entertainment Weekly senior writer Kyle Anderson and actor Henry Cavill pose for a photo during SiriusXM’s Entertainment Weekly Radio ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ Town Hall with Guy Ritchie, Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer on August 12, 2015 in New York City; Credit: Cindy Ord Larry Mantle and KPCC film […]

What fallout from the Gold King Mine spill means for future cleanups in the West

What fallout from the Gold King Mine spill means for future cleanups in the West

The town of Silverton is pictured on August 11, 2015 in Colorado. The Animas River (shown at bottom) was accidentally flooded with approximately three million gallons of wastewater from the Gold King mine last week; Credit: Theo Stroomer/Getty Images It’s been eight days since an Environmental Protection Agency-supervised crew accidentally burst a Gold King Mine […]

What fallout from the Gold King Mine spill means for future cleanups in the West

What fallout from the Gold King Mine spill means for future cleanups in the West

The town of Silverton is pictured on August 11, 2015 in Colorado. The Animas River (shown at bottom) was accidentally flooded with approximately three million gallons of wastewater from the Gold King mine last week; Credit: Theo Stroomer/Getty Images It’s been eight days since an Environmental Protection Agency-supervised crew accidentally burst a Gold King Mine […]

China’s ozone-forming pollutants drift over California, study shows

China’s ozone-forming pollutants drift over California, study shows

A view of the Los Angeles city skyline as heavy smog shrouds the city in California on May 31, 2015; Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images From 2005 to 2010, the western US made huge leaps in cutting ozone-forming pollutants at a 21 percent decrease, but the ozone in the atmosphere did not drop because of a […]

China’s ozone-forming pollutants drift over California, study shows

China’s ozone-forming pollutants drift over California, study shows

A view of the Los Angeles city skyline as heavy smog shrouds the city in California on May 31, 2015; Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images From 2005 to 2010, the western US made huge leaps in cutting ozone-forming pollutants at a 21 percent decrease, but the ozone in the atmosphere did not drop because of a […]

The Sanders Effect: Why more and more Democrats are feeling the ‘Bern’

The Sanders Effect: Why more and more Democrats are feeling the ‘Bern’

A photo of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT); Credit: via BernieSanders.com While the news media continues to play “Guess what Donald Trump said this time?” Bernie Sanders has quietly been climbing the Democratic polls in the background. Real Clear Politics’ average of all the polls still has him 25 percentage points behind Hillary Clinton, but the […]

The Sanders Effect: Why more and more Democrats are feeling the ‘Bern’

The Sanders Effect: Why more and more Democrats are feeling the ‘Bern’

A photo of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT); Credit: via BernieSanders.com While the news media continues to play “Guess what Donald Trump said this time?” Bernie Sanders has quietly been climbing the Democratic polls in the background. Real Clear Politics’ average of all the polls still has him 25 percentage points behind Hillary Clinton, but the […]

Stakeholders break down controversial proposed county health agency merger

Stakeholders break down controversial proposed county health agency merger

A meeting of the L.A. County Board of Supervisors; Credit: Karen Foshay/KPCC Los Angeles County’s Department of Health Services, Department of Mental Health, and Department of Public Health could all become a single entity if a proposal passes that would merge the three departments into one agency. The proposal was first discussed at an L.A. County […]

Stakeholders break down controversial proposed county health agency merger

Stakeholders break down controversial proposed county health agency merger

A meeting of the L.A. County Board of Supervisors; Credit: Karen Foshay/KPCC Los Angeles County’s Department of Health Services, Department of Mental Health, and Department of Public Health could all become a single entity if a proposal passes that would merge the three departments into one agency. The proposal was first discussed at an L.A. County […]