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A town, and a nation, await grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri

A town, and a nation, await grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri

Demonstrators shout slogans during a march in St. Louis, Missouri, on November 23, 2014 to protest the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. More than 100 protesters marched peacefully through St Louis on November 23, stepping up pressure on a grand jury to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager. Police [...]

A town, and a nation, await grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri

A town, and a nation, await grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri

Demonstrators shout slogans during a march in St. Louis, Missouri, on November 23, 2014 to protest the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. More than 100 protesters marched peacefully through St Louis on November 23, stepping up pressure on a grand jury to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager. Police [...]

Filmweek: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1,’ ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ and more

Filmweek: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1,’ ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ and more

US director Ana Lily Amirpour poses with The Cartier Revelation Prize for ‘A girl walks home alone at night’ after the closing ceremony of the 40th Deauville American Film Festival on September 13, 2014 in the French northwestern sea resort of Deauville.; Credit: CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Henry Sheehan and [...]

Filmweek: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1,’ ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ and more

Filmweek: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1,’ ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ and more

US director Ana Lily Amirpour poses with The Cartier Revelation Prize for ‘A girl walks home alone at night’ after the closing ceremony of the 40th Deauville American Film Festival on September 13, 2014 in the French northwestern sea resort of Deauville.; Credit: CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Henry Sheehan and [...]

Gaming out ethical dilemmas of self-driving cars and car crashes

Gaming out ethical dilemmas of self-driving cars and car crashes

A Google self-driving car is displayed at the Google headquarters on September 25, 2012 in Mountain View, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown signed State Senate Bill 1298 that allows driverless cars to operate on public roads for testing purposes. The bill also calls for the Department of Motor Vehicles to adopt regulations that govern licensing, [...]

Gaming out ethical dilemmas of self-driving cars and car crashes

Gaming out ethical dilemmas of self-driving cars and car crashes

A Google self-driving car is displayed at the Google headquarters on September 25, 2012 in Mountain View, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown signed State Senate Bill 1298 that allows driverless cars to operate on public roads for testing purposes. The bill also calls for the Department of Motor Vehicles to adopt regulations that govern licensing, [...]

Gaming out ethical dilemmas of self-driving cars and car crashes

Gaming out ethical dilemmas of self-driving cars and car crashes

A Google self-driving car is displayed at the Google headquarters on September 25, 2012 in Mountain View, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown signed State Senate Bill 1298 that allows driverless cars to operate on public roads for testing purposes. The bill also calls for the Department of Motor Vehicles to adopt regulations that govern licensing, [...]

Gaming out ethical dilemmas of self-driving cars and car crashes

Gaming out ethical dilemmas of self-driving cars and car crashes

A Google self-driving car is displayed at the Google headquarters on September 25, 2012 in Mountain View, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown signed State Senate Bill 1298 that allows driverless cars to operate on public roads for testing purposes. The bill also calls for the Department of Motor Vehicles to adopt regulations that govern licensing, [...]

Online rights restored to sex offenders as Prop 35 is struck down

Online rights restored to sex offenders as Prop 35 is struck down

Wide angle view of Suicide Bridge and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena. ; Credit: Genji Arakaki/flickr via Creative Commons The United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down part of California’s Proposition 35, citing an infringement on free speech that is guaranteed by the First Amendment. Prop 35, a bill [...]

Online rights restored to sex offenders as Prop 35 is struck down

Online rights restored to sex offenders as Prop 35 is struck down

Wide angle view of Suicide Bridge and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena. ; Credit: Genji Arakaki/flickr via Creative Commons The United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down part of California’s Proposition 35, citing an infringement on free speech that is guaranteed by the First Amendment. Prop 35, a bill [...]