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By doing nothing on same-sex marriage challenges, Supreme Court makes waves across nation

By doing nothing on same-sex marriage challenges, Supreme Court makes waves across nation

Supporters hold a pro-gay marriage rally outside the Utah State Capitol on January 28, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Several weeks ago a federal judge ruled unconstitutional a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in the state of Utah. ; Credit: George Frey/Getty Images Supreme Court makes waves across nation: Today, the highest court in [...]

By doing nothing on same-sex marriage challenges, Supreme Court makes waves across nation

By doing nothing on same-sex marriage challenges, Supreme Court makes waves across nation

Supporters hold a pro-gay marriage rally outside the Utah State Capitol on January 28, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Several weeks ago a federal judge ruled unconstitutional a voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage in the state of Utah. ; Credit: George Frey/Getty Images Supreme Court makes waves across nation: Today, the highest court in [...]

How fair is the LA Fire Department’s current hiring practices?

How fair is the LA Fire Department’s current hiring practices?

Mayor Eric Garcetti says the Los Angeles Fire Department will not hire another firefighter until the RAND Corp. can look at reforming the recruitment process. ; Credit: Photo by ATOMIC Hot Links via Flickr Creative Commons The Los Angeles Fire Department’s hiring practices have been under scrutiny due to calls of mismanagement and possible nepotism. [...]

How fair is the LA Fire Department’s current hiring practices?

How fair is the LA Fire Department’s current hiring practices?

Mayor Eric Garcetti says the Los Angeles Fire Department will not hire another firefighter until the RAND Corp. can look at reforming the recruitment process. ; Credit: Photo by ATOMIC Hot Links via Flickr Creative Commons The Los Angeles Fire Department’s hiring practices have been under scrutiny due to calls of mismanagement and possible nepotism. [...]

Jose Huizar on the contested race for council seat, and future of Downtown revitalization

Jose Huizar on the contested race for council seat, and future of Downtown revitalization

Los Angeles City Council member Jose Huizar leads a press conference about the Operation Healthy Streets initiative at the Volunteers of America building near Skid Row.; Credit: Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC The race for the 14th District City Council seat got interesting last month, when outgoing LA County supervisor Gloria Molina decided to throw her hat in [...]

Jose Huizar on the contested race for council seat, and future of Downtown revitalization

Jose Huizar on the contested race for council seat, and future of Downtown revitalization

Los Angeles City Council member Jose Huizar leads a press conference about the Operation Healthy Streets initiative at the Volunteers of America building near Skid Row.; Credit: Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC The race for the 14th District City Council seat got interesting last month, when outgoing LA County supervisor Gloria Molina decided to throw her hat in [...]

Outrage grows over lapses in Secret Service security

Outrage grows over lapses in Secret Service security

The wrought iron fence that surrounds the White House is shown, September 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. The US Secret Service has launched an investigation to find out how man carrying a knife was able to get inside the front door of the White House on Friday night after jumping the fence on the north [...]

Outrage grows over lapses in Secret Service security

Outrage grows over lapses in Secret Service security

The wrought iron fence that surrounds the White House is shown, September 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. The US Secret Service has launched an investigation to find out how man carrying a knife was able to get inside the front door of the White House on Friday night after jumping the fence on the north [...]

Outrage grows over lapses in Secret Service security

Outrage grows over lapses in Secret Service security

The wrought iron fence that surrounds the White House is shown, September 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. The US Secret Service has launched an investigation to find out how man carrying a knife was able to get inside the front door of the White House on Friday night after jumping the fence on the north [...]

Outrage grows over lapses in Secret Service security

Outrage grows over lapses in Secret Service security

The wrought iron fence that surrounds the White House is shown, September 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. The US Secret Service has launched an investigation to find out how man carrying a knife was able to get inside the front door of the White House on Friday night after jumping the fence on the north [...]