Rebecca Hersher

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Bounding Baby Bongo Born

Friday, February 24, 2017

An eastern bongo at the Los Angeles Zoo birthed the first bongo to be born at the zoo in more than 20 years. Bongos are native to Africa and have stripes, big ears and horns.

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Los Angeles Officials To ICE: Stop Identifying Yourselves As Police

Friday, February 24, 2017

The mayor of Los Angeles co-signed a letter to the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency requesting that its agents not identify themselves as "police" during operations in the city.

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WATCH: 2 Table Tennis Titleholders Have Epic, 766-Shot Rally

Friday, February 24, 2017

Li Jie and Hitomi Sato met at the Qatar Open on Thursday and wound up in a battle of wills that lasted more than 10 minutes and perhaps defied the average human ability to focus.

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Some Teachers, Principals And Students Condemn Trump Transgender Policy

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Supporters say it was wrong to force local schools to allow transgender students to choose which bathroom to use. Critics say rescinding that policy empowers those who harass transgender kids.

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Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Local Anti-Discrimination Law

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The court ruled that a Fayetteville, Ark., law protecting LGBT people violated a state law barring cities from protecting people from discrimination who are not already covered at the state level.

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Trump Administration Rescinds Obama Rule On Transgender Students' Bathroom Use

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The administration will not direct public schools to allow students to use facilities that match their gender identities. It notes the primary role of state and local districts in education policy.

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Protesters Leave Dakota Access Pipeline Area; Some Stay And Are Arrested

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The governor of North Dakota had set Wednesday as the evacuation deadline for the largest protest camp. The Trump administration is allowing the pipeline to be built, despite the protests.

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Key Moments In The Dakota Access Pipeline Fight

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

An overview of multiple legal challenges and protests since the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considered approving a section of the pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.

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Judge Rules Texas Can't Cut Off Medicaid Funds To Planned Parenthood — For Now

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

After Texas officials moved to block the health provider from receiving Medicaid dollars, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against the state, allowing the group to stay in the program.

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SpaceX Cargo Craft Fails To Dock With Space Station, Will Try Again

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The private spaceflight company launched its Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday, only to have the rocket's cargo capsule encounter an error in its navigation system on Wednesday during a docking attempt.

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After Comments On Pedophilia, Breitbart Editor Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

One day after he lost both a book deal and a prominent speaking gig, Yiannopoulos said he was stepping down as technology editor for the website formerly run by President Trump's chief strategist.

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In South Sudan, People Are Dying Of Hunger As Civil War Continues

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The U.N. says nearly 5 million people do not have enough food, and it issued a formal famine declaration for Unity State in the north-central part of the country.

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Norma McCorvey Of 'Roe V. Wade' Embodied The Complexity Of American Abortion Debate

Saturday, February 18, 2017

The woman known as Jane Roe in the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision establishing a Constitutional right to an abortion has died.

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Court Strikes Down Florida Law Barring Doctors From Discussing Guns With Patients

Friday, February 17, 2017

A federal appeals court ruled that part of the state's "Docs vs. Glocks" law limiting what doctors can ask patients about guns in the home violates the First Amendment right to free speech.

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A Daughter Of Coal Country Battles Climate Change — And Her Father's Doubt

Thursday, February 16, 2017

In southwestern Pennsylvania, collapsed mining and steel industries led to economic and environmental downturn. A divided father and daughter work to find common ground to save their hometown.

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Washington State Court Rules Florist Broke The Law By Refusing To Serve Gay Couple

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The state Supreme Court has ruled that a florist broke a state anti-discrimination law when she refused to provide flowers for a wedding between two men.

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Yahoo Warns More Users That Their Private Information May Have Been Stolen

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The company warned some users that their accounts may have been accessed using forged cookies in connection with a previously disclosed hack in 2014.

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DACA Recipient Sues U.S. Government After He Is Detained By Immigration Authorities

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Daniel Ramirez Medina was arrested despite registering under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. He has sued the U.S. government for violating his constitutional rights.

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Oroville Dam Evacuations Lifted As Officials Say Structure Can Withstand Next Storm

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

People who live downstream of the Northern California dam were allowed to return to their homes more than two days after the structure's concrete spillways suffered serious water damage.

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With More Rain Forecast, Crews Work To Reinforce Oroville Dam

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Water damage to an emergency spillway on the Oroville Dam in Northern California prompted the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people from the area. More rain is forecast for the region this week.

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