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Orlando shooting: LA's LGBT, Muslim communities speak out

L.A. LGBT Center CEO Lorri Jean, and Ramy El Etreby, who identifies as a gay Muslim, discuss the roles of safety and faith following the Orlando shooting.
At Least 20 Dead In Mass Shooting At Orlando Gay Nightclub

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How the Orlando shooting will alter the conversation around gun control in the 2016 election

A closer look at the impact of the Orlando shooting and how it could alter the conversation around gun control in the 2016 election,

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On the Lot: a sequel wins the box office, a visit to Skywalker Ranch and celebrating composer John Williams

Every week we talk about the business of Hollywood with Rebecca Keegan, entertainment reporter for the LA Times. 
At Least 20 Dead In Mass Shooting At Orlando Gay Nightclub

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Clinton, Trump share plans for combatting homegrown extremism

President Obama has just seven months left in office. Changes to gun laws and a long-term plan for combatting homegrown extremism will likely fall on the lap of his successor.
President Obama Makes Statement On Mass Shooting In Orlando At White House

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What can the US do to prevent homegrown terror?

President Obama said today it appears that the Orlando shooting rampage was a case of "homegrown extremism."
Fiji v Samoa

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Seeking birthright citizenship for American Samoans

A group in Carson has been pushing to correct what they see as a historic wrong: a law from the early 1900s that denies American Samoans birthright citizenship.

School for hard knocks: learning the basics of stunt driving

A California school teaches things like how to lock your back wheels to do a wild slide, and something called a 'juicy lift." Its curriculum is stunt driving

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LA developing national model to help LGBT foster kids

Some parents are afraid to foster or adopt an LGBT kid because they think they're different. Experts are trying to teach people that they aren't.
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Does a photo database of inmates' tattoos violate privacy and First Amendment rights?

A government-funded program is testing out algorithms to understand and link up tattoos of inmates and others stopped by law enforcement agencies.
Grand Cayman

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'Twilight Zone' aquarium exhibit brings deepest parts of the ocean to the surface

"Twilight Zone: Deep Reefs Revealed" features creatures from a place in the ocean where "sunlight is scarce and divers with traditional scuba gear cannot go."