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Crime & Justice
Federal Commission Sues Walmart For Alleged Discrimination Against Pregnant Employees
The complaint, filed on behalf of Alyssa Gilliam, claims Walmart failed to assign pregnant employees to light duty to save them from heavy lifting, as it does for workers with other disabilities.
Environment & Science
This art shows how many drink containers you throw away every year
The average American uses 839 disposable bottles, cans and cartons every year. So the Container Recycling Institute turned those 839 containers into a work of art.
Soldier killed in 1950 identified and brought home
PFC Roger Gonzales's remains were unidentified for decades until now. His body came home last week. His family held a funeral on National POW/MIA Recognition Day.
US & World
China Fires Back Against U.S. Sanctions For Purchases Of Russian Weapons
The U.S. imposed sanctions after China's military bought new fighter jets and a surface-to-air missile system. Trade and military ties are increasing between Russia and China.
Why does LAUSD’s superintendent want to talk about teacher quality right now?
Los Angeles Unified schools Superintendent Austin Beutner wants to talk about more than the contract negotiations with the district’s teachers union, United Teachers Los Angeles.
Two LA businesses closed and fined for selling counterfeit drugs
The LA City Attorney's office closed the stores and fined the people who run them $20,000. An injunction stops the owners from selling drugs 10 more years.
Kavanaugh Denies Allegation Of Sexual Misconduct During High School
The Senate Judiciary committee is slated to vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court next week. He has denied an allegation of sexual misconduct from more than 30 years ago.
Business & Economy
California's gender wage gap is now the narrowest in the country
Gender pay equity advocates say California has strong policies in place, such as the state’s paid family leave law.
Arts & Entertainment
Oscars Drops 'Popular Film' Category
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has dropped the widely criticized new award it introduced less than a month ago, saying the idea needs "further study."