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Clinical trials show Wegovy triples the average weight loss seen with other drugs. Whether it will reach many patients largely depends on whether insurers decide to cover it.
They have to figure out how to distribute the vaccines — and keep their citizens interested in getting their jab — without knowing when supplies will arrive.
Teviston is home to some 700 people, mostly farmworkers. Since early June, residents have been forced to use stored and bottled water after the pump in the town's only functioning well broke down.
Whether you’re new to running or you’ve finished your tenth triathlon, we want to hear from you about what motivates you and how that translates into pushing yourself physically.
California on Thursday scheduled a Sept. 14 recall election that could drive Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, the result of a political uprising largely driven by angst over state coronavirus orders that shuttered schools and businesse
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Wade Major and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms.
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Annabelle De St. Maurice from University of California Los Angeles/Mattel Children’s hospital.
The iconic 1980 film “Airplane!” from the ZAZ directing team, Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker parodies the plot and characters from the 1957 disaster flick “Zero Hour!”
Small businesses are struggling to find enough workers to keep pace with booming demand.
The majority of unhoused women across the nation — 57% according to recent data — say domestic violence is the direct cause of losing their permanent home.
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with UCSF’s Dr. Peter Chin-Hong.
Earlier this month, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced an effort to search federal boarding schools for burial sites of Native American kids.
The U.S. Supreme Court ends its spring term today with two final decisions expected to come down, one involving a pivotal voting rights case out of Arizona and the other involving so-called “dark money” and campaign finance.
The Los Angeles City Council votes Thursday on a proposal to ban sleeping or camping in certain parts of the city, including near schools, parks, libraries, and other “sensitive” facilities like daycares.
The Portland Trailblazers and Dallas Mavericks have hired new coaches with stellar records as players — but questionable off-court problems. The moves have roiled the typically progressive NBA.
The city of Miami Beach is cancelling its fireworks and other July 4th festivities out of respect for the families and victims of the condominium collapse in neighboring Surfside, Fla.
It's been nearly a week since part of the building in Surfside, Fla., collapsed. "We still remain hopeful because that's who we are," says Leon Roy Hausmann, a representative of one rescue group.
Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned. Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction Wednesday after finding an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged in the case.
Tony Oppedisano was Frank Sinatra’s friend and manager, and now he’s also an author of “Sinatra and Me: In the Wee Small Hours,” which dives into Sinatra’s life. We sit down with Oppedisano to discuss the book.
President Joe Biden wants to boost firefighter pay to $15 an hour. It’s one of the things he and his administration are discussing with west coast state leaders, including California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
If you’ve been to an unmasked party after California’s reopening, you may have experienced a feeling of transgression and social anxiety.
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Kimberly Shriner of Huntington Hospital in Pasadena.
It’s safe to say LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner’s time in office was unlike any of his predecessors’.
They want President Biden to appoint a young liberal to replace the 82-year-old justice. But Breyer has publicly shown no indication of whether he will stay or go.
Authors are unearthing fresh details on the pandemic response and election fallout. The difficulty they face discerning the truth and meaning from all of that reflects the turmoil of the Trump years.
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