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Rents in the Bay Area are among the highest in the country, pushing many artists into illegal work/live spaces like the Ghost Ship, where a fire left 36 dead. Now, officials vow to step up regulation.
Dec. 7, 2016
Years after Pearl Harbor and decades before a proposed "Muslim Registry," Sammy Lee tried to "prove that in America, I could do anything." America hasn't always been convinced.
Dec. 7, 2016
President-elect Donald J. Trump said on the campaign trail that school choice is "the new civil rights issue of our time." But talk of school choice is, at best, confusing.
Dec. 7, 2016
A new report from the Overseas Development Institute finds that impoverished children are working long hours in violation of the country's labor laws.
Dec. 7, 2016
A Pew Research Center study finds that people do not feel as overloaded by information as they did a decade ago. In fact, people with more access to information find it helps them simplify their life.
Dec. 7, 2016
Former GOP senator and presidential candidate Robert Dole helped Taiwan connect with the Trump transition team. Federal disclosure reports show Dole has lobbied for Taiwan for nearly two decades.
Dec. 7, 2016
Betsy DeVos is the president-elect's candidate for Secretary of Education. The Michigan philanthropist favors a free-market competition and choice approach to school reform.
Dec. 7, 2016
This study doesn't prove that optimism actually causes better health or postpones death. But it joins a growing body of evidence suggesting that they're fellow travelers.
Dec. 7, 2016
Linda McMahon, the co-founder of the pro-wrestling enterprise World Wrestling Entertainment. She ran to become the first female Senator of Connecticut, but lost both bids.
Dec. 7, 2016
Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to develop oil and gas fields in Iran, despite the nuclear deal's uncertain future under Trump.
Dec. 7, 2016
America remembers the fallen — and how the nation responded to what President Franklin Roosevelt called a "date which will live in infamy."
Dec. 7, 2016
Early intervention for treat psychosis and grants to train more psychologists and psychiatrists are just a few of the ways the 21st Century Cares Act would change mental health care.
Dec. 7, 2016
Authorities say it's still too soon to tell what caused the fire, but that there is no evidence it was intentional.
Dec. 7, 2016
With tantalizing twists like liqueur, coffee and spices, kids may turn up their little red noses at these decadent delights — but that just leaves more for you and your adult friends.
Dec. 7, 2016
Pruitt has made no secret of his disdain for the Environmental Protection Agency — his official biography calls him "a leading advocate against the EPA's activist agenda."
Dec. 7, 2016
Pope Francis calls on the media to avoid disinformation and "the sickness of coprophilia," comparing a love of scandal to becoming sexually aroused by feces.
Dec. 7, 2016
The Weather Channel published an article telling Breitbart.com, "The next time you write a climate change article and need fact checking help, please call."
Dec. 7, 2016
A Congressional hearing on the proposed $85.4 billion merger focused heavily on questions about the impact on consumer prices and or how the companies might use their competitive advantage.
Dec. 7, 2016
Here are the accounts from several former employees and students about what happened behind closed doors at ITT Tech to lure students into expensive loans that rarely paid off.
Dec. 7, 2016
Gov. Terry Branstad, a Trump backer and the nation's longest-serving governor, has extensive ties to China and a friendship with Chinese President Xi Jinping that goes back decades.
Dec. 7, 2016

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