FROM Rosanna Xia
Southern California Gripped By Measles Outbreak It's now safe to visit Disneyland. But, from December 17-20, that's were America's latest epidemic of measles got under way . There could be a connection between "the happiest place on Earth" and five people who closed down a clinic yesterday in San Diego yesterday.
Geologist Says Hollywood Project Sits on Quake Fault California’s state geologist has dealt another blow to the skyscraper that would be the biggest development in the history of Hollywood, and the tallest. He says part of Millennium Hollywood, as it’s called, is planned to sit on the course of an active earthquake fault just south of the Capitol Records tower. Rosanna Xia reports for the LA Times .
Xi Jinping's Visit to LA and China-Golden State Connections China's Vice President and next leader-apparent, Xi Jinping, visited the Port of Los Angeles today, including the expanding facility run by the China Shipping Group. Tonight at the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown LA, Vice President Xi is dining with Chinese Americans from the Los Angeles region. There are just 500 seats—and Xi's delegation fills 100.
Will the Senate write a healthcare bill in secret? While Democrats and Republicans argue White House relations with Russia, another question is being decided behind closed doors: who gets help buying health insurance and who doesn't? We hear how the pros and cons are being shrouded in secrecy.
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.
White House budget proposal slashes and burns President Trump's first budget request is considered dead on arrival in Congress — a familiar development in Capitol Hill. We hear what it reveals about the priorities of the new administration. What's likely to die… and what might survive?
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?