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There’s a century-old house hidden in the middle of an oil field in Baldwin Hills. Few people know it’s there, and even fewer know its history. Today, we unpack the mystery, courtesy of Press Play producer Anna Scott.
The country is in the midst of an epidemic. Not measles or the flu, but heroin addiction. The rate of heroin use among women doubled over a decade, according to a new study published this week. It has also more than doubled among whites, and it grew 60% among middle-class households. What’s next in the heroin epidemic?
Comic-Con starts tomorrow - thousands of fans will be flocking to San Diego, not to mention studios and TV networks. This year, Marvel Studios is skipping the massive entertainment convention. But with famous franchises like Star Wars and DC comics releasing their newest films and TV shows, Comic-Con remains an important destination for Hollywood.
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Trump signs order banning family separations, so what's next? Today President Trump signed an executive order banning family separations at the border. His “zero tolerance” immigration policy caused the separations in the first place. It’s been an explosive political issue, with even the first lady urging her husband to change course.
What happens to kids separated from their parents at the border? Some 2000 immigrant kids have been separated from their families at the border. Their parents could be deported while they remain here. It’s becoming more difficult to find relatives to take them in because they, too, are afraid of being deported.
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