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Playing competitive youth soccer can cost families a small fortune, excluding kids who might excel at the sport. There are efforts around the country to get more kids in the game.

The Biden administration will use data from EMS first responders to track overdoses. The focus will be on improving response to a public health crisis that kills more than 100,000 Americans annually.

While Jonathan's exact birthday is unknown, it's estimated he was born in 1832 — before the first photograph of a person and the first postage stamp. He's getting lots of well-wishes on St. Helena.

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about growing up in a house filled with music, playing at Harry and Meghan's royal wedding and performing some of his favorite pieces.

Delegates from nearly 200 countries are gathering in Canada to try to fix humanity's relationship with nature. The convention comes during an emerging extinction crisis.

The "independent state legislature theory" could give state legislatures independent power to put in place all manner of election rules, without any available review by state courts.

The second gentlemen, Doug Emhoff, gathered a group of Jewish leaders at the White House to discuss the surge in anti-Jewish comments involving prominent people.

A panel sentenced Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to six years in prison and a lifetime ban from holding political office. She will not be jailed while appealing the verdict, which could take years.

Trump and his company have repeatedly faced criminal investigations but this case marks the first time his company has been charged, tried, and convicted on criminal charges.

Kelli O'Hara, Renée Fleming, and Joyce DiDonato star in a new opera based on Michael Cunningham's book.

USCP Chief Tom Manger says problems that led to the Capitol riot have been addressed, and he is focusing on expanding field offices to be better prepared for rising threats to congressional members.

Ukraine's electrical grid has been under assault from Russian airstrikes for two months. Repair workers are racing to fix damaged power stations, even as the country braces for more attacks.

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Dire staffing shortages have led to frequent lockdowns and violence inside LA’s juvenile halls. Officers, advocates, and inmates are desperate for relief.

from Greater LA

Students across the University of California system took final exams after weeks without instruction and feedback. How has the strike impacted them?

from Greater LA

Students across the University of California system took final exams after weeks without instruction and feedback. How has the strike impacted them?

from Greater LA

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Iran Expert Robin Wright says women are making history by leading weeks of protest against Iran’s Islamic Revolution.

A new generation of women is challenging Iran’s Islamic Revolution

Iran Expert Robin Wright says women are making history by leading weeks of protest against Iran’s Islamic Revolution.

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China has lifted several of its pandemic health restrictions. That includes allowing asymptomatic or mild COVID patients to quarantine at home.

End of China’s ‘zero-COVID’ policy could cause ‘unpredictable’ viral evolution, says Yale doctor

China has lifted several of its pandemic health restrictions. That includes allowing asymptomatic or mild COVID patients to quarantine at home.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

China has lifted several of its pandemic health restrictions.That includes allowing asymptomatic or mild COVID patients to quarantine at home.

China is lifting COVID restrictions. What happens next?

China has lifted several of its pandemic health restrictions.That includes allowing asymptomatic or mild COVID patients to quarantine at home.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California students are falling far behind after two years of pandemic-related learning losses. Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews says the solution is more tutors.

Op-ed: Academic tutoring might be best gift for your kids this year

California students are falling far behind after two years of pandemic-related learning losses. Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews says the solution is more tutors.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Coach Gabriel Giangualano and junior Max Abrahamson are leading the St. John Bosco High School esports team. Ralph Lawler was the LA Clippers’ announcer for 40 years.

Video games as a high school sport? It’s happening in LA

Coach Gabriel Giangualano and junior Max Abrahamson are leading the St. John Bosco High School esports team. Ralph Lawler was the LA Clippers’ announcer for 40 years.

from Greater LA

Raphael Warnock beat former football star Herschel Walker in the Georgia runoff election, giving Democrats a clear majority in the U.S. Senate.

Why was Warnock-Walker election so close? GOP dominance in GA, hyper-partisanship

Raphael Warnock beat former football star Herschel Walker in the Georgia runoff election, giving Democrats a clear majority in the U.S. Senate.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. Supreme Court heard hours of oral arguments in a case that will decide whether state courts can review legislative maps and overturn local election laws.

SCOTUS hears case that could ‘completely upend elections’ in US

The U.S. Supreme Court heard hours of oral arguments in a case that will decide whether state courts can review legislative maps and overturn local election laws.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand