Aaron Mehta

Pentagon correspondent for Defense News

Pentagon correspondent for Defense News

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Republican U.S. Senator Mitt Romney says President Trump’s withdrawal of soldiers protecting the Kurds violated “American honor.”

Trump’s Turkey debacle

Republican U.S. Senator Mitt Romney says President Trump’s withdrawal of soldiers protecting the Kurds violated “American honor.”

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In his inaugural address today, President Joe Biden emphasized unifying this country and ending what he called an uncivil war: “We must end this uncivil war that pits red against blue,…

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Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dodger Stadium went from the world’s largest COVID-19 testing site to the country’s largest vaccination site. It has the capacity to give shots to 12,000 patients per day.

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These images show LA’s struggles and victories during the Trump years, and how activists and new leaders emerged.

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“My hospital already feels like a war zone. COVID is already ravaging our country. I did not think we could sink any lower," LA physician Anna Granata told KCRW.

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The peaceful transition of power for the first time in US history appeared to hang in the balance this week.

from Life Examined

Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews has come with a word that describes what he calls the state’s obsessive and unhealthy aversion to red ink: budgetism.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

With calls to stay home during the pandemic and threats of more violence in Washington, D.C., most Joe Biden supporters from Southern California will watch the inauguration virtually.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the recording of President Trump’s phone call to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.

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