Alan Levin

Bloomberg News

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Reporter for Bloomberg News, covering aviation safety; former reporter for USA Today

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Tuesday's  Germanwings airline crash  that killed 150 people is now being investigated as a criminal case.

Pilot 'Deliberately' Downed the Germanwings Plane

Tuesday's Germanwings airline crash that killed 150 people is now being investigated as a criminal case.

from To the Point

Unmanned drones mounted with cameras are just what a movie director asked for.

Hollywood's Got Drones

Unmanned drones mounted with cameras are just what a movie director asked for.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Saturday night -- for the sixth time this year -- an air traffic controller fell asleep on the job, this time at a regional control center near Miami.

Air-Traffic Controllers Get New Anti-Fatigue Rules

Saturday night -- for the sixth time this year -- an air traffic controller fell asleep on the job, this time at a regional control center near Miami.

from To the Point

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Measure J would set aside 10% of locally-generated unrestricted money in LA County's budget — to be spent on alternatives to incarceration.

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This week, Kevin de León will be sworn in as a new member of the LA City Council. He’ll represent downtown, Boyle Heights, and parts of northeast Los Angeles.

from Greater LA

The first day of hearings on the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett kicked off today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Many Californians are nervous about mail-in voting. How do they know if they signed in the right place, and will their signatures be recognized?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

James Steyer is taking on Mark Zuckerberg and other tech barons and he wants to empower the rest of us to do the same.

from Scheer Intelligence

Followers of the QAnon conspiracy theory are targeting incumbent lawmakers with vicious online attacks and death threats.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about legal issues related to President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis, and more.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

The epic battle by Steve Donziger to get Chevron to pay a $9.5 billion judgment he won in 2011 for its “mass industrial poisoning” of Indigenous Amazonian tribes in Ecuador has left…

from Scheer Intelligence

President Trump denies climate change . But Joe Biden has laid out “the boldest plan of any candidate in history,” says UC Santa Barbara environmental scientist Leah Stokes.

from To the Point