Brian Vastag

Washington Post

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This year's  Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine  is being shared by scientists for work done 40 years apart.

Nobel Prize for Stem Cell Discoveries

This year's Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine is being shared by scientists for work done 40 years apart.

from To the Point

Because of  Japan's nuclear crisis , China today suspended approval to build 28 nuclear power plants.

Japan Scrambles to Cool Overheating Reactors

Because of Japan's nuclear crisis , China today suspended approval to build 28 nuclear power plants.

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Facebook has banned President Trump, at least until his term is over. Twitter issued a 12-hour suspension of his account on Wednesday.

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Members of Congress are formally counting the Electoral College votes. A group of Republicans are planning to object to the results, citing false claims of widespread voter fraud.

On Wednesday, supporters of President Trump heeded his call to go to the U.S. Capitol, where Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November 2020 election.

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In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

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KCRW looks back at the year’s biggest events — from President Trump’s impeachment trial to the protests against racial injustice, and the celebrations around victories by the LA…

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Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

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

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President-elect Joe Biden will be inaugurated on January 20 in Washington, D.C.

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Warren Olney talks about the U.S.

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