Ian Lovett

New York Times

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Los Angeles-based reporter for the New York Times

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Developers are exploiting a loophole in California’s ballot initiative process to bypass environmental laws and speed developments.

Developers use a loophole to bypass Calfornia’s environmental rules

Developers are exploiting a loophole in California’s ballot initiative process to bypass environmental laws and speed developments.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Three million smartphones were stolen last year nationwide. In Los Angeles alone, 3000 were taken away.

Will the Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Get New Life in Sacramento?

Three million smartphones were stolen last year nationwide. In Los Angeles alone, 3000 were taken away.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Josh Barro speaks to new panelists Christine Emba and Tim Carney about the night of two town halls, Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing and an epidemiologist’s take on schools.

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In California, more than 4.5 million voters have already returned their mail-in ballots. Over a third of those ballots are from voters ages 65 and up. According to Dr.

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The Census count ends midnight Hawaii time. The Supreme Court earlier this week allowed the Trump administration to cut the Census count by about two weeks.

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President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are holding a final debate Thursday in Nashville, with Kristen Welker of NBC News moderating.

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.

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

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the 12 hours after President Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19, a surge of anti-Asian sentiment and conspiracy theories proliferated on Twitter.

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During the pandemic, the co-owners of downtown LA’s The Last Bookstore nearly ran out of money, laid off most of their staff, and closed their store.

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

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