Karen Kaplan

Technology reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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Technology reporter for the Los Angeles Times

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The Obama White House says today that even George W. Bush’s limited guidelines for stem cell research might be overturned by  yesterday’s judicial ruling  in Washington.

Scientists Decry Ruling Halting Embryonic Stem Cell Research

The Obama White House says today that even George W. Bush’s limited guidelines for stem cell research might be overturned by yesterday’s judicial ruling in Washington.

from To the Point

One survey shows 64% of Americans are uncomfortable about
eating the meat of cloned animals, but the  FDA  says it's as safe as the
original.    Though diners may never find
cloned…

LA Diners Chew on Cloned Beef

One survey shows 64% of Americans are uncomfortable about eating the meat of cloned animals, but the FDA says it's as safe as the original.   Though diners may never find cloned…

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Karen Bass was sworn in as LA’s first female mayor on Sunday. Today, she kept her campaign promise of declaring a state of emergency on homelessness.

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Protestors interrupted the first meeting of the new LA City Council today, continuing a chaotic string of days for the city’s government.

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Two refugees who escaped Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport meet for the first time since 1939, recounting stories of how they left Europe as children.

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Writer and author of The Great Revolution: Turmoil and Transformation in Iran, Robin Wright says that after weeks of protest on the streets of Iran, “for the first time in human…

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Panelists discuss Representative George Santos stepping down from his committee assignments, GOP presidential candidates, and going back to the office as the pandemic wanes.

from Left, Right & Center

Panelists discuss their political lessons from 2022, the biggest moments, and what they’re tracking as we head into 2023.

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Larry Gross, author of the LGBTQ civil rights treatise, “Up From Invisibility,” honors the achievement of the new same-sex marriage law with only feint appreciation for the president…

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The California Botanic Garden in Claremont has a Noah’s Ark of native plants. That’s where freezers preserve seeds from plants that might go extinct.

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