Matt Pearce

Los Angeles Times

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Matt Pearce is a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times.

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The LA Times newsroom overwhelmingly voted to unionize today. They are demanding that their publisher Ross Levinsohn resign after NPR reported incidents of sexual misconduct.

After voting to unionize, what's next for the LA Times and its publisher?

The LA Times newsroom overwhelmingly voted to unionize today. They are demanding that their publisher Ross Levinsohn resign after NPR reported incidents of sexual misconduct.

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Stephen Paddock was the man who killed at least 58 country-music concert-goers in Las Vegas on Sunday. What more do we know?

Who was Steve Paddock?

Stephen Paddock was the man who killed at least 58 country-music concert-goers in Las Vegas on Sunday. What more do we know?

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After Charlottesville, the ACLU takes another look at free speech and violence.

ACLU puts limits on defending extremists gathering with guns

After Charlottesville, the ACLU takes another look at free speech and violence.

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