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The US and Russia both claim to be fighting ISIS militants in Syria,  but their ultimate goals are not the same.

The US and Russia: Frenemies in the Middle East

The US and Russia both claim to be fighting ISIS militants in Syria,  but their ultimate goals are not the same.

from To the Point

With the votes still coming in, we’ll look ahead at one of the major challenges facing the next President of the United States: the fight against ISIS. It’s a legacy of George W.

Defeating ISIS might be just the beginning

With the votes still coming in, we’ll look ahead at one of the major challenges facing the next President of the United States: the fight against ISIS. It’s a legacy of George W.

from To the Point

The campaign to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State is shaping up as the biggest battle in Iraq since the US invasion of 2003.

Iraqi Prime Minister says Mosul operation going faster than planned

The campaign to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State is shaping up as the biggest battle in Iraq since the US invasion of 2003.

from To the Point

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The series “ Decoding Covid-19 ” offers a hopeful account of the international cooperation that has stemmed from the unprecedented crisis.

from Scheer Intelligence

Dr. Margaret Flowers predicts how the coronavirus pandemic will impact the ongoing struggle for universal health care in the U.S.

from Scheer Intelligence

Twenty-seven massive tankers float off the Port of LA, loaded with oil that has no place to go.

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Sometimes a lawsuit is just about PR. Really, really expensive PR.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

It’s been a big week for Donald Trump legal news, starting with some major news with Michael Flynn.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Michaels Cohen and Flynn are in the news this week.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

On this episode of Greater LA: As we adjust to the new normal, some parents are concerned their young kids may be getting too much screen time as distance learning takes hold.

from Greater LA

As public health officials continue to encourage families to stay at home, some are weighing the risks and benefits of expanding their social circles.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Beaches in Los Angeles County reopened today.  But before you grab the towel and beach umbrella, LA is enacting several restrictions to maintain social distancing.

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