Zach Helfand

LA Times

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Sports reporter for the LA Times.

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the Obama administration used Title IX -- the campus gender equality law -- to coerce and intimidate universities to overreach when handling sex…

Have campus sexual assault policies become too hard on the accused?

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said the Obama administration used Title IX -- the campus gender equality law -- to coerce and intimidate universities to overreach when handling sex…

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An influx of patients is straining already short-staffed hospitals, and some have canceled elective surgeries, including Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in the San Fernando…

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Amid the winter COVID surge, Long Beach, Alhambra, and Burbank districts resumed classes on Monday, and LA public schools will restart next Tuesday.

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LA City Council expanded restrictions on street camping this week, while advocates for the unhoused called for a pause on such bans during the Omicron surge.

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People should not deliberately try to catch Omicron and get it over with, as there’s no way to predict the severity of COVID infections, says Dr. Jose Mayorga of UC Irvine.

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A special LRC to mark the end of 2021 and Josh’s run as host.

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We may need additional booster shots down the line, but for now the fully vaccinated are well protected against Omicron, according to Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis.

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Joseph Carson has spent most of his career as a federal employee challenging everything from the country’s nuclear weapons program to its whistleblower adjudication infrastructure.

from Scheer Intelligence

We kick off a new year of Left Right & Center as the country reflects on the one-year anniversary of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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Disney CEO Bob Chapek recently sent his staff a memo outlining three “strategic pillars” that will “set the stage” for the company’s future. What do they really mean?

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