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Rodney King’s daughter will establish scholarship fund

‘I Am A King’

Lora King, the daughter of the late Rodney King, whose beating by LAPD...

Green Valley man sentenced in child pornography case

A plumber from Los Angeles County who collected thousands of images and online..

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McDonnell hints he may remain in law enforcement

Concedes after stunning defeat

One day after conceding defeat in his reelection bid, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell said this week he has no plans..

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Bill Cosby faces new allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior

Three more women came forward publicly Wednesday to accuse Bill Cosby of sexually inappropriate behavior, creating yet another wave of allegations that the comedian abused his power by drugging and assaulting women.

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Could a Facebook 'Dislike' button backfire among teens?

I admit, it is more than a little strange to "Like" a Facebook post where a friend shares tragic news such as the death of a loved one or the loss of a pet.

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Joyce Mitchell, who aided prison break, going to prison herself

Joyce Mitchell, who helped two convicted murderers escape an upstate New York prison in June, is headed to prison herself, as the judge said he didn't find her explanation credible.

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Bill Cosby: Universities rescind honorary degrees

Bill Cosby's stunning fall from grace appears far from over.

Banksy's Dismaland theme park to be turned into shelters for migrants in Calais

Banksy's Dismaland, the "most disappointing" theme park in Britain, will be broken down and turned into shelters for migrants in France. "Coming soon ... Dismaland Calais," a statement on the park's website announced Monday. "All the timber and fixtures from Dismaland are being sent to the 'Jungle' refugee camp near Calais to build shelters. No online tickets will be available."

Saving lives at 18 of the world's suicide 'hot spots'

Since the Golden Gate Bridge was built in San Francisco in 1937, more than 1,600 people have jumped off it and died. The bridge is one of many sites around the world that are considered suicide hot spots because people use them frequently to take their own lives. A new analysis suggests that several different types of interventions could help reduce the risk of suicide at these hot spots, typically bridges, cliffs or other high places.

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5-minute morning yoga to seize the day

Most of us don't have the luxury of starting our days with the easy-going, sunrise-watching, coffee-sipping routines depicted in commercials. It's usually more about hoping the caffeine kicks in quickly as you juggle getting yourself ready with responding to the demands of your household and buzzing phone. That said, like we're told during inflight safety demonstrations, it's important to put on your oxygen mask before helping others. That's why I recommend five minutes of yoga every morning to set your body and mind right -- before doing anything else.

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