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Griffith Observatory Hosts Telescope Viewings of Solar Eclipse

Rebecca Gibian
Senior News Editor

Griffith Observatory hosted school groups and others today to view the partial solar eclipse. Lasting for only a few hours, a solar eclipse is when the moon passes between the sun and Earth. Astonomers and sky enthusiasts brought their telescopes to the observatory's lawn to view the eclipse. 

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UPDATE: Canadian Gunman Identified

Parts of Ottowa were on lockdown after a gunman fired shots in Canada's Parliament halls (@shugg1elee/Twitter)

Heidi Careon
Web Producer

Canadian officials identified the gunman who launched two rounds of attacks in Ottowa. 

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Government Has Until Dec. To Explain Withholding Of Torture Photos

An Iraqi detainee being searched. (The U.S. Army/Flickr)

Belinda Cai
Web Producer

The Obama administration must explain never-before-seen photos of U.S. military torture of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Toyota Recalls 247,000 Vehicles In U.S.

(Fotosleuth/Creative Commons)

Ashley Yang
Web Producer

The cars' exploding airbags were a major cause for concern.

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Obama Asks Americans Not To Contribute To Ebola "Hysteria"

Kailtyn Mullin
Web Producer

In his weekly address, Obama asked American's not to give in to Ebola "hysteria." 

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To Advocate Or Not: The Answer Is Unclear For LGBT Journalists

Gay rights activists protest in Fort Worth, Texas over marriage equality. (Stephen Masker/Creative Commons)

Christian Brown
Contributor

As marriage equality gradually becomes the law of the land, LGBT journalists disagree over their role as advocates for gay rights. 

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UN Visit For Detroit Water Conflict: Is Water A Basic Human Right?

Detroit riverfront. (HarshLight/Flickr)

Belinda Cai
Web Producer

Protests involving limited access to water have been occurring around the world.

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President Obama Appoints Ebola Czar

President Obama has appointed Ron Klain as the head of the U.S. Ebola response (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Arielle Samuelson
Web Producer

Ron Klain's going to have a pretty tough putting that title on a door plaque.

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