LA Moves Closer On Legalizing Street Vending

Vendors at the Los Angeles Street Vendors Campaign rally chant "Si se puede." (Emily Goldberg/Neon Tommy)

Your favorite hot dog vendor may just be legally recognized soon.



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Malaysia Airlines "Was Losing Money" Years Before MH370 And MH17, Analyst Says

Malaysia Airlines has continued to promote price reductions in the wake of the tragedies. (Flickr/Creative Commons)

The company has continued slashing prices to stay afloat.



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Should We Criminalize Catcalling?

Many women deal with street harassment on a daily basis. (Flickr/Creative Commons)

Should calling out "Hey, sexy!" on the street be criminalized?



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Ten Senate Races To Watch Today

Americans casting their ballots on election day. (WyoFile WyoFile/Creative Commons)

Senate races you should tune into today.



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11 Politically Incorrect Halloween Costumes

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The only thing scary about these costumes is how offensive they are.



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Friends Of Paralyzed USC Alum Brainstorm New Fundraising Tactics

Dillon Connolly, a former USC swimmer was paralyzed in a swimming accident last month. (Photo Contributed by James Kashyap)

USC alums rally to fundraise for USC graduate and former D1 swimmer, paralyzed in a diving accident. 



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SeePolitical, An App To Educate California's Electorate

By the 2016 presidential election, Kaplan hopes SeePolitical will aid voters nationwide. (Neon Tommy Flickr)

The bilingual app launches Wednesday, with plans to expand to 10 more states.



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Councilmembers Motion For Higher Minimum Wage And Wage Theft Protection

Los Angeles City Hall (Creative Commons/Flickr)

Councilman Gil Cedillo said a wage increase has been slowgoing, but progress is being made.



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Coroner's Gift Shop Takes On Life Of Its Own

The beach towel is the L.A. County Coroner's office most popular item. (Emily Goldberg/Neon Tommy)

Surprising demand for Coroner's Office merchandise spawned a gift shop, now three times its original size.



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Nail Polish To Detect Date Rape Drugs May Just Be 'Quick Fix,' Expert Says

Undercover Colors can detect date rape drugs that could be slipped into drinks. (Creative Commons/Flickr)

Does this device shift too much of the responsibility to women?



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Neon Tommy Faculty Director Marc Cooper To Retire

Neon Tommy Faculty Director Marc Cooper will step down at the end of the year. (Alan Mittelstaedt/Neon Tommy)

Our irreplaceable leader is stepping down at the end of the year.



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Susan Rice Sees Criticism As Potential Secretary Of State Nominee

Despite Republican critism, Obama continues to support Rice as a potential nominee for secretary of state. 



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Romney’s Governorship Gives Unclear Precedent

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It's hard to tell if his career as governor is reflective of what he would do as president. 



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How The Gender Gap May Affect The Presidential Election

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How the gender gap will affect election results.



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50 Years After Cuban Missile Crisis, Expert Warns Next Crisis Could End Ugly

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50 year later, the Cuban Missile Crisis is remembered. 



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North Korea Claims Missiles Can Reach U.S.

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North Korea reacted to Sunday's agreement between South Korea and the U.S.



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L.A. City Hall Making Strides After Renovations, Occupiers Continue Fight

Los Angeles City Hall (Creative Commons/Flickr)

City Hall has removed the fences surrounding its park.



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One Year Later: Effects Of Occupy L.A.

The effects of Occupy LA are still relevant for LA residents one year later.



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