LAPD Fatally Shoots South L.A. Man During Investigative Stop

Family members say Ezell Ford, 24, was complying with police orders and lying on the ground when he was shot three times in the back.



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Israel Resumes Strikes On Gaza In Response To Rocket Fire

The IDF claims that "terrorists have violated the ceasefire." Hamas states Israeli reports are misleading.



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U.S. Bombs ISIS In Iraq - Now What?

This marks the first time the U.S. has taken a direct combat role in Iraq since withdrawing forces in 2011.



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WHO Launches $100 Million Ebola Response Plan

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan meets with the presidents of affected nations to discuss this "unprecedented" outbreak.



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The Scene Of A Homicide, One Week Later

Sometimes, there are risks we can't prepare for. Sometimes, there are tragedies that happen against all odds.



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Drought Covers One Third Of The United States

"The country is in the midst of one its most sustained periods of increasing drought on record."



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This Bicycle Kills Patriarchy

Female-identified cyclists at the annual "Clitoral Mass" ride in Los Angeles. (Ovarian Psyco-Cycles, Facebook)

"I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel… the picture of free, untrammeled womanhood.”



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bell hooks Is Screening Your Calls

A new way to blow off the man-child that just won't let up in the pursuit of your phone number.



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Obama Deliberates Action In Iraq, McCain Cringes

As violence mounts in Iraq, McCain suggests the entire national security team should probably be fired.



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Colorado OKs Bank Of Marijuana

Colorado hopes to rid itself of unwieldy and unsafe cash-only operations.



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Boehner: Shinseki Resignation 'Changes Nothing' For Veterans

Full Boehner face. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

"One personnel change cannot be used an excuse to paper over a systemic problem."



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