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December 2, 2016

Prof Killed At USC Campus; Student Arrested

(AP) - A Los Angeles police spokeswoman says a man killed on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles was a professor and that the suspect arrested in his death is a student.

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December 2, 2016

Randol White

California Rolls Out New Plan To Reduce Carbon Emissions

The State of California is out with a new plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions an additional 40 percent beyond 2020 goals. The draft proposal was released Friday and calls for the most-ambitious reduction in North America.

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Immigrant Advocates Brace For Trump Administration, Others Call For Patience

Civil-rights advocates in California are preparing for likely conflicts with immigration policies expected under the incoming Trump Administration.

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December 2, 2016

Julia Mitric

Scientists Seek Crowd-Sourced Data To Map Land Damaged By Wild Pigs

Wild pigs cause serious damage to grazing lands and watersheds. UC Cooperative Extension scientists have developed a GIS-based tracking app to assess wild pig damage in order to figure out how to mitigate the creatures' impacts.

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Alabama's Prison System Goes On Trial

December 5, 2016

A trial starts Monday over conditions in Alabama's prisons. Mentally ill inmates say they're denied basic care. Meanwhile, the Justice Department is conducting a civil rights probe into the prisons.

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New Zealand's Prime Minister Announces His Resignation

December 4, 2016

In a surprising move, John Key said it was the "right time" to leave politics. Key, who spent eight years as leader of his country and his party, says he will formally step down on Dec. 12.