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The Last Stand at the Hammerstein Ballroom opens on Friday
world

The Last Stand at the Hammerstein Ballroom opens on Friday

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Joyce

An action spectacle built around true story of female warriors who saved their people from the mighty Chinese Empire is taking shape in downtown Los Angeles. The series of performances for The Last Stand...

The Power of #MeToo
world

The Power of #MeToo

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Joyce

Abcarian: On the fifth anniversary of the #MeToo movement, the reckoning continues over the decades of sexual abuse and harassment. These women have made an immeasurable impact on our culture and our world. But,...

California’s Climate Leaders Are Embracing the “Energy Transition”
health

California’s Climate Leaders Are Embracing the “Energy Transition”

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Joyce

Op-Ed: We can't afford to shutter California's aging oil refineries yet. Why? Editor's note: This Op-Ed was published following California Gov. Jerry Brown’s announcement last week that he will sign the legislation he sponsored...

The damage caused by the construction of the first pipeline in Russia
national

The damage caused by the construction of the first pipeline in Russia

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Joyce

Video shows Nord Stream 1 damage A map showing the damage caused by the pipeline's construction. Nord Stream 2, the new pipeline planned to link Russia and Germany, has already been approved by Russia's...

The Final Moments of Survivor
entertainment

The Final Moments of Survivor

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Joyce

They came up with plans to prevent suicide and tackle climate change. Then on Day 4 of the reality TV challenge came a final twist. The contestants had spent a week reading the words...

Kisii Nyiro's journey to political power
asia

Kisii Nyiro’s journey to political power

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Joyce

These are the women breaking new ground in Kenya's politics, business and communities. The views expressed in this column are not necessarily those of the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) or its policy...

California’s First Hate Crimes Law
travel

California’s First Hate Crimes Law

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Joyce

Column: California takes the lead on hate. That's a good thing. Someone has to. On May 1st, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the State Law Against Hate Crimes, making the Golden State the first state...

How a Single Tank of Gas Can Change the Price of Your Next Car
travel

How a Single Tank of Gas Can Change the Price of Your Next Car

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Joyce

Why the Price of Gas Has Such Power Over Us There are two things in life that most of us would be pleased enough to spend our money on: vacations and the price of...

Snowfall in Los Angeles, California, afoot in two hours
national

Snowfall in Los Angeles, California, afoot in two hours

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Joyce

Scattered storms, lightning hit Southern California and prompt beach closures A winter storm caused a cluster of low-end snow storms for Tuesday along the West Coast, but the storms moved out before they caused...

The Oregon Water Boards Should Be Responsible for Pollutants in Our Water
national

The Oregon Water Boards Should Be Responsible for Pollutants in Our Water

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Joyce

Oil sheen contained in Talbert Channel near site of last year's major O.C. pipeline spill on July 12, 2011, after the pipeline ruptured and caused a 20,000 acre oil slick on the North Fork...