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16,000 people in LA now live in cars, vans and RVs. But safe parking remains limited

Monday  13:40,   17 june 2019
latimes

LOS ANGELES - Two years ago, Los Angeles began testing an alternative to homeless shelters called safe parking, giving people living in their cars a secure spot to sleep at... >>>

Progressive climate policy poised to pass in Oregon

Monday  12:55,   17 june 2019
msn

Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming. (AP Photo/Steve Dipaola, File) SALEM, Ore. — Oregon is >>>

Trial set for Navy SEAL in Islamic State prisoner's killing

Monday  11:36,   17 june 2019
msn

The trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care is set to begin Monday following months of turmoil in one of the Navy's most prominent war crimes cases.The court-martial of Special Operations Chief... >>>

Guatemalan teen mother with preemie draws health scrutiny of Texas border patrol facility

Monday  09:40,   17 june 2019
nydailynews

A detention center at the U.S. border with Mexico is being investigated after a 17-year-old Guatemalan mother was found, doubled over in pain in a wheelchair, sheltering her premature baby inside her jacket. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],... >>>

U.S. Coast Guard searching for boater east of Cape Canaveral

Monday  09:30,   17 june 2019
floridatoday

The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boat captain who went overboard 300 miles east of the Space... >>>

LA Times executive editor says he helped his college girlfriend get an illegal abortion

Monday  09:30,   17 june 2019
cnn

Norman Pearlstine, the executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, revealed in a piece for the newspaper on Sunday that a college girlfriend experienced a "botched abortion" before the US Supreme Court legalized the procedure. The veteran journalist... >>>

Children Using Parents' Make-up and Cologne Means They End up in ER Every Two Hours in the U.S.

Monday  09:25,   17 june 2019
newsweek

Many cosmetics smell good and resemble foods, and are in attractive and easy-to-open packaging. The researchers looked at data on 2,429 emergency room admissions between January 1, 2002, and December 31, 2016 from around 100 hospitals, including... >>>

Target's lousy weekend: Store has more technical problems it says were unrelated to Saturday's

Monday  07:40,   17 june 2019
cnn

For the second straight day, Target checkout lines across the United States were scenes of confusion and delay. Many Targets on Sunday were unable to accept credit card payments for more than an hour. "Like many other companies, Target uses NCR as a >>>

Father Uses Denver Pride Parade To Teach Son About Love & Acceptance

Monday  07:29,   17 june 2019
msn

Every June when the weather warms up, Pride Month kicks off in Denver. Joe Lee who came out to the festival Saturday says,” It’s a judgement free safe space for everybody.” require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle)... >>>

New York subways celebrate Pride Month with new 'Pride Trains' and MetroCards

Monday  03:15,   17 june 2019
cnn

To mark 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority has put its own Pride logos on 50 train cars across the city. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Former Maine governor has a new job — tending bar

Monday  02:45,   17 june 2019
ctpost

Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage's wife won't be the only one in their family spending the summer working at a restaurant. LePage will be joining her as a bartender. McSeagulls Restaurant owner Jeff Stoddard said he hasn't finalized the former... >>>

633 divers collect over 1,500 pounds of trash at Florida beach, set world record

Monday  02:05,   17 june 2019
wptz

Hundreds of divers donned their wetsuits and air tanks Saturday to become the largest group to conduct an underwater cleanup. The Guinness World Record-setting 633 divers retrieved at least 1,626 pounds of trash and 60 pounds of fishing line at the... >>>

As price of insulin soars, Americans caravan to Canada for lifesaving medicine

Monday  01:55,   17 june 2019
washingtonpost

One group says making the run across the border is safer than rationing the... >>>

Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid in sight

Monday  01:40,   17 june 2019
msn

The wet spring has put growers of specialty crops in a tight spot, as they scramble to seed their fields and kill weeds that grew unhindered until recently. The persistent rain has been especially worrisome for farmers in central Illinois who grow... >>>

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology; police aren't happy

Monday  01:40,   17 june 2019
usatoday

Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to... >>>