Women's March On Washington: 'We Are A Part Of America, So We Need To Be Out Here'

One could call it an ideal day for a protest. The morning of the second annual Women's March on Washington was warm for a late-January day in the nation's capital. The water was frozen in the reflecting pool at the National Mall, but a coat was optional as temperatures approached 60 degrees. Amid the government shutdown, the protesters gathered. They came in droves to the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and along the mall, huddling around a stage where speakers presented and shouted rallying...

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Palestinian Rights Activist Omar Barghouti

Jan 14, 2014

KVCR's Ken Vincent speaks with Palestinian Rights Activist Omar Barghouti, who will speak at UC Riverside today, urging support for his effort to get western nations --including the U.S. -- to boycott Israel, divest financial holdings that benefit Israel, and place sanctions on the Israeli government,  because of its treatment of Palestinians living in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

San Bernardino Mayoral Candidates Differ on Issues

Jan 13, 2014

The two candidates competing for Mayor of San Bernardino in the February 4th election squared off in a League of Women Votes debate last week that stressed the differences between the candidates on important issues. KVCR's Matt Guilhem attended the forum and has a report. Photo Credit: LaFonzo Carter-San Bernardino Sun Staff Photographer

San Bernardino Mayoral Candidates Differ on Issues

Jan 13, 2014

The two candidates competing for Mayor of San Bernardino in the February 4th election squared off in a League of Women Votes debate last week that stressed the differences between the candidates on important issues. KVCR's Matt Guilhem attended the forum and has a report. Photo Credit: LaFonzo Carter-San Bernardino Sun Staff Photographer

San Bernardino Mayoral Candidates Differ on Issues

Jan 13, 2014

The two candidates competing for Mayor of San Bernardino in the February 4th election squared off in a League of Women Votes debate last week that stressed the differences between the candidates on important issues. KVCR's Matt Guilhem attended the forum and has a report. Photo Credit: LaFonzo Carter-San Bernardino Sun Staff Photographer

Press Enterprise Columnist Cassie MacDuff

Jan 10, 2014

Press Enterprise Columnist Cassie MacDuff and KVCR's Ken Vincent review a few of the top Inland Empire news stories of the past week, including: - Norco ("Horsetown USA") considers luring a horse-racing off-track betting facility to the city; - Orange growers fear the citrus psyllid may spell the end of Inland Empire groves; - Bus crashes like the one that killed eight people in Mentone last year are spurring a crackdown on tour bus companies.

Press Enterprise Columnist Cassie MacDuff

Jan 10, 2014

Press Enterprise Columnist Cassie MacDuff and KVCR's Ken Vincent review a few of the top Inland Empire news stories of the past week, including: - Norco ("Horsetown USA") considers luring a horse-racing off-track betting facility to the city; - Orange growers fear the citrus psyllid may spell the end of Inland Empire groves; - Bus crashes like the one that killed eight people in Mentone last year are spurring a crackdown on tour bus companies.

Press Enterprise Columnist Cassie MacDuff

Jan 10, 2014

Press Enterprise Columnist Cassie MacDuff and KVCR's Ken Vincent review a few of the top Inland Empire news stories of the past week, including: - Norco ("Horsetown USA") considers luring a horse-racing off-track betting facility to the city; - Orange growers fear the citrus psyllid may spell the end of Inland Empire groves; - Bus crashes like the one that killed eight people in Mentone last year are spurring a crackdown on tour bus companies.

San Bernardino Mayoral Candidates Debate

Jan 9, 2014

The two finalists running for Mayor of San Bernardino faced off at a League of Women Voters forum this week. KVCR's Matt Guilhem was there, and has this report.

San Bernardino Mayoral Candidates Debate

Jan 9, 2014

The two finalists running for Mayor of San Bernardino faced off at a League of Women Voters forum this week. KVCR's Matt Guilhem was there, and has this report.

San Bernardino Mayoral Candidates Debate

Jan 9, 2014

The two finalists running for Mayor of San Bernardino faced off at a League of Women Voters forum this week. KVCR's Matt Guilhem was there, and has this report.

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Still 'Pretty Damn Mad' Protesters Unite In Second Annual Women's March

Updated at 8:40 p.m. ET Determined to not let the momentum die, protesters once again converged on hundreds of citi e s — at home and abroad — for the second annual Women's March, seeking not only to unite in a call for social change but also to channel their fury into voter action. Nationwide, demonstrations from New York to Washington, D.C., to Oklahoma City to Los Angeles were planned on the first anniversary of President Trump's inauguration and throughout the weekend. Overseas,...

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The Russia Investigations: Is 'Infiltration' The New 'Collusion?'

Last week in the Russia investigations: Will "infiltration" be the new "collusion" or "obstruction?" Another skirmish over executive privilege? Is the Russia imbroglio about the money-go-round? And will the shutdown disrupt Mueller's investigation? The inside game How much did Russia "infiltrate" political organizations inside the United States as part of its attack on the 2016 presidential election? That's one of the big unanswered questions to emerge from the transcript released Thursday of...

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How America Has Changed During Trump's First Year In Office, By The Numbers

Over President Trump's first year in office, the U.S. underwent some changes that he would probably cheer. The economy continued strengthening (including, yes, the stock market, as the president likes to emphasize) and the number of people apprehended while trying to enter the country illegally fell sharply. However, some changes are less promising: The nation's carbon dioxide emissions rose, and the amount of student debt grew by $47 billion. We have put together a wide variety of statistics...

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After Four Months Without Power, A Puerto Rico Town Strings Its Own Lines

Four months after Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico, nearly 40 percent of the island's electricity customers remain without power. Rosa Cruz and her husband, Luis Felipe Colón, both retired, are among them. They've eaten mostly canned food and prayed that Rosa doesn't have an asthma attack, because they can't plug in her nebulizer. Their little house in a rural part of western Puerto Rico sits on a hillside. From their porch, they look down on the town of San Sebastián. "When there...

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PHOTOS: To Brighten Dreary Winter Nights, A Festival Lights Up London

Winters in London can be damp and dreary. The British capital sits at 51.5 degrees latitude north – roughly equivalent to the Canadian city of Calgary – and in December, the British capital can descend into darkness by 4:30 p.m. To provide some light and boost demand for London businesses, the city is sponsoring a four-day light festival that continues through Jan. 21. "Lumiere London" features more than 50 installations by artists from Europe and North America and is organized by Artichoke,...

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Politics From NPR

Why Women's March Organizers Are Focused On Polls In Nevada This Year

Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: It was the largest single-day demonstration in U.S. history. A year ago this Sunday, liberal women flocked to Washington, D.C., by the hundreds of thousands to express outrage the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration. Similar protests happened throughout the country, throughout the world. This weekend, people will take to the streets again. But unlike last year, the marquee event is a rally in Las...

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Open Or Closed? Here's What Happens In A Partial Government Shutdown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ye4heQO1v0o Updated at 5:08 p.m. ET So, here we go again. The federal government is once more on the verge of a shutdown, and just like the last time, in October 2013, there will some things you'll notice that are shuttered and others you won't. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told reporters on Friday that the Trump administration is going to manage the shutdown differently than the last time. "We're not going to weaponize it," he said....

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Chinese Trade Dispute Threatens U.S. Solar Industry

The Trump Administration faces a Jan. 26 deadline to decide whether to impose tariffs on the imports of materials for solar panels. Some manufacturers in the United States have complained that cheap imports from places like China are flooding the market, while others say the inexpensive components are critical to their business. Here & Now s Peter ODowd talks to Julia Pyper ( @JMPyper ), senior editor for Greentech Media. Copyright 2018 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

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Education From NPR

DeVos: 'Common Core Is Dead'; A Large Online Charter School Is Shut Down

Hello! Welcome to our weekly roundup of all the education news you may have missed. An online charter school is closing midyear One of the largest online charter schools in the country closed this week amid a financial and legal dispute with the state of Ohio. Parents, many of whom have children with special needs, are scrambling to find new placements, according to news reports . The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow had earlier been asked to return $60 million in what the state says are...

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Science, Technology, And Medicine

Cancer Patients Get Little Guidance From Doctors On Using Medical Marijuana

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcNUQcPyMLQ Please sign up here to get occasional updates from WBUR's ongoing series, "This Moment in Cancer." Even three queasy pregnancies didn't prepare Kate Murphy for the nonstop nausea that often comes with chemotherapy. In the early months of 2016, the Lexington, Mass., mother tried everything the doctors and nurses suggested. "But for the most part I felt nauseous 24/7," she said. Murphy, then 49 and fighting breast cancer, dropped 15 pounds from her...

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Arts, Culture, And Media From NPR

The Sleeping Giant Awakens: Drake Drops Two New Tracks During 'Scary Hours'

It's clear Drake has earned the right to play by his own rules. And while the quadruple platinum-selling star was fairly silent in the last half of 2017, he did give fans a promise at the end of his March project, More Life . "I'll be back in 2018 to give you the summary," Drizzy raps at the end of "Do Not Disturb." The Toronto rapper is making good on his gentleman's agreement by releasing two new songs, "God's Plan" and "Diplomatic Immunity." Both tracks were released simultaneously on all...

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Food, Nutrition, and Cuisine From NPR

Paul Bocuse, 'Giant' Of French Cuisine, Dies At 91

Paul Bocuse, whom the French president called "the epitome of French cuisine," died Saturday at the age of 91. "Today French gastronomy is losing a mythical figure that profoundly transformed it," the Élysée said. Bocuse's family announced his death in a statement : "Much more than a father and a husband, he is a man of heart, a spiritual father, an emblematic figure of world gastronomy, and a tri-colored standard bearer." The celebrity chef and restaurateur, who built an empire worth more...

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A Drone's Eye View Of The World: Hippos, Palm Trees, Motor Scooters

In the countries that we cover in our blog, we sometimes focus on the problems they face. But the images in the International Drone Photography Contest remind us that every country has many sides — and that a photo taken from above can offer a special perspective. Here are three drone's eye views of the developing world that were among this year's contest winners. Serengeti hippos Yannick Wavre, a 30-year-old lawyer in Geneva, Switzerland, captured these hippos mid-river, at a spot in...

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