Emily Elena Dugdale| The college admissions scandal continues to reverberate around local schools like USC. Students who didn’t have a lot of resources growing up but managed to get into the school are feeling particularly burned.
A year ago, 87 Iranian refugees bound for the United States who’d been waiting in Austria since 2016 were stranded there indefinitely, after the U.S. denied their applications. They had been waiting to come to the U.S. through a program for religious minorities since before the January 2017 travel ban. Last month, following a court order, about a dozen of them were admitted into the country.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department holds tremendous power to accuse and arrest and is responsible for the wellbeing of those in its jail system, the largest in the nation. Here's what happened when we asked for records about those activities.
We’re back at Union Station, moments before the Big One hits. But this time, you and the city are prepared. If everything that could be fixed was, how much better off would you really be? Does educating the public really make a difference? We explore the perfect world scenario and talk with journalists and disaster managers about why you won’t prepare.