New map could refocus state's pollution battles

Data source: California Environmental Protection Agency

New data from Cal/EPA offer a first-of-its-kind view of exactly which neighborhoods in the state suffer the worst pollution. Many are in Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire.

Justice Department announces clemency guidelines for drug offenders

The Justice Dept. initiative is expected to result in the large-scale release of nonviolent offenders.

Ferry disaster fills South Korea with shame

The image of well-behaved students sinking as they followed orders haunts a nation where the young are taught to respect older generations.

UC OKs paying surgeon $10 million in whistleblower-retaliation case

Dr. Robert Pedowitz says UCLA's medical school let doctors take industry payments that may have compromised patient care. UCLA denied it.

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