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Smooth-cheeked child soldiers hold rifles in a land where cemeteries fill with tiny graves and kids pretend to dodge sniper bullets for fun.
Everyone's favorite food is big business at this convention, where people check out ovens, slicers, organic sauces, dough-tossing contests and, of course, samples.
Patrisse Cullors saw what her father and brother experienced and was moved to form the Coalition to End Sheriff Violence in L.A. Jails.
Syrians in rebel-held areas have borne near-daily attacks, enduring President Bashar Assad's military might with a resilience bordering on stubborn fatalism.
For the last three months, musicians, painters and poets throughout southeast L.A. County have traveled to Eric Contreras' garage for an open-mic night called Alivio, the Spanish word for relief.
Jeff Dietrich and Catherine Morris have spent decades working with the homeless, often alienating the downtown establishment. One question they can't answer: What will happen when they are gone?