Sept. 22, 2021

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After a spinal cord injury left him paralyzed, Jack Ryan Greener centered his life on a quest to hike Mt. Whitney. When the time came to try, the quest proved perilous.

The City Council gave final approval to a law that requires a 300-foot buffer around a private residence targeted for demonstration and imposes fines for violators.

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Relative of Kabul victim of U.S. airstrike speaks
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- AUGUST 30, 2021: Relatives and neighbors of the Ahmadi family gathered around the incinerated husk of a vehicle targeted and hit by an U.S. drone strike that was supposed to target ISIS-K suicide bombers but instead killed 10 civilians including 7 children, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. (MARCUS YAM / LOS ANGELES TIMES)

Emal Ahmadi’s brother, Zemari Ahmadi, an aid worker for a California-based charity, was returning to his home two miles west of the besieged Kabul airport when a U.S. Hellfire missile struck his car. The explosion killed him, two other adults and seven of his children, nephews and nieces.

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