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Notre Dame is devastated by fire, but part of the Paris cathedral is saved

Flames and black smoke were seen shooting on Monday from the base of the medieval church's spire, which is undergoing renovation.  

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Lori Loughlin and her husband plead not guilty in college admissions scandal

The actress and her fashion designer husband, J. Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded not guilty in college admissions scandal.

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Los Angeles Times wins Pulitzer for investigation into former USC gynecologist

Pulitzer Prize judges named investigative reporters Harriet Ryan, Matt Hamilton and Paul Pringle for their 2018 work uncovering troubling allegations of misconduct by a former USC gynecologist, Dr. George Tyndall and led to changes at the university. It is The Times' 45th Pulitzer Prize.

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Read the story: USC gynecologist accused of abusing patients faces loss of medical license

The state medical board has accused Tyndall of misconduct in a series of appointments with five patients where he allegedly made lewd remarks, performed “non-clinical” breast and pelvic exams and once mocked a patient who had been sexually assaulted.

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On tax day, most Americans don’t feel new law made them better off

At the tax filing deadline, only about one in four Americans support the 2017 tax law, which Trump and Republicans hoped would boost them, a new USC/Los Angeles Times poll finds. Most don't think the law made them better off. Poll also finds Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders leading the Democratic race.

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What would a universal basic income mean for America? Stockton thinks it has the answer

The city of Stockton has started a test of a universal basic income, giving $500 a month to 130 residents. Whatever happens, it is likely to inform the national political conversation. Basic income and reparations have become hot topics among top presidential candidates.

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Internal memos say Trump officials to resume forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services told staff Monday to get ready for asylum seekers to again be sent back to Mexico.

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Warner Bros. plans to buy Burbank Studios and occupy new Frank Gehry ‘iceberg’ towers

Warner Bros.' $1-billion plan: Buy Burbank Studios, move into Frank Gehry-designed towers that resemble icebergs, and sell the historic Ranch lot.

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Is that Katie Porter or Katie Hill? New California congresswomen keep getting mixed up

With two new California Democratic congresswomen named Katie, Capitol Hill can't seem to tell them apart. Even Speaker Nancy Pelosi mixed them up once.

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Bernie Sanders releases tax returns, which show he’s in top 1%

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders released 10 years of his long-anticipated tax returns as he campaigns for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

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Review: Ariana Grande at Coachella was not the pop star we needed

Sloppy and without a strong story, Ariana Grande's disappointing performance came across as hollow spectacle.

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Pulitzer Prizes award Aretha Franklin a special citation for music

Aretha Franklin, the late soul icon, joins previous Pulitzer Prize special-citation recipients, including Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Hank Williams, John Coltrane and Bob Dylan.

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Zion Williamson entering NBA draft after one year at Duke

Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after 1 high-flying season to enter the NBA draft.

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Bernie Sanders releases tax returns, which show he’s in top 1%

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders released 10 years of his long-anticipated tax returns as he campaigns for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

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Notre Dame is devastated by fire, but part of the Paris cathedral is saved

Flames and black smoke were seen shooting on Monday from the base of the medieval church's spire, which is undergoing renovation.  

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Trump’s plan to release detained immigrants in ‘sanctuary cities’ won’t stand. Here’s why

Trump's sanctuary plan runs afoul of Supreme Court rulings that the federal government cannot coerce states into assisting with implementing federal policies.

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Apple and Qualcomm begin a trial that could end their global brawl

For the first time, a federal jury will decide if Qualcomm’s business model is legal and whether Apple had the right to stop paying royalties for the chipmaker’s technology.

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I was a national parks slacker. It took a foreigner to open my eyes

A chance encounter with a Dane, making his third trip to the U.S. to see our national parks, changed my perspective on our national wonders. I am the richer for it.

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Author Richard Powers and poet Forrest Gander named winners of 2019 Pulitzer Prizes

The 2019 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday afternoon, with novelist Richard Powers taking home the fiction award for "The Overstory," and

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