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Julia Conley, staff writer
" His voice in the Senate would be a major boost for our movement for justice," said the Justice Democrats.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A #NoOn22 protest in Los Angeles on October 22, 2020. (Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)
One advocacy group called the measure's passage "a huge win for companies whose...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
A political poster favoring U.S. presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is placed on a front lawn September 11, 2020 in Scranton, Pennsylvania. (Photo: Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Imag
The police, said one resident who reported the markings, "wanted to make sure...

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Bad news on all sides on our human propensity for taking without thinking. A new study finds researchers have "grossly underestimated" the impact on the Amazon rainforest of logging and other human activity, even as California park rangers combat a surge in nightime bandits - aka "midnight burlers" - poaching the burl from old-growth redwoods to sell for furniture. The tallest trees on earth, old-growth redwoods once covered almost 2,000,000 acres of California; today, less than 5% of that...