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Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón moved to fulfill a campaign promise to end cash bail on his first day in office. (Photo: Shawn Calhoun/Flickr/cc)
"I recognize for many this is a new path… Whether you are a protester, a police officer, or a prosecutor, I ask you to walk with me."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
An Extinction Rebellion protester holds up a placard saying "Divest from climate change" as they block the roads outside the Bank of England on October 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo: John Keeble/Getty Images)
"We're in a make-or-break decade for the preservation of our planet and our...
Lisa Newcomb, staff writer
Video footage of the incident contradicts official reports from Los Angeles...

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Last week, the LAPD became the country's largest police department to acquire surveillance drones - though their PR-savvy announcement carefully uses the term "unmanned aerial vehicles" - when they accepted as gifts two Draganflyer X6 drones rejected by angry Seattle residents who had cited privacy concerns, "the militarization of our streets and now the air above them," and the fact "we dont trust you with the weapons you do have." The LAPD, which was recently blasted for surveillance over...

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