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LMU Prof. Michael Genovese Weighs In On Controversy Surrounding Executive Order On Immigration

Loyola Marymount University Professor Michael Genovese stopped by KCAL9 Saturday to discuss the context surrounding the issue.

CBS2 / KCAL9–20 hours ago

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Only On 2: Free ‘Obama Phones’ A Little Too Easy To Get

They’re lined up outside welfare offices, on street corners, and in supermarkets: people hawking free cellphones for those in need.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2014

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Obama Is The Star Attraction At Gwyneth Paltrow Fundraiser

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow Thursday hosted a Democratic fundraiser where President Obama was the star attraction.

10/09/2014

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Groups Donate $3.5M For San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

Charities announced Thursday that they will donate $3.5 million to spruce up a vast new national monument in the mountains near Los Angeles.

10/09/2014

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Obama To Declare 346K Acres In San Gabriel Mountains A National Monument

President Barack Obama is expected to declare 346,000 acres of land in the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument.

10/08/2014

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Obama Approves $4M To Fund Lawyers For Immigrant Children In Deportation Proceedings

The Obama administration is spending $4 million on lawyers for unaccompanied immigrant children in deportation proceedings, a move an influential Republican lawmaker says is illegal and will fuel an increase in illegal immigration.

09/30/2014

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President Obama Returning To Los Angeles For Fundraiser At Gwyneth Paltrow’s Home

President Barack Obama will be back in Los Angeles in October for a fundraiser at the home of actress Gwyneth Paltrow.

09/12/2014

President Obama arrives to speak at ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean war. (credit: Saul Loeb.Getty Images/AFP)

Rep. Schiff: Congress ‘Should Have A Vote’ On ISIS Military Action

A Southland lawmaker is calling for President Obama to seek Congressional authorization for any expanded military effort to confront violent Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

09/09/2014

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37th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees Announced

Continuing a longstanding tradition, CBS will broadcast The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.

09/04/2014

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Scene Cleared At LAX After Bomb Threat Phone Call

Police Thursday responded to the Los Angeles International Airport after receiving a bomb threat.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2014

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President Obama Makes Surprise Stop At Canter’s Deli

President Barack Obama Thursday made a surprise visit to a famous Southland deli.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2014

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Presidential Visit Prompts LA Traffic Advisories Through Wednesday, Thursday

In light of President Obama’s scheduled visit to Los Angeles on Wednesday, a traffic advisory has been issued in an effort to limit congestion on the road.

07/22/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Anti-War Protesters Gather Outside Downtown LA Veterans Hospital

A group of anti-war protesters Thursday gathered outside a veteran’s hospital in downtown Los Angeles just as President Obama announced he’s sending 300 military advisers to Iraq.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2014

Sally Toomlatai lost her son in the Iraq war in January 2007. (credit: CBS)

Mother Who Lost Son In Iraq War Reacts To President’s Decision Not To Return American Troops There

“He was my hero,” his mom says, choking back tears.

06/13/2014

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