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Hundreds of mostly Central American immigrants wait for processing at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz. (credit: CBS)

President’s Plan To Increase Border Deportations Stirs Controversy

The Obama administration is under fire after announcing plans to increase deportations of those caught crossing into the US illegally.

06/20/2014

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Pepperdine Prof. Discusses Announcement Of Unity Government In The Middle East

Professor Michael Shires spoke with KCAL9’s Amy Johnson Saturday morning about what the announcement of a unity government in the Middle East means for peace in the region.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2014

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Cesar Chavez’s Son Prepares For Release Of First Major Motion Picture About Civil Rights Icon

The film, “Cesar Chavez”, looks at a critical period in Chavez’s life, including the grape boycott, which he started to bring national attention to the deplorable working conditions of farm workers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

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Local Man Accepts Medal Of Honor For Brother Who Was Racially Overlooked

An Apple Valley man accepted the Congressional Medal of Honor at the White House Tuesday on behalf of his brother who was racially overlooked.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/20/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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LA To Receive Up To $500M As White House ‘Promise Zone’

The city of Los Angeles could receive as much as $500 million in grant money over the next decade under a federal program to fight poverty and improve quality of life, according to reports.

01/08/2014

The Armenian orphan rug - which measures 11' 7" x 18' 5" and is comprised of 4.4 million individual knots - was reportedly delivered to President Coolidge on Dec. 4, 1925. (Photo courtesy ANCA)

Historic Armenian Rug At Heart Of Complaint By Valley Congressmen

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker wants the White House to put a rug woven by Armenian orphans and given to President Calvin Coolidge nearly a century ago on public display.

11/11/2013

The nation sat transfixed as Nixon resigned on TV. (credit: AP)

Last Nixon Tapes To Be Released Cover Key Period In Presidency

The final installment of secretly recorded phone calls and meetings from President Richard Nixon’s White House will be released Wednesday, marking a final chapter in a campaign for public access that continues as memories of Watergate fade.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2013

President Barack Obama is pictured during an interview on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” at the NBC Studios in Burbank, California, on October 25, 2011. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

President Obama Arrives In LA For ‘Tonight Show’ Appearance

The president landed at Los Angeles International Airport at approximately 3:20 p.m. and is scheduled to be in Burbank for the show’s 4:30 p.m. taping, according to the White House.

08/06/2013

Flanked by members of the LA Kings hockey team (L) and LA Galaxy soccer team (R) US President Barack Obama speaks during an event in the East Room of the White House March 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama hosted the event to honor the 2012 MLS Cup Champions, the Los Angeles Galaxy and the 2012 Stanley Cup Champions Los Angeles Kings. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

LA Kings, Galaxy Visit White House, Participate In ‘Let’s Move!’ Q&A

President Barack Obama congratulated the Los Angeles Galaxy and LA Kings Tuesday when the championship teams visited the White House to participate in a “Let’s Move!” Q&A with youths.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2013

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Long Beach Students Assigned To Depict White House, Obama Under Water

A group of parents at Rancho Dominguez Prep School in Long Beach are asking for a long-term substitute teacher to be removed after he told students to create images of the White House under water.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2012

Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus and Paula Broadwell (Photo by ISAF via Getty Images)

Opinion: Now That Paula Broadwell And Jill Kelley’s 15 Minutes Are About Up

Paula Broadwell and Jill Kelley need to be removed from the top of the nation’s top newspaper publications and demoted to the likes of the National Enquirer.

11/16/2012

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Karl Rove Is The Most Overrated Person In Politics Today

Rove has managed to spin himself a personal fortune in national politics. His reputation, however, does not match his accomplishments.

11/08/2012

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Opinion: Biden in 2016?

Can anyone other than Vice President Joe Biden himself imagine Joe Biden as a presidential candidate after all we’ve learned about him in the past four years while he has sat one heartbeat away from the presidency?

11/06/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Benghazi-Gate: Obama’s Unconscionable Actions

By now it’s obvious that Obama and his administration did not handle the situation correctly. Rather than taking a presidential stance during the horrendous incident, Obama kept his mind and actions on his 2012 reelection campaign and tried to alter the obvious reasons for the deadly attack.

10/30/2012

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