Kim's Death Met With Joy, Concern In Koreatown

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Lucas Brinson, 21, takes on the role of a human microphone, relaying information throughout New York City's Zuccotti Park Occupy Wall Street encampment days before protests were cleared out by police in mid-November. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Battle Cry: Occupy's Messaging Tactics Catch On

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LAPD Praised For Its Approach To Occupy Protesters

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A resident talks with a Los Angeles police officer after another officer was wounded during a shooting in the city in August. Under a program the LAPD is rolling out this month, computer statistics will be used to predict where a crime will occur. Officials hope that the technique will help reduce crime. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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At LAPD, Predicting Crimes Before They Happen

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Fishermen and visitors gather at the beach in the village of Popotla, Mexico, some 15 miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border, in July 2010. Illegal immigrants are increasingly looking to the ocean, as they consider crossing overland more risky. Guillermo Arias/AP hide caption

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Small Fishing Boats Smuggle People To California

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Occupy Violence Reignites Criticism Of Oakland Police

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President Obama, seen here in North Chesterfield, Va., last week, is on a campaign swing through the West this week, making stops in California, Nevada and Colorado — states with significant Hispanic populations.

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Latino Republicans Find Party A Tough Sell

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca leads a tour inside the men's central jail at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles in 2004. Baca is accused of ignoring inmate abuse by his deputies. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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L.A. Sheriff Pressured To Resign Over Abuse Claims

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Communities Worry As Calif. Realigns Prison System

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Before getting bariatric surgery, Los Angeles DJ Big Boy posed for a photo promoting his radio station, Power 106. He weighed more than 500 pounds. Courtesy of Power 106 FM hide caption

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Surgery Not 'A Magic Pill' For Obese Patients

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca says he's already cleared as many as 4,000 beds in the county for the new group of prisoners, and he plans to use more home detention and electronic-monitoring systems. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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L.A. County Prepares To Take On State Prisoners

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Parents bring their children to school near a mosque at the Islamic Center of San Diego, Sept. 19, 2001. The current head of the center says before Sept. 11 the Muslim community was insular. He now hosts interfaith meetings and participates in community groups. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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San Diego Muslims Open Doors Amid Scrutiny

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Correctional Officer Lt. Christopher Acosta turns on a television in a cell in the Secure Housing Unit at Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City, Calif., on Aug. 17. State prison officials allowed the media to tour Pelican Bay's SHU, where inmates are isolated. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Conditions At California Prison To Be Reviewed

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