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Mortician Caitlin Doughty has traveled around the world exploring the ways other cultures approach death. Mara Zehler hide caption

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Mortician Explores Cultures' Many Paths For 'Sacred Transition' Of Death

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Playboy founder Hugh Hefner often spoke of how he would one day be entombed in the plot he'd bought next to Marilyn Monroe. Her crypt is at the Westwood Village Memorial Park in Los Angeles. Mel Bouzad/Getty Images hide caption

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A young Chicanita hawks La Raza newspapers at the Poor People's Campaign, Washington, D.C. May-July 1968. Maria Varela/Maria Varela Photography hide caption

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'From The Mundane To The Magnificent': Photos From The Chicano Rights Movement

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British IT expert Marcus Hutchins, branded a hero for slowing down the WannaCry global cyberattack, has pleaded not guilty to U.S. federal charges. Frank Augstein/AP hide caption

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (from left), IOC President Thomas Bach and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo raise hands Tuesday in Lausanne, Switzerland, after the IOC voted the cities can work out a deal to host the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Anti-gentrification activists staged a protest outside Weird Wave Coffee Brewers recently, chanting "Weird Cafe has got to go." Saul Gonzalez/KCRW hide caption

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In This LA Neighborhood, Protest Art Is A Verb

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Researcher Chris Lowe releases a juvenile white shark earlier this spring. Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab hide caption

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How An Interview With A Shark Researcher Wound Up Starring A Shark

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In what authorities call the largest raid against illegal cockfighting in United States history, 7,000 birds were seized in Val Verde, Calif., on Monday. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department/AP hide caption

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Protesters march during a May Day demonstration outside of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office on May 1, 2017 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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People gather in the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles during rioting following the acquittal of four police officers in the beating of Rodney King in 1992. The neighborhood looks similar today as it did 25 years ago. It's still more than 80 percent Latino, with lots of immigrant families from Mexico and Central America. Gary Leonard/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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As Los Angeles Burned, The Border Patrol Swooped In

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A demonstrator protests the verdict in the trial of four Los Angeles police officers accused of beating motorist Rodney King outside the Los Angeles Police Department headquarters on April 29, 1992. Riots broke out in Los Angeles after a jury acquitted the four police officers accused of beating King. Mike Nelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'It's Not Your Grandfather's LAPD' — And That's A Good Thing

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Looters load up a car at the Viva shopping center near a billowing fire during the rioting that erupted in Los Angeles on April 29, 1992, after a jury found four Los Angeles Police Department officers not guilty in the beating of Rodney King. Ron Eisenbeg/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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When LA Erupted In Anger: A Look Back At The Rodney King Riots

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Scenes from Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992. ABC Press hide caption

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5 Films Look At The Los Angeles Riots From (Almost) Every Angle

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Federal authorities on Wednesday raided a San Gabriel, Calif., business they say fraudulently used a U.S. visa program to obtain green cards for wealthy Chinese investors. Richard Vogel/AP hide caption

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