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Accusations of 'Frat House' Behavior Trail 'LA Times' Publisher's Career

Los Angeles Times CEO and Publisher Ross Levinsohn has been a defendant in two sexual harassment lawsuits; female colleagues have repeatedly challenged his conduct in the workplace at various firms.

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Illusion Aether
Aeons Electric Wire Hustle
Out of This World Michael Menert
Best of Times Madlib
Soul Sister Allen Toussaint

Microorganisms play a vital role in growing food and sustaining the planet, but they do it anonymously. Scientists haven't identified most soil microbes, but they are learning which are most common. PeopleImages/Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists Peek Inside The 'Black Box' Of Soil Microbes To Learn Their Secrets

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Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen star in the eighth and final season of Portlandia, which premieres Thursday. Augusta Quirk/IFC hide caption

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'Portlandia' Is Ending, And Portlanders Are OK With That

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XIII [Instrumental Version] [Instrumental][Version] Aphroe

The Department of Health and Humans Services is adding a Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom to protect doctors, nurses and other health care workers who refuse to take part in some kinds of care because of moral or religious objections. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Admin Will Protect Health Workers Who Refuse Services On Religious Grounds

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Offering Ikebe Shakedown
Pacific Theme Broken Social Scene

Aaron Hernandez (81), of the New England Patriots, lost his helmet during this play against the New York Jets in 2011. Hernandez killed himself in 2017, and researchers found that he had had one of the most severe cases of CTE ever seen in someone his age. Elsa/Getty Images hide caption

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Repeated Head Hits, Not Just Concussions, May Lead To A Type Of Chronic Brain Damage

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I Should Live in Salt Asgeir

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Accusations Of 'Frat House' Behavior Trail 'LA Times' Publisher's Career

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Sueno en Paraguay Chancha Via Circuito
Silhouette Beats Antique

Vehicles are seen at the toll bridge of the Holland Tunnel as snow covers the road during a snowstorm on Feb. 9, 2017, in Jersey City, N.J. More states are turning to tolls as a way to fund long-standing transportation needs. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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More States Turning To Toll Roads To Raise Cash For Infrastructure

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