New Satellite Measurements Reveal Why Smog Over Los Angeles Has Been So Bad — KTLA

Scientists who scanned the skies above dozens of U.S. cities have made a surprising discovery about the smog that’s suspended over Los Angeles: one of its key ingredients isn’t disappearing as fast as it once did. The finding may help explain why the once-steady improvements in air quality have come close to stalling out here…

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Waist-High Water Floods Venice in Worst Deluge to Hit Italian City in Over 50 Years — KTLA

The historic lagoon city of Venice exists on the edge of a double threat: As it sinks, the seas rise. That reality became more stark this week when Venice was hit with its worst flood in over 50 years, caused by a nearly 1.9 meter (6-foot) tide that sent waist-high water flowing through St. Mark’s…

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5.4 Billion Fake Accounts Were Shut Down By #Facebook This Year — KTLA

So far this year, Facebook has shut down 5.4 billion fake accounts on its main platform, but millions likely remain, the social networking giant said Wednesday. That’s compared to roughly 3.3 billion fake accounts removed in all of 2018. As much as 5% of its monthly user base of nearly 2.5 billion consists of fake accounts…

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Veterans Say Tai Chi Classes at West L.A. VA Help Alleviate Mental, Physical Health Issues — KTLA

The ancient tradition of tai chi has been shown to benefit muscle strength, flexibility and balance — but Los Angeles-area veterans taking classes as part of a local Veterans Affairs program say it also helps with their pain and PTSD. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Nov. 12, 2019…

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