July 14, 2020


Orange County Board of Education panel supports reopening schools in the fall but does not recommend increased social distancing or face coverings.

Los Angeles officials have repeatedly ignored a central demand of the activists and protesters who inspired their broader turn away from the status quo in policing: the termination of Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore.

White Californians are much more likely than before to say Blacks, Latinos and Asians are discriminated against, and a majority of survey respondents view California race relations as fair or poor.

The U.S. has carried out the first federal execution in nearly two decades, putting to death a man who was convicted of killing an Arkansas family in the 1990s in a plot to build a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest

Squaw Valley Ski Resort is considering changing its name to remove the word “squaw,” a derogatory term for Native American women.

A federal judge has agreed to suspend a rule that requires women during the COVID-19 pandemic to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to obtain an abortion pill.

The White House is working to undercut its most trusted coronavirus expert as President Trump continues to play down the threat posed by the virus and pushes to reopen the economy before the election.

As Texas tries to contain a raging coronavirus outbreak, voters go to the polls for runoff elections that could see a Black nominee for U.S. senator.

Britain backtracks on plans to give Huawei a role in its 5G mobile phone network, a decision that will please President Trump but anger China.

Some real estate investors specialize in combing public records for homes in desirable areas and making lowball offers for “off-market” purchases.

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The ‘Glee’ family came together Monday to honor actress Naya Rivera, whose body sheriffs were ‘confident’ they had found in Lake Piru.

‘It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly [Preston] has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer,’ John Travolta wrote.

“American Experience: The Vote,” about the fight for women’s suffrage, joins Amazon Prime’s “Hanna” and Netflix’s “Seven Seconds” in this week’s TV picks.

Lakers coach Frank Vogel says losing Rajon Rondo is huge, but believes other players such as Anthony Davis and Kyle Kuzma will step out to fill in the offensive hole.

Russell Westbrook tests positive for coronavirus, didn’t travel with Rockets. Raptors guard Kyle Lowry is certain things will work out in the bubble.

LAFC rallied late to tie Houston Dynamo 3-3 while Javier “Chicharito” Hernández netted his first MLS goal in the Galaxy’s 2-1 loss to the Portland Timbers in the the MLS Is Back tournament.

Angels right-hander Shohei Ohtani was pleased at his performance on the mound Monday during an intrasquad game.

Hong Kong also ordered gyms and bars to close for a week, restored strict limits on public gatherings and introduced fines for anyone refusing to wear a mask on public transport.

Japan’s government says China is using the coronavirus crisis to expand its influence and take strategic superiority.

Hawaii’s governor says he will delay by one month a plan to waive a 14-day quarantine requirement for out-of-state travelers who test negative for COVID-19.


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