Aug. 11, 2020


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Public health experts say the rampant spread of the coronavirus at the prison shows the dangers of trying to achieve ‘herd immunity’ with the coronavirus.

For more than six weeks, a group of protesters have camped out across from L.A. City Hall, forming a protest community that has grown into a constant symbol of calls for police reform.

Even with budget cuts, police spending in Los Angeles will reach about $3 billion a year. How did the LAPD come to consume to much of the city’s ‘unrestricted’ money?

Early on a Thursday morning in February, two men in suits rapped on the door of the South Los Angeles apartment that Gadseel Quiñonez shares with his little brother.

The union representing Los Angeles police officers is criticizing Mayor Eric Garcetti’s plan to shut off water and power at “party houses,” saying officers should be focused on the rising number of shootings instead.

While on duty, an LAPD officer allegedly fondled the breasts of a woman he had found dead. Her family is suing the officer and the city of L.A.

At about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, an unknown assailant opened fire at a warehouse party in L.A.'s Harbor Gateway area, authorities said.

Customer service has declined amid the pandemic. It’s time for companies to recognize that treating customers better is good business.


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Going to college in a pandemic

What will the academic year look like for college students? Campuses are preparing for a variety of scenarios from remote learning to in-person instruction. If students live in dorms, they will play an active role in keeping campuses COVID-free. For those who want to take a gap year without traveling the globe, plenty of domestic opportunities await.

Last school year, you might have spent weeknights in a study room with poor circulation, surrounded by friends as you crammed for exams.

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A bridge that was supposed to take a year is incomplete after four, partly because of corrosion and other problems involving California’s high-speed-rail contractors.

Life inside the NBA’s closed environment in Orlando means constant surveillance and medical checks. And sometimes wine. Lots and lots of wine.


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At 82, Jerry West doesn’t try to hide the cracks in a fabled life. “I wish I would have done something really important in my life.”

Kyle Kuzma hits a three-pointer with less than a second remaining to push the Lakers to a 124-121 win over the Nuggets, snapping L.A.'s losing streak.

Dustin May’s immense potential was on display on Monday in the Dodgers’ 2-1 loss to the San Diego Padres.

Analysts called the announcement a clear move by Putin to shore up his sagging domestic political fortunes — and at the same time burnish Russia’s global prestige.

Hong Kong residents are buying up copies of the Apple Daily newspaper in support of press freedom after its owner, Jimmy Lai, was arrested.

The resignation comes as public anger is mounting against the ruling elite, blamed for the chronic mismanagement and corruption that is believed to be behind the explosion in a Beirut Port warehouse.

A rare wind storm with power similar to an inland hurricane swept across the Midwest Monday, leaving tens of thousands of homes without power.


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