Sep. 23, 2020


Wealthy consumers are spending big on air filtration systems for their homes and cars as COVID-19 and wildfires rage.

As the federal government cuts funding to states, municipalities like Lordsburg, N.M., are struggling with unemployment and a devastated tax base.

Southern California home prices rose 12% in August, as people sought to take advantage of rock-bottom interest rates despite the coronavirus pandemic.

The Dodgers secured an eighth straight National League West Division title as well as the NL’s top playoff seed with a 7-2 win over the Oakland A’s.

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Fall recipes

It’s officially fall. Pumpkin pie sounds good right now. And it’s easy to make. For dessert in a glass, make this spiked pumpkin spice coffee. If you’re looking for a real crowd pleaser, try this roasted pumpkin loaf with salty spiced bread crumbs. This season is all about comfort, so remember: There’s no shame in using canned pumpkin puree.


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An Emmy broadcast that was actually... good?

Weary TV critics Lorraine Ali and Robert Lloyd stayed up past deadline to break down why the stay-at-home awards show was a winner.

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In the ring, they were gods. Now, they rely on street food vending to survive
MEXICO CITY, FEDERAL DISTRICT - AUGUST 16: Customers order and wait for their order at Crepas El Mana in La Lagunilla neighborhood on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020 in Mexico City, Federal District. Mexican luchador Joel Bernal Galicia, 54, known as "Olimpico," works with his wife of 14-years Leticia Vazquez Rojano, at their crepes stand they started over eight years ago. Hundreds of professional wrestlers now find themselves searching for other work since Lucha Libre matches are on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have turned to selling food. (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)

In the months since the coronavirus struck and wrestling arenas were closed, many Mexican wrestlers rely on street food vending to make a living.

Prep basketball players in Flint, Mich., discuss the importance of the game in their lives and their perspective on the upcoming season.


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“Orange Is the New Black,” “Madam Secretary” and “Superstore” are among the TV shows whose immigrant storylines and characters are making a difference.

In the bittersweet comedy ‘On the Rocks,’ Sofia Coppola addresses the midlife stresses of being a working mother and the daughter of a bigger-than-life father.

Bill Murray and Rashida Jones play a father-daughter duo in Sofia Coppola’s New York-set comedy, which will be available on Apple+ in October.

After the Lakers stormed back to make it a two-possession game, Jamal Murray’s clutch play secured a 114-106 win for the Nuggets. The Lakers lead the series 2-1.

LeBron James answers forcefully about the two sheriffs deputies who were shot in Compton and the criticism leveled at him.

Alex Turcotte, the No. 5 pick in the 2019 draft, is one of several prospects the Kings have lent to European teams while the NHL sorts out next season’s schedule.

General manager Billy Eppler is likely to take the fall for another disappointing Angels season, but owner Arte Moreno is the constant over a decade of losing.

The German hospital treating Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny for poisoning says his condition improved enough for him to be released.

Seattle will reduce its policing budget and reallocate some money to community programs after the City Council voted to override the mayor’s veto.

The Uncle Ben’s rice brand, which has been criticized for perpetuating racial stereotypes, is changing its name to Ben’s Original.

After limiting the annual hajj, Saudi Arabia says Muslims will be allowed to perform a smaller pilgrimage to Mecca starting Oct. 4.


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