May 31, 2020
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After three days of protests, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has requested state troops and imposed a citywide curfew to quell looting, vandalism and violence.
Many take to the Minneapolis streets again to protest the death of George Floyd, defying a curfew. ‘They dropped the ball,’ one says of local leaders.
“It’s going to be like the Watts riots,” one witness said. “I wasn’t really alive for it, but I was alive for this one. I’ll tell my kids and family members what happened.”
The main concern of black people right now isn’t whether they’re standing three or six feet apart, but whether their sons, husbands, brothers and fathers will be murdered by cops.
Minneapolis police backed an L.A. Times reporter and photographer against a wall and fired tear gas and rubber bullets at point blank range
By threatening to deploy the military against fellow Americans, the president is resorting to the language of tyrants and despots.
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The crowd rushed into the mall after police attempted to push some of the protesters assembled near 3rd Street. As the looters entered the area, the Grove’s outdoor speakers played music — the familiar crooners the shopping mall is known for.
Less than 24 hours after Los Angeles County restaurants were told they could reopen for dine-in service, many were looted and vandalized during citywide George Floyd protests.
A business council member says the looting during protests in downtown L.A. Friday would disproportionately hurt the working class and people of color.
President Trump says he will postpone an in-person meeting of Group of 7 leaders until fall, and suggests adding Russia and others to the group.
The George Floyd killing has pushed black journalists to their emotional limits: ‘I walked six miles today trying to beat back the sorrow and depression.’
California’s future high-speed rail line from Burbank to Los Angeles would follow an existing 14-mile rail corridor but run through dozens of businesses, a draft environmental study found.
Hong Kongers are preparing for a new reality as China moves to impose new national security powers over Hong Kong that are seen by many as a “death knell” for the former British colony’s freedoms.
Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are the first U.S. astronauts to launch to orbit from U.S. soil in nine years -- and the first ever in a spacecraft made and owned by a private company.
The coronavirus has given Hollywood’s unions renewed clout and a raft of challenges to deal with as the industry scrambles to get back to work.
After the closure of local fixture Noriega Hotel, the community grapples with the prospect of “the end of the long-table communal dining experience” in Kern County. That is, unless the few remaining restaurants can find a way to carry on.
Madonna is getting heat on Twitter for posting a video of one of her children dancing to Michael Jackson “to honor and pay tribute” to George Floyd, who was killed Monday.
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says an urgent need for action remains after George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis and the protests around the U.S. that have followed.
A high-ranking official for the U.S. Open says that if the tournament is held in 2020, she expects it to be in New York and to start in August.
The Los Angeles Kings will not renew the contract of Mike Stothers, the coach of its minor-league affiliate in Ontario, the team announced Saturday.
As violence intensified in cities across the nation, some in the movement worry that their protest and their message has been hijacked.
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