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The report comes as people await a decision on whether charges will be filed against Louisville, Ky., police officers involved in the shooting.

Castro, grandson of Mexican immigrants, will be the first person of color and first native Californian to become chancellor of the university system.

Tesla filed suit Monday, seeking an order declaring the duties unlawful and a refund, with interest, of amounts it has already paid.

Progress was so significant that the estimated containment date for the Bobcat fire in Los Angeles County has been moved up by one month, to Sept. 30.

Former colleagues, family, friends and the public will have the chance Wednesday and Thursday to pass by the casket of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Chargers QB Tyrod Taylor was unable to play Sunday after a team doctor punctured his lung while giving him an injection, an NFL source told The Times.

The Southern California median home price rose 12% in August, as people took advantage of rock-bottom interest rates amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Volkswagen, in the wake of its diesel emissions cheating scandal, goes all-in on electric cars with no tailpipe emissions at all.

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

Door-knockers are finding a landscape changed by COVID-19. They have become lifelines for communities that could decide the presidential election.

Western Conference Finals

The Lakers’ aspirations of moving closer to their first NBA Finals appearance in a decade suffered a setback Tuesday. Two days after winning a thriller at the buzzer, the Lakers flopped in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets. LeBron James & Co. still lead the series, but the resilient Nuggets shouldn’t be underestimated — just ask the Clippers.

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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.

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How to vote in Los Angeles County | Election 2020
Voting in L.A. County

Mail-in ballots, registration deadlines, voting centers — we’ve got you covered with the basics of voting in the Nov. 3 election.

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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.

‘The Meaning of Mariah Carey,’ the pop star’s tell-some memoir, sparkles and entertains and explains its subject, despite a few too many I-don’t-know-hers.

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

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.

Chicago Bears great Gale Sayers died Wednesday at 77, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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.

Joseph Laurinaitis, the WWE Hall of Famer known as Road Warrior Animal, has died. He was 60.

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.

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