May 28, 2020
From the first deaths in February, as President Trump still predicted none, the nation has reached the world’s highest numbers of both cases and deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University’s global tracker.
Dining in, but different

Fans of Culver City’s Tito’s Tacos can enjoy cheesy tacos once again when the restaurant reopens Monday for walk-up service and delivery. It’s also now easier throughout the state for bars, wineries and distilleries to offer to-go drinks. In Napa Valley, some restaurants are now fully reopened, though customers are being cautious. If you’re leery, some communities are talking about opening up streets to outdoor dining that would help with physical distancing.

Reopening California
Malls? Movie theaters? Hair salons? Here’s a look at which L.A. County businesses can now open and which ones are still closed.
Runyon Canyon reopens with limits on the number of people allowed in, a one-way hiking trail and cameras and electric counters to monitor crowds.
Gov. Newsom said California barbershops, hair salons, nail salons and other grooming services could reopen under Stage 3 of his reopening plan.
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A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked the city for a second straight night, with protesters looting stores near a police precinct and setting fires.
China’s ceremonial legislature endorses a controversial national security law for Hong Kong that critics say will be used to stifle dissent.
The coronavirus crisis has led to some tentative attempts at cooperation between Arab Gulf nations and Israel, which many of them do not recognize.
A day after Twitter tagged one of President Trump’s baseless tweets as fake news, he threatens to strongly regulate or close social media platforms.
Crowds gathered downtown to protest the death of Floyd, a black man who was killed Monday after a Minneapolis police officer pinned him to the ground with his knee.
Assemblyman William Brough (R-Dana Point) was removed from all committee assignments after a state investigation found he made inappropriate comments and engaged in unwanted touching with a woman who complained to the Legislature.
Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were set to be the first people ever to launch in SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule, but the liftoff was scrubbed due to bad weather in Florida.
The three prominent anchors were swept up in a corporate-wide restructuring.
Joseph Yamada and Elizabeth Kikuchi were born two days apart, but they didn’t meet until they were both were sent to the World War II internment camp in Poston, Ariz.
Videos of black men being threatened by white people or dying at the hands of police have again gone viral, including incidents in Minneapolis and New York City.
Led Zeppelin’s concert film “Celebration Day,” captured at its 2007 reunion performance, will stream on YouTube for three days beginning Saturday.
In a Facebook message Tuesday, opera legend Andrea Bocelli said he tested positive for COVID-19 in March but kept his diagnosis secret for a reason.
College campuses are not considered safe for students but are for athletes? With football programs paying the bills, are colleges really just keeping finances safe?
Kentucky transfer Johnny Juzang will be immediately eligible to play for UCLA after receiving a waiver from the NCAA on Wednesday.
Phil Mickelson has many ideas on how to make ‘The Match’ with Tiger Woods an annual fundraising event showcasing young golfers and other athletes.
Three of four preseason games for the Rams are scheduled to be held at SoFi Stadium, including the opener on Friday, Aug. 14, against the New Orleans Saints.
No restrictions were placed on residents’ movements, and businesses from restaurants to hairdressers stayed open.
A black market for alcohol and cigarettes has sprung up across South Africa in response to the government’s nearly eight-week-old ban on their sale because of the coronavirus.
Las Vegas casinos and Florida theme parks are set to begin opening next month as states balance health concerns with lost tourism revenue.
A college student sought by police as a suspect in a crime rampage including two slayings in Connecticut has been captured, Connecticut State Police said Wednesday night.
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