Jan. 22, 2021


California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra’s office says it will look at whether the department has engaged in a pattern of unconstitutional policing.


The trial will begin one week earlier than a proposal floated Thursday by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III becomes the first Black secretary of Defense and the second member of President Biden’s Cabinet to be approved by the Senate.

Images of National Guard soldiers camped in a cold parking garage after being sent to protect Washington are bringing new calls for investigations of the U.S. Capitol Police.

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Mayor Garcetti says he’s confident manufacturers will meet demand and additional COVID vaccines will be approved. But many more doses are needed.

Much of December’s distress was driven by hotels and restaurants closing, as tourism and business travel failed to revive and dining out was restricted.

The master tenant of a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse where 36 people died when a fire ignited during a dance party in 2016 pleads guilty to the deaths.

The unanimous ruling by the 4th District Court of Appeal in San Diego said an injunction issued by a Superior Court judge erred by including all county restaurants.

California’s ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products is suspended after a referendum by the tobacco industry qualified for the 2022 ballot.

Inauguration poet Amanda Gorman’s star continues to rise as photoshopped images juxtapose her with famous folks such as Bernie Sanders and Maya Angelou.

The 80-year-old former anchor and managing editor of “NBC Nightly News,” who has suffered health problems of late, announced the move in a statement Friday.

Between the charms of star Omar Sy and its vengeful play on “gentleman thief” Arsène Lupin, the action drama’s viewers may find themselves in binge mode.

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Netflix executive Vernā Myers shares how the streamer improved Black representation at the company and the efforts it is making to improve diversity on its shows and staff.

“I’m happy and you hate it,” Sabrina Carpenter sings in her new track, “Skin,” which seems to be a response to Olivia Rodrigo’s hit single “Drivers License.”

On Friday, “WandaVision” announced the arrival of Wanda and Vision’s twin boys. It might be the introduction of two characters to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

“Saturday Night Live” returns with new episodes at the end of January with John Krasinski, Dan Levy and Regina King announced as hosts.

Davey Johnson, who managed the Dodgers in 1999 and 2000, is in a Florida hospital with COVID-19, a New York Mets spokesman said.

Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy wants to be an NFL head coach, but teams keep giving those jobs to less-qualified white coaches over him.

K.D. Nixon is transferring from Colorado to USC for his final year of eligibility. He adds depth to a group that includes Drake London, Bru McCoy and Gary Bryant Jr.

Legal sales of recreational marijuana in Arizona started on Friday, a once-unthinkable step in the former conservative stronghold.

U.S. regulators have approved the first long-acting drug combination for HIV, monthly shots that can replace daily pills.

Mexican mothers searching for their missing children find multiple bodies buried on private property in Tijuana that they call a cartel dumping site.

Advocacy groups warn that immigrants may be some of the most difficult people to reach during the largest vaccination campaign in American history.