July 11, 2020


Downtown Disney reopened this week to huge crowds and immediately became a flashpoint for the larger debate about whether California is reopening too quickly.

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The lawsuit follows another filed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University this week, to which 180 colleges and universities signed an amicus brief in support.


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From a seamstress who’s making masks to a restaurateur-turned-personal chef, these Californians are rethinking how they can earn money in the coronavirus economy.

California loves fashion

California is inspiration for many designers. Here are some ways to show your love for California. L.A. designer Ashton Hirota has designed clothes for Megan Thee Stallion, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé and Lizzo. He is also pushing to provide space for minorities in the fashion world.

Meet the guys behind Venice label Born X Raised. They have a hit Rams collaboration — and designs on the world.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda was a fan of the beloved TV astrologer. His ‘Hamilton’ mojo helped white Hollywood execs see the value in ‘Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado.’

After nearly 10 years of marriage the two have decided to move on, but they have different demands regarding child custody and spousal support.

The final scene in “The Old Guard” neatly sets up a sequel. Star and producer Charlize Theron and director Gina Prince-Bythewood drop some more hints about what could come next.

Emily Mortimer, who stars in Natalie Erika James’ psychological horror “Relic,” explains the film’s strange, emotionally charged ending.

Paul George’s fast start during his Clippers debut belied the trepidation he felt about his surgically repaired shoulders. He is now healthy for the NBA restart.

Starting pitchers in the majors usually get six weeks of spring training to prepare for their first start. Clayton Kershaw won’t have that luxury on July 23.

Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza has tested positive for the coronavirus, the third high-profile jockey to test positive in the last few days.

Less than two weeks under a new national security law enacted by Beijing, Hong Kong residents already feel a curtain of control falling over the city’s realms of speech and thought.

Seoul officials say the late mayor, Park Won-soon, left a note saying he felt ‘sorry to all people’ before he was found dead early Friday.

Florida appeared to be “flattening the curve” of new coronavirus cases in the spring after its bars, gyms and beaches closed. Then they reopened.

The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed federal coronavirus aid.


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