Aug. 6, 2020

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California’s toll underscores how a state that was one hailed as a pandemic success story is now struggling to slow outbreaks.

An LAPD sergeant alleging that a group of officers known as the ‘SWAT mafia’ corrupted the tactical unit had previously flagged the group’s influence.

For many Senate Republicans and House Democrats in swing districts, failure of the negotiations poses a major risk. They keep both sides talking.

Infections have been skyrocketing in the region’s mostly working-class Latino communities since the economy reopened around Memorial Day. The virus is spreading rapidly through factories, stores and other workplaces.

Two days after most evacuation orders were lifted in Riverside County, the San Bernardino County sheriff warns Morongo Valley residents to leave as the Apple fire grows.

The death of a promising young skateboarder fits a surprising pattern: Increasingly, homeless people in L.A. and its environs are dying by hanging.

Airlines are limiting — and sometimes eliminating — food and beverage service. In many cases, you’ll need to BYOS — bring your own snacks.

The pastor of Abundant Life Ministries was arrested after a six-month investigation and charged with sexually assaulting young girls.

On Thursday, a federal judge in San Francisco issued a searing ruling, saying ICE has “responded to the health crisis in such a cavalier fashion” that it has “lost the right to be trusted.”

Two people were arrested for manufacturing and selling drugs at a hotel used to house homeless people who are at risk for contracting COVID-19.

As of this week, the American Civil Liberties Union has filed nearly 400 lawsuits and other legal actions against President Trump’s administration

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Remembering Hiroshima

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the world’s first nuclear attack: the bombing of Hiroshima in Japan by the U.S. during World War II. About 140,000 people were killed. Some survivors commemorated the anniversary with a moment of silence. Others urgently relayed the need to bear witness as the number of survivors dwindles. For one couple, memorializing the devastation through art is a way to make sure it’s never forgotten.

The atomic bomb transformed the nature of war, raised the specter of Armageddon and launched an ever-escalating arms race with the Soviet Union. Yet somehow, we survived

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The latest celebrity meme has Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis, Mindy Kaling and others creating apocalyptic 2020 calendars for our COVID-19 times.

Debuting in 1998 after two major Disney animated bombs, the original ‘Mulan’ had a low-key premiere and bare-bones marketing. Now the live-action version is going straight to Disney+.

In ‘Pan y Circo,’ a new series from Diego Luna, the actor convenes guests from across Latin America to discuss hot-button issues over dinner.

Dylan Bundy throws the third complete game of his career — and the first for the Angels in more than two years — in a 6-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.

LeBron James will not play against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night because of a sore right groin, according to the Lakers.

New York’s attorney general announces a lawsuit accusing the NRA of misspending and self-dealing, and seeks to dissolve the gun rights organization.

The Ohio governor tested positive for the coronavirus just ahead of a planned meeting with President Trump.

More than 2,000 unaccompanied children have been expelled from the U.S. since March under a Trump administration emergency declaration.

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