Oct. 22, 2020


To protect its business, Facebook increasingly removes content that Vietnam’s authoritarian government doesn’t like.

Their decades-old battle over the mountainous territory of Nagorno-Karabakh has come to define how Armenians and Azerbaijanis view themselves.

Two customers on the outdoor patio. $6 in a tip jar labeled ‘For College’. Few masks in sight. This is the reality of Huntington Beach service workers during the pandemic.

Deaths from viruses, bacteria and other infectious disease have long been overlooked on death certificates.

At first, columnist Sandy Banks was offended after a man yelled at her to put on a mask, but getting to know him, she came to understand his point of view.

Stephanie Wittels Wachs lost her brother, TV writer Harris Wittels, to an overdose; producer Jessica Cordova Kramer also lost a brother to addiction. Now they’ve paired up for a podcast, “Last Day,” that tackles society’s most deadly stigmas with humor and frankness.

High-flying Tech

Advances in technology have brought us robots, drones ... and jet packs? A pilot recently reported a jet pack flying near LAX, which caused as much reader intrigue as the mysterious light streaks over Southern California. We can get a kick out of L.A.'s firefighting robot, Amazon’s delivery drone or the occasional drone at Dodger Stadium, but it’s best to keep your little flying machines away from the airport.

General Motors’ Cruise autonomous vehicle unit says it will pull the human backup drivers from its vehicles in San Francisco by the end of the year.


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Much more than simply increasing diversity, the task ahead will consist of rethinking the very ways in which museums are governed.

The latest Hollywood Diversity Report finds women and people of color remain vastly underrepresented as executives despite recent pledges.

The story behind Rudy Giuliani’s cringe-inducing scene in the “Borat” sequel, which he calls “a hit job.” The film starts streaming on Amazon this week.

The Clippers introduced Tyronn Lue as their new coach on Wednesday. Here are 10 things we learned from Lue, owner Steve Ballmer and executive Lawrence Frank.

Matthew Wolff grew up in nearby Agoura Hills and has friends who live next to the Sherwood Country Club. He expects friends to watch from nearby yards at the tournament without fans.

Instead of toning down the offense during the shortened season, UCLA is adding plays that quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson said makes the Bruins “more dynamic.”

In transcripts of 2016 depositions, Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend, Ghislaine Maxwell, was defensive about his interactions with underage girls.

Thailand’s prime minister has canceled a state of emergency in Bangkok to try to cool the massive student-led pro-democracy protests that have shaken the capital for days.

Spain has hit the 1-million mark in coronavirus cases, becoming the first country in Western Europe to do so as it struggles to contain a big new surge in infections.


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