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Emmys

The series has taken home all the major comedy awards of the night so far— including acting categories and directing.

In a nod to the pandemic, 2020 Emmys presenters are wearing tuxedo hazmat suits to hand out awards Sunday.

Two E! hosts, Giuliana Rancic and Vivica A. Fox, released statements during the Emmys red-carpet preshow announcing they tested positive for COVID-19.

Find out the winners of the 2020 Emmys with our complete list, updating live during Sunday night’s ceremony.

As they say in Hollywood, “The show must go on,” and the Emmy pre-shows did just that despite the pandemic. Although the red carpets remained rolled up and the limos sat idle, a number of pre-shows moved forward in creative and interesting ways, teeing up to the big event.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Democrats have historically struggled to make the courts a mobilizing issue, unlike Republicans. The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg may change that.

Three deeply conservative women judges have emerged as President Trump’s short list to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.

Biden pleaded with Republican senators to not push a nominee through, saying such an action would push the country “deeper into the abyss.”

The Alaska senator joins Maine Sen. Susan Collins, who said replacing Ginsburg should be the decision of the election winner — Trump or Democrat Joe Biden.

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The new milestone comes as California has been seeing a sharp decline in coronavirus cases after a summer spike that sparked widespread alarm.

A judge issued an order temporarily halting the U.S. Department of Commerce from implementing restrictions that would remove WeChat from U.S. app stores.

Seth Gottesdiener hopes a cross-country bike trip will help him better understand and raise awareness to issues of social injustice in the United States.

A woman chronicles her mother’s awful journey, recounting her own pain and guilt as well as their reconciliation.

California should replace outdated technology and overhaul poor policies that have delayed unemployment benefits to those left jobless during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a strike team appointed by the governor.

The Census Bureau is contending with several natural disasters as wildfires and hurricanes disrupt the final weeks of the nation’s once-a-decade headcount.

The 2020 winner must rebuild an economy slammed by COVID-19. Trump has an edge but Biden seeks to be the Main Street choice to Wall Street’s Trump.

Body camera video from protests this summer shows LAPD officers yank a sign from a man and shoot him in the groin with a projectile at close range.

With Tyrod Taylor sitting because of a chest injury, rookie Justin Herbert shines in his first start as the Chargers lose to the Chiefs, 23-20, in overtime.

Proposition 15, the split-tax roll measure, is the first step in a necessary fix to one of the state’s most intractable problems, a faulty property tax system.

The Dumpling Drive app aims to enable Uber and Lyft drivers to go into business solo. Drivers have to market themselves — but they also set their own prices and don’t give up a cut.

If you’re facing a big hospital bill, especially if you’re unemployed and uninsured, resist any pressure to put it on your credit card.

The Luxe Rodeo Drive is the first L.A.-area luxury hotel to go out of business because of the pandemic. An unusually high loan delinquency rate may mean more hotel closures are likely to follow.

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Dating during a pandemic

If you’re bored in the house, and you’re in the house bored, you might be thinking about starting a relationship. S’More, a 9-month-old app, has users get to know a potential date first — photos are initially blurred and only become unblurred as the conversation continues — while Struck matches users based on zodiac compatibility. Or read about one local man’s journey, who realized his search for love had to start with himself.

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In the ring, they were gods. Now, they rely on street food vending to survive.
MEXICO CITY, FEDERAL DISTRICT - AUGUST 16: Customers order and wait for their order at Crepas El Mana in La Lagunilla neighborhood on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020 in Mexico City, Federal District. Mexican luchador Joel Bernal Galicia, 54, known as "Olimpico," works with his wife of 14-years Leticia Vazquez Rojano, at their crepes stand they started over eight years ago. Hundreds of professional wrestlers now find themselves searching for other work since Lucha Libre matches are on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have turned to selling food. (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)

In the months since the coronavirus struck and wrestling arenas were closed, many Mexican wrestlers rely on street food vending to make a living.

The Bobcat fire opened a new, dangerous front as it barreled toward homes in the Antelope Valley, prompting more evacuations.

Prep basketball players in Flint, Mich., discuss the importance of the game in their lives and their perspective on the upcoming season.

Fears of a significant spread of the Bobcat fire dissipated as Santa Ana winds failed to materialize, but nearby foothill communities remained on high alert.

Air quality officials said the high pollution readings were a result of intense heat combined with stagnant weather conditions.

The skies around the Bay Area and other parts of Northern California took on an eerie glow as smoke from several fires enveloped the region.

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Warner Bros.’ ‘Tenet’ continues to do modest business with $36.1 million in North American receipts and a global cumulative of $250.1 million.

“Nomadland,” “The Disciple,” “Wolfwalkers” and “David Byrne’s American Utopia” were among our critic’s festival highlights.

‘Antebellum’ star Janelle Monáe explains the thriller’s ending, as well as her motivation for signing on to a story depicting the horrors of slavery.

With Mookie Betts and Chris Taylor out of the starting lineup, the Dodgers offense couldn’t muster enough offense to back starter Tony Gonsolin.

The Lakers looks to take a 2-0 series lead over the Denver Nuggets in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals in Orlando, Fla. Follow our live coverage.

Quarterback Jared Goff and tight end Tyler Higbee pair up for three touchdowns in the Rams’ 37-19 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Bryson DeChambeau finishes six strokes ahead of third-round leader Matthew Wolff of Simi Valley to win the U.S. Open at Winged Foot.

Brazil’s Alter do Chao, a sleepy village that blends rainforest and beaches, bet on tourism and scored big.

The European Commission presented measures aimed at structural racism and discrimination, acknowledging a lack of diversity in European Union institutions.

One woman from was told only that she would undergo an operation to treat ovarian cysts, but a month later, she’s still not sure what procedure she got.

The stretch of the Minneapolis street where George Floyd died in police custody will soon be renamed in his honor.

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