Feb. 23, 2020
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At a weekend concert and at shops catering to hip-hop fans, the tragic deaths of young rappers from Pop Smoke to Mac Miller to Nipsey Hussle were front of mind.
The roadside slaughter of a band included victims who were members of a vigilante group — which responded by announcing that it had started training children to join the battle.
When Ahmedabad prepared to welcome its highest profile foreign visitor yet, the city decided there was only one thing to do.
This year’s Proposition 13 proposes the sale of $15 billion in general obligation bonds to finance construction projects for K-12 schools, community colleges and state universities.
President Trump’s national security advisor said Sunday he had no knowledge of intelligence agency warnings that Russia is trying once again to help Trump by interfering in the 2020 campaign.
Trounced by Bernie Sanders in Nevada, Joe Biden is under pressure to finish first in South Carolina, where black voters dominate the primary electorate.
The campaign has hundreds of paid “digital organizers” boosting him on social media. A look inside the operation reveals potential downsides to this approach.
How Hydro Flask water bottles became a hot fashion accessory is a story mixing environmentalism, self-care and the simple desire to keep drinks cold.
Lizzo was named entertainer of the year and “Just Mercy” took home top film honors at the NAACP Image Awards
Paramount’s ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ outpaced 20th Century Studios’ ‘The Call of the Wild’ and Harrison Ford for the top box office spot.
Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West buy an undeveloped home site in La Quinta for $6.3 million. Also: Designer Bob Mackie has new Palm Springs digs.
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Tyson Fury deals Deontay Wilder his first loss and takes the WBC heavyweight title with a seventh-round TKO in their big rematch on Saturday night in Las Vegas.
UCLA wipes out a nine-point deficit by going on a 14-point run in the second half to secure its fifth consecutive victory in a 70-63 triumph over Colorado.
The Auschwitz Memorial tweeted criticism of Amazon for including fictional atrocities in its new Prime series “Hunters,” starring Al Pacino.
For Universal’s “The Invisible Man,” star Elisabeth Moss and writer-director Leigh Whannell modernize the classic movie monster with a female-forward and tech-centric storyline that brings back the scares.
“A lot of us are still trying to break free from ... the colonial mentality of what a Filipina should be,” says an organizer of “Burlesque Las FilipinX.”
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