Aug. 4, 2020


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Only 63% of the nation’s estimated 121 million households have responded to the 2020 Census by mail or phone or online.

The school day would last from 9 a.m. until 2:15 p.m. It would include daily live online interaction, small group work and independent work as well as time to focus on the social and emotional needs of students.

Records show the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee was operating at a considerable deficit before the coronavirus postponed the Tokyo Olympics.

Dr. James M. Heaps, 67, faces a total of 20 felonies related to sex crimes alleged by seven of his former patients at his UCLA Health practice.

A new study traces how the policies adopted by Democratic and Republican states over the last several decades have helped widen the gap in life expectancy.

The L.A. County Department of Public Health is investigating a party at the Sassafras Saloon in Hollywood which has drawn fierce criticism.

Hurricane Isaias has made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., according to the National Hurricane Center. The hurricane touched down just after 11 p.m. on Monday with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph.

Californian donors are spending tens of millions on other states’ Senate races, including Mitch McConnell’s, Susan Collins’ and Lindsey Graham’s.

President Donald Trump claimed he has the authority to issue an executive order on mail-in ballots, though it is is unclear what he could do to curtail the practice.

Anthony Davis scored 42 points as the Lakers beat Utah 116-108 to secure the West’s No. 1 seed and take a big step in their journey with LeBron James.


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Working through a pandemic

Not sure whether you’re ready to return to the workplace? We have answers to common legal questions, including this: Can you sue if you get sick at work? If you’re staying home, you might be able to get a tax deduction for your office supplies. For many parents, whether working from home or going in, child care is complicated.

Many, especially those backed by labor unions, push back against returning to their workplaces, citing employers’ failures to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks.


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Two-way player Shohei Ohtani was diagnosed Monday with a strained right elbow and won’t pitch until mid-September at the earliest. However, he could DH soon.

The Dodgers lose 5-4 in the opening series against the San Diego Padres on Monday in San Diego.

Chris Smith’s return means that the core of a team that won 11 of its last 14 games during coach Mick Cronin’s debut season will come back intact for the 2020-21 season.

Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa says his decision to hold out his rookie year may have pushed the team to avoid another contract spat with him.

A federal judge from New Jersey is calling for protection of judges after an ambush shooting at her home last month, when a man killed her son and seriously wounded her husband.

President Trump said the federal government will have to be paid a “substantial amount of money” as part of any acquisition of TikTok by Microsoft.

Progress is coming slowly as lawmakers craft another major response to the coronavirus pandemic.

In trying to persuade judge, Manhattan prosecutor cites public reports of ‘extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.’


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