Nov. 29, 2020

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Only 32% of Black adults say they would take a COVID-19 vaccine. That speaks volumes about the need for a reckoning on racism in healthcare and building trust in the communities hit hardest by the pandemic.

Demonstrators converged outside the home of Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Sunday to protest a new round of COVID-19 restrictions.

The nation’s top infectious disease expert says he does not expect recommendations around coronavirus social distancing to be relaxed before Christmas.

A man who broke into a South Pasadena home and attacked his estranged girlfriend was killed Saturday morning, authorities said.

The assassination of a top nuclear scientist comes at a fragile moment for Iran’s government, which must balance calls for vengeance even as it waits for Biden to take office.

There are more COVID patients in California hospitals than ever before, sparking a race to tamp down the increase before the healthcare system is overwhelmed.

President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield.

USC’s game against Washington State on Friday has been rescheduled for Sunday at 6 p.m. PT in order to allow players in quarantine to play in the contest.

Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ should come with a disclaimer for its depictions, which include Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher, an official says.

‘Please don’t think I think I’m her,’ Christian Serratos says of her headlining role in the Netflix series about Tejano icon Selena. ‘I know I’m not her.’

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College basketball is back

Will there be March Madness in 2021? The men’s NCAA basketball season kicked off Wednesday despite a surge in the coronavirus, which forced the cancellation of the popular tournament last March. The season got off to a rocky start for No. 22 UCLA before the team bounced back. The rebuilt Trojans, meanwhile, have a shot at a 3-0 start when they take on Brigham Young on Tuesday.

USC gets hot early and runs away to beat Montana 76-62 on Saturday night at Galen Center during a time of much uncertainty in college athletics.

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With his documentary, Wu offers a deeply personal look at what happened in Wuhan hospitals at the height of China’s COVID-19 crisis.

Moviegoing will be different this Thanksgiving, but with high quality titles set for release and coming soon there’s still plenty of things to be grateful about.

The actor, once known for romantic comedies, has taken on darker roles of late — including as a potentially dangerous version of himself in HBO’s “The Undoing.”

“All Bad Cards,” a free online game reminiscent of “Cards Against Humanity,” can bring friends together during the pandemic — especially friends who like raunchy humor.

The Clippers’ decision to make a coaching change rather than overhaul their roster sends a clear message: Last season’s failure was on Doc Rivers

Joey Bosa had a career-high three sacks against the Buffalo Bills, but the team’s eighth loss of the season left him wanting more.

UCLA’s secondary is playing better under new defensive backs coach Brian Norwood — something old defensive backs coach Paul Rhoads saw first-hand Saturday.

As the coronavirus spread worsens, New York City will reopen its school system to in-person learning and increase the number of days a week many children attend.

Beijing says it has met its goal of wiping out extreme poverty in China by the end of 2020. The top-down effort has disrupted untold individual lives.

Nigerian officials say suspected members of the Islamic militant group Boko Haram have killed at least 40 rice farmers and fishermen in Borno state.

A gunman fired into a crowd gathered at the burial service of an 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a Florida sheriff’s deputy earlier this month.

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