Sep. 23, 2020


The death of Breonna Taylor nearly slipped into obscurity. But protesters made it a national cause celebre. On Wednesday, a grand jury indicted only one of three officers, and none for shooting Taylor inside her apartment.

The shootings came hours after a grand jury brought no charges directly against Louisville police for the killing of Breonna Taylor in a police raid gone wrong.

Wednesday evening, the decision in Louisville, Ky., not to charge police officers with the death of Breonna Taylor prompted new outrage.

Common, Kerry Washington, George Clooney, Viola Davis and others expressed anger and disbelief over Wednesday’s grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor’s case.

Lakers’ Danny Green said it was “disappointing” to hear charges had not been filed against the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor.

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Progress in fighting the Bobcat fire has been so significant that the estimated containment date has been moved up by one month, to Sept. 30.

The LAPD says its investigation into a woman’s claim that her jaw was fractured by a police projectile during this summer’s protests has turned up no police video of the shooting.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the only Democratic appointee on the high court when she joined, a lonely minority. Trump’s pick would cement a conservative majority.

A Chinese fishing fleet of roughly 300 vessels has been scooping up sea life near the Galapagos Islands and is now moving south into Peruvian waters.

The Southern California median home price rose 12% in August, as people took advantage of rock-bottom interest rates amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Volkswagen, after its diesel emissions cheating scandal, goes all in on electric cars with no tailpipe emissions at all.

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As the federal government is cutting funding to states, municipalities like Lordsburg, N.M., are struggling with unemployment and a devastated tax base.

China’s forceful implementation of a new language policy in Inner Mongolia has drawn criticism, even from the Communist Party elite.

Western Conference Finals

The Lakers’ aspirations of moving closer to their first NBA Finals appearance in a decade suffered a setback Tuesday. Two days after winning a thriller at the buzzer, the Lakers flopped in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets. LeBron James & Co. still lead the series, but the resilient Nuggets shouldn’t be underestimated — just ask the Clippers.


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Brett Hankison is charged with 3 counts of wanton endangerment in connection with the police raid on Breonna Taylor’s home in which she was killed.

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Pac-12 Conference presidents and chancellors will vote on Thursday to decide the fate of a fall football season that’s already been twice delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chicago Bears great Gale Sayers died Wednesday at 77, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Padres third baseman Manny Machado continues to impress, even on a day the Angels ride a three-home run second inning to a second straight win at San Diego.

Joseph Laurinaitis, the WWE Hall of Famer known as Road Warrior Animal, has died. He was 60.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada is in a second wave of COVID-19, warning of the upcoming fall season.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was remembered Wednesday at the court by grieving family, colleagues and friends.

The man helping lead efforts to develop a copper and gold mine near the headwaters of a major salmon fishery in Alaska has resigned following the release of recorded comments in which he ‘embellished’ relationships with elected and regulatory officials.

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear masks, tested positive for the coronavirus


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