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Archive for May 29th, 2020
In a press conference on Friday, the president said he would immediately severe ties — and funding — to the World Health Organization because of its relationship with China.
Many but not all out-of-state visitors were told to self-quarantine because of the coronavirus. The Justice Department says that is unconstitutional. Some other states have the same rule.
"Planned Parenthood has demonstrated that it provides safe and legal abortion care," a state commission ruled. It said state health regulators wrongly blocked the St. Louis clinic's renewal in 2019.
Maya Santamaria tells KSTP that Chauvin "had a real short fuse" as an off-duty officer for her club, saying he often pulled out mace and pepper spray when she thought it was unwarranted.
CDC chief Robert Redfield says that earlier testing for the coronavirus would have been like "looking for a needle in a haystack." But other health experts dispute his assertion.
"It will be so nice to be able to go lie on the grass in a park and have a picnic or to sit at a sidewalk cafe again," says a Paris resident. Restaurants and bars will reopen with restrictions June 2.
Media reports and analysts have questioned the accuracy of Russia's mortality figures for the virus. The city's health department now says 1,561 people died in April due to coronavirus.
Former President Barack Obama has responded to the Minneapolis death that has set off protests and drawn national attention, including President Trump's. Read his full statement.
As a low-wage worker, Yesenia Ortiz wishes she would get paid more during the pandemic because of the extra level of risk to which she is exposed.
Brazil has the world's second-highest number of COVID-19 cases after the U.S. The rise in cases comes as São Paulo, the state with the highest number of deaths, prepares to ease some restrictions.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday will hear the government's appeal for a retrial in the case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy.
The legal cases argue that online classes don't have the same value as on-campus ones.
Wearing a mask has become political as some state officials have faced backlash for mandating mask use during the coronavirus pandemic.
The new guidance amounts to a midyear open-enrollment period and applies to firms that buy health insurance to cover their workers as well as to those that self-insure — paying claims on their own.
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The LA Report
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Claudia Puig and Peter Rainer review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms.
Minneapolis Police Precinct Breached As Protests Continue In Response To Death Of George Floyd At Police Hands| May 29 2020, 9:37 AM
Cheering protesters torched a Minneapolis police station Thursday that the department was forced to abandon as three days of violent protests spread to nearby St. Paul and angry demonstrations flared across the U.S over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer kneeled on his neck.
‘The Vast Of Night’ Director Andrew Patterson, An Interview With the Up-And-Coming Filmmaker On His Debut Film| May 29 2020, 9:10 AM
In his directorial debut, Andrew Patterson hit last year’s film festival circuit with his movie ‘The Vast Of Night’. The sci-fi flick has received critical praise, with many citing Patterson as the next up-and-coming film director on the scene.
As of Thursday afternoon, L.A. County had at least 2,241 deaths and 49,849 confirmed cases of coronavirus.