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Emancipation Memorial has stood in Park Square since 1879. It is a version of the original, in Washington, D.C., which was funded by formerly enslaved people but designed without their input.
The vote approves constitutional changes, including a reset on presidential terms that will allow Putin to run twice more after his current six-year term expires in 2024.
The Paycheck Protection Program, part of the $3 trillion pandemic response package passed by Congress in March, has been extended to Aug. 8.
In an exclusive interview with NPR, Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar outlines new measures the popular neighborhood app is taking to address reports of racial profiling and censorship on the platform.
Environmental dangers, including wildfires and groundwater poisoning, ended the Rushmore pyrotechnics a decade ago. Now they're back, defying a pandemic and protests.
Pennsylvania, Oregon and Kansas are among the latest states to require face coverings in public settings as COVID-19 cases surge in much of the country. Health officials say masks can slow the spread.
The federal agency charged with preventing terrorist attacks said Wednesday that its personnel would carry out President Trump's orders to protect statues and monuments from vandalism.
Vanessa Guillen was last seen at Fort Hood in April. Now, after the death of a suspect, her family believes her body has been found — and they're demanding that Congress look into her disappearance.
A narrow majority approved the ballot measure, making Oklahoma the 37th state to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. An estimated 200,000 uninsured adults will now qualify for coverage.
Bill de Blasio says that while the city had planned to allow indoor service soon, the rising number of coronavirus cases throughout the United States led it to take caution.
The Security Council has struggled for months to pass a resolution related to COVID-19 because of tussling between the U.S. and China over a reference to the World Health Organization.
Of the 819 artists and executives invited to join this year, the Academy says 45 percent are women and 36 percent are from underrepresented ethnic and racial communities.
Several candidates supportive of the fringe conspiracy theory, including Colorado's Lauren Boebert, have won Republican primaries for congressional seats.
More than 400 advertisers are pressing pause on their Facebook ads, in a costly backlash against the social network's handling of hate speech.
Crowds have seized supplies for ill relatives, and officials warn the health system could collapse. "This is a war against the coronavirus and we have lost the war," says an Iraqi official.
For many people, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther said, "the statue represents patriarchy, oppression and divisiveness." It stood outside City Hall for some 65 years.
The Trump administration's move to limit green cards and reduced operations at consulates around the world have added to wait times for families trying to reunite in the United States.
As cases of coronavirus surge in many states, a new color-coding tool backed by a coalition of top scientists provides an apples-to-apples way of comparing outbreak severity, down to the county level.
Federal prosecutors say Army Pvt. Ethan Melzer tried to conspire with neo-Nazis and jihadists to ambush his own unit. Researchers say "hybrid" motivations are part of today's extremist threat.
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The LA Report
COVID-19 AMA: As CA Cases, Hospitalizations Spike, Gov. Newsom Expected To Announce Stricter Virus Rules| July 01 2020, 8:53 AM
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry speaks with Dr. Kimberly Shriner, infectious disease specialist at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena.
Companies have spent years appealing to all different kinds of customers with various brands, but according to a recent Wall Street Journal piece, that may be changing as a result of COVID-19.
We check in with the executive director of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority Heidi Marston and director of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Jonathan Sherin.