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Archive for July 9th, 2020
A poll conducted in mid-June found that most respondents thought police officers should be held legally accountable for misconduct. But few respondents favored cutting funding for law enforcement.
Several states already require people to wear masks in public spaces like coffee shops to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but many still have no such requirement.
Fuller's death on June 10 was initially ruled a suicide, but that conclusion outraged his family, who insisted that he would not take his own life.
"Today we are asked whether the land these treaties promised remains an Indian reservation. ... Because Congress has not said otherwise, we hold the government to its word," wrote Justice Gorsuch.
After 239 scientists raised concerns about transmission by aerosolized particles, the World Health Organization has issued a brief on the role of aerosolized particles — and called for more research.
When scientists revved up the production of an enzyme called GPLD1 in older mice, it stimulated nerve growth in their brains and the animals navigated a maze better.
Cameo has become one of the fastest-growing tech startups by letting anyone pay for birthday wishes and other greetings recorded by celebrities and influencers. But will its Silicon Valley hype last?
The defense secretary and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs respond to careful prompts from Republicans on Thursday aimed at defending the Trump administration on the Russian bounty allegations.
The Trump administration's penalties are meant to punish China for its treatment of Uighurs and Muslim minorities in the region, and target a Politburo member for the first time.
The coronavirus pandemic requires people to weigh risks and make choices about their activities. But there can be problems when a choice conflicts with what the people around us decide to do.
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's proposal would inject $700 billion into the economy through American products and research.
"This is what happens when people go crazy and get tested," Ohio state Rep. Nino Vitale wrote on social media.
With many Americans dying of COVID-19, it's important to document your wishes for your care should you get seriously ill. Doing so can ease the way for family in difficult moments.
Teachers, parents and district leaders say the back-to-school season has fogged over with confusion. Will schools reopen? And if so, how?
Conventional wisdom (and some logic) says that a bad economy will hurt President Trump in November. But growing polarization may be severing the tie between economic health and voters' choices.
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The LA Report
The Supreme Court issued a mixed verdict Thursday on demands for President Donald Trump's financial records that will keep his tax returns, banking and other documents out of the public eye for the time being.
Coronavirus is roaring back into L.A. with a vengeance, and the situation is getting serious (again). Speaking to KPCC reporter Elly Yu, an emergency room doctor who works in downtown L.A. said that hospitals are bracing for a surge (... again).
It’s a tough time to be named Karen. The name has quickly evolved into a well-known insult or jab to describe entitled white women. According to a piece in the Atlantic, it’s also been used heavily during the course of the coronavirus pandemic.
School districts across southern California are grappling with how to reopen schools safely, but with a recent surge in COVID-19 cases throughout the state, the task has become even more difficult.