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Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Wednesday that he is authorizing the city to suspend water and electricity service to properties hosting large parties, which have drawn scrutiny in recent weeks.
Both social networks said the president's false claims that children are "almost immune" from COVID-19 violated its policy on coronavirus misinformation.
Gov. Roy Cooper said on Wednesday the state will stay in Phase 2 of its Safer at Home plan for five more weeks as students return to school, saying "now is the time to double down on safety measures."
These two measures were raised in President Trump's interview this week with Axios journalist Jonathan Swan. Here's what these statistics reveal about a country's response to the pandemic.
The Supreme Court ordered house arrest as it investigates whether he had a role in a scheme to bribe witnesses in a case involving to right-wing paramilitary death squads.
Colorado State said it was taking "extremely seriously" accusations that players had been warned against reporting possible symptoms of the coronavirus.
The UConn Huskies are the first team in their division to cancel the 2020-21 season over COVID-19 concerns. A school official said the "safety challenges" presented an "unacceptable level of risk."
In the lawsuit, former police Officer Garrett Rolfe alleges that his firing turned him into a "public spectacle." He is charged in Brooks' killing in a Wendy's parking lot.
The social network's new Reels feature in Instagram is launching as TikTok faces scrutiny in Washington over its Chinese ownership.
Iowa was the only state to automatically restrict voting rights to anyone with a felony conviction. Wednesday, Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds signed an order to restore those rights to most people.
Checkpoints at major bridges, tunnels and other sites are meant to drive home the message that 14-day quarantine rules are mandatory for people returning from states with high infection rates.
Missouri is the second state to expand the health care program via ballot measure during the pandemic. Nearly a quarter million people could get health insurance thanks to the measure.
Chief medical officer Dr. Allen Sills defended the NFL's plans to return in September. He tells Morning Edition that the league has an extensive testing program but won't be instituting a "bubble."
Betsy Bonner presents her sister with love, but also with honesty; she is the storyteller, but Atlantis Black is the story, the mystery, the victim, sometimes the perpetrator and always the question.
An NPR/Ipsos poll found broad support for sweeping government action to combat the coronavirus — including temporary limits on immigration. But support for other White House policies has not changed.
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The LA Report
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Shruti Gohil professor of medicine and associate medical director for epidemiology and infection prevention at UC Irvine’s School of Medicine.
Last Friday, former neurology Professor BethAnn McLaughlin posted on Twitter that her friend, an anonymous twitter user who was a queer and indigenous professor in the STEM field at Arizona State University, had died from COVID-19.
“Mulan” is no longer headed for a major theatrical release. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will debut its live-action blockbuster on its subscription streaming service, Disney+, on Sept. 4.
After the black death swept Medieval Europe, cities cleaned up their streets and expanded boulevards. Disease has often forced humans to rethink the way they use and design space -- and COVID-19 will likely prompt change and innovation as well.
L.A. Residents Concerned About Short-Term Party Houses As Pandemic Rages On. How Are They Being Enforced?| August 05 2020, 8:47 AM
As the coronavirus pandemic rages on and cases continue to rise, party houses have become a concern for some Los Angeles neighborhoods.