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Archive for August 7th, 2020
Days after Falwell receives criticism for posting a photo online that showed him with his pants unzipped alongside a woman who is not his wife, Liberty University says he is stepping aside.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that infection rates were low enough that local districts could opt to bring kids back into classrooms if they wanted. Many teachers oppose the decision.
A Boeing 737 with 190 people aboard skids off the runway and plunges down a 35-foot slope — leaving the airliner cracked in two.
Doctors have a new option for suicidal patients. It's a fast-acting nasal spray containing a version of the anesthetic ketamine.
A local road commissioner is defending his use of the N-word — by repeatedly using the slur, and insisting that it does not imply he is a racist. State and local officials are urging his resignation.
William Evanina, who leads the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, also said Iran is trying to undermine the November election.
The matter of masks on planes has led to some contentious moments — and serious consequences. Is it legal to ban a passenger from flying for violating a mask mandate?
The billboards will be placed across Louisville, Ky., where Taylor was shot and killed in her apartment by police. The signs' message urges the arrest of the officers involved.
India's fatality statistics might be artificially low because only a small portion of all deaths that occur in India — reportedly around 22%, as of last year — are medically certified.
U.S. employers added 1.8 million jobs in July, down from 4.8 million the month before. The unemployment rate inched down to 10.2%.
It's been two weeks since the president signed an executive order to put "America First" on drug prices. But pharmaceutical companies aren't ready to negotiate.
From correctional officers to TSA employees, federal workers say their jobs are made more dangerous by the coronavirus.
NPR surveyed all 50 states about their contact tracing work. The workforce has barely grown since mid-June while cases have skyrocketed.
After the 2010 census, Republicans flipped 20 state legislative chambers, seizing control of mapmaking in many states. This year, Democrats are making sure they're mobilizing.
There are relatively few cases of the coronavirus linked to L.A. child care centers, but the data is inconsistent and there’s been at least one outbreak at a center here that says it followed safety guidelines.
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California already levies pretty high taxes on its top 1 percent of earners, but a new bill making its way through Sacramento would set up a new sliding scale of income taxes on Californians who make more than $1 million a year.
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with UC Davis’ Dr. Dean Blumberg.
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.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Peter Rainer, Claudia Puig and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms.
Think about some of Disney’s most iconic songs. Hits that have become classics and bring on that wave of nostalgia. Chances are, lyricist Howard Ashman had a hand in writing some of your favorite Disney tunes.