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According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 20 million people worldwide have tested positive for the virus. The milestone comes almost exactly five months after the WHO declared it a pandemic.
"There is no money sitting in the piggy bank of the previous CARES Act to be reprioritized or reconstituted" to pay the state's share, Gov. Gavin Newsom said on Monday.
Uber and Lyft have been fighting California over whether drivers are employees, entitled to benefits, or independent contractors. A state judge orders them to consider all those drivers employees.
No coin shortage here: While it's closed for the pandemic, the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores has drained a 30-foot waterfall and cleaned off 100 gallons of pocket change.
The U.S. territory was supposed to hold primary elections on Sunday. But many voting centers did not receive ballots on time, causing chaos — and creating an unprecedented legal conundrum.
Thousands of lawsuits that ground to a halt because of COVID-19 are moving forward again as local, state and federal courts reopen around the U.S.
"May God protect Lebanon," Lebanon's Prime Minister Hassan Diab said as he announced his resignation days after a disastrous explosion rocked Beirut.
The head of the World Health Organization has called the island nation "a global exemplar" for its success in controlling the virus.
McDonald's wants Steve Easterbrook to return his multimillion-dollar exit pay. The fast-food chain says he hid evidence of relationships and even approved a big stock grant for one of the women.
Bridges were raised to limit access to downtown as chaos spread. Authorities say outrage over a police shooting prompted the looting, but that the "abject criminal behavior" was not part of a protest.
Republican senators facing tough reelections may be in the hot seat when it comes time to vote on President Trump's controversial nominee to head the nation's largest public lands agency.
Nearly one year since The Vindicator went out of business, the new site Mahoning Matters is hoping to become a destination for local watchdog journalism.
The Department of Homeland Security watchdog has criticized Border Patrol for not looking for a cheaper alternative to President Trump's border wall, such as cutting-edge surveillance technology.
Jimmy Lai, a Hong Kong media tycoon known as a fervent supporter of democracy and human rights, is the most prominent figure arrested thus far under China's new national security law.
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The LA Report
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the constitutional right to vote.
A growing number of restaurants that have chosen to ditch delivery apps because of high commission rates, safety concerns or both.
Like many other school districts, Santa Anita will begin it’s school year August 17 continuing with full distance learning.
When SoCal Schools Resume This Month, Who Will Return In Person And How Many Will Be Private School Students Vs. Public School?| August 10 2020, 8:15 AM
Back to school for fall 2020 is going to look different depending on where you live.