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Archive for August 14th, 2020
The move follows a previous executive order from the president that would make "transactions" between U.S. citizens and the Chinese-owned app illegal.
Israel and the UAE agreed to move toward normal diplomatic relations. For one perspective on the prospective deal, Morning Edition talked to U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman.
Good Humor ice cream asked the Wu-Tang Clan's RZA to come up with a new jingle to replace "Turkey in the Straw," a ubiquitous ice-cream truck song with a racist past.
The hunt is on to find the source of the coronavirus outbreak, now at 30 cases. The country is working to understand how the virus slipped through its defenses.
Last week's explosion has prompted new hopes for political change. But enormous challenges remain. Here's what's at stake and how things may play out.
The court on Friday ruled that the state's "near-categorical ban of [the magazines] infringes on the fundamental right to self-defense." The decision is a blow to gun control activists.
Last month, Hunter King was using a drone to map shoreline erosion for Michigan's environmental department when a bald eagle apparently attacked the vehicle, causing it to crash into the water.
Kodak and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., are facing high-profile insider trading investigations, but data show the Securities and Exchange Commission pursued far fewer insider trading cases last year.
In the police video, Officer Tou Thao seems to get increasingly agitated as the crowd becomes more vocal, with onlookers repeatedly asking him why Floyd's vital signs aren't being checked.
Experts look into a new study that claims wearing a neck gaiter may be worse than no mask at all. And they discuss other face coverings such as goggles and plastic face shields.
Two back-to-back wildfires have erupted around Los Angeles. And across the country, major wildfires are burning in a dozen states, including one of the largest in Colorado's history.
Spanish authorities announced the new measures as they confront a new wave of COVID-19 after tamping down the disease months ago.
Chad Wolf is "acting secretary" of DHS. Ken Cuccinelli is "senior official performing the duties of deputy secretary." The Government Accountability Office says the appointments are invalid.
It is not clear why the invitation has not been accepted, but those familiar with the exchange say the delay is unusual, considering that absentee ballots will go in the mail as soon as September.
The pandemic is posing challenges for the more than 460 veterans treatment courts across the country. The courts seek to rehabilitate veterans charged with nonviolent crimes, rather than put them behind bars.
"Do we think our little white asses are the only ones that matter? No!" the singer, songwriter, philanthropist and businesswoman told the music magazine.
People particularly stocked up on electronics and appliances, took more trips with stops at gas stations, and cautiously went out to eat as more stores and restaurants reopened.
The Democratic nominee for president now leads President Trump by 11 points. And more people are worried about the coronavirus, but 35% still say they won't get vaccinated when one's available.
California may be on the cusp of creating a watchdog agency. Proponents say federal regulators aren't doing their job, leaving leaving millions of Americans vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis.
The experts and regulators are calling for the federal government to renew efforts to bolster safe storage, handling, use and transport rules for ammonium nitrate in the U.S.
The president's campaign had begun holding "Black Voices for Trump" events, but the coronavirus pandemic shut down in-person campaigning for months. During that time, the election landscape shifted.
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The LA Report
Netflix has become most people’s favorite quarantine activity. The streaming service has been providing viewers with content since 2008. Now, the company’s grown beyond past distributing content and has moved into becoming their own production studio, releasing their own brand of film and television content. So what’s next for the streaming service? Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos says the company’s not going anywhere and still sees opportunity to grow, even amidst the pandemic.
Guest host Steven Cuevas and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Tim Cogshell review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms.