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A day after the Census Bureau tweeted out a new "target date" of Oct. 5 for ending 2020 census counting, a federal judge in California said she thinks the schedule change may violate a court order.
County Mayor Carlos Gimenez says the opening ordered by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis comes too soon and he expressed concern that the number of coronavirus cases could shoot up.
The error comes as voting by mail is set to expand significantly due to the pandemic and as President Trump has frequently made false claims that the practice will lead to widespread electoral fraud.
Anita Hill, chair of the Hollywood Commission, discusses a new report's findings on sexual harassment in the industry. She also discusses Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation battle and Joe Biden.
The bill, signed into law on Monday, came after reports surfaced of gruesome photos being shared of the helicopter crash site that killed Bryant and others.
An attorney for the former national security adviser said in court on Tuesday she's been keeping the president in the loop even as the government has sought to drop the charges.
Fox News viewers don't expect facts from Tucker Carlson, according to network lawyers who defended their star in a slander lawsuit filed by a woman who said she had an affair with President Trump.
More than $6 billion in federal funding has been routed through a firm that manages defense contracts, making the agreements subject to less federal scrutiny and transparency.
Sheikh Sabah spent four decades as foreign minister before becoming emir in 2006. He was known as a master diplomat who tried to mediate disputes in the volatile Gulf region.
National security officials say Russia is again trying to disrupt the election. But this time, it doesn't have to work so hard because Americans are spreading mistruths and doubts about the election.
The Texas Republican, author of One Vote Away, a book about the Supreme Court, says President Trump's nominee to the court should not recuse herself if the November election ends up at the high court.
The coronavirus did not create the struggles that working mothers face daily. But it has exacerbated them and made them more visible, forcing women of all income levels to make hard choices.
Both the Titans and the Minnesota Vikings – who played the Titans on Sunday — are now shutting down in-person club activities.
Jack Wilson didn't hesitate when a man with a shotgun fired into a packed church near Fort Worth last winter. Wilson killed the man with one shot. On Monday, a grand jury declined to indict him.
A huge wildfire shut down a portion of a cross-country interstate highway for two weeks. Now, in a ripple effect of the fire, the newly treeless area is vulnerable to flash floods and landslides.
"The Grand Jury is meant to be a secretive body," Attorney General Daniel Cameron says in a statement. "It's apparent that the public interest in this case isn't going to allow that to happen."
The human rights group said its work in India has come to "a grinding halt" after it learned earlier this month that the Indian government froze its bank accounts.
As college campuses grapple with outbreaks of coronavirus infections, research from the CDC suggests young adults are driving infection rates, putting older, more vulnerable people at risk.
In a survey of data reported by 49 states and four other jurisdictions, the American Academy of Pediatrics said the infection rate for COVID-19 is 829 per 100,000 children in the population.
The first presidential debate is high stakes. Can Trump avoid the sitting-president first-debate slump? Does Biden come across competently? And how personal will it get?
Experts say the hotel industry may not return to pre-pandemic levels until 2023. Hospitality workers are bearing the brunt of this long downturn.
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The LA Report
In an election year like no other, the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, could be a pivotal moment in a race that has remained stubbornly unchanged in the face of historic tumult.
Known also as the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur is a day of fasting, prayer and repentance in the Jewish tradition, with the day before set aside for eating and preparing for the holy day.
Prop 22: Carve Out Would Exempt App-Based Rideshare, Delivery Companies From Parts Of California’s Gig Worker Law| September 29 2020, 9:45 AM
If you thought the fight over whether rideshare and delivery drivers who work for app-based platforms like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Postmates was over when the California legislature passed AB 5, the controversial labor law designed to provide employee classification and protections to the gig workers who drive for those platforms, think again.
As the nation and world reckon with a racist past, many workplaces and institutions have turned to diversity and inclusion training or workshops to bring people up to speed. But some argue those programs, which have been used for decades, haven’t proven successful.
In the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the beginning of the summer that led to nationwide protests against racial inequality and police brutality, Minneapolis made a pledge to defund the Minneapolis Police Department.