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Several victims of the group offered tearful testimony of the abuse they suffered at the hands of Clare Bronfman, a wealthy member who used her millions to intimidate, control and punish other women.
"There should be no question that Ms. Collins Rudolph and the families of those who perished ... suffered an egregious injustice that has yielded untold pain and suffering over the ensuing decades."
Steve Dickson took a Boeing 737 Max on a test flight Wednesday and says "It responded well," as regulators inch closer to ungrounding the troubled jetliner.
Flames have engulfed nearly 50,000 acres of land, prompting the evacuation of more than 8,000 residents of Santa Rosa, Calif., according to Mayor Tom Schwedhelm.
The abrupt addition of appointees at a federal statistical agency largely run by career civil servants has raised concerns about political interference with the 2020 census.
The legislation passed hours before current funding levels are set to expire. With government funding resolved it's unclear whether both chambers can come together on a coronavirus relief package.
Deonte Lee Murray, 36, was already in custody after a car-jacking earlier in September. Detectives say they tied Murray to the shooting using surveillance footage and forensic evidence.
President Trump attempted to walk back his comments about the Proud Boys, a right-wing group he declined to disavow in Tuesday night's presidential debate. Some GOP lawmakers urged him to clarify.
Sunday's game will be delayed until Monday or Tuesday. This comes after four players and five staff members reportedly contracted COVID-19.
A Trump administration request to suspend a lower court order that extends the census schedule has been denied by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
His appeals have unnerved voting rights advocates and election officials, especially in light of incidents around the country that have pitted armed groups from the left and right against each other.
After a presidential debate plagued by interruptions and cross-talk — mostly from President Trump — many voters and journalists asked whether more could have been done to stop the chaos.
City personnel will hand out free masks. "Our goal, of course, is to give everyone a free face mask and get them to wear it," the mayor said. "We don't want to fine people."
More setbacks in the long-delayed 9/11 case in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba: A U.S military court judge has delayed the trial of the five defendants in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks until August 2021.
Ending her most recent quest to tie the record for the most Grand Slam singles titles, Serena Williams had to pull out due to a flare-up from a previous injury.
The recording would provide a window into more than two days of grand jury proceedings. But the attorney general's office says it needs more time to redact witnesses' personal information.
The latest target was a statue of Sebastián de Belalcázar, a Spanish conquistador who founded two Colombian cities and led a military campaign that killed and enslaved thousands of Indigenous people.
A recent NPR poll finds minority communities have been disproportionately burdened by wage gaps and chronic illnesses during the pandemic. Watch a expert discussion at 12 noon ET Wed. Sept. 30.
The White House says it will appeal a federal court ruling ousting William Perry Pendley, who led the Bureau of Land Management for more than 400 days without Senate confirmation.
The pandemic economy is squeezing families with kids: 74% of those earning less than $100,000 report serious financial woes, in an NPR poll. Experts worry about lasting impacts on kids' mental health.
The president ran roughshod over debate moderator Chris Wallace and his Democratic opponent Joe Biden — and crossed many lines in the process.
The union that represents family child care providers estimates more than 800 Los Angeles County providers have closed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The LA Report
A shooter ambushed two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies earlier this month in Compton sending both to the hospital and resulting in a manhunt for the suspect.
The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden deteriorated into bitter taunts and near chaos Tuesday night as Trump repeatedly interrupted his opponent with angry - and personal - jabs that sometimes overshadowed the sharply different visions each man has for a nation facing historic crises.
After months on furlough, Disney’s theme park workers are facing massive layoffs.
This November, Californians will find a new privacy proposition on their ballots.
If ever there was a year that Los Angeles could use a championship, 2020 is it.