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The high court issued its order Wednesday night, over the dissent of the court's three liberal justices. The practice was intended to accommodate people with disabilities and at-risk individuals.
Health officials used to advise going into quarantine and being tested for the coronavirus if you were near an infected person for 15 minutes. Now the rule is a total of 15 minutes during one day.
"What we do these next 13 days will matter for decades to come," the former president stressed.
Experimental medicines have the potential to help people with COVID-19 avoid hospitalization. The scarce supply of the treatments would have to be rationed, if regulators OK their use.
Democrats see Mitch McConnell's rush to confirm Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett as unprecedented and "outrageous," but they have little power to stop it in a GOP-controlled Senate.
The witchcraft capital of the U.S. usually courts October visitors but is worried about the coronavirus this year. Officials are taking steps to repel out-of-town goblins.
The Justice Department's lawsuit against Google is the clearest sign yet of the "Techlash" that has politicians on both sides of the aisle bristling at the power of Silicon Valley.
Megan Rosenbloom tells readers an adventurous tale of how her morbid curiosity brought her across an ocean to investigate the origins, motivations and techniques behind this macabre practice.
"What we have to create is a civil union law. That way they are legally covered," the pope said in an interview in the film Francesco, which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival.
Workers in the energy sector face two paths: The oil industry offers big salaries but more volatility, while clean energy pays less but provides more stability and a sense of mission.
The protests began about two weeks ago demanding an end to police brutality. Now, as one activist said, "it has become so many things for so many Nigerians." The government declared a 24-hour curfew.
After 2016, nothing will make Democrats feel secure in the final weeks of a presidential election. For Joe Biden's campaign, which doesn't want voters to be complacent, the anxiety is OK.
Critics say the settlement doesn't hold company executives or members of the Sackler family accountable for their aggressive marketing of OxyContin, which helped fuel the nation's opioid epidemic.
The president's campaign committee finished September with $63.1 million cash on hand, compared with the Biden team's $177.3 million, according to new federal filings.
The public health order does not apply to varsity sports such as the football team, which plays University of Minnesota on the road Saturday. The two-week order was prompted by surging virus cases.
Netflix's adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's swooning gothic novel strips it of subtext — and sex — and tacks on a ending that misunderstands the "romance" at its center.
The debate likely marks President Trump's last chance to reach a massive audience as he trails Joe Biden in polls nationally and in key states.
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The LA Report
While the vast majority of voters in the U.S. will be choosing between Donald Trump and Joe Biden when they cast their 2020 presidential votes, there are still several other candidates on the presidential ticket.
Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pontiff while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival.
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore joins Larry Mantle for his monthly check-in on AirTalk.
New State Protocols Say Disneyland, Universal Studios Can't Reopen Until County COVID-19 Spread Decreases| October 21 2020, 8:53 AM
The state has released full reopening guidelines for theme parks/amusement parks.