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The retail giant removed firearms and ammunition from its shelves saying it's a precautionary step amid the recent outbreak of civil unrest. But the weapons are still available, if you ask for them.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is removing federal protections for gray wolves in the contiguous U.S., saying the species' recovery is a success. Wildlife groups are promising to sue.
"Between this wedding and this birthday party, there are 56 positive COVID-19 cases and nearly 300 under quarantine," said Suffolk County Executive Steven Bellone.
Democratic lawmakers are demanding more information from the Trump administration about U.S. agents working in Guatemala to round up Honduran migrants and send them to the Guatemala-Honduras border.
A new report finds the return to education has been much slower in the world's poorer countries.
Scientists have identified special cells in the human brain that organize movie-like memories, helping us to relive important experiences and events.
Two people arriving from the U.S. tested positive at a U.S. military base, ending the nation's run as one of the few in the world with zero known coronavirus cases.
New confirmed cases in India have been dropping recently. But the Hindu festival season, local elections and seasonal air pollution are raising concerns that the virus could surge again.
A man used a knife to kill a woman and two men at the church, according to local media reports. The mayor of Nice calls it an attack on Christianity.
U.S. GDP grew at a record 33.1% annualized pace in the third quarter, erasing some but not all of the damage done by the coronavirus recession.
Germany is heading into a partial lockdown. Berlin already imposed closing hours to its nightlife for the first time in decades, as Germany's leader asked youth to think of their grandparents.
Cold temps added to rising debts are forcing New York City restaurants to close or reinvent themselves for the pandemic era.
President Trump promised to end America's opioid crisis. On his watch overdose deaths flattened in 2018 then surged again to record levels.
A new mobile voting center is cruising through Santa Cruz, Calif., this election season. It's especially important for people who lost their homes in recent wildfires.
Some of the first GMOs – corn and cotton plants that have been genetically modified to fend off insects – are running into problems. Bugs have become resistant to them because they've been overused.
A mother in Lancaster, Pa., tried for years to help her grown son get consistent treatment for schizophrenia. Then, hoping to get him involuntarily committed for care, the family called the police.
Parents and caregivers can apply for up to 40 hours of free services starting Monday, Nov. 2.
There were no blog entries published on this date.
The LA Report
DOC AMA: Southern California Sees Surge In New Cases, Study Finds Robust Antibodies May Persist For Months & More| October 29 2020, 9:45 AM
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with infectious disease specialist at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, Dr. Kimberly Shriner.
Los Angeles City Council District 10 is a sprawling district that covers southern Central Los Angeles and northern South Los Angeles, and includes Baldwin Village, Koreatown, Mid-City and South Robertston.
As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, many Americans are thinking about their personal health on new and difficult terms, which may figure into who they vote for in the presidential election.
Following Huizar Corruption Scandal, Newly Appointed LA City Councilmember Kevin de León Talks Priorities For District 14| October 29 2020, 9:24 AM
Kevin de León is now the newest member of the Los Angeles City Council. He was sworn in earlier this month.
As is the case with most of the major holidays this year, Halloween is going to look a lot different due to the coronavirus pandemic.
With vote-by-mail and pandemic-related hold-ups, this year’s election results might not be as quickly announced as years prior.