Archive for May 5th, 2021

Man Arrested In San Francisco Stabbing Of 2 Asian Women

US & World | | May 05 2021, 9:20 PM

The two women, aged 84 and 63, were attacked while waiting at a bus stop on Tuesday, police said. It's the latest in a string of nationwide violence against Asian Americans during the pandemic.

They Desperately Need COVID Vaccines. So Why Are Some Countries Throwing Out Doses? | | May 05 2021, 4:40 PM

How the chaotic system for distributing the world's vaccine supply is wreaking havoc in places that can least afford it.

Biden Backs Waiving International Patent Protections For COVID-19 Vaccines

Politics | | May 05 2021, 4:00 PM

President Biden threw his support behind waiving intellectual property rights for the vaccines, yielding to international pressure. The move could allow other countries to manufacture the drugs.

Ron DeSantis Pushes Coastal 'Resilience' While Doing Little To Tackle Climate Change

Environment & Science | | May 05 2021, 3:20 PM

The Florida governor has made the environment a priority, dedicating millions to water quality and coastal infrastructure. But critics say he ignores the biggest threat: carbon emissions.

Giving 2 Doses Of Different COVID-19 Vaccines Could Boost Immune Response

Health | | May 05 2021, 12:20 PM

Using two different COVID-19 vaccines is a bit like giving the immune system two pictures of the virus, maybe one face-on and one in profile.

Garrett Rolfe, Officer Fired After Rayshard Brooks Killing, Reinstated And On Leave

US & World | | May 05 2021, 11:40 AM

The Atlanta Police Department moved to dismiss Rolfe the day after he shot Brooks. Rolfe will remain on administrative leave until his criminal charges are resolved, the department said.

Could Your Headache Be Dangerous? 5 Signs To Watch For | | May 05 2021, 9:20 AM

The vast majority of headaches are innocuous despite the misery they cause. But here are the red flag signs to watch out for in the rare case a headache points to a bigger issue.

Facebook Ban On Donald Trump Will Hold, Social Media's Oversight Board Rules | | May 05 2021, 8:20 AM

While the panel upheld Facebook's suspension of the former president, it said the company's indefinite ban was wrong and gave Facebook six months to either ban Trump permanently or reinstate him.

Entire U.S. West Coast Now Covered By Earthquake Early Warning System

US & World | | May 05 2021, 4:20 AM

Cell phone users from the U.S. border with Canada south to the border with Mexico should receive a mobile alert from the early warning system when an earthquake is detected.

Need Aid For Your Shuttered Venue? End Of May Is The Earliest You Might Get It

Arts & Entertainment | | May 05 2021, 4:20 AM

Qualified applicants can expect to see emergency relief money by the end of the month.

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Are ‘Fashion Flippers’ Gentrifying Thrift Shopping? The Complicated Past And Present Of A Booming Industry

| May 05 2021, 9:31 AM

The fashion hauls are popular online and often reach an audience that’s looking for unique, retro or vintage garments. But it’s raising concerns for people who truly need thrift shopping for its affordability.

Facebook Board Upholds Trump Ban. What Legal Precedent Does It Set For Big Tech?

| May 05 2021, 9:27 AM

Former President Donald Trump won’t return to Facebook — at least not yet.

Pasadena’s Historic Central Library Shuts Down Due To Seismic Safety Issues

| May 05 2021, 9:20 AM

The city of Pasadena is closing the historic Central Library location because of seismic safety concerns.

DOC AMA: Los Angeles County Eligible For Yellow Tier, San Diego Records First Case Of India Variant And More

| May 05 2021, 9:15 AM

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Tim Brewer from UCLA.

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