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Nation May 30U.S. cities fear protests may fuel new wave of virus outbreaks
Images showing thousands of screaming, unmasked protesters have sent shudders through the health community, which worries its calls for social distancing during the demonstrations are unlikely to be heard.
Nation May 23Density, poverty keep Los Angeles struggling against virus
The nation’s most populous county is not looking to reopen more widely until the next summer holiday, July 4th. That's because the number of coronavirus cases has grown at a pace that leaves it unable to meet even the new,…
Politics May 22U.S. warns Los Angeles stay-at-home extension could be illegal
The U.S. Department of Justice sent a letter to the mayor of Los Angeles warning that an extension of the coronavirus stay-at-home orders may be unlawful.
Economy Apr 21Chipotle agrees to record $25 million fine over tainted food
The fast food company was charged Tuesday in Los Angeles federal court with two counts of violating the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by serving adulterated food.
Nation Mar 24California scrambling to obtain virus protection gear
The governor also announced he would close parking lots at dozens of beaches and state parks to prevent the spread of coronavirus after large groups flocked to the coast and mountains to get outdoors.
Nation Feb 24Kobe Bryant’s widow sues helicopter operator for deaths
The lawsuit was filed as a public memorial service for Kobe Bryant and his daughter was being held at the arena where Bryant played most of his career. …
Nation Jan 24An investment firm might buy the dot-org domain. Protesters fear rising costs
Activists have protested the planned sale of dot-org online universe to an investment firm because they fear costs would soar.
Nation Dec 06Jury rules Elon Musk did not defame British caver in tweet
A jury of five women and three men deliberated for less than an hour.
Nation Nov 21California justices reject law requiring Trump tax returns
The court said the law, the first of its kind in the nation and aimed squarely at Trump, was unconstitutional.
World Nov 07U.S.: Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on critics
The complaint unsealed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco detailed a coordinated effort by Saudi government officials to recruit employees at the social media giant to look up the private data of Twitter accounts, including email addresses linked to…