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10 TV Shows And Movies To Keep The Spirit Of Pride Going All Summer Long
June was Pride month, commemorating the 1969 Stonewall riots that birthed the gay liberation movement. As in other journeys toward recognition, equality and freedom to be, the world has come far, and not far enough. And as always, there are arguments
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Convictions Of Violent Cops Who Kill Black People Prove Elusive; Dallas Is Becoming An Exception
DALLAS - Two bailiffs stood before a massive Texas flag, clutching their duty belts, as the judge glimpsed over at the cop charged with killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, a Black high school student. The courtroom went silent. "We the jury," the jud
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'You Started The Corona!' As Anti-Asian Hate Incidents Explode, Climbing Past 800, Activists Push For Aid
LOS ANGELES - Wearing their masks, Donalene Ferrer and two other generations of family members were walking along an Oceanside neighborhood in April when a car pulled up and a woman yelled: "You started the corona!" The accuser, with a baby and a tod
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Do L.A. Politicians Who Pushed For Reopening Now Have Regrets As Coronavirus Cases Climb?
LOS ANGELES - The death toll in Los Angeles County had just topped 2,000 and public health officials were painting a grim scenario. "This is a very sad milestone for us," county Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said during a news conference on M
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USC Called On To 'Reckon With Its History Of White Supremacy' In Its Namesake Sites
LOS ANGELES - As protests over the police killing of George Floyd raged across the nation, the University of Southern California removed the name of one of its most influential leaders from a landmark building on campus. The decision to strip the nam
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Dodgers Sign Reliever AJ Ramos To A Minor League Contract
LOS ANGELES - A day before the Los Angeles Dodgers are scheduled to hold their first official workout of training camp at Dodger Stadium, the club signed reliever AJ Ramos to a minor league contract Thursday, according to a person with knowledge of t
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Three More SoFi Stadium Construction Workers Test Positive For COVID-19
LOS ANGELES - Three more construction workers at SoFi Stadium have tested positive for COVID-19, the joint venture overseeing the $5-billion project told trade partners Thursday in emails reviewed by the Los Angeles Times. Twenty-eight workers are kn
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Emmys 2020 Predictions And Analysis: It's Time Trevor Noah Takes Home A Trophy
The same slate of six late-night talk shows have earned Emmy nominations the last two years. And though the COVID-19 pandemic has upended their formats and presentation, it's a pretty safe bet that voters will return all six series to the Emmys this
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Why 'Mad Men' Is Keeping Its Blackface Episode Upon Its Return To Streaming
Every episode of AMC's "Mad Men" will be available to stream again later this month, including an episode featuring a character in blackface. On Wednesday, Lionsgate released a statement explaining its decision not to pull Season 3's "My Old Kentucky
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USC Reverses Robust Fall Reopening Plans, Asks Students To Stay Home For Online Classes
LOS ANGELES - Amid the alarming surge in coronavirus spread, the University of Southern California announced it will no longer bring all undergraduates back to campus for the fall semester and will move to mainly online classes, reversing an earlier
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Una Herramienta Autoritaria Cada Vez Más Popular: Desconectar El Internet
SINGAPUR — Para los civiles en el estado de Rakhine en Myanmar, que han sobrevivido a las masacres encabezadas por el ejército, la violencia desatada por las milicias étnicas, las restricciones a la ayuda humanitaria y el desplazamiento forzado de ci
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Coronavirus Fears Spook Queen Mary Into Canceling Dark Harbor Haunt
LOS ANGELES - Come Halloween, the Queen Mary transforms into a haunted spectacle full of monsters and frightened folks. This year, the old boat will be a real ghost town. The ship's Dark Harbor 2020 season has been canceled because of the COVID-19 pa
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Michael Hiltzik: Arizona's Rules For Rationing Healthcare In The COVID-19 Pandemic Should Terrify You
You may think that the coronavirus and COVID-19, the disease it causes, are frightening enough. But Arizona has just activated a rulebook for rationing hospital care that is truly terrifying. In brief, the rules allow hospitals to deny critical healt
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Mike Leake, Ryan Zimmerman And Joe Ross Are First MLB Players To Opt Out Of Season
Ryan Zimmerman has been a fixture in the Washington Nationals lineup and clubhouse since the franchise moved from Montreal in 2005, and he was a key reserve on a team that beat the Houston Astros in a thrilling seven-game World Series last October. B
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Spencer Dinwiddie And DeAndre Jordan Of Nets Test Positive For Coronavirus
Spencer Dinwiddie and DeAndre Jordan, two key players on the Brooklyn Nets, have tested positive for the coronavirus. Dinwiddie intends to try to play in Orlando when the NBA season restarts, while Jordan said he would not. Brooklyn's Kyrie Irving an
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Arash Markazi: Brewers' Ryan Braun Is Cautiously Optimistic There Will Be MLB Games This Year
LOS ANGELES - As Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun prepared to leave his Malibu home Monday to return to Milwaukee for the restart of team training, he wasn't sure how long he would be gone. "There's still a part of me that isn't quite sure we
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Johnny Mandel, Hollywood Film Composer Who Wrote Theme To 'MASH,' Dies
Johnny Mandel, the arranger, composer and film scorer whose melody for "Shadow of Your Smile" from 1965's "The Sandpiper" ensured his place in the American songbook, has died at his home in Ojai at age 94. Mandel also was the arranger and composer of
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Kanye West Shares New Song 'Wash Us In The Blood' Featuring Travis Scott
Kanye West has been watching what's going on in the world, and he has some characteristically complicated thoughts. Early Tuesday the superstar musician released a new song, "Wash Us in the Blood," accompanied by a music video that features images of
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As Virus Surge Grips Red States, Biden Steps Up Attack On Trump
WASHINGTON - As a resurgent coronavirus rips through America, tearing especially into states that voted for Donald Trump in 2016, Joe Biden is moving to further weaken the president's hold by stepping up attacks on his handling of the crisis. Unlike
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California Obliterates Daily Coronavirus Record With More Than 8,000 Cases
LOS ANGELES - Three months after Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an unprecedented statewide stay-at-home order designed to stem the spread of the coronavirus, California recorded its highest single-day count of COVID-19 cases. Monday's tally of more than 8,
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What Is The Song Of Summer? Music Insiders Spin The Soundtrack For A Once-in-a-lifetime Season
Anointing the song of the summer was going to be a challenge even before once-in-a-generation protests roared to life last month in response to George Floyd's killing by Minneapolis police. By shutting down so many of the activities that make a song
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Dylan Hernandez: Boxing Industry Tries To Recover From A Strong Uppercut Delivered By COVID-19
He's still 22. As much as Vergil Ortiz Jr. reminds himself of that, he can't stop wondering about what he's lost over the last three months. "In my mind," he said, "I have a whole lot of what-ifs." He's not alone. The undefeated welterweight is part
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Angels Include Prospects Jo Adell, Brandon Marsh And Jordyn Adams On 60-player Roster
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Angels announced Sunday that top prospects Jo Adell, Brandon Marsh and Jordyn Adams will be included in the pool of players joining them in Southern California when the team reconvenes for a modified training camp next w
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Gloria Steinem Calls 'Mrs. America' 'Hopelessly Wrong.' This Play Gets Her Life's Work Right
Gloria Steinem has been in the public eye for more than 50 years, but the feminist leader, who turned 86 in March, is having an undeniable pop culture moment. In January, she visited the Sundance Film Festival to promote "The Glorias," a biographical
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Editorial: Goodbye, Diesel Exhaust. California Adopts Nation's First Zero-emission Truck Rule
California, again, is leading the nation's fight against climate change. The California Air Resources Board adopted a rule Thursday requiring that by 2045, all trucks sold in the state be zero-emission models. The rule is the first of its kind in the
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How An Indian Slum Became An Unlikely COVID-19 Success Story
MUMBAI, India - When the first COVID-19 case was detected in Dharavi, a crammed labyrinth of one-room shacks in the heart of India's financial capital, epidemiologists feared the disease would spiral out of control. Inside one square mile live nearly
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28 Arrested During Peaceful Protest In Beverly Hills And Held For Hours; Activists Call For Their Release
LOS ANGELES - Beverly Hills police arrested 28 people during a peaceful protest overnight, and the demonstrators remained in custody late Saturday afternoon, prompting concern from activists who said they should have been cited and released more quic
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Israel May Move To Annex A Big Chunk Of The West Bank Soon, Derailing Hopes For A Palestinian State
JERICHO, West Bank - In this sun-baked biblical oasis, Palestinians are bracing for what they fear will be Israel's boldest territorial claim ever outside of war. "We will stay here whatever they do - we are not leaving our land," said Ahmad Yagi, a
Los Angeles Times7 min. leídosSociety
As Coronavirus Raged Through Nursing Homes, Inspectors Found Nothing Wrong
LOS ANGELES - In early April, state inspectors completed a survey of Magnolia Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Riverside as part of a federal effort to make sure nursing homes were protecting elderly residents from the coronavirus. Their one-page
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NBA Says 16 Players Have Tested Positive For Coronavirus
LOS ANGELES - Sixteen NBA players have tested positive for the coronavirus, news that came on the same day that the league and its players announced they were moving forward with a comprehensive plan to restart the season near Orlando, Fla., even as
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