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Racist attacks are mounting, but in L.A., Taiwanese Americans are among the first to help

Asian Americans are facing attacks and insults during the pandemic, writes former Taiwanese Ambassador Abraham Wen-Shang Chu. But Taiwanese Americans have been among the first to help relief efforts — a clear reminder that we're all in this together.

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Biden says vice presidential search panel has interviewed 'a lot' of potential running mates

Joe Biden on Tuesday said his vice presidential search committee has interviewed "a lot" of the people under consideration to be his potential running mate.

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Kenny Loggins performs 'Footloose' at an empty Hollywood Bowl to raise money for Covid-19 relief

Kenny Loggins has played the Hollywood Bowl many times. But never like this. His unique concert was part of a fundraiser which takes place each weekend on a private Zoom call.

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DOJ warns LA officials stay-home extension may be 'arbitrary and unlawful'

A Trump administration official wrote in a strongly worded letter Friday to Los Angeles officials that he was concerned that the mayor and county health director were taking "an arbitrary and heavy-handed approach to continuing stay-at-home requirements."

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Lori Petty calls Trump 'murderer-in-chief' for pandemic mishandling, says 'average IQ in Amurrrikkka is 99'

The 'Orange Is the New Black' actress went into a Twitter rant and later deleted the tweet

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Face masks declared mandatory in Los Angeles

The mayor of Los Angeles ordered face coverings must be worn at all times outside the home, as the city

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Hollywood Bowl cancels summer concerts due to coronavirus

The Hollywood Bowl scrapped its entire summer concert season Wednesday due to the coronavirus crisis, in a "devastating" move that leaves the Los Angeles Philharmonic with an $80 million shortfall.The famous open-air California venue has hosted acts from the Beatles to Yo-Yo Ma over nearly a century, and its concerts from June through September are a staple of Los Angeles cultural life."We are all broken-hearted by the effects of this crisis and share the disappointment of all those who look forward to the Bowl" concerts, said Los Angeles Philharmonic Association CEO Chad Smith in a statement.It marks the first summer without concerts since the venue, known for its distin

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Some of California's main universities not likely to return to campus this fall

Most of the more than 770,000 students at California's two main university systems aren't likely to return to campus this fall.

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Los Angeles will ‘never be completely open until we have a coronavirus cure’, mayor says

Los Angeles will never be able to fully re-open amidst the pandemic until there is a cure for coronavirus, Mayor

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Rural Areas Reopen Around U.S. Cities Still Stuck on Lockdown

(Bloomberg) -- California is moving to open up the nation’s most populous state while its biggest cities are still facing

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Los Angeles mayor says while stay-at-home order stays, 'do not freak out' about it

The mayor of Los Angeles told CNN on Tuesday that residents shouldn't overreact to a top county health official's announcement that a stay-at-home order will stay in place for months.

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Los Angeles residents likely confined through July

The stay-at-home order for residents of Los Angeles County will likely be extended through the end of July unless the number of COVID-19 cases dramatically decreases, health officials said Tuesday.

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Target employee breaks arm in fight with shoppers who wouldn't wear masks, police say

Two men who allegedly refused to wear masks inside a Target store in California are facing felony battery charges after a fight that left an employee security guard with a broken arm, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Coronavirus: Los Angeles County ‘with all certainty’ will extend stay-at-home order for three months

Los Angeles County’s stay-at-home order is likely to continue through July to combat the spread of coronavirus, according to the

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NBA teams start to reopen as testing plan begins emerging

MIAMI: The NBA took tiny steps toward a return to normalcy on Friday (Saturday in Manila), as a small number of practice facilities reopened for workouts and at least one team received permission from the league to test players and staff for the coronavirus. Meanwhile, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver took part in a teleconference with […]

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NBA teams start to reopen, as testing plan begins emerging

MIAMI — The NBA took tiny steps toward a return to normalcy Friday, as a small number of practice facilities reopened for workouts and at least one team received permission from the league to test players and staff for the coronavirus.Meanwhile, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver took part in a teleconference with members of the National Basketball Players Association on Friday night. Silver, according to a person familiar with the call's details, told players that the league is still aiming to hold full best-of-seven playoff series should the season resume and that playing without fans is an obvious possibility.Silver also spoke about the well-known notion of having the season r

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TSA to require employees to wear masks at U.S. airport checkpoints

By Ted Hesson and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. airport security officers will be required to wear masks in

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US airline drops ‘outrageous’ plan to charge extra for ‘socially distanced’ seats

US budget airline carrier Frontier Airlines is dropping plans to charge passengers extra to sit next to an empty middle

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The Latest on Testing: Dr. Sanjay Gupta's coronavirus podcast for May 5

We've addressed early questions about testing for Covid-19, but plenty remain. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the latest on the different types of coronavirus tests and how well they work.

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The mayor of Los Angeles does not plan on reopening Friday despite governor easing state restrictions

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday that he does not expect the city to reopen Friday despite Gov. Gavin Newsom's announcement that some retail stores could open by the end of the week.

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Coronavirus model projects 134,000 deaths in US, nearly double its last estimate

An influential coronavirus model often cited by the White House is now forecasting that 134,000 people will die of Covid-19 in the United States, nearly double its previous prediction.

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From Houston to New York, America’s Muni Finances Are in Tatters

(Bloomberg) -- In Dayton, Ohio, Mayor Nan Whaley has furloughed a quarter of the city’s workforce and is warning that

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Most US states are reopening within days but some need time 'to remain vigilant'

More than half of US states will partially reopen by the end of the week, but some are opting to extend their stay-at-home orders in an abundance of caution.

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Virus Galvanizes LA to House Homeless After Expensive Failures

(Bloomberg) -- For more than a year, Conrad Wallace had been sleeping in a van, at the beach or on

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Los Angeles is now the first major US city to offer free coronavirus testing for all residents

Los Angeles is offering free coronavirus testing to all residents, becoming the first major United States city to do so.

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