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Biden overwhelms Trump team in final burst of TV ad spending

The financial woes of President Donald Trump's campaign have forced him to scale back his television advertising in Florida, Iowa and Nevada just as...
California fires

Firefighters gaining control over Orange County blazes

Two wind-driven fires that forced nearly 100,000 people to evacuate in Orange County continued to burn Wednesday, raining smoke and ash on many parts...
Pence And Harris

Pence and Harris to debate through plexiglass

Vice President Mike Pence and California Senator Kamala Harris will debate Wednesday separated by plexiglass shields, one of a handful of changes debate officials...
Donald Trump

Proud Boys hate group see Trump’s call to ‘stand by’ as encouragement

Given the opportunity during Tuesday's presidential debate to tell white supremacists to "stand down," President Donald Trump instead called on a far-right hate group,...
California fires

Science unsure of lasting health damage from wildfire smoke

For weeks, millions of Californians were smothered by smoke from a record explosion of wildfires burning through grass, shrubs, conifer forests, houses and mobile...
Tik Tok X

Oracle will partner with TikTok, but will this satisfy Trump?

Oracle Corp. has succeeded in its bid to partner with the social media platform TikTok after its Chinese parent company, ByteDance, rejected an...
?Climate change is increasing the vulnerability of forests to wildfires ?

Several cities in Los Angeles under evacuation warnings due to wildfire

As a wildfire in Angeles National Forest continued spreading and the dangerous Santa Ana winds was predicted to hit the area Wednesday evening, several...

California wildfires have burned more than 2 million acres so far

California's wildfires have burned more than 2 million acres (809,000 hectares) so far this year. Some 14,000 firefighters are battling the blazes, the California Department...

Los Angeles filming production revives from August

The film permit applications increased quickly from mid-August and overall activity levels have stabilized at around 44 percent of what it was under...

Timeline of Washington’s TikTok ban

Video-sharing social networking company TikTok on Monday filed a lawsuit against U.S. President Donald Trump's administration over an executive order banning any U.S. transactions...
CULVER CITY (U.S.), Aug. 23, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Aug. 21, 2020 shows a logo of the video-sharing social networking company TikTok's Los Angeles Office in Culver City, Los Angeles County, the United States. TikTok confirmed Saturday that it will file a lawsuit against the Trump administration over an executive order banning any U.S. transactions with its parent company ByteDance. (Xinhua)

Update: TikTok files lawsuit against Trump administration’s executive order

by Huang Heng, Julia Pierrepont III Video-sharing social networking company TikTok on Monday filed a lawsuit against U.S. President Donald Trump's administration...
A mourner holds up a lit candle in Microsoft Square near the Staples Center to pay respects to Kobe Bryant after a helicopter crash killed the retired basketball star, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2020. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Emotional tributes paid to late NBA legend Kobe Bryant on his 42nd birthday

NBA community, friends and family paid emotional tributes to late basketball legend Kobe Bryant on what would have been his 42nd birthday on Sunday. ...

TikTok confirms to challenge Trump’s executive order

The video-sharing social networking company TikTok confirmed Saturday that it will file a lawsuit against the Trump administration over an executive order banning any...
U.S. President Donald Trump

Families affected by Trump’s immigration policies speak out at DNC

"Instead of protecting us, you tore our world apart."Estela Juarez read her words to President Donald Trump on the third night of the Democratic...

Republican John Kasich backs Biden at Democratic convention

From time to time in the course of history, the enemy of your enemy turns out to be Republican former Ohio Gov. John Kasich. At...
Kamala Harris With Husband Douglas Emhoff

Kamala Harris’ husband, Doug Emhoff, could also make history

Some men might shrink in the shadow of a superstar spouse. Not Douglas Emhoff, the unabashed cheerleader-in-chief for his wife, California Senator Kamala Harris....
A plane flies in the sky with the U.S. national flags in the foreground in Washington, D.C., the United States, on July 21, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday afternoon that the coronavirus pandemic in the United States will probably "get worse before it gets better." More than 3.8 million people in the United States have infected with the virus, with more than 141,000 deaths, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University, as some states, including Florida, are seeing a surge in cases. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Back-to-school season challenges U.S. COVID-19 control

Students are returning to university campuses across the United States amid an increase in new COVID-19 cases, adding challenges to the country's control of...

Pilot injured after FedEx plane makes emergency landing in Los Angeles

A pilot was injured and transported to hospital after a FedEx plane made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday, authorities...
Kamala Harris

Indian-Americans thrilled as Kamala Harris joins Democratic ticket

Atlanta lawyer Amol Naik was surprised by his emotional reaction to Joe Biden's selection of Kamala Harris as his running mate. It's not that Harris...

Churches move to beaches, sparking fears of coronavirus outbreaks

With the coronavirus continuing to surge in California, officials imposed limits on indoor church services in many areas. But now, there are concerns about several...

Tesla, posting a crucial profit, unveils Austin factory plan

With Tesla crossing a key financial milestone and enjoying a dizzying climb in the value of its stock, the company is treating itself to...
Donald Trump

Pandemic? What pandemic? Trump reelection ads ignore coronavirus

The death toll keeps rising as Covid-19 rages across Florida, Arizona and other campaign battlegrounds, but the television ads President Donald Trump is...
face masks

Urgent warnings to wear masks but so far only modest enforcement

As coronavirus cases began spiking in California last month, Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered people to wear masks when in public settings. But even as more...

Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster “Tenet” delayed for 3rd time amid pandemic

Warner Bros. announced Monday that the release of Christopher Nolan's original sci-fi action film "Tenet" has been postponed for the third time in response...

Man charged with hate crime after driving into group of Black people

A 42-year-old Redondo Beach man has been charged with a hate crime after prosecutors say he drove his car into a group of Black...

Movie theaters face ‘existential’ threat from Covid-19

After months of being shuttered, Texas movie theater chain Alamo Drafthouse published a blog post from founder Tim League last month detailing the company's...

Amid police brutality protests, Latina moms fight in memory of sons

Rosa Moreno had heard many stories in her neighbourhood about mothers whose sons were killed by police. Their pain seemed unspeakable. Their cases left a...
Protesters gather at the scene where George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was pinned down by a police officer kneeling on his neck before later dying in hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the US [Eric Miller/Reuters]

At some US universities, a time to rethink cops on campus

Students at the University of Minnesota immediately condemned George Floyd's killing, complained of clashes with officers and demanded that the school end its relationship...
Kotoka International Airport

Urgent deadline nears for foreign students fighting to stay in US

With an urgent deadline approaching this Wednesday, the collective force of California's three public systems of higher education, which educate nearly 3 million...

Disney to reopen theme parks in U.S. Florida this week despite pandemic

Disney said Tuesday that the company will continue the phased reopening of its theme parks in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday with a combination of...