California and Los Angeles have set records this week for the number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Officials are shutting down businesses again. Some people fault Governor Gavin Newsom and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti for reopening too fast, and others for not reopening fast enough.
Newsom and Garcetti face backlash as COVID forces more closures
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Russia tries to hack vaccine developments, and celebs fall victim to a Bitcoin scandal
Today the U.S., U.K., and Canada accused Russian spies of trying to steal coronavirus vaccine research. On Wednesday, there was a massive security breach at Twitter.
9 min, 58 sec
Whether heated air filters can kill COVID-19 and make indoor environments safe
Facts about the novel coronavirus have been hard to pin down. But scientists at the University of Houston took two things they knew to be true and ran with them. Fact one:...
10 min, 11 sec
How California leaders are faring politically as they try to manage record coronavirus cases
California and Los Angeles have set records this week for the number of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Officials are shutting down businesses again. Some people...
9 min, 34 sec
The fall of fancy toast restaurant Sqirl, and what it says about credit and gentrification
The East Hollywood restaurant Sqirl is famous for its jam and bespoke toast. Founded by Jessica Koslow, it became a symbol of millennial foodie-obsessed gentrification. Now...
10 min, 7 sec