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The Los Angeles City Council has come under ramped-up scrutiny following ongoing protests for racial justice.

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The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has put a hold on the medical examiner's official autopsy report while it investigates the deputy-involved shooting. The family wants that report released.

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In two 7-2 rulings written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the court allowed a subpoena in a New York criminal case but told a lower court to consider separation of powers when it comes to Congress.

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As bars and restaurants reopened for dine-in service in June, hundreds of front-of-the-house workers bore the brunt of a new workplace.

Face shields, verbal abuse and persistent danger. Restaurant workers share their reopening stories

As bars and restaurants reopened for dine-in service in June, hundreds of front-of-the-house workers bore the brunt of a new workplace.

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The summer vacation season has been pretty much canceled due to COVID-19. Americans are banned from entering Europe.

RV sales are up as people try to make something of a summer lost to COVID

The summer vacation season has been pretty much canceled due to COVID-19. Americans are banned from entering Europe.

Chechnya is a lawless region of Russia. It’s tucked away in a remote corner of the Caucasus near the Caspian Sea.

‘Welcome to Chechnya’ looks at systematic persecution of LGBTQ people in the Russian republic

Chechnya is a lawless region of Russia. It’s tucked away in a remote corner of the Caucasus near the Caspian Sea.

School is scheduled to begin on August 18 for more than half a million students in LAUSD.

LAUSD’s fall semester starts next month. No one knows what it will look like

School is scheduled to begin on August 18 for more than half a million students in LAUSD.

School is scheduled to begin on August 18 for more than half a million students in LAUSD.

Public school in LA starts next month. No one knows what it’ll look like

School is scheduled to begin on August 18 for more than half a million students in LAUSD.

The Supreme Court wrapped up its term today by handing a big blow to President Trump.

Supreme Court hands a big blow to Trump, says he must hand over his tax returns

The Supreme Court wrapped up its term today by handing a big blow to President Trump.

Nationally, President Trump is trailing Joe Biden by an average of about 10 points, and he’s behind Biden in key battlegrounds like Florida, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

Republican strategist on why Trump and moderate GOP senators need to go

Nationally, President Trump is trailing Joe Biden by an average of about 10 points, and he’s behind Biden in key battlegrounds like Florida, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

As bars and restaurants reopened for dine-in service in June, hundreds of front-of-the-house workers bore the brunt of a new workplace.

Pandemic serves up anxiety for restaurant workers

As bars and restaurants reopened for dine-in service in June, hundreds of front-of-the-house workers bore the brunt of a new workplace.

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