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Los Angeles reopens malls but Disneyland, movie theaters told to stay closed

08 Oct 2020

LOS ANGELES Malls in Los Angeles were open on Wednesday for the first time in months, but movie theaters and Disneyland remained shuttered as state and local leaders try to reopen the economy without triggering a new surge in infections.

Eddie Van Halen dies at 65, guitar virtuoso ruled '70s, '80s rock

07 Oct 2020

LOS ANGELES Eddie Van Halen, the pioneering guitar player whose hard-rocking band emerged from the Sunset Strip music scene in Los Angeles in the early 1970s to stand at the top of rock 'n' roll for a decade, died of cancer on Tuesday. He was 65. | Video

Man charged in ambush shooting of L.A. deputies condemned by Trump, Biden

01 Oct 2020

LOS ANGELES A suspect already jailed on suspicion of carjacking was charged on Wednesday with opening fire on two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as they sat in a patrol car, an attack that was caught on videotape.

California firefighters make stand to save famed observatory, homes

23 Sep 2020

LOS ANGELES Crews fought on Tuesday to defend homes and the famed Mount Wilson Observatory from California's biggest and most dangerous wildfire, standing their ground at a major highway between the flames and populated areas.

California governor blames wildfires on climate 'emergency'

12 Sep 2020

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday toured communities devastated by the state's raging wildfires and said the deadly, record-shattering fire season across the U.S. West should end all debate over climate change. | Video

California governor blames wildfires on climate 'emergency'

12 Sep 2020

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday toured communities devastated by the state's raging wildfires and said the deadly, record-shattering fire season across the U.S. West should end all debate over climate change. | Video

New York to resume indoor dining, Los Angeles bans Halloween parties

10 Sep 2020

New York City restaurants struggling to stay in business after months of closures imposed in the face of the coronavirus pandemic won a long-awaited approval on Wednesday to resume limited indoor dining.

Californians bake as punishing heat wave descends on U.S. West

07 Sep 2020

LOS ANGELES Californians sought relief on Friday from the first day of a punishing heat wave expected to last through the Labor Day weekend, bringing temperatures of up to 125 degrees Fahrenheit (49 Celsius) and raising the risk of wildfires and rolling blackouts. | Video

Indiana University sees 'alarming' spike in COVID-19 at frat, sorority houses

04 Sep 2020

Indiana University at Bloomington on Thursday urged students living in fraternity and sorority houses to move out, citing an "alarming" rate of positive COVID-19 tests that marked the latest outbreak in the U.S. Midwest and at a college campus.

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