Archive for July 3rd, 2020

FBI Files Charges In Vanessa Guillen Case

US & World | | July 03 2020, 8:20 PM

Spc. Vanessa Guillen went missing in April. Now federal investigators say she was murdered, and buried near a river outside Austin. Her family says the murder came after sexual harassment.

Major League Baseball Cancels 2020 All-Star Game Because Of Coronavirus

US & World | | July 03 2020, 3:40 PM

It had been scheduled for July 14, hosted by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The next All-Star Game is set for summer 2021 in Atlanta.

Khashoggi Murder Trial Begins In Turkey

US & World | | July 03 2020, 3:40 PM

Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a leading critic of the kingdom's crown prince, was killed in Istanbul in 2018. Twenty Saudis are standing trial in absentia in Khashoggi's death.

Widespread Use Of Face Masks Could Save Tens Of Thousands Of Lives, Models Project

Health | | July 03 2020, 3:20 PM

Models developed by mathematical epidemiologists project that tens thousands of lives across the US can be saved by more people wearing face masks.

Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Easier Voting By Mail In Alabama During Coronavirus | | July 03 2020, 3:00 PM

A lower-court judge had allowed less rigorous terms for absentee voting because of the pandemic. That ruling was blocked a dozen days before a primary run-off there.

Washington Redskins Say Team Name Will Undergo A 'Thorough Review'

US & World | | July 03 2020, 1:00 PM

The NFL franchise announced Friday that recent events have pushed it to examine its controversial name. In recent days, corporate sponsors and investors have put pressure on the team to take action.

England To Lift Quarantine Rule For More Than 50 Nations — But Not For The U.S.

US & World | | July 03 2020, 10:40 AM

Effective July 10, travelers from "reduced risk" countries, including Spain, France, Germany and Italy, won't have to self-Isolate for 14 days. The U.S. is not among the exempt countries.

Planning To Celebrate The 4th? What To Know About The Risks Of Parties And Bars

Health | | July 03 2020, 8:00 AM

Alcohol makes people lose inhibitions. And maybe take off their masks, and get up close and personal. Here's why you may want to reconsider going out this weekend. Or how to stay safe if you do.

Drill Down To County Level And The U.S. COVID-19 Outbreak Looks Even Worse

Health | | July 03 2020, 6:00 AM

Local data reveal a deeper picture of where the current hot spots are in the United States — and where new ones could surface.

U.S. Surpasses Global Record For New COVID-19 Cases Recorded In A Day

Health | | July 03 2020, 2:40 AM

The U.S. reported more than 55,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday — reaching a daily global record for the coronavirus pandemic. The previous record was set last month by Brazil.

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FilmWeek: ‘Hamilton,’ ‘The Truth,’ ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’ And More

| July 03 2020, 9:30 AM

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Christy Lemire review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms, plus we’ll hear their picks of some of their favorite July 4th films and movies set in the summer.

LAist Studios New Podcast ‘Hollywood, The Sequel’ Kicks Off With Wide-Ranging Interview With Actor, Director Kerry Washington

| July 03 2020, 9:30 AM

The new podcast "Hollywood, The Sequel" from LAist Studios released last week and is currently available wherever you get your podcasts, and this week on FilmWeek we thought we'd share a taste of it with you to round out the show.

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