Archive for July 10th, 2020

Strict Rules Apply, But Visitors Will Be Allowed Back In New York Nursing Homes

Health | | July 10 2020, 10:00 PM

The state issued new guidelines on Friday that require a facility to be virus-free for at least 28 days, limit the number of visitors and require masks and temperature monitoring for visitors.

Nearly 6 Years After MH17 Was Shot Down, Dutch Prosecutors Say They Will Sue Russia | | July 10 2020, 8:20 PM

Russia has denied any involvement in the 2014 crash of the Malaysian jetliner that killed nearly 300 people. Investigators say it was hit by a Russian-supplied surface-to-air missile.

Georgia Governor And The Mayor Of Atlanta In Turf War Over COVID-19 Restrictions

Health | | July 10 2020, 7:00 PM

Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms ordered a return to Phase 1 restrictions. But Gov. Brian Kemp quickly pushed back, saying only he has that authority.

3 LAPD Officers Charged Over Allegations They Falsely Identified Gang Members

US & World | | July 10 2020, 6:20 PM

In a 59-count complaint, they are alleged to have wrongly marked dozens of people as having gang affiliation on field interview cards used by officers on duty.

'In A Fight For Our Lives': Mississippi Issues New Mask Order Amid COVID-19 Spike

Health | | July 10 2020, 5:40 PM

Gov. Tate Reeves imposes the order in 13 counties, including those that are home to some of the state's most populous cities. It comes on the same day the state saw more than 1,000 new cases.

California Will Release Up To 8,000 Prisoners Due To Coronavirus

US & World | | July 10 2020, 4:00 PM

Anyone who is eligible for release will be tested for COVID-19 within seven days of their return to society, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says.

Nation's Pediatricians Walk Back Support For In-Person School

Education | | July 10 2020, 3:20 PM

In a new statement made jointly with teachers unions, the American Academy of Pediatrics now says "science and community circumstances must guide decision-making."

S.C. Governor Imposes 11 P.M. Alcohol Curfew For Bars And Restaurants

Health | | July 10 2020, 3:00 PM

Gov. Henry McMaster's order will go into effect Saturday night. The governor says it targets young people, who account for nearly 1 in 4 of the state's coronavirus cases.

Nearly Every Major League Baseball Team Has Had A Coronavirus Test Come Back Positive | | July 10 2020, 2:40 PM

So far, 71 players have tested positive for the coronavirus, the MLB said on Friday. "I'm actually kind of pleased it's as low as that," the league's medical director says.

Education Department Announces It Won't Punish Colleges For Reconsidering Student Aid

Education | | July 10 2020, 2:20 PM

In June, NPR reported that the department was making it harder for colleges to reconsider aid for students whose finances have changed. On Thursday, the agency reversed course.

At Least 82 Coronavirus Cases Linked To Missouri Sleepaway Camp

US & World | | July 10 2020, 11:40 AM

Kanakuk Kamps shut down its K-2 program after 41 campers, staff and counselors tested positive. That number has since doubled, according to county health officials.

Cited In Many Operations, Russia's GRU Is Suspected In Afghan Bounty Case | | July 10 2020, 8:40 AM

Russian military intelligence, the GRU, is linked to the invasion of Ukraine and interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Now it's suspected of a bounty program to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan.

World War II Naval Drama 'Greyhound' Charts A Trim, Efficient Course | | July 10 2020, 8:40 AM

Tom Hanks stars in, and wrote the screenplay for, this familiar but effective tale of a Navy captain leading a convoy of merchants ships through U-boat-infested seas.

COVID-19 Has Forced The Army To Rethink And Step Up Its Virtual Recruiting Efforts | | July 10 2020, 7:00 AM

The Army is holding its first nationwide virtual recruiting campaign, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to scale back face-to-face interactions and revealed gaps in its digital outreach strategy.

After Pleas From Officials, Republicans Signal Openness To More Election Funding | | July 10 2020, 4:20 AM

Senate Republicans say they are open to sending states more money to make it easier to administer an election amid a pandemic after initial fears that no more federal money would be spent.

'The Old Guard' Is A Smart Blend Of Action And Emotion | | July 10 2020, 4:20 AM

Director Gina Prince-Bythewood knocks it out of the park with a film about soldiers who fight (and fight and fight), based on a series of comics and starring Charlize Theron as the boss.

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Amid Rising Coronavirus Cases, UTLA Calls For Schools To Remain Closed In The Fall

| July 10 2020, 9:31 AM

On Friday, the Los Angeles teacher’s union called for schools to keep closed August 18, when the school year is set to begin.

Berkeley Considers Unarmed Public Works Officials For Enforcing Traffic And Parking Violations. How Will That Work?

| July 10 2020, 9:05 AM

The city of Berkeley is considering a proposal that would shift enforcement of moving and parking violations onto public works officials instead of the police. According to the New York Times, proponents believe the measure to be the first of its kind in the country.

COVID-19 AMA: California Sets Another New Record For Coronavirus Deaths As SoCal Heads Into Another Hot Weekend

| July 10 2020, 8:59 AM

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry speaks with Dr. Dean Blumberg, professor of medicine and chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.


FilmWeek: ‘Greyhound,’ ‘Palm Springs,’ ‘A Regular Woman’ And More

| July 10 2020, 9:14 AM

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Peter Rainer, Claudia Puig & Wade Major review this weekend’s new movie releases on streaming and on demand platforms.

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