Archive for August 3rd, 2020

Census Cuts All Counting Efforts Short By A Month

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

Under pressure to meet legal deadlines Congress has not changed despite pandemic-related delays, the Census Bureau announced a new end date after NPR reported that door knocking will be cut short.

Mississippi On Track To Become No. 1 State For New Coronavirus Cases Per Capita

Health | | August 03 2020, 6:00 PM

"We need to do something different," says Dr. LouAnn Woodward, who leads the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She says the state needs a mask mandate, but knows many people won't comply.

'We Have Made Mistakes': Norway Cruise Company Reports COVID-19 Outbreak

Health | | August 03 2020, 5:20 PM

Health officials worry the ship may have spread the coronavirus along Norway's coastline, according to reports.

'They Know What A Pandemic Is': HIV Survivors See Similarities To AIDS Epidemic

US & World | | August 03 2020, 3:20 PM

The coronavirus pandemic feels eerily familiar to people who faced the AIDS crisis. It triggers memories of confusion over how the disease is transmitted and huge numbers of people dying quickly.

Airline Food For Sale. No Plane Ticket Required

https://scpr.org/archive | | August 03 2020, 3:20 PM

"Chicken or beef?" A leading Israeli airline food company, which is struggling with most flights grounded, is selling its meals to the public as a low-cost delivery option during the pandemic.

WHO Chief Warns 'There Might Never Be' A Silver Bullet For Coronavirus

https://scpr.org/archive | | August 03 2020, 2:00 PM

Vaccine candidates are in advanced clinical trials, and WHO's director-general expresses hope they will be effective. But until then, he said, the world is reliant on "the basics" of disease control.

ISIS Attack On Afghan Prison Leaves At Least 29 Dead

https://scpr.org/archive | | August 03 2020, 10:40 AM

About 1,000 prisoners who escaped during the attack were later found by Afghan security forces. The attack shattered a three-day ceasefire between Afghan forces and the Taliban.

Unsuitable For A Pandemic? Add Men's Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank To Bankruptcy List

https://scpr.org/archive | | August 03 2020, 9:40 AM

The parent company Tailored Brands earlier said it would close up to 500 stores and cut 20% of corporate jobs. It's joined in pandemic bankruptcy by rival Brooks Brothers and a growing list of others.

Federal Judge Esther Salas Speaks Out About Deadly Attack On Her Family

US & World | | August 03 2020, 8:00 AM

Esther Salas is calling for reforms to keep judges and other court officials safe from attacks. "This is a matter of life and death," she said. Her son was killed at her home last month.

States Are Broke And Many Are Eyeing Massive Cuts. Here's How Yours Is Doing

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

Some states face record-breaking deficits because of the coronavirus pandemic. We asked local reporters across the country to tell us what could be on the chopping block in your state.

Indiana Built Up Savings Over The Past Few Years. COVID-19 Wiped Much Of That Out

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Indiana.

Massachusetts Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Most States Due To COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Massachusetts.

Michigan Says It Needs More Federal Aid To Survive Economic Effects Of COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Michigan.

Missouri Budget Slashed Due To COVID-19, Education Hit The Hardest

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Missouri.

New York Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Most States Due To COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in New York.

Ohio Built Up Savings Over The Past Few Years. COVID-19 Will Wipe Out Much Of That

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus epidemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Ohio.

When Oil Prices Plummeted, So Did Oklahoma's State Budget

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Oklahoma.

With A Strong Economy, South Carolina Weathers Pandemic Despite Falling Revenue

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in South Carolina.

In Texas, All State Agencies Asked To Pare Budgets Due To COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Texas.

Utah Lawmakers Use Savings To Limit Cuts To Education And Social Services

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Utah.

Vermont Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Most States Due To COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Vermont.

In Washington State, So Far It's State Workers Who Have Felt The Budget Squeeze

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Washington.

Louisiana Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Many States Due To COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Louisiana.

North Dakota Lawmakers Will Tap Into State Savings To Endure Through COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in North Dakota.

Natural Resource Dependent, Wyoming's Budget Suffers During COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Wyoming.

The Economy In Nebraska Fares Better Than Other States During COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Nebraska.

Alabama Budget On Stronger Footing Than Other States During COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Alabama.

California Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Most States Due To COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:20 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in California.

Arkansas' Revenue Drops, But Not As Steeply As Other States During COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:01 AM

During the coronavirus epidemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Arkansas.

Delaware Built-Up Savings Over The Past Few Years. COVID-19 Wiped Much Of That Out

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:01 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Delaware.

Florida Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Many States Due To COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:01 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Florida.

COVID-19 Hits Idaho Budget, Especially Education, Hard

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:01 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Idaho.

Iowa Is 'Bruised' But Budget Situation Is Still Relatively Strong

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:01 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Iowa.

Kansas Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Many States Due To COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:01 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Kansas.

Kentucky Says It Needs More Federal Aid To Survive Effects Of COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:01 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Kentucky.

Maine Built Up Savings Over The Past Few Years. COVID-19 Wiped Much Of That Out

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:01 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Maine.

Maryland Says It Needs More Federal Aid To Survive Economic Effects Of COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Maryland.

Minnesota Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Most States Due To COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Minnesota.

Montana Governor Has Resisted Calls To Cut Back On State Spending During COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Montana.

Nevada Says It Needs More Federal Aid To Survive Economic Effects Of COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Nevada.

New Hampshire Governor Say's COVID-19's Effect On Budget Is 'Devastating'

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in New Hampshire.

New Jersey Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Most States Due To COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in New Jersey.

COVID-19 Wiped Out A Lot Of North Carolina's State Savings

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in North Carolina.

Oregon Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Most States Due To COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Oregon.

Pennsylvania Says It Needs More Federal Aid To Make It Through COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Pennsylvania.

COVID-19 Wiped Much Of Rhode Island's Savings

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Rhode Island.

South Dakota Is Asking Congress For Flexibility In Spending Relief Aid

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in South Dakota.

Tennessee Officials Say They Are Down To The 'Bone' Of The Budget

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Tennessee.

In Virginia, Democratic Leaders Pressed Pause On Budget Priorities Due to COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Virginia.

'No End In Sight.' West Virginia Democrats Say Governor Is Overreaching

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in West Virginia.

Wisconsin Says It Needs More Federal Aid To Survive Economic Effects Of COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Wisconsin.

Alaska Has Lost A Greater Share Of Revenue Than Most States Due To COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Alaska.

Budget Picture Not Clear Ahead In Arizona

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Arizona.

Colorado Says It Needs More Federal Aid To Survive Financial Effects Of COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Colorado.

Georgia Built Up Savings Over The Past Few Years. COVID-19 Wiped Much Of That Out

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Georgia.

Hawaii's Tourism Industry Has Ground To A Halt, Taking State Revenue Down With It

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Hawaii.

Illinois Borrows $5 Billion To Cover Budget Deficit During COVID-19

US & World | | August 03 2020, 6:00 AM

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have struggled with staggering revenue losses and budget shortfalls. Here's what is happening in Illinois.

'Still A Long Ways To Go' For A New Coronavirus Relief Package

Politics | | August 03 2020, 4:00 AM

Democrats and Republicans met over the weekend, but still appeared far apart on a next relief measure.

Police Reform Debate Elevates Black Caucus Chair Bass' Profile As Possible VP Pick

https://scpr.org/archive | | August 03 2020, 4:00 AM

California Rep. Karen Bass has been a key leader on issues of racial justice. Now some Democrats are boosting her to get the nod for Joe Biden's ticket.

'I'll Be Gone In The Dark' Sheds Light On Both Justice And Its Pursuers

https://scpr.org/archive | | August 03 2020, 4:00 AM

By the end of the HBO docuseries, you may not know much more about the case writer Michelle McNamara pursued until her death. But you will know more about the price of that pursuit.

How To (New) LA

https://scpr.org/archive | | August 03 2020, 7:41 AM

Angelenos are facing a protracted pandemic, a reckoning over racial inequity, and a smog of mixed signals about how to exist safely. These guides were created to help you navigate the day-to-day in L.A. as it changes (sometimes literally) minute-by-minute.

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Ellen Degeneres & Toxic Workplace Allegations: Cause For Cancellation Or A Chance To Change?

| August 03 2020, 9:47 AM

Comedian and talk show host Ellen Degeneres’ outgoing, friendly public persona has taken a hit over the last year, but particularly in the past few weeks as allegations of a toxic workplace environment from current and past employees have elicited calls for change from the top down.

Dealing With Distance Learning In The 20-21 School Year

| August 03 2020, 9:23 AM

LAUSD and UTLA reached a tentative agreement on distance learning for the coming school year, but what implications does that have for parents and students?

Week In Politics: Obama’s Eulogy, Getting Rid Of Filibuster, COVID-19 Relief Package And More

| August 03 2020, 9:14 AM

AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed in politics news over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come.

UTLA And LAUSD Come To Potential Deal On Distance Learning

| August 03 2020, 9:13 AM

After a weekend of bargaining, LAUSD and UTLA, the union representing the district’s staff, reached a tentative deal on how distance learning will work in the 20-21 school year.

COVID-19: Could A ‘COVID Safe’ Business Certificate Help The Economy And Increase Safety?

| August 03 2020, 9:06 AM

In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry speaks with Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, infectious disease specialist and professor of medicine at the UCSF Medical Center.

The Blue Code Of Silence: Should Officers Who Don’t Intervene When They See Undue Force Be Criminalized?

| August 03 2020, 9:00 AM

Democratic Assemblymember Chris Holden has proposed a bill that would seek to punish officers who standby and don’t intervene when they see other officers using excessive force.

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