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The financier is credited with transforming the World Bank. Among his reforms, he is said to have given "voice to the poor and magnify the impact of development investments."
Instead of traveling the traditional 2.5-mile-route through New York City's Midtown, the Thanksgiving Day parade will take place in front of Macy's department store.
Hospitals are getting so crowded with COVID-19 patients that they're having to resort to workarounds to treat them all. Experts warn this may hamper doctors' ability to save lives.
Fishermen and tribes have been fighting the mine proposal for a decade, fearing it would harm the wild sockeye salmon at the heart of the area's economy and culture.
The medicines from Eli Lilly and Regeneron are infused, a process that can take two hours or longer, including observation for side effects. Staffing is as big an issue as the supply of the drugs.
The comedian said he was snared in an unfair contract years ago, which allows Comedy Central to profit off the show without compensating him.
A new plea deal with the Justice Department is the second time the family-owned company admitted criminal schemes to boost Oxycontin sales. Despite their hands-on role, the Sacklers face no charges.
This year the beloved holiday comes on the heels of a national movement demanding racial justice. One Native American leader says that "people want to resolve the burdens of our history."
He is one of the last major world leaders to wish Joe Biden congratulations.
Warehouse workers in Bessemer, Ala., notify federal labor authorities of plans to hold a unionization vote, teeing up a major labor battle at the retail giant known for its opposition to unionizing.
In The New York Times, the former Meghan Markle said she was expecting a second child with Prince Harry when the miscarriage happened in July. She said she hopes to help others by sharing her story.
Claims for state unemployment benefits again rose last week, signaling ongoing weakness in the job market as coronavirus infections continue to soar.
The 2020 presidential election saw the most votes in U.S. history at 156 million and counting, and the highest participation rate since 1900.
The coronavirus outbreak in LaSalle, Ill., has infected some 200 people, in what state officials are calling a "tragedy." Illinois is opening a probe into what happened.
The unnamed man defected to the South on Nov. 3, avoiding capture for 14 hours. He is seeking asylum in South Korea.
A great cast and good intentions can't overcome Alan Ball's rushed, thin story about a closeted gay man returning to his South Carolina hometown in 1974.
A question for Joe Biden and his team is whether they should be encouraging Democrats to move quickly, to deliver aid faster, even if that means accepting a smaller deal.
Voting experts say it's not easy to remove options once they've been given to voters. But the fraught politics around alleged "fraud" complicate the outlook for coming elections.
Federal health officials could reduce the quarantine from the currently recommended 14 days to as few as seven for people who test negative for the virus.
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The LA Report
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Kimberly Shriner, infectious disease specialist at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena.
The pandemic has set the table for an unusual Thanksgiving meal this year, with as many unique situations as there are people.
One of the trademarks of our pandemic lives is the avoidance of large gatherings—concerts, parties— but if there’s one thing Black Friday is known for, it’s crowds.
The series tells personal stories from London’s West Indian community as lives are shaped by resilience amid widespread racism.
Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Christy Lemire and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.