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Hunt For New Coronavirus Treatments Includes Gene-Silencing And Monoclonal Antibodies
The new coronavirus has spurred biotech labs in universities and companies to try to find new approaches to stopping the virus — from blocking its key enzymes to interfering with its genetics.
Barr Has Considered Resigning Over Trump's Remarks
A spokeswoman says the attorney general has "no plans to resign," but the news adds to questions about the politicization of the Justice Department in this administration.
Arts & Entertainment
The Frame: The Con Behind 'McMillions'
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Crime & Justice
Newlywed Police Officers Cut Date Night Short To Stop Armed Robber At Restaurant
"We just looked at each other: 'Is this what's going on? Let's go,' " Elizabethtown (Ky.) Detective Chase McKeown said, describing how he and his wife acted to stop a man with a gun.
Food Fight: How 2 Trump Proposals Could Bite Into School Lunch
The pending federal rule changes could push a million kids off free or reduced-price school meals, at least temporarily.
Homeless Advocates Protest Echo Park Cleanup
Members of several groups of homeless advocates from across Los Angeles converged on a homeless encampment at the north end of Echo Park Lake on Feb. 12 to protest the routine weekly litter collection.
US & World
Boy Scouts Of America Files For Bankruptcy
The Boy Scouts of America has $1.4 billion in assets. The national organization may hope that its bankruptcy filing will shield the even larger assets of its local councils.
Real Orgasms And Transcendent Pleasure: How Women Are Reigniting Desire
Katherine Rowland, author of The Pleasure Gap: American Women and the Unfinished Sexual Revolution, says it's time for women to start having better sex.
Environment & Science
Kids' Climate Case 'Reluctantly' Dismissed By Appeals Court
The court said the nearly two dozen young people who were trying to force action by the government on climate change did not have standing to sue. The judges said climate change is a political issue.
Business & Economy
LA Homebuyers Turn To 'Tenancy In Common,' With Tradeoffs
TIC buyers must be willing to co-own property with strangers. And rent-controlled tenants may have been forced out of the buildings they're moving into.