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LA Times National News
Sep 25, 2020

Column: Black women know, there are fewer and fewer reasons to have faith in the system
After Breonna Taylor and now Amy Coney Barrett, this week was a harbinger of the chaos to come if Americans stop believing in our system of government.



LA Times National News
Sep 25, 2020

'I have no faith in the legal system.' Breonna Taylor's mother attends emotional protest
Breonna Taylor's mother says her daughter was failed by a lack of adequate investigation into the fatal shooting by Louisville police officers.



LA Times National News
Sep 25, 2020

'I have no faith in the legal system.' Breonna Taylor's mother, attorneys gather in emotional protest
Breonna Taylor's mother says her daughter was failed by a lack of adequate investigation into the fatal shooting by Louisville police officers.



LA Times National News
Sep 25, 2020

'I really don't think he has done a great job': COVID-19 puts Florida at risk for Trump
COVID-19's spread in Florida jeopardizes Trump's reelection prospects in the crucial battleground state.



LA Times National News
Sep 25, 2020

A nightmare comes true for 12 Hong Kongers arrested at sea, now in Chinese detention
What sparked Hong Kong's mass protests last year — fear of extradition to mainland China — has become a dark reality for 12 Hong Kong families.



LA Times National News
Sep 25, 2020

In Israel, the Jewish High Holidays clash with a new coronavirus lockdown
In Israel, the holiest period on the Jewish calendar has coincided with the world's first reimposed national coronavirus lockdown.



LA Times National News
Sep 25, 2020

A Pakistani father's ordeal: China seized his Uighur son and sent his daughters to an orphanage
China's oppression of Muslims reaches beyond Xinjiang into Pakistan. Why does it stay quiet?



LA Times National News
Sep 24, 2020

'A lot of hurt.' With no police charges in Breonna Taylor case, mourning blankets Louisville and nation
In Louisville, Ky., two police officers were recovering after being shot during protests after Breonna Taylor case grand jury returns. "Violence will only be a source of pain," the mayor says.



LA Times National News
Sep 24, 2020

Officials plead for calm amid anger and 'a lot of hurt' over Breonna Taylor case
In Louisville, Ky., two police officers were recovering after being shot during protests. "Violence will only be a source of pain," says the mayor.



LA Times National News
Sep 24, 2020

'We are fighting for real democracy': Why protesters are taking on Thailand's king
Tattep Ruangprapaikitseree and other young activists want to rein in the monarchy and its military allies who have ruled Thailand since a 2014 coup.



LA Times National News
Sep 24, 2020

Protests erupt after grand jury does not charge Louisville officers in killing of Breonna Taylor
The death of Breonna Taylor nearly slipped into obscurity. But protesters made it a national cause celebre. On Wednesday, a grand jury indicted only one of three officers, and none for shooting Taylor inside her apartment in March.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

'These voices aren't going to stop': Hundreds in downtown L.A. protest decision in Breonna Taylor case
The weekly protests generally demand the ouster of Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey. But Wednesday evening, the decision in Louisville, Ky., not to charge police officers with the death of Breonna Taylor prompted new outrage.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

'These voices aren't going to stop': Hundreds in L.A. protest over Breonna Taylor case
Wednesday evening, the decision in Louisville, Ky., not to charge police officers with the death of Breonna Taylor prompted new outrage.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

Tensions rise in Ecuador and Peru as Chinese fishing fleet moves south from Galapagos
A Chinese fishing fleet of roughly 300 vessels has been scooping up sea life near the Galapagos Islands and is now moving south into Peruvian waters.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

Young adults are now the largest group of Americans getting COVID-19, CDC says
The median age of people with COVID-19 in the U.S. has declined, with adults in their 20s now accounting for more cases than people in any other age group.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

Photos: Protests over charging decision in Breonna Taylor case
A Kentucky grand jury on Wednesday brought no charges against Louisville police for the killing of Breonna Taylor during a drug raid gone wrong, with prosecutors saying Wednesday two officers who fired their weapons at the Black woman were justified in using force to protect themselves.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

'Change the laws!': Celebrities rage over 'insulting' charge in Breonna Taylor case
Common, Kerry Washington, Jeffrey Wright, Viola Davis and others expressed anger and disbelief over Wednesday's grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor's case.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

College openings fueled 3,000 COVID-19 cases per day, researchers say
College reopenings around the country drove a coronavirus surge of about 3,000 new cases a day in the U.S., according to a draft study released this week.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

Why is China cracking down on its 'model minority'?
China's forceful implementation of a new language policy in Inner Mongolia has drawn criticism, even from the Communist Party elite.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

Threats of arrest, job loss and surveillance. China targets its 'model minority'
China's forceful implementation of a new language policy in Inner Mongolia has drawn criticism, even from the Communist Party elite.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

Threats of arrest, job loss and surveillance. China works to erase its 'model minority'
China's forceful implementation of a new language policy in Inner Mongolia has drawn criticism, even from the Communist Party elite.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

In Arizona, voter outreach groups become lifelines for people hit by COVID-19
Door-knockers are finding a landscape changed by COVID-19. They have become lifelines for communities that could decide the presidential election.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

Door-knocking in the COVID era: When 'get out the vote' becomes 'get people help'
Door-knockers are finding a landscape changed by COVID-19. In Arizona they are lifelines for communities that could decide the presidential election.



LA Times National News
Sep 23, 2020

The museum closed first. As in many states, New Mexico's small towns bear the brunt of the pandemic
As the federal government is cutting funding to states, municipalities like Lordsburg, N.M., are struggling with unemployment and a devastated tax base.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2020

Trump slams China in U.N. speech echoing his campaign themes
President Trump hit China unusually hard in a video address to a virtual United Nations General Assembly, with two audiences in mind: global and U.S. voters.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2020

More than 200,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the U.S.
Deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. reach 200,000 as authorities across the country continue to struggle to curb its spread.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2020

200,000 people have now died of COVID-19 in the U.S.
Deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. reach 200,000 as authorities across the country continue to struggle to curb its spread.



LA Times National News
Sep 22, 2020

These gloves help fight COVID-19. But they're made in sweatshop conditions
U.S. trade bans are spurring labor reforms in Malaysia, which produces two-thirds of the world's disposable gloves.



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2020

Against rising intolerance, a transgender Indonesian woman finds acceptance in a remote village
Hendrika Mayora Victoria Kelan is being hailed as one of the only transgender public officials in Indonesia. The Southeast Asian nation is ranked among the least tolerant countries for LGBT people and rights.



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2020

CDC acknowledges risk of coronavirus aerosols in new guidelines, then reverses course
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said new guidance that warned about the dangers of coronavirus transmission via aerosols was posted by mistake.



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2020

'Use my words against me': What GOP senators said about election-year SCOTUS picks in 2016 and now
In 2016, Republicans blocked Obama's Supreme Court nominee, saying there was no recent precedent for confirming nominees in election years. That has changed.



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2020

Colombia lawmakers seek to take control of cocaine market. It's a long shot
Colombian lawmakers introduce a plan calling for the government to take control of the cocaine market, buying harvests and regulating sales.



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2020

Californians moved to Oregon for affordable housing. Wildfires left them homeless
Oregon wildfires leave California transplants homeless and facing rising housing costs.



LA Times National News
Sep 21, 2020

Armed and Black. How a group of men licensed to carry guns say they are seeking racial justice
Armed Black groups like the Minnesota Freedom Fighters work to protect the streets as calls for racial justice mount.



LA Times National News
Sep 20, 2020

CDC removes statement on airborne virus transmission, saying it was posted in error
In new guidance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the coronavirus spreads mainly through respiratory aerosols, small particles that apparently can remain suspended in the air and inhaled.



LA Times National News
Sep 20, 2020

CDC says coronavirus spreads mainly in the air, through respiratory aerosols and droplets
In new guidance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the coronavirus spreads mainly through respiratory aerosols, small particles that apparently can remain suspended in the air and inhaled.



LA Times National News
Sep 19, 2020

Trump could name his Supreme Court pick in days — and says it will be a woman
President Trump is urging the Senate to consider his upcoming nomination for the Supreme Court seat vacant after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2020

Tell us: Why was Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg important to you?
Ruth Bader Ginsberg gained fame for her feminist ideals and her civil rights record. Share your feelings about her, and we may publish your thoughts.



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2020

Street life slowly returns to Mexico, even as the coronavirus toll climbs
The official death toll in Mexico quietly surpassed 70,000 this month, a figure topped only in the United States, Brazil and India.



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg tributes from Obama, Clinton: 'There will never be another like her'
Hillary Clinton, Janet Mock, Mindy Kaling and Viola Davis are among those honoring Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday.



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2020

McConnell vows to fill Ginsburg's seat, thrusting court to center of 2020 presidential race
Democrats insist President Trump hold off on filling the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Republicans offer no commitment.



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2020

Ginsburg death thrusts court to center of 2020 campaign as McConnell vows to fill seat
Democrats insist Trump hold off on filling vacancy. Republicans offer no commitment.



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, liberal giant of the Supreme Court, dies
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and the first to become a pop culture icon.



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2020

Trump and Biden battling for Minnesota, a longtime Democratic bastion now in play
President Trump and Joe Biden both campaigned in Minnesota on Friday, a longtime Democratic bastion that's now a battleground state.



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2020

Damage from wildfires' toxic air lingers long after the smoke clears
As smoky skies blanket the West, researchers look a the lasting health impacts by studying a Montana town previously smothered by wildfire smoke.



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2020

Column One: In the ring, they were gods. Now the coronavirus is forcing lucha libre stars to sell street food
'We thought we were eternal,' said the lucha libre star known as Olímpico. 'We never knew something like this could happen.'



LA Times National News
Sep 18, 2020

Deep in Oregon wilderness, five men battle wildfire to save a historic resort
Five men stayed behind, after dozens of guests and staffers were evacuated in the face of a massive wildfire, to save Breitenbush, a famed Oregon hot springs retreat.



LA Times National News
Sep 17, 2020

Empty trucks, falsified records, late mail: How Louis DeJoy's changes at the Postal Service brought chaos
New rules requiring U.S. Postal Service trucks to leave exactly on schedule went relatively unnoticed amid the public outcry over the removal of sorting machines across the country — but they were far more disruptive to mail delivery.



LA Times National News
Sep 17, 2020

Empty trucks, falsified records: How Louis DeJoy's changes at the Postal Service brought chaos
New rules requiring U.S. Postal Service trucks to leave exactly on schedule went relatively unnoticed amid the public outcry over the removal of sorting machines across the country — but they were far more disruptive to mail delivery.



LA Times National News
Sep 16, 2020

Poll highlights key barriers for Trump and Biden in final weeks before election
With seven weeks to go, Biden finds resistance from swing voters who think he's too liberal. Trump needs to motivate supporters uncertain about voting.



LA Times National News
Sep 15, 2020

Logger-turned-conservationist George Atiyeh disappears in Oregon wildfires
George Atiyeh fought to preserve Opal Creek forest, where he vanished during deadly Oregon wildfires



LA Times National News
Sep 15, 2020

Joe Biden visits battleground Florida to shore up support among Latinos and veterans
Joe Biden returned to Florida to campaign for the first time as the Democratic presidential nominee. The swing state is locked in a dead heat, according to polls.



LA Times National News
Sep 15, 2020

'Is that leg really broken?' Rights group documents detainee abuse in Belarus
Detainees swept up in protest against Belarus president describe harrowing jailhouse abuse. Major rights group deems some of it torture.



LA Times National News
Sep 15, 2020

Trump hosts officials from Israel, UAE and Bahrain, but unclear what deals will do
President Trump hosts representatives of Israel and two Persian Gulf states to sign what the parties describe as agreements of mutual recognition.



LA Times National News
Sep 15, 2020

UAE and Bahrain break with other Arab nations to recognize Israel
President Trump hosts signing of agreements under which Bahrain and the UAE recognize Israel, only the third and fourth Arab countries to do so.



LA Times National News
Sep 15, 2020

When will we know if Biden or Trump won? It could depend on absentee ballot rules in these states
These states will likely decide if Biden or Trump wins the election. And their absentee ballot laws could determine when we learn the outcome.



LA Times National News
Sep 15, 2020

When will you know if Biden or Trump wins? It could depend on absentee ballot rules in these states
When are absentee ballots due? When are they counted? Here are the election laws in the states that will decide if Biden or Trump wins the presidency.



LA Times National News
Sep 15, 2020

We mailed 100 letters to test the Postal Service. The verdict: Spotty at best, dismal at worst
Slow mail service from Los Angeles was one finding of an L.A. Times survey of Postal Service reliability amid deep cuts imposed by the Trump administration.



LA Times National News
Sep 15, 2020

NIH is 'very concerned' about serious side effect in coronavirus vaccine trial
The NIH has launched an investigation into the case of a patient who suffered spinal cord damage after joining AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine trial.



LA Times National News
Sep 15, 2020

Column: Coming soon — 'righteous prosecution' of Trumpian misdeeds?
if allegations of his campaign finance misdeeds are correct, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy deserves Justice Department action.



LA Times National News
Sep 14, 2020

As death toll mounts, volunteers brave Oregon wildfires to rescue stranded livestock
Volunteers with horse trailers drive into Oregon wildfires, rounding up horses, cows, sheep, alpaca and other animals left behind by owners who had to evacuate.



LA Times National News
Sep 14, 2020

Embattled Belarus president has a sit-down with Putin. What's next?
With no end in sight to protests, the Belarus president turns to Putin for help. Will the Kremlin throw him a lifeline?



LA Times National News
Sep 14, 2020

President Trump and Joe Biden offer opposing visions of policing
President Trump has a hard-line position on policing. Joe Biden urges reforms to limit the use of force but rejects calls to "defund" police departments.



LA Times National News
Sep 14, 2020

U.S. Ambassador to China announces departure from Beijing
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad announced Monday that he will resign and leave Beijing by early October. No reason was given for Branstad's departure.



LA Times National News
Sep 14, 2020

U.S. ambassador to China to retire, leave Beijing
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad said Monday he will resign and leave Beijing by early October. No reason was given for Branstad's departure.



LA Times National News
Sep 14, 2020

News Analysis: Joe Biden doesn't just feel your pain, he has lived it. Will that help him win?
Making empathy central to his campaign, Joe Biden seeks a contrast with President Trump.



LA Times National News
Sep 13, 2020

Trump's California visit to spotlight political divides over climate change, coronavirus
President Trump — who heads to California Monday for a briefing on wildfires — claimed, as he has each year, that bad forest management, not climate change, is to blame.



LA Times National News
Sep 13, 2020

As some small Gulf states normalize relations with Israel, Palestinians see fraying support
Arab states prefaced normalization with Israel on a deal giving Palestinians a state. But the United Arab Emirates' and Bahrain's moves change that.



LA Times National News
Sep 13, 2020

Will Phoenix rise from the ashes? Deadly wildfires decimate Oregon town
Wildfire survivors try to salvage their belongings from the ashes of homes in Phoenix, Ore.



LA Times National News
Sep 13, 2020

Will Phoenix rise from the ashes? Deadly wildfires devastate Oregon town
Wildfire survivors try to salvage their belongings from the ashes of homes in Phoenix, Ore.



LA Times National News
Sep 12, 2020

With dozens missing in possible 'mass fatality incident,' Oregon struggles to combat wildfires
Oregonians use shovels, buckets and garden hoses on wildfires as Gov. Kate Brown seeks more firefighters from the federal government and other states.



LA Times National News
Sep 12, 2020

Oregon homeowners, neighbors struggle to combat wildfires amid shortage of firefighters
Oregonians use shovels, buckets and garden hoses on wildfires as Gov. Kate Brown seeks more firefighters from the federal government and other states.



LA Times National News
Sep 11, 2020

Mexican water wars: Dam seized, troops deployed, at least one killed in protests about sharing with U.S.
A long-simmering dispute about shared water rights between Mexico and the United States erupts into open clashes.



LA Times National News
Sep 11, 2020

Death toll rises as wildfires sweep toward Portland and smoke fills the Pacific Northwest skies
Some have stayed to fight the rare, massive fires; others returned after evacuating to find homes, neighborhoods destroyed.



LA Times National News
Sep 11, 2020

Federal court rules that felons cannot vote in Florida if they owe fines or fees
The case could have an effect on the outcome of the Nov. 3 presidential election in the key swing state.



LA Times National News
Sep 11, 2020

How Disney's 'Mulan' became one of 2020's most controversial movies
"Mulan's" star sided with Hong Kong police over pro-democracy protesters last year. This week, it was revealed that Disney shot in a province known for persecution of Uighurs.



LA Times National News
Sep 11, 2020

Bahrain moves toward normalization with Israel
Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates as the first Gulf countries expressing willingness to end their long-standing refusal to recognize Israel.



LA Times National News
Sep 11, 2020

Bahrain moves toward normalizing relations with Israel
Bahrain joined the United Arab Emirates as the first Persian Gulf countries expressing willingness to end their long-standing refusal to recognize Israel.



LA Times National News
Sep 11, 2020

Trump and Biden mark 9/11 anniversary, recalling a fleeting era of national unity
Trump and Biden both visit the Flight 93 memorial at Shanksville, Pa., to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.



LA Times National News
Sep 11, 2020

Heffernan: William Barr is trying to make Trump's misogyny officially 'presidential'
E. Jean Carroll's defamation suit against the president has been bigfooted by the Justice Department, making the U.S., not Trump, the defendant.



LA Times National News
Sep 11, 2020

China's 'purification' of classrooms: A new law erases history, silences teachers and rewrites books
China's crackdown on Hong Kong is purging teachers, rewriting textbooks and increasing pressure on schools over what to put in the minds of students. A new national security law has endangered freedom of thought and expression.



LA Times National News
Sep 10, 2020

Climate change brings Santa Ana-like winds and explosive wildfires to Oregon
Like the winds that race down the mountainsides near Los Angeles each fall, gaining heat and fanning the flames as they go, the gales that struck Oregon over the weekend have turned small fires into infernos.



LA Times National News
Sep 10, 2020

'I don't believe it': U.S. military split over whether Trump called fallen soldiers 'suckers'
For some soldiers, news that Trump called the fallen "suckers" and "losers" confirms their belief that he disdains those who serve. Others dismiss it as the work of anti-Trump media.



LA Times National News
Sep 10, 2020

Another huge fire erupts in Beirut port, a month after massive blast
Barely a month after the Beirut blast that killed nearly 200 people, another large fire erupted Thursday in the city's port.



LA Times National News
Sep 10, 2020

Huge fire erupts in Beirut port a month after massive blast
Barely a month after the Beirut blast that killed nearly 200 people, a large fire erupts Thursday in the city's port.



LA Times National News
Sep 10, 2020

'Our democracy will be gone': Critics raise alarm over authoritarianism if Trump is reelected
Trump critics and experts on authoritarianism see an increasingly bleak future for America if voters don't come to terms with the president's behavior.



LA Times National News
Sep 10, 2020

He took this selfie with Angela Merkel in 2015. Their lives, and Germany, changed
During Europe's 2015 migrant crisis, Germany took in more than 1 million newcomers, sparking a backlash by some. Five years on, tensions have eased.



LA Times National News
Sep 09, 2020

Growing more radical, Mexican feminists seize control of a federal building
Mexican rape victims and mothers of disappeared daughters seized control of a federal building last week.



LA Times National News
Sep 08, 2020

Disney's 'Mulan' under fire again, days after #BoycottMulan flared up
Disney's live-action "Mulan" is courting controversy for crediting entities in the Xinjiang region linked to the government's "reeducation camps."



LA Times National News
Sep 08, 2020

Companies working on coronavirus vaccines pledge to put science above politics
Top executives of nine drugmakers likely to produce the first coronavirus vaccines signed a pledge to boost public confidence in approved vaccines.



LA Times National News
Sep 08, 2020

Philippine fishermen stranded at sea by pandemic: 'We think about jumping overboard'
Up to 300,000 Philippine fishermen are unable to return to land due to COVID-19 restrictions and could soon be abandoned by bankrupt boat owners.



LA Times National News
Sep 08, 2020

Michigan's Muslims are thinking globally, but running and voting locally
The five young Muslim Americans huddled around a table inside the Yemeni coffee shop, pouring adeni chai into curved red and gold glasses.



LA Times National News
Sep 08, 2020

Trump's travel ban motivated Muslims to participate in politics. Now, they're eyeing local office
Muslims in the battleground state of Michigan see the ballot box and elected office as the key to their finally becoming heard.



LA Times National News
Sep 07, 2020

Far-right extremists in Oregon among those who use rally and caravan to show support for Trump
Trump supporters, including some far right extremists, hold rally and caravan



LA Times National News
Sep 07, 2020

'Geechee' film crew member mistakenly shot in Dominican Republic drug bust gone wrong
An American film crew member working at the Pinewood studio in the Dominican Republic was off the lot, location scouting, when mistakenly shot by police.



LA Times National News
Sep 07, 2020

Trump reboots his campaign pitch, but struggles to stick to it
Trump launched an aggressive push to win back voters by asserting — dubiously — that a vaccine is weeks away, but even he got distracted from the message.



LA Times National News
Sep 07, 2020

Trump reboots his pitch, but struggles to stick to it
Trump launched an aggressive push to win back voters by asserting — dubiously — that a vaccine is weeks away, but even he got distracted from the message.



LA Times National News
Sep 07, 2020

'He's just fanning the flames.' Trump's vow to protect suburbs rings hollow in one
Trump's stoking fear about urban violence risks alienating many voters in the suburbs, home to a diverse range of ethnicities and political views.



LA Times National News
Sep 06, 2020

New Trump ads stoke racial bias among white people in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Trump's racially charged Minnesota and Wisconsin TV ads focus on the violent aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd and the shooting of Jacob Blake.



LA Times National News
Sep 05, 2020

Rival militias descend on Louisville at 'No justice, no Derby' Breonna Taylor protest
Protesters march peacefully around Churchill Downs for Breonna Taylor, insisting "No justice, no Derby." Armed militias on both sides are also present.



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