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Michigan secretary of state calls Trump lawsuit 'frivolous'

05 Nov 2020

Michigan's secretary of state said on Wednesday that a lawsuit by U.S. President Donald Trump seeking to halt counting of votes there was "frivolous."

Michigan secretary of state calls Trump lawsuit 'frivolous'

05 Nov 2020

Michigan's secretary of state said on Wednesday that a lawsuit by U.S. President Donald Trump seeking to halt counting of votes there was "frivolous."

U.S. sets single-day record for COVID-19 cases during new surge

24 Oct 2020

NEW YORK More than 84,000 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 across the United States on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, a record one-day increase in infections during the pandemic as the virus surges again nationwide. | Video

COVID-19: U.S. Northeast states discourage travel; California rebuffs theme parks

21 Oct 2020

NEW YORK New York, New Jersey and Connecticut on Tuesday urged their residents to not travel between the three states as the U.S. Northeast sees a rise in COVID-19 cases, while California said major theme parks including Disneyland would not be opening anytime soon.

Los Angeles reopens malls but Disneyland, movie theaters told to stay closed

08 Oct 2020

LOS ANGELES Malls in Los Angeles were open on Wednesday for the first time in months, but movie theaters and Disneyland remained shuttered as state and local leaders try to reopen the economy without triggering a new surge in infections.

Eddie Van Halen dies at 65, guitar virtuoso ruled '70s, '80s rock

07 Oct 2020

LOS ANGELES Eddie Van Halen, the pioneering guitar player whose hard-rocking band emerged from the Sunset Strip music scene in Los Angeles in the early 1970s to stand at the top of rock 'n' roll for a decade, died of cancer on Tuesday. He was 65. | Video

Man charged in ambush shooting of L.A. deputies condemned by Trump, Biden

01 Oct 2020

LOS ANGELES A suspect already jailed on suspicion of carjacking was charged on Wednesday with opening fire on two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as they sat in a patrol car, an attack that was caught on videotape.

California firefighters make stand to save famed observatory, homes

23 Sep 2020

LOS ANGELES Crews fought on Tuesday to defend homes and the famed Mount Wilson Observatory from California's biggest and most dangerous wildfire, standing their ground at a major highway between the flames and populated areas.

California governor blames wildfires on climate 'emergency'

12 Sep 2020

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday toured communities devastated by the state's raging wildfires and said the deadly, record-shattering fire season across the U.S. West should end all debate over climate change. | Video

California governor blames wildfires on climate 'emergency'

12 Sep 2020

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday toured communities devastated by the state's raging wildfires and said the deadly, record-shattering fire season across the U.S. West should end all debate over climate change. | Video

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