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YouTube star Jake Paul's Los Angeles-area home raided by FBI

06 Aug 2020

LOS ANGELES FBI agents in tactical gear on Wednesday raided the Los Angeles-area mansion home of YouTube star and social media influencer Jake Paul in an investigation stemming from a looting spree at an upscale shopping mall in Scottsdale, Arizona, officials said. | Video

U.S. coronavirus fraud losses near $100 million as COVID scams double

06 Aug 2020

(This Aug 4 story removes erroneous 'nonprofit' reference in paragraph 7.)

Diesel truck soot likely sparked major California wildfire

04 Aug 2020

LOS ANGELES A California wildfire raging through dry brush and timber east of Los Angeles, forcing thousands of people from their homes, was likely sparked by burning soot from the exhaust of a diesel truck, investigators said on Monday.

L.A. teachers reach deal with school district on remote education

04 Aug 2020

LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles teachers union and local education officials on Monday agreed to a plan for resuming online-only classes later this month in the nation's second-largest school district amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Goya chief executive sparks backlash over praise for Trump

11 Jul 2020

Goya Foods Inc, the largest Hispanic-owned U.S. food company and a popular brand among Latino Americans, became the target of a boycott campaign on social media on Friday sparked by its CEO effusively praising President Donald Trump at the White House. | Video

Head of leading Hispanic-owned U.S. food company sparks backlash over praise for Trump

11 Jul 2020

July 10 Goya Foods Inc, the largest Hispanic-owned U.S. food company and a popular brand among Latino Americans, became the target of a boycott campaign on social media on Friday sparked by its CEO effusively praising President Donald Trump at the White House.

FBI investigates reported July 4 lynching attempt in Indiana

10 Jul 2020

The FBI is investigating a hate-crime report lodged by a Black civil rights activist in Indiana who said he was assaulted by several white men threatening to lynch him before a group of bystanders and friends intervened to stop the attack. | Video

Predominantly Black armed protesters march through Confederate memorial park in Georgia

05 Jul 2020

A predominantly Black group of heavily armed protesters marched through Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta on Saturday, calling for removal of the giant Confederate rock carving at the site that civil rights activists consider a monument to racism.

Florida, Texas post daily COVID-19 records as 'positivity' rates climb

05 Jul 2020

Florida and Texas, two states that have emerged as the latest hot spots of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak, both reported record daily increases in confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday - with nearly 20,000 additional infections combined. | Video

Carl Reiner, American comedy pioneer, dead at 98

30 Jun 2020

LOS ANGELES Carl Reiner, a driving force in American comedy as a writer for television pioneer Sid Caesar, partner of Mel Brooks and creator and co-star of the classic sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show," has died at age 98 of natural causes, his assistant said on Tuesday. | Video

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