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FILE- In this June 4, 2019, file photo, Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson sits on the bench watching teammates during practice for the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors said Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, that Thompson has suffered a torn right Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the upcoming season.  Thompson was injured during a pickup game in Southern California the day before.  (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Warriors star Klay Thompson has surgery on right Achilles

Nov. 26, 2020 12:52 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Warriors guard Klay Thompson underwent surgery on his torn right Achilles tendon Wednesday and still is expected to be sidelined the entire season for Golden State. Dr. Richard Ferkel performed the operation in Los Angeles, the team said. Thompson got hurt playing in a pickup game last...

A travelers awaits for transportation at the Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. Residents were urged to avoid nonessential travel during what is typically the busiest travel period of the year. Anyone entering California was advised to quarantine for two weeks. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

California faces worrying Thanksgiving as coronavirus surges

Nov. 26, 2020 12:01 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters in Silicon Valley were sent out to enforce statewide business restrictions as the state faced a Thanksgiving shadowed by an out-of-control coronavirus surge and health officials begged people to avoid large family gatherings that could become “superspreader" events....

People sit in an outdoor dining area on Market Street amid the coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

California records new high in coronavirus cases

Nov. 25, 2020 9:31 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California reported a record number of coronavirus cases Wednesday as Los Angeles restaurants prepared to close for three weeks and firefighters in Silicon Valley were being enlisted to help enforce public health rules to try to halt the spread of infections. Cases of COVID-19 have been...

Posters on precautions against the coronavirus are displayed at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. The signs on posters read

The Latest: South Korea has most daily cases in 8 months

Nov. 25, 2020 8:29 PM EST

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has recorded more than 500 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours for the first time in about eight months as health authorities struggle to contain a third surge of infections. The Asian nation has been experiencing a spike in cases since it relaxed stringent social distancing...

Santa Ana winds to bring fire danger to Southern California

Nov. 25, 2020 7:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Red flag warnings of extreme fire danger will go into effect on Thanksgiving for a large swath of Southern California as Santa Ana winds develop, forecasters said Wednesday. Southern California Edison was considering shutting off electricity to more than 76,000 customers in five counties...

Los Angeles Rams nose tackle Sebastian Joseph-Day (69) celebrates with defensive end Aaron Donald (99) after the team defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)

Rams' Donald still fighting after 2 games without a tackle

Nov. 25, 2020 7:21 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aaron Donald just played two consecutive football games without making a tackle for the first time in his life. On Monday night in Tampa Bay, the Los Angeles Rams' All-Pro defensive tackle didn't even make a single play that registered in the NFL's statistics in his 62 snaps: No sacks,...

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, right, yells during the first half of an NFL football game between the 49ers and the Green Bay Packers in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

49ers getting injured players back, but dealing with COVID

Nov. 25, 2020 6:22 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A week off was supposed to give the San Francisco 49ers some time to heal some of the slew of injuries that have derailed the 2020 season. While San Francisco did get key players Deebo Samuel, Raheem Mostert and Richard Sherman among others back at practice for the first time in...

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 file photo, Los Angeles Chargers special teams coach George Stewart watches players during the NFL football team's joint practice with the New Orleans Saints in Costa Mesa, Calif. The Los Angeles Chargers have demoted special teams coordinator George Stewart, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. The move comes after a series of breakdowns on special teams nearly cost the Chargers (3-7) against the New York Jets on Sunday. (Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP, File)

Chargers demote special teams coordinator George Stewart

Nov. 25, 2020 3:25 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have demoted special teams coordinator George Stewart. Assistant special teams coach Keith Burns and senior coaching assistant Chris Caminiti will take over, coach Anthony Lynn said Wednesday. The move comes after a series of breakdowns on special teams...

Pedestrians walk past a COVID-19-themed mural outside a boarded up business Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

California official: just say 'no' to family Thanksgiving

Nov. 24, 2020 8:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Thanksgiving two days away, California's health secretary on Tuesday urged people to say “no” to family and friends who want to gather, joining other officials in issuing dire warnings about the spread of the coronavirus. Dr. Mark Ghaly said it's not too late to...

Israeli animal rights activists wearing protective gear demonstrate against the spread of coronavirus among mink in Denmark's fur industry ahead of international Fur Free Friday, in Tel Aviv, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

The Latest: Tennessee won't mandate vaccines in its schools

Nov. 24, 2020 7:10 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s governor says that once coronavirus vaccines become available, they will be optional in the state’s K-12 public schools. Gov. Bill Lee said Tuesday that vaccines will be very important for Tennessee to “ultimately really be able to handle” the...