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In this photo provided by Corey Johnson, actor and longtime activist Georgina Lightning poses for a picture at Catalyst Production studio, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Native American tribes and coalitions are condemning “Big Sky,” a Montana-set ABC drama, for ignoring the history of violence inflicted on Indigenous women and instead making whites the crime victims. “I’m not at all surprised that they’re doing this because Hollywood’s been appropriating our trauma and our lived experience for years and years and years,” said Lightning. (Corey Johnson via AP)

'Big Sky' producers recognize Native American criticism

Dec. 1, 2020 9:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Native American tribes and advocates are condemning “Big Sky,” a Montana-set ABC drama, for ignoring the history of violence inflicted on Indigenous women and instead making whites the crime victims. They also have assailed the network and the show's producers for failing...

Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) fights for a rebound with Los Angeles Lakers' Jared Dudley (10) during the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Rockets won 112-97. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Lakers re-sign veteran Jared Dudley to 1-year deal

Dec. 1, 2020 8:53 PM EST

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have re-signed veteran Jared Dudley to a one-year contract. The NBA champions announced the move Tuesday, giving them 13 players under contract as they head into training camp for the new season. The 35-year-old Dudley was a minor bench contributor during...

FILE - This undated photo provided by the Christy Smith For Congress campaign shows candidate Christy Smith. On Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, Smith conceded in a knife-edged loss to Republican Mike Garcia in the race for a California Congressional seat. (Christy Smith For Congress via AP, File)

Democrat concedes in US House race north of LA

Dec. 1, 2020 12:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democrat Christy Smith conceded Monday in a knife-edged loss to Republican rival Mike Garcia, who retained his Congressional seat in the 25th District north of Los Angeles. “With final votes counted in this race, it’s clear we will not be able to close the 339-vote...

People wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus ride mopeds in Hanoi, Vietnam on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. Vietnamese health official said on Thursday the COVID-19 outbreak would peak in the coming ten days as the country reported another death and a score of new infections. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)

The Latest: Vietnam has 1st local transmission in 89 days

Nov. 30, 2020 11:52 PM EST

HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnamese authorities are conducting intensive contact tracing after the country’s first confirmed local transmission of the coronavirus in 89 days. State media said Tuesday that a 32-year-old man in Ho Chi Minh City tested positive for the coronavirus on Monday after visiting a flight...

San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould, second from right, is hugged by teammates after making a game-winning field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Jared Goff's turnovers endangering Rams' hopes of contention

Nov. 30, 2020 8:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just when the Los Angeles Rams appeared to be solidifying into a Super Bowl contender, another loss to their toughest opponent exposed a major crack in their foundation that's been growing for a month. Their quarterback has a turnover problem, and even his head coach is calling him out...

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar is seen at an event at Los Angeles City Hall. Huizar was arrested in June 2020 on allegations he masterminded a $1.5 million pay-to-play scheme tied to the approval of large building projects. Prosecutors say the scheme sought to illegally profit from development of the city's burgeoning downtown district. Federal authorities announced new charges and additional defendants Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in the wide-ranging corruption case against the Los Angeles city councilman and his alleged associates. (Walt Mancini/The Orange County Register via AP, File)

New charges, defendants announced in LA corruption case

Nov. 30, 2020 8:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal authorities announced new charges and additional defendants Monday in a wide-ranging corruption case against a Los Angeles city councilman and his alleged associates. The new defendants include a former deputy mayor, the billionaire chairman of a Chinese real estate company and a...

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn, right, works the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Poor in-game decisions could cost Chargers' Lynn his job

Nov. 30, 2020 7:41 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn might be running out of time to show he can still lead the Los Angeles Chargers. The fourth-year coach is in danger of being fired after Sunday' 27-17 loss at Buffalo dropped the Chargers to 3-8. The Chargers are 8-19 since advancing to the AFC divisional round two...

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2019 file photo, Imaad Zuberi, left, leaves the federal courthouse in Los Angeles with his attorney Thomas O'Brien, right, after pleading guilty to funneling donations from foreigners to U.S. political campaigns.  Zuberi, an elite political fundraiser, had the ear of top Democrats and Republicans alike — a reach that included private meetings with then-Vice President Joe Biden and VIP access at Donald Trump’s inauguration. But federal prosecutors say Zuberi’s life was built on a series of lies and the lucrative enterprise of filling the campaign coffers of American politicians and profiting from the resulting influence. They describe him as a “mercenary” political donor who gave to anyone -- often using foreign money given through illegal straw donors. (AP Photo/Brian Melley, File)

'Mercenary' donor sold access for millions in foreign money

Nov. 30, 2020 12:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As an elite political fundraiser, Imaad Zuberi had the ear of top Democrats and Republicans alike — a reach that included private meetings with then-Vice President Joe Biden and VIP access at Donald Trump’s inauguration. He lived a lavish, jet-setting lifestyle, staying at...

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff, bottom, fumbles as he is hit by San Francisco 49ers free safety Jimmie Ward during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Goff's turnovers loom large in Rams loss to 49ers

Nov. 29, 2020 9:34 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff is piling up turnovers at an alarming rate for the Los Angeles Rams. If he can't get back on track soon, he could hand the NFC West title over to another contender. Goff threw two interceptions and lost a fumble during the Rams' 23-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on...

FILE - In this May 3, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully speaks during his induction into the team's Ring of Honor prior to a baseball game between the Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants, in Los Angeles. Retired Baseball Hall of Fame broadcaster Scully turned 93 on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, and marked the day by watching football. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully turns 93

Nov. 29, 2020 9:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Retired Baseball Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully turned 93 on Sunday and marked the day by watching football. Scully saw both the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers lose and the Kansas City Chiefs win, led by Patrick Mahomes, who is his favorite quarterback, according to Los Dodgers...