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49ers getting Samuel, possibly other key players back

Nov. 27, 2020 6:59 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers could be getting a handful key players back from injuries this week but may have to wait longer for six players on the COVID-19 list to return. Receiver Deebo Samuel has been cleared to return for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams after...

FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, nurse Kathe Olmstead prepares a shot for part of a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna, in Binghamton, N.Y. Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca have all reported promising results with their vaccines, according to preliminary data, but it could be well into 2021 before they're rolled out on a large scale. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)

The Latest: CDC advisory panel to meet on vaccine allocation

Nov. 27, 2020 6:57 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — ATLANTA — A panel of U.S. advisers will meet Tuesday to vote on how scarce, initial supplies of a COVID-19 vaccine will be given out once one has been approved. Experts have proposed giving the vaccine to health workers first. High priority also may be given to workers in essential...

UCLA guard Tyger Campbell is defended by Pepperdine guard Darryl Polk Jr. during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Smith, No. 22 Bruins need 3 OTs to beat Pepperdine 107-98

Nov. 27, 2020 6:49 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tyger Campbell and Jules Bernard hit 3-pointers early in the third overtime, and Chris Smith added a three-point play to finish with 26 points and lead No. 22 UCLA to a 107-98 victory over Pepperdine on Friday. Senior guard Colbey Ross had 33 points to became Pepperdine’s all-time...

FILE - Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury removes his mask to yell before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle.  The New England Patriots host the Cardinals on Sunday Nov. 29. With a win, Arizona can also add yet another blow to the New England’s fading playoff hopes. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

The Latest: Positive test causes 7 hockey games to be moved

Nov. 27, 2020 6:43 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The National Collegiate Hockey Conference has made changes to its 2020-21 schedule because of a positive COVID-19 test and quarantine requirements for the entire Colorado College team. The coronavirus infection has forced the...

Los Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus surges

Nov. 27, 2020 6:40 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County announced a new stay-home order Friday as coronavirus cases surge out of control in the nation’s most populous county. The three-week order takes effect Monday. It came as the county confirmed 24 new deaths and 4,544 new cases of COVID-19. The five-day average...

Los Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus surges out of control, banning most gatherings

Nov. 27, 2020 6:28 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles issues stay-home order as coronavirus surges out of control, banning most gatherings.

Chargers activate CB Harris Jr., DE Ingram back on IR

Nov. 27, 2020 5:27 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers made a couple of defensive moves on Friday as they finished preparations for Sunday's game at Buffalo. Cornerback Chris Harris Jr. has been activated from injured reserve after missing the past seven games due to a foot injury. Harris' addition will come...

FILE - In this Thursday, July 2, 2020, file photo, cars drive under a sign greeting visitors near the entrance to Walt Disney World, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.   The Walt Disney Co. is announcing plans to lay off 4,000 more workers in its theme parks division in California and Florida due to the COVID-19 pandemic's effect on the industry. The company has been limiting attendance at its parks and changing protocols to allow for social distancing. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

Disney to lay off 4,000 more employees amid pandemic

Nov. 27, 2020 4:54 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. announced plans to lay off 4,000 more employees largely due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement by the company was made in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing earlier this week, saying 32,000 employees at the parks, experiences and...

FILE - Issa Rae poses for a portrait in New York on Aug. 8, 2018. The

Issa Rae urges participation in Small Business Saturday

Nov. 27, 2020 4:04 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With many small businesses struggling to hold on during the coronavirus pandemic, Issa Rae believes now is the time to support independent stores more than ever. The creator and star of HBO series “Insecure” strongly encourages people to shop locally as part of Small...

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2015, file photo, Rep. David Valadao, R-Calif., poses during a ceremonial re-enactment of his swearing-in ceremony in the Rayburn Room on Capitol Hill in Washington. Valadao has reclaimed the U.S. House seat he lost in the California farm belt two years ago. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Former House Republican flips central California seat

Nov. 27, 2020 3:05 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Republicans have picked up their 11th seat overall in the U.S. House and the third seat in California, as Republican David Valadao reclaimed the seat he lost in the farm belt two years ago. The former congressman defeated Democratic Rep. TJ Cox, who ousted Valadao in the 21st...