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Editorial Roundup: United States

Jul. 11, 2024 00:26 AM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 27 The Washington Post on how the Pentagon can avoid stumbling As disinformation and misinformation become major tools of global conflict, democracies need to decide when and how they...

Los Angeles to pay $21M to settle claims over botched fireworks detonation by police 3 years ago

Jul. 03, 2024 15:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles will pay more than $21 million to settle claims by residents of a neighborhood where police bungled the detonation of a cache of illegal fireworks three years ago, injuring 17 people and displacing dozens of others. The City Council on Tuesday...

Divided Supreme Court rules in major homelessness case that outdoor sleeping bans are OK

Jun. 28, 2024 16:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way for cities to enforce bans on homeless people sleeping outside in public places on Friday, overturning a ruling from a California-based appeals court that found such laws amount to cruel and unusual punishment when shelter space is lacking. ...

Number of homeless residents in Los Angeles County decreases in annual count

Jun. 28, 2024 15:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The number of homeless residents counted in Los Angeles County has dipped slightly, decreasing by about 0.3% since last year as California continues to struggle with the long-running crisis of tens of thousands of people sleeping in cars and encampments. Results...

President Joe Biden 'appalled' by violence during pro-Palestinian protest at Los Angeles synagogue

Jun. 24, 2024 20:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Opponents of the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza staged a protest that evolved into brawling and one arrest outside a Los Angeles synagogue over the weekend in violence condemned on Monday by President Joe Biden and the city's mayor, who called for more police patrols. ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Apr. 26, 2024 17:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — White House national security spokesman John Kirby. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Sens. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Tim Kaine, D-Va. ___ CBS’ “Face the Nation" — McConnell; Rep....