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Blue Ridge Hot Shots crew members from Arizona join forces with California firefighters from Northern and Southern California on a backfire operation North of Mt. Wilson on Angeles Crest Highway on Tuesday Sept. 22, 2020. Firefighters continue to battle the Bobcat Fire as it continues to burn. (Robert Gauthier/ Los Angeles Times)

Trump administration blocks California wildfire relief

By Andrew J. Campa Los Angeles Times The Trump administration has rejected…

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, left, and Congressman Dwight Evans arrive to meet with a local business owner in the West Oak Lane neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 17, 2020. ( Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Positive coronavirus test for staffers upends Biden-Harris campaign travel

By Janet Hook Los Angeles Times Two people on Kamala Harris’ campaign…

Robert F. Smith, a private equity investor, is sometimes described as the wealthiest Black American. (Shutterstock)

Feds in SF announce tax enforcement actions against two billionaires

Federal authorities in San Francisco on Thursday announced tax enforcement actions against…

Activists urge Feinstein to take actions to stop supreme Court confirmation hearings

Activists in San Francisco rallied outside the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein…

Trump says he won’t participate in virtual debate with Biden, will hold rally instead

By Chris Megerian Los Angeles Times President Donald Trump rejected the idea…

Harris, Pence defend their tickets with an eye on their political futures

Pence portrays Harris as ‘more liberal than Bernice Sanders’ with a ‘radical environmental agenda’

Trump calls off coronavirus relief package talks until after Election Day

By Lindsey McPherson CQ-Roll Call Republicans will stop negotiating a new COVID-19…

Eric Trump testifies in New York AG’s probe

By Erik Larson Bloomberg News U.S. President Donald Trump’s son Eric was…

Trump aides unsure they can keep president contained once he returns to White House

By Josh Wingrove, Jennifer Jacobs and Justin Sink Bloomberg News President Donald…

Questions emerge about timing and severity of President Trump’s coronavirus infection

By Noah Bierman, Chris Megerian and Eli Stokols Los Angeles Times White…

Trump, first lady test positive for coronavirus

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19…

Key takeaways from chaotic first presidential debate between Trump and Biden

There are food fights waged with more decorum.

Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

By Larry McShane New York Daily News President Donald Trump’s nomination of…

Judge rules that census must not be rushed

A U.S. District Court judge issued a preliminary injunction Thursday evening that…

Police officers shot in protests after grand jury fails to indict officers for Breonna Taylor’s death

By Noah Goldberg, Leonard Greene and Nancy Dillon New York Daily News…

Judge will rule later this week on shortening time frame for U.S. census data collection

A federal judge in San Jose heard arguments Tuesday on a preliminary…

Court prevents Trump administration from blocking WeChat pending hearing

Late Saturday night, a federal judge in San Francisco issued a preliminary…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, liberal giant of the Supreme Court, dies

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who championed women’s rights — first as a…

U.S. appeals court allows Trump officials to deport hundreds of thousands of immigrants

By Maura Dolan Los Angeles Times A federal appeals court decided 2-1…

In California, Trump continues to deny climate change is real: ‘It will start getting cooler’

By Evan Halper, Noah Bierman Los Angeles Times As wildfires raging through…