LA Times

Who is Kristen Welker? Meet the moderator of the final presidential debate

Welker, 44, is well acquainted with both candidates, having covered Biden’s years in the Obama administration and Trump’s first term in the White House. She joined NBC News in 2010 after a five-year stint as a reporter and anchor at TV station WCAU in her hometown of Philadelphia.

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Facebook, Twitter try to contain Hunter Biden report amid disinformation crackdown

Facebook, Twitter try to contain Hunter Biden report amid disinformation crackdown

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LAPD officer wounded during attack inside Harbor Division station in San Pedro, police say

A Los Angeles police officer suffered a head injury when he was attacked by an assailant Saturday night inside the Harbor Division police station in San Pedro, authorities said.

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Bobcat fire threatens multiple fronts, from Mt. Wilson to foothill neighborhoods

The Bobcat fire continued to be a threat on several fronts Tuesday, expanding to the northeast while all eyes remained on the southern foothill communities and the Mt. Wilson Observatory to the west.

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Five takeaways from the second night from RNC

President Trump, the nation’s impresario in chief, promised the unexpected. Perhaps the biggest surprise, though, is how ordinary this convention — hit-and-miss speeches, slick videos, lots of flags and martial music — has seemed, save for those two controversial settings.

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The economic devastation wrought by the pandemic could ultimately kill more people than the virus itself

The economic devastation the pandemic wreaks on the ultra-poor could ultimately kill more people than the virus itself.

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He fought to protect sex workers from COVID-19 and much more. Then the virus came for him

On a cloudy afternoon this week, a few dozen sex workers gathered outside a subway station in downtown Mexico City to remember their longtime leader.

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Trump acknowledges coronavirus death toll could reach 100,000

President Trump on Sunday sharply revised upward his projected toll of U.S. coronavirus deaths, saying that fatalities could reach 100,000, even as he defied warnings from leading public health experts and renewed his calls for a quick reopening of businesses across the country.

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L.A. County tells residents to stay inside this week as coronavirus hits new milestone

With coronavirus cases in California reaching more than 16,000, Los Angeles County officials urged residents Monday to avoid shopping and stay inside this week in an attempt to slow the spread of the virus that has claimed almost 400 lives in the state.

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Citing the coronavirus, ex-L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca asks for release from prison

Citing the threat of the novel coronavirus, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has asked a federal judge to release him from a Texas prison while he fights to have his conviction tossed out.

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Coronavirus cases spike to 94 in L.A. County as officials issue more emergency restrictions

Coronavirus cases in California continued to rise as officials turned to extraordinary steps to slow the spread.

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