ORLANDO, Fla. – Tropical Storm Zeta cut powerlines throughout the southeast United States and leaving millions in the dark Thursday morning, while the National Hurricane Center identified a new system in the south Atlantic. First, about 2.2 million customers in eight states are in the dark due to Zeta, according to Poweroutage.US. The tropical storm had its maximum sustained winds drop 60 mph ...

The Los Angeles Times is committed to reviewing new theatrical film releases during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because moviegoing carries inherent risks during this time, we remind readers to follow health and safety guidelines as outlined by the CDC and local health officials. We will continue to note the various ways readers can see each new film, including drive-in theaters in the Southland and ...

Applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week, suggesting the labor market remains on the path of gradual improvement — while still far from its pre-pandemic health. Initial jobless claims in regular state programs totaled 751,000 in the week ended Oct. 24, down 40,000 from the prior week, Labor Department data showed Thursday. On an unadjusted basis, the ...

Just as the second-quarter plunge in output was the biggest in seven decades of data, so too was the third-quarter rebound: Gross domestic product grew 7.4%, a quarterly gain that equals an annualized pace of 33.1%, the Commerce Department's initial estimate showed Thursday. The figure topped economists' estimates for a 32% increase, which was already well above forecasts three months ago for ...

Q: Do you know why "Away," the series with Hilary Swank was canceled? I thought it was excellent — story and acting both. A: The series about a journey to Mars had decent ratings for a streaming series, according to several reports. But they may not have been decent enough to justify the cost of the show — especially when, as one account noted, Netflix would have to commit to an entire season ...

Q: My condo association is fining me for flier removal and vandalism. They are accusing me of removing "Wear Your Mask" signs from our building's main doors. I looked through our condo rules and documents and found nothing about flier removal. The condo president wants to make up some rules under his "emergency powers." Can I be fined for this? — Dennis A: To start with, you cannot remove ...

African-American homeowners pay hundreds of dollars more per year in mortgage interest and mortgage insurance premiums than white homeowners, a "Black tax" on homeownership that intensifies the nation's wealth gap. That's according to research by Ed Golding, executive director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Golub Center for Finance. "In aggregate, Black families pay more," ...

As investments go, the home you live in is likely a bad one. "From a rate of return standpoint, your primary residence tends to only appreciate a little bit faster than the rate of inflation," says Greg McBride, chief financial analyst for Bankrate.com. Translation: The home you bought for $400,000 in 2010 that is now worth $500,000? Inflation alone would put it at about $480,000. During that ...

Norma Crosby remembers when she relied on blind faith to cast her vote. The 64-year-old Texan was born virtually without sight, a side effect of her mother catching rubella while pregnant with her. Friends and relatives stood beside her and filled out her ballot at polling precincts for more than half of her voting life. Then, accessible voting machines rolled out around the year 2000, ...

WASHINGTON — Tres divisiones del Departamento del Interior (DOI) han estado sin líderes confirmados por el Senado durante toda la administración de Trump, poniendo en peligro las políticas y decisiones del departamento por las violaciones de las leyes que rigen los nombramientos y nominaciones presidenciales. A través de una serie de nombramientos que parecen haber pasado por alto la Cláusula ...

Los mayores compradores de jets comerciales del mundo creen que Boeing, que el miércoles reportaría más pérdidas financieras, ha caído significativamente por debajo de la paridad con su rival Airbus; con opciones limitadas para recuperarse, ya que sigue perdiendo ingresos durante la crisis de aviación provocada por la pandemia. En entrevistas, ejecutivos de las principales compañías de ...

CHICAGO — Las mariposas monarca han volado al sur para el invierno, pero los esfuerzos para protegerlas en Illinois se mantienen. Mientras las mariposas al este de las Rocky Mountains migraban miles de millas hacia México, un grupo de interesados que representaban a granjas, ciudades, bordes de caminos y áreas naturales firmaron el Illinois Monarch Action Plan, el esfuerzo del estado para ...

DETROIT — A Delaware man accused of plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer also threatened to hang President Donald Trump and posted a hit list on Facebook targeting other elected leaders, including former President Barack Obama, according to an unsealed search warrant affidavit obtained by The Detroit News. The affidavit provides new details about how the FBI thwarted the alleged plot to ...

Shares of Raytheon Technologies Corp., parent company of jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney, fell nearly 7.5% Wednesday after the defense and aviation giant disclosed that its financial accounting is being investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice in a criminal probe. In a filing Tuesday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Waltham, Mass.-based company said it received a ...

LA County district attorney files 6 more sex assault counts against ex-porn star Ron Jeremy LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County prosecutors filed additional sexual assault charges Wednesday against disgraced adult film star Ron Jeremy, with some of the new allegations stretching as far back as 1996. Jeremy, who was first arrested in June and charged with assaulting four women on the Sunset Strip, ...

SEATTLE — In win-now mode and desperate to improve a defense that is on pace to allow more yards than any team in NFL history, the Seahawks on Wednesday agreed to trade for veteran defensive end Carlos Dunlap of the Cincinnati Bengals, giving up offensive lineman B.J. Finney and a 2021 seventh-round pick in the process. A source confirmed the parameters of the trade to the Seattle Times. The ...

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On a clear late-October day, U.S. Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott and several of his deputies are standing at a high point on the San Diego County side of the border with Mexico next to a 30-foot-high slotted steel fence that didn’t exist three years ago. The rust-colored barrier, the northern part of the new dual-fence system that makes up President Donald Trump’s signature “border wall,” dives down the hill, and curves leftward before carving a straight line toward the sea.

MIAMI — A Naples, Florida, man used a computer to alter Gov. Ron DeSantis' voting registration and attempted to get into the voting registrations of U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, retired basketball legend Michael Jordan and current basketball icon LeBron James, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement said. The FDLE arrested 20-year-old Anthony Guevara on Tuesday night on one count of unauthorized ...

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A search of Justice Department databases reveals that Hunter Biden failed to register as a foreign agent while promoting the interests of foreign business partners in Washington, including brokering meetings with his father and other government officials, and RealClear Investigations has learned that at least one Senate committee is investigating whether Joe Biden’s son violated federal laws requiring disclosure of such foreign contacts.

DON'T MISS: "The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Inductions" — Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there will be no star-studded jams at the hall of fame museum in Cleveland this time around. Instead, the taped special will be stuffed with interviews, testimonials and performance footage that honor the 2020 inductees by highlighting their contributions to music and the impact they had on a ...

SAN DIEGO — As one legal challenge to the Trump administration's "Remain in Mexico" program heads to the Supreme Court, a new one is being launched in California. The program, known officially as Migrant Protection Protocols, requires most asylum-seekers from Latin American countries to wait in Mexico while their immigration court cases progress in the United States. The lawsuit, which aims to ...

PHILADELPHIA — A few steps from chalk lines that had circled shell casings and other evidence from a Monday afternoon police shooting in West Philadelphia, family, friends, and neighbors recalled 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr.: A father of eight who struggled with mental illness. A quiet neighbor. An Uber Eats driver and aspiring rapper. A cousin opened the doors of her red Toyota Camry, ...

Q. All I want is to be part of my daughter's life 50/50, but every time we go to court they just ask her stepmom, who is her attorney, and my ex-spouse, and both say no, so nothing different happens. What's good ex-etiquette? A. As clarification for my readers who may not be familiar with the terminology, 50/50 refers to equal custody of your child after a break-up. However, there are two ...

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INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As COVID-19 cases rise and the holidays approach, The American Legion is activating its Buddy Check program to save veteran lives through peer support check-in calls. The nation's largest veterans organization is also urging Congress to pass the Buddy Check Bill which will make wellness checks a national priority for the Department of Veterans Affairs. With military suicides up 20% over this time last year, Legionnaires will make thousands of check-in calls to at-risk veterans across the nation, to offer support and access to health and wellness programs in the week surrounding Veterans Day and into the weeks ahead.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Tropical Storm Zeta cut powerlines throughout the southeast United States and leaving millions in the dark Thursday morning, while the National Hurricane Center identified a new system in the south Atlantic. First, about 2.2 million customers in eight states are in the dark due to Zeta, according to Poweroutage.US. The tropical storm had its maximum sustained winds drop 60 mph ...

The Los Angeles Times is committed to reviewing new theatrical film releases during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because moviegoing carries inherent risks during this time, we remind readers to follow health and safety guidelines as outlined by the CDC and local health officials. We will continue to note the various ways readers can see each new film, including drive-in theaters in the Southland and ...

Applications for U.S. state unemployment benefits fell more than forecast last week, suggesting the labor market remains on the path of gradual improvement — while still far from its pre-pandemic health. Initial jobless claims in regular state programs totaled 751,000 in the week ended Oct. 24, down 40,000 from the prior week, Labor Department data showed Thursday. On an unadjusted basis, the ...

Just as the second-quarter plunge in output was the biggest in seven decades of data, so too was the third-quarter rebound: Gross domestic product grew 7.4%, a quarterly gain that equals an annualized pace of 33.1%, the Commerce Department's initial estimate showed Thursday. The figure topped economists' estimates for a 32% increase, which was already well above forecasts three months ago for ...