LeBron James speaks out against gun violence
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LeBron James speaks about gun violence Before Sunday night's game, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Atlanta Hawks wore T-shirts saying “ENOUGH.”
12 Jan 2021
29 Jul 2020
An NBA season like no other resumes inside a bio-secure bubble in Orlando this week, following a four-and-a-half month break, in what will probably be the most uniquely challenging title run in the 74-year history of the league.
12 Jan 2021
Rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs has called in the police after one of his Los Angeles homes was burgled.
27 Jan 2021
Officially, there are no "standby" lines for Covid-19 vaccines in Los Angeles. But over the past few days, large crowds of mostly young people have shown up in front of vaccine centers across the city, including Kedren Health in South LA. The word has spread that at the end of each day, doctors have to find people to receive the last doses that would otherwise go to waste, once out of the fridge. An opportunity for vaccine chasers who cannot yet get their dose through "official" lines. Outside the hospital, Dr Jerry Abraham said: "There are times when the appointment line is down, and we have expiring doses of vaccine, and I refuse to let a drop go to waste. Nothing, no vaccine will ever be discarded if it is given to us at Kedren."
2 Mar 2021
Earlier this week, AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said fellow sportsman LeBron James, and other socially conscious athletes, should stick to sport.
17 Apr 2021
Universal Studios Hollywood reopens to impatient theme park fans in Los Angeles, after remaining closed for more than a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
14 Sep 2021
The education board for the Los Angeles Unified School District, the second biggest in the US, votes that children aged 12 or over who attend public schools in the city will have to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by the start of next year. This is the first such requirement by a major education board in the US.
26 Sep 2021
With its Terminator, Wizard of Oz and E.T. props on show, The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is set to receive its first visitors on September 30. Upon opening, the museum -- run by the Oscar-awarding Academy -- will be the largest film-dedicated museum in North America.
28 Sep 2021
From Tom Hanks at Los Angeles' new film museum, via Bali, where we meet a young climate change activist, and Paris for the blockbuster exhibition of the year, Eve Jackson brings you the week's culture news.
16 Oct 2021
Hundreds of truck drivers wait for dozens of ships to unload their containers in California as the White House announces that it will now work 24 hours a day in an attempt clear the backlog.
14 Feb 2022
Looters enter a shop, restaurant after Superbowl in Los Angeles. Eyewitness video shows people breaking into businesses following Los Angeles Rams win.
12 Jun 2022
A one-of-a-kind LeBron James trading card is expected to sell for over $6 million at auction. The card includes patches taken from jerseys worn by James throughout his career.
9 Sep 2022
Los Angeles is a paradoxical city. It's among the first places that come to mind when one thinks of the rich and famous. But it's also home to one of the worst humanitarian crises in the United States. As many as 66,000 people there are estimated to be unhoused, including some 40,000 who live outside the shelter system. Activist Theodore Henderson, who has personally experienced houselessness in Los Angeles, joined us on Perspective to tell us more.
With Turkey in the grip of inflation rates running at over 40%, a high not seen in decades, soaring prices are one of the main issues in the presidential and parliamentary elections on May 14. Some of the most severe impacts of the crisis have been felt by businesses and people alike in Istanbul, Turkey's largest city and the country's economic heart.
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The former Eintracht Frankfurt and Nigeria midfielder believes that Germany's top-flight football league has opportunities to grow in the African market. However, many clubs still need to find ways to make it happen.
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The WHO has called on governments worldwide to increase taxes on alcohol and sugary drinks in order to drastically curb the number of people dying from drinking and unhealthy diets.
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Traditionally, "Black Piet" has accompanied St. Nicholas in the run-up to Christmas, handing out sweets in blackface and a curly wig. Nowadays, many see this figure as symbolizing a racist and colonialist mentality.
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