N. Korea’s Kim apologizes over shooting death of S. Korean

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un apologized Friday over the killing of a South Korea official near the rivals’ disputed sea boundary, saying he’s “very sorry” about the “unexpected” and “unfortunate” incident, South Korean officials said Friday. It’s extremely unusual for a North Korean leader to apologize to rival SouthContinue reading “N. Korea’s Kim apologizes over shooting death of S. Korean”

Nadal can tie Federer’s 20 Slams with lucky No. 13 in Paris

For all of the many qualities contributing to Rafael Nadal’s unprecedented superiority at the French Open — the bullwhip of a high-bouncing lefty forehand, the reflex returns, the cover-every-corner athleticism, the endless energy and grit — there’s one element that stands above all the rest. According to the opponent Nadal beat in the last twoContinue reading “Nadal can tie Federer’s 20 Slams with lucky No. 13 in Paris”

California’s largest-ever fire threatens cannabis farms worth millions. Many won’t evacuate

Nate Trujillo sat on a windy ridge and watched California’s largest wildfire, the August Complex, work its way toward the cannabis-growing enclave of Post Mountain-Trinity Pines, where many of the locals are refusing to evacuate. Law enforcement officers went door to door warning of the danger a few days ago, but “we couldn’t force peopleContinue reading “California’s largest-ever fire threatens cannabis farms worth millions. Many won’t evacuate”

Vehicle plows through Breonna Taylor protesters in Hollywood, hitting at least one person

A truck drove through a group of protesters in Hollywood on Thursday night, striking and running over at least one person as it sped through the crowd, news footage shows. Demonstrators had gathered at 7 p.m. at Hollywood Forever Cemetery before marching through the streets of Hollywood to decry the announcement Wednesday that just oneContinue reading “Vehicle plows through Breonna Taylor protesters in Hollywood, hitting at least one person”

Fitzpatrick handles Jaguars again, this time with Dolphins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Different team, familiar result for Ryan Fitzpatrick against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Fitzpatrick accounted for three touchdowns and led Miami to a 31-13 victory Thursday night, becoming the first NFL quarterback to notch six wins over the same opponent with six teams. The lopsided outcome also gave the Dolphins (1-2) their firstContinue reading “Fitzpatrick handles Jaguars again, this time with Dolphins”

Parents sue LAUSD, blasting its online learning as an ‘educational crisis’

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s distance learning plan has caused “enormous learning losses” and left tens of thousands of Black and Latino students without a basic education, according to allegations in a class action lawsuit filed against the district Thursday. The lawsuit, filed on behalf of Los Angles public school parents, alleges that theContinue reading “Parents sue LAUSD, blasting its online learning as an ‘educational crisis’”