LA to remove homeless encampment in Little Tokyo

The city of Los Angeles Thursday will close and fence off a Little Tokyo plaza that has become the site of a large homeless encampment during the COVID-19 pandemic -- but the plan has drawn protests from some local homeless advocacy groups.

Senator asks to delay Garcetti's ambassadorship nomination

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley asked Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Thursday to delay a confirmation vote pending an investigation into whether Garcetti knew about and ignored sexual assault allegations against a former advisor.