California governor Gavin Newsom has extended the closure of bars and indoor dining statewide and ordered gyms, churches and hair salons to be closed in most places as coronavirus cases keep rising in the nation’s most populated state.
The United States and South Africa have reported record daily coronavirus cases, with US figures surpassing 50,000 a day for the first time.
Jennifer Aniston has urged fans to wear a mask to halt the spread of coronavirus, saying the issue has been “politicised at the expense of peoples’ lives”.
The world has surpassed 500,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths and 10 million confirmed cases.
A man who drove into a Walmart warehouse in California and went on a shooting rampage that left him and another man dead, and four others wounded, was fired from his job at the centre last year, authorities said.
A man drove into a Northern California distribution centre and opened fire, killing an employee and injuring four other people before he was killed by police, authorities said.
Disney has postponed the reopening of two theme parks until it receives guidelines from the state government in California.
A coronavirus resurgence is wiping out two months of progress in the US and sending infections to new levels across the country’s south and west.
A US man has been charged with poisoning eight homeless people with an incredibly spicy resin derived from chili peppers so he could video their reactions.
Harvey Weinstein’s extradition to Los Angeles has been delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, prosecutors have said.
An anonymous donor in the US has gifted their local hospital one million dollars (£800,000), designating that the funds go entirely to the staff, from floor cleaners to nurses.
An American man who said he wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the world is round has died after his home-built rocket blasted off into the desert sky before plunging back down to earth.
A California appeals court is strongly inclined to give new life to the lawsuits of two men who accuse Michael Jackson of molesting them when they were boys.
A cinema in California has cancelled screenings of the Joker following a “credible” threat, police in the state said.
Ariana Grande has sued the fashion chain Forever 21 for £8.3 million over an alleged “lookalike” it used in an advertising campaign.
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy has married model Elle Evans.
Lana Del Rey said she will donate the proceeds from her latest single to the victims of recent mass shootings in the US.
Virgin Galactic’s sister company Virgin Orbit has conducted a drop test of its air-launched satellite booster over California in a key step towards space missions.
Kim Kardashian West has been awarded 2.7 million US dollars – about £2.1 million – in her lawsuit with a so-called “fast fashion” brand she accused of ripping off her outfits.
Katherine Schwarzenegger wished her new husband Chris Pratt a happy birthday with a loving post on Instagram.
Two north-east ponies have trotted 6,500 miles to America to start a new life.
Downton Abbey star Allen Leech has said the “magical” moment he saw his wife Jessica Blair Herman walk down the aisle will stay with him forever.
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl took food to firefighters who are continuing to tackle deadly blazes in California.
US talkshow host Jimmy Kimmel slammed Donald Trump for his response to the California wildfires as the death toll continued to rise.
Singer Robin Thicke’s house has been destroyed by the wildfires in California.
Demi Lovato has broken her silence on social media to encourage her fans to vote in the US midterm elections.
The first tunnel dug under Los Angeles by Elon Musk’s Boring Company is “almost done”, the entrepreneur has claimed on Twitter.
Smart device makers will be forced to use unique default passwords on all their products sold in California from 2020.
California governor Jerry Brown has signed the United States’ toughest net neutrality measure which requires internet providers to maintain a level playing field online.
Johnny Depp scored a legal victory in a battle with his former lawyer after a judge in California ruled their contract should have been in writing.