Lawyer: Photos of Kobe Bryant’s remains shared ‘for a laugh’

LOS ANGELES — An institutional “culture of callousness” led Los Angeles County deputies and firefighters to shoot and share photos of the remains of Kobe Bryant and other victims of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the Lakers star, his 13-year-old daughter, and seven others, a lawyer for Bryant’s widow told a jury Wednesday.

FedEx Cup playoffs are here and LIV Golf a lingering topic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Perhaps it was only fitting that a violent thunderstorm hit the TPC Southwind right about the time a federal judge in California ruled against a motion that would have allowed three players who cashed in on LIV Golf to play for $75 million in bonus money on the PGA Tour.

Obituaries for August 11

Rose Lemanski, 94, of Kailua-Kona died July 26 in Kailua-Kona. She was born in Painessville, Ohio. Private services at a later date. Survived by husband, Thomas Lemanski of Kailua-Kona; son, Oswald (Gayle) Mackey of Kailua-Kona; brother, Thomas Borelli of Fairport Harbor, Ohio; two grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.

LGBTQ+ youth need inclusive health care

When I first was outed at age 14, I realized I would have to learn how to navigate a world that didn’t fully accept me. Part of that was figuring out how to access health care as a gay person and a minor at odds with his parents. Though my family knew of my sexuality, they didn’t accept it.

Did Trump break the law? FBI search raises fresh questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The year was 2016, the presidential candidate under investigation was Hillary Clinton and the FBI director at the time, James Comey, laid out the factors the Justice Department weighs in deciding whether to charge someone with mishandling classified records.

Sentencing set for naturopath who sold fake vaccine cards

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A naturopathic doctor charged with selling fake COVID-19 immunization treatments and fraudulent vaccination cards will be sentenced in November after a California judge on Wednesday denied her motion to withdraw her plea agreement.

Biden signs ‘burn pits’ help for vets; a personal win, too

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden, whose elder son Beau died of cancer years after deploying to Iraq, signed legislation on Wednesday expanding federal health care services for millions of veterans who served at military bases where toxic smoke billowed from huge “burn pits.”