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Mask win. And X prize dot org's slash million dollar mask. It is 5 29 here at KCRW. Thanks for being with us, for all things considered on this Monday evening. Up ahead on the program, Professional athletes often travel quite a bit. Now, researchers say they found the basketball players scored more points during their time playing in the NBA bubble is opposed to being on the road, possibly because the players circadian rhythms weren't disrupted by travel across time zones. Also ahead. A conversation with British writer Robert Harris about the legacy of British spy novelist John Look Caray, whom he called one of the great Postwar British novelists state local news at 5 32. Why only City Attorney Mike Pure says it's hiring highly irresponsible to do this and why state Attorney General Javier or Viscera says Amazon is ignoring him. Live from NPR News. I'm Dwayne Brown. The all important Electoral College has voted to solidify Democrat Joe Biden's victory over Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. It's the pen ultimate step in formalizing Biden's win with 306 electoral votes to Trump's 232. Speaking tonight from Wilmington, Delaware, Biden delivered a harsh rebuke of President Trump's baseless claims of voter fraud in America when questions are raised about the legitimacy of any election. Those questions resolved to the legal processes. That's precisely what happened here. Trump campaign for brought dozens and dozens and dozens of legal challenges to test the result. They were heard again and again. In each of the time never heard or found to be without merit President elect by and also urged Americans to work together as the Corona virus pandemic. Today, top one in 300,000 total deaths in the U. S. Early voting is now underway and George's twin runoff races that will determine control of the U. S. Senate from member station W. Abe in Atlanta. Christopher Ralston reports Monday was the first day of early voting and Democrats Jon Ossoff's and Rafael Warnock's bids to unseat Republican senators David Perdue and Kelly Leffler, respectively. Some metro Atlanta counties have seen wait times of over an hour. Despite difficulty walking. Cynthia McNeil came to cast her vote in person as soon as she could I said the first day I'm not waiting. Got the paper valid, but they busted so much about this paper stuff as I'm pushing the button, and so I'm here. I mean, the Kane President elect Joe Biden will be in Atlanta Tuesday to campaign for the Democratic candidates for NPR News. I'm Christopher Alston in Atlanta. U. S. Attorney general William Barr is stepping down before Christmas. This comes amid lingering tensions with President Trump. You're listening to NPR news, And this is KCRW news with your state and local headlines at 5 32 and Larry Perella. City of L. A is going after alleged illegal nightclub in L. A's downtown fashion district has been holding events during the pandemic. City Attorney Mike Fewer said today that many of those events have ended with gunfire or other violence beyond the bullets and the assaults. And the other criminal activity. I want to emphasize that packing people into an indoor space unlicensed nightclub during the pandemic is the height of irresponsibility. Fewer said the city has filed a nuisance abatement lawsuit against the club and the real estate investor who owns it with the goal of shutting it down for good. He described. The building is sealed off in front with a hidden entrance in the back. This location is advertised as a secret club on Instagram and other social media platforms. It's alleged to offer pole dancing, music, hooker live performances and a full bar in September. If you were set, a security guard was shot while trying to break up a fight. Two other people were hurt during a shooting in July in the building's parking lot. California Attorney General Ha V. Or the Syrah says Amazon is not cooperating with his investigation into the company's efforts to protect workers from the Corona virus. So now he's asking Sacramento County Superior Court to force Amazon to comply. Or from KCRW's. Cherry Glaser. Amazons been doing big business during the pandemic, reporting a record profit of more than $6 billion last quarter, But the Sarah says that's possible because of workers who are in his words, putting themselves at risk. Sarah says his office got complaints this spring about working conditions that Amazon's shipping facilities in California But after a couple of months of informal communication, and then a subpoena filing this summer, the Eiji says Amazon still hasn't provided enough info. Sarah wants specific details about the number of infections and deaths at Amazon fulfillment centers in the state, as well as things like the company, sickly policies and cleaning procedures. Amazon tells the Sacramento Bee It's a leader in providing Coben 19 safety measures and that it's invested billions of dollars in on site testing and personal protective equipment..

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