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Trump campaign’s libel claims are long shots | Wall Street Journal

More recent past presidents looked at libel lawsuits as a political loser or beneath their dignity, says Prof. Eugene Volokh, a law professor and First Amendment scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. He said Mr. Trump may have spotted a chance to expose media bias and burnish his image as a politician who fights back.

What to do if you are boarding a plane in the age of coronavirus | CNBC

“Have someone available in case you need help with emergency travel plans or need to get home quickly,” said Jonathan Fielding, professor of public health and pediatrics at University of California, Los Angeles and chair of the U.S. Task Force on Community Preventive Services, established by the Department of Health and Human Services. But keep in mind that as the virus spreads “you never know when a city you’re in or about to travel to is going to be sealed off, flights cancelled, or travelers quarantined,” he said.

Latinos boosted Sanders on Super Tuesday. A lesson for the Biden campaign? | NBC News 

In 15 Texas counties that are more than 70 percent Latino, Sanders won 30 percent of Latino votes, followed by Michael Bloomberg with 23.5 percent and Biden with 21 percent, according to an analysis by the University of California, Los Angeles Latino Politics and Policy Initiative.

Men and women live longer in countries with higher gender parity | Medical Xpress

In advance of International Women’s Day (Sunday, March 8), new research from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (WORLD) shows that in countries where gender parity is high, both men and women live longer than in countries where equality is low. … “This study marks an important step in quantitatively debunking the notion that women’s improved social standing and access to secure livelihoods come at men’s expense,” said Dr. Jody Heymann, founding director of WORLD and a UCLA distinguished professor of public health, public policy and medicine.