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Politics Jun 14Panic attacks highlight stress at shelters for migrant kids
A federal volunteer at a shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children says panic attacks would occur often after some of the children were taken away to be reunited with their families, dashing the hopes of those left behind.
Nation May 28U.S. to expedite immigration cases of families on border
The move comes comes as the Biden administration has eased some asylum restrictions that had expelled many arriving immigrant families from the country.
Health Apr 30Number of Americans fully vaccinated tops 100 million
While the overall number of lives lost to COVID-19 in the U.S. has eclipsed 575,000, deaths have plummeted to an average of about 670 per day from a peak of around 3,400 in mid-January.
Health Feb 05WATCH: White House COVID task force holds briefing as U.S. reaches new grim milestone in deaths
Infectious disease specialists expect deaths to start dropping soon, after new cases hit a peak right around the beginning of the year. New COVID-19 deaths could ebb as early as next week, said the new director of the Centers for…
Health Dec 11California’s health order falling on many deaf ears
Los Angeles County Health Director Barbara Ferrer is warning of catastrophic consequences if more people don't heed orders to stay home and within their own household members.
Politics Oct 14California GOP says it won’t remove unofficial ballot boxes
Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Attorney General Xavier Becerra, both Democrats, say the boxes are illegal. They have ordered the party to remove them by Thursday.
Politics Oct 13California orders GOP to remove unofficial ballot boxes
Padilla's office sent Republicans a cease and desist letter ordering them to remove the drop boxes by Thursday. Attorney General Xavier Becerra threatened to prosecute anyone trying to improperly solicit ballots.
Health Apr 30WATCH: California governor orders Orange County beaches to close
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered beaches in Orange County to close until further notice.
Health Mar 26Judges, lawyers push to close immigration courts amid virus
The Trump administration is telling immigration judges, attorneys and migrants to keep preparing for hearings and coming to court. Lawyers and judges are calling for a total shutdown and say most hearings can be done by phone so immigrants aren't stuck…
Health Feb 01U.S. evacuees ‘relieved’ about quarantine on military base
Nearly 200 Americans evacuated from China because of the new virus are “very relieved’ to be quarantined at a military base in Southern California for two weeks, one of them said Friday.