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Health Mar 262 deaths tied to California cruise ship, with few tested
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Thursday that fewer than half the ship's 2,400 passengers were tested for the virus.
Economy Mar 23PG&E to plead guilty to lethal crimes in 2018 wildfires
No one from PG&E will go to jail. Instead, the company will pay a $4 million fine and help pay to restore water access. …
Health Mar 10New York sending in National Guard to control virus
New York's governor announced he is sending National Guard troops to scrub surfaces and deliver food in and around a New York City suburb at the center of the nation's biggest cluster of coronavirus cases.
Nation Mar 10Thousands on virus-hit cruise ship wait their turn to leave
The Grand Princess ship had been held off the coast since Wednesday because of evidence that it was the breeding ground for more than 20 infections tied to a previous voyage.
Nation Mar 09Thousands prepare to get off ship hit by virus in California
About 1,100 crew on the ship, 19 of whom have tested positive for the new virus, will be quarantined and treated aboard the ship, which will dock elsewhere, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said.
Health Mar 07Coronavirus concerns stall cruise ship off California
Thousands of people were confined to a cruise ship circling in international waters off the San Francisco Bay Area Saturday after 21 passengers and crew members tested positive for the new coronavirus.
Health Mar 05Cruise ship is held off California coast for virus testing
Princess Cruises did not immediately disclose how many people were aboard the vessel — which has a capacity of 3,650 passengers and crew — but said fewer than 100 had been identified for testing.
Nation Oct 09Millions face power outages in California due to wildfire threat
California's main utility announced is shutting off power to customers in 34 northern, central and coastal California counties to reduce the chance of fierce winds knocking down or toppling trees into power lines during a siege of hot, dry, gusty…
Nation Sep 051 acquitted in deadly Ghost Ship warehouse fire; jury deadlocks on 2nd
A jury on Thursday acquitted one man of involuntary manslaughter but could not reach a verdict for the leader of an artists' commune accused of turning a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse into a cluttered maze that trapped 36 partygoers…
Nation Jul 05Aftershocks hit California following strongest earthquake in 20 years
A widely felt magnitude 5.4 quake before dawn Friday was the strongest aftershock thus far.