Richard Gonzales

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Female Congressional Candidate Ends Run After She Is Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Friday, December 15, 2017

Retired business executive Andrea Ramsey had hoped to oust an incumbent Republican congressman in a Kansas district targeted by the Democrats.

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Federal Investigation Finds 'Significant Issues' At Immigrant Detention Centers

Thursday, December 14, 2017

An inspector general's report says immigrant detainees' rights, health and safety are compromised in four facilities. In response, ICE agrees to strengthen oversight and improve conditions.

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Firefighter Dies in California Wildfire, Now The 4th Largest In The State's History

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The Thomas Fire has claimed more than 249,500 acres and over 700 homes. Officials say it won't be contained until January.

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Use Of The Death Penalty In U.S. Near A 25-Year Low, Report Finds

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Executions of death row inmates occurred in only eight states in 2017 as public support for capital punishment wanes, according to an annual report by the Death Penalty Information Center.

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PBS Host Tavis Smiley Suspended After Sexual Misconduct Investigation

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Variety reports Smiley had sexual relationships with subordinates who were afraid their jobs were on the line. Smiley is the second PBS talk show host suspended in the wake of misconduct allegations.

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California's Thomas Fire 30 Percent Contained

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The wildfire has burned through 238,500 acres and destroyed more than 700 homes. It's been burning for more than a week and is one of the largest and most destructive fires in state history.

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dies At Age 65

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The first elected Asian-American mayor of the city was not known to be ill; he collapsed while shopping Monday night and died at a San Francisco hospital in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

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Firefighters In California Take Advantage Of Milder Winds

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

After losing some ground to the massive Thomas Fire north of Los Angeles over the weekend, firefighters on Monday managed to bring it to 20 percent containment.

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Macron Awards U.S. Climate Scientists Grants To 'Make Our Planet Great Again'

Monday, December 11, 2017

A day before an international summit on the climate, the French president offers some researchers an opportunity to make France a "second homeland."

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Thomas Fire, 5th-Largest In Modern California History, Shows Few Signs Of Slowing

Monday, December 11, 2017

The blaze raging in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties covers more ground than New York City. And as other, smaller fires are reined in, weather forecasts portend the Thomas Fire will spread.

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Violence Erupts As Palestinians Protest Trump's Action On Jerusalem

Friday, December 08, 2017

Days after the president's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, protests spread throughout the Muslim world. Violent clashes erupted in the Palestinian territories.

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Southern California Wildfires Claim First Fatality

Friday, December 08, 2017

The death of a woman in a car crash in Ventura County is attributed to a fire. The Thomas Fire is still growing as it spreads into Santa Barbara County, northwest of Los Angeles.

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African-American Congressmen Will Skip Mississippi Civil Rights Event To Avoid Trump

Thursday, December 07, 2017

The congressmen say that given the president's record, he is ill-suited to attending the opening of a Mississippi museum dedicated to the history of civil rights.

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Southern California Fires Surpass 140,000 Acres As Santa Ana Winds Drive Flames

Thursday, December 07, 2017

One fire official says he foresees a fight that could last weeks. The weather trends that favor wildfires could be around a lot longer than that.

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Senior Volkswagen Executive Sentenced In Diesel-Emissions Scandal

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Oliver Schmidt admitted to conspiring to defraud the United States by misleading federal regulators about the emissions of diesel cars and violating clean air laws.

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Parts Of LA On Fire As Several Blazes Scorch Southern California

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Four wildfires in Ventura and Los Angeles counties threatened more than 12,000 homes and other buildings and shut down more than 200 schools. No deaths have been confirmed.

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Feds File New Charges Against Undocumented Immigrant In Kate Steinle Case

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

A federal indictment suggests that government prosecutors have another strategy to gain custody of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate with the intention to deport him.

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Homeless Good Samaritan Is Homeless No Longer

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

A woman aided by a homeless man on an interstate exit ramp late one night raises almost $400,000 to say thank you. He's bought himself a home.

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Wildfires In Southern California Force Thousands Of People To Flee

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The blazes in four counties come just weeks after the deadliest wildfires in the state's history killed dozens in Northern California's wine country.

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Supreme Court OKs Trump Travel Ban Pending Lower Court Rulings

Monday, December 04, 2017

"In light of its decision to consider the case on an expedited basis, we expect that the Court of Appeals will render its decision with appropriate dispatch," the order says.

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