Marisa Peñaloza

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'It's Just A Shame': Trump Voters React To Insurrection At U.S. Capitol

Thursday, January 07, 2021

After Wednesday's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the response from people around the country who voted for Trump is mixed, with some blaming him and others saying the protesters hurt their cause.

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Trump Supporters Storm U.S. Capitol, Clash With Police

Wednesday, January 06, 2021

After the president addressed the crowd gathered to protest President-elect Joe Biden's win, Trump supporters pushed past barriers onto the Capitol grounds.

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Election 2020: Cities And Businesses Prepare For Post-Election Unrest, Violence

Monday, November 02, 2020

Across the country, there are growing concerns that the bitterness and animosity over the presidential election will not end when the polls close.

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Election 2020: Latinx Women's Vote Could Affect The Outcome

Sunday, October 25, 2020

"It's the dehumanizing rhetoric President Trump uses when referring to immigrants" that drove Lourdes Vázquez to become a U.S. citizen and to vote in this election for the first time, she says.

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Spanish Government Orders State of Emergency In Madrid Region As COVID-19 Cases Rise

Friday, October 09, 2020

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez made the declaration to overcome objections by local officials to new lockdown rules. The restrictions "create chaos," said Isabel Díaz Ayuso, Madrid's president.

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Singapore Will Launch Cruises Again, But With No Destinations

Thursday, October 08, 2020

In order to keep crew and passengers safe amid the coronavirus pandemic, the ships will make no stops and simply return to the port they came from.

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New Zealand Declares Victory Over Coronavirus Again, Lifts Auckland Restrictions

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

"We can let ourselves once again feel pride," said New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, "that we managed to get to that position together." Auckland's restrictions lifted on Wednesday.

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Domestic Workers React With Anger After Trump Says 'Don't Be Afraid of Covid'

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

"He's mocking us, the working poor," says one New Jersey mother of three. "He can't tell us not to fear the virus — we're living it."

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California Wildfires Near Tragic Milestone: 4 Million Acres Burned

Friday, October 02, 2020

The unprecedented fire season has already killed 30 people, and burned down thousands of buildings and homes, forcing over 96,000 residents to evacuate.

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Latinx Is A Term Many Still Can't Embrace

Thursday, October 01, 2020

People born or descended from Spanish-speaking nations are still debating if any of the ethnic labels used to identify them in the United States feel right.

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New York City Imposes Fines Of Up To $1,000 For Those Who Refuse To Wear Face Masks

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

City personnel will hand out free masks. "Our goal, of course, is to give everyone a free face mask and get them to wear it," the mayor said. "We don't want to fine people."

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California Fires: 3 More People Killed As Blazes Rage In Wine Country

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Gusty winds on Monday helped the Zogg and Glass fires to multiply in size. Winds eased overnight, raising hopes that firefighters could make progress containing the blazes.

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'Unprecedented' Wildfire Season Threatens California's Wine Region

Monday, September 28, 2020

The fires, which have scorched nearly 6,000 square miles in California, now threaten to tear through communities in the state's picturesque wine country, forcing thousands to evacuate.

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Rio's Joyous Carnival, The World's Largest, Is Postponed Due To COVID-19

Friday, September 25, 2020

The postponement will cause financial hardship for people who depend on the celebration — but "financial loss doesn't justify human loss," says one musician. Brazil has been hit hard by the virus.

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Maryland Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison After Shooting Black Man In Hate Crime

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Brandon Higgs, the white man sentenced, reportedly told the Black man he shot to "go back to Africa." The prosecutor said police found that Higgs has links to white supremacist groups.

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President Of Guatemala Tests Positive For COVID-19

Friday, September 18, 2020

Alejandro Giammettei says he is showing typical symptoms of high fever and body aches, "resting and isolating myself from all public activity."

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A Firefighter Is Killed In California Wildfire Sparked By Gender Reveal Party

Friday, September 18, 2020

The firefighter died on Thursday in the El Dorado Fire some 70 miles east of Los Angeles. The blaze began two weeks ago after an expectant couple set off fireworks to reveal the sex of their child.

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'A Very Serious Situation': WHO Says Coronavirus Cases Are Rising In Europe Again

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The World Health Organization warned on Thursday that weekly increases have reached a higher rate than during the pandemic's peak in March, with "alarming rates of transmission across the region."

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'I Have To Work': Agricultural Workers In The West Harvest Crops Through Fire Smoke

Thursday, September 17, 2020

"The smoke is so dense," one agricultural worker in Oregon told NPR. "I feel dizzy, my throat hurts and my head feels like it's going to explode." Their employers are also faced with tough choices.

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Alexei Navalny Releases Photo From Hospital Bed After Nerve Agent Poisoning

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

The Russian opposition leader plans to return to Russia, according to his spokesperson. "It's puzzling to me why anyone should think otherwise," the spokesperson said.

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