Maureen Pao

Maureen Pao appears in the following:

As COVID-19 Ravages His Force, LAPD Chief Looks To Boost Confidence In Vaccine

Thursday, January 14, 2021

An informal survey found that 60% of Los Angeles police employees would get the vaccine when it's available to them. LAPD Chief Michel Moore describes how the department plans to increase that number.

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Health Officials Call On Mississippi Governor To Implement Statewide Mask Mandate

Monday, December 07, 2020

Republican Gov. Tate Reeves is taking a county-by-county approach. Dr. LouAnn Woodward of the University of Mississippi supports a statewide order and laments the politicization of mask-wearing.

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U.S. Surgeon General: 'We Are Absolutely Ready' To Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

Thursday, December 03, 2020

Jerome Adams acknowledged earlier missteps but says he's confident in plans for vaccine distribution. And after the Thanksgiving spike in cases, he says "targeted closures and mandates" may be needed.

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'These Are Deaths That Could Have Been Prevented,' Says Researcher Studying Evictions

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

A federal moratorium on evictions is set to expire on Dec. 31. Kathryn Leifheit of UCLA says new data suggest evictions are linked to increases in coronavirus cases and deaths.

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Alaska Brewpub Owner On How He Hopes To Keep His Business Open As Winter Arrives

Monday, November 23, 2020

"Never in my life would I think we'd be serving food in a tent in Alaska in November, December," Matt Tomter says. "But we're just riding this thing, the best we can."

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Pfizer CEO On Next Steps For Coronavirus Vaccine And His Controversial Stock Trade

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Albert Bourla, head of the pharmaceutical giant, discusses plans for distributing its vaccine, which it says is 95% effective, and explains the timing of his $5.6 mllion sale of Pfizer stock.

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Oregon Governor: Mitch McConnell Should 'Get Off His Duff' And Deliver Relief Funds

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Kate Brown, Oregon's Democratic governor, discusses why she's ordering new coronavirus restrictions and how she hopes the state can deal with the pandemic without more federal funding assistance.

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Ex-Defense Secretary Hagel Says GOP Hesitation On Election Is 'Hurting Our Country'

Monday, November 16, 2020

Chuck Hagel, who was also a Republican senator, says President Trump's moves at the Defense Department are compromising national security, too.

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Health Care Workers Ask Therapist: 'Why Aren't More People Taking This Seriously?'

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The pandemic continues to exact a heavy emotional toll on health care workers, says Kimberly Johnson, who provides them with free therapy. "I wish people knew ... what I saw," clients tell her.

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To Tackle Racial Disparities In COVID-19, California Enacts New Metric For Reopening

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Dr. Mark Ghaly, California's health secretary, discusses a new health equity metric that requires larger counties to reduce coronavirus rates in minority communities before businesses can reopen.

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Anita Hill On Sexual Harassment In Hollywood And Beyond

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Anita Hill, chair of the Hollywood Commission, discusses a new report's findings on sexual harassment in the industry. She also discusses Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation battle and Joe Biden.

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Savanna's Act Addresses Alarming Number Of Missing Or Killed Native Women

Monday, September 28, 2020

Sarah Deer, citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and University of Kansas professor, discusses the measures to strengthen investigation procedures and why it's taken so long to address the issue.

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As COVID-19 Cases Rise, Gettysburg College Puts All Students On Lockdown

Friday, September 04, 2020

Students at the small private college in Pennsylvania are essentially banned from leaving their rooms until at least the end of the week. All classes and labs have moved to remote learning.

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Wildfire Season Is Off To A Roaring Start In California And Colorado

Friday, August 14, 2020

Two back-to-back wildfires have erupted around Los Angeles. And across the country, major wildfires are burning in a dozen states, including one of the largest in Colorado's history.

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California And Texas Health Officials: Mistrust A Major Hurdle For Contact Tracers

Monday, August 10, 2020

In Harris County, Texas, about 25% of people are "absolutely unwilling to share anything," says a local health department epidemiologist. Misinformation is one reason for the mistrust, officials say.

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Gov. Cuomo Clears The Way For In-Person Learning At Schools In New York State

Friday, August 07, 2020

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that infection rates were low enough that local districts could opt to bring kids back into classrooms if they wanted. Many teachers oppose the decision.

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Texas Tech Fires Top Women's Basketball Coaches Amid Abuse Allegations

Friday, August 07, 2020

Head coach Marlene Stollings came to Texas Tech in 2018, along with assistant Nikita Lowry Dawkins. They're both out now, after USA Today published allegations of physical, mental and verbal abuse.

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Mississippi On Track To Become No. 1 State For New Coronavirus Cases Per Capita

Monday, August 03, 2020

"We need to do something different," says Dr. LouAnn Woodward, who leads the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She says the state needs a mask mandate, but knows many people won't comply.

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San Francisco Proposes To Shift $120 Million From Police To Tackle Racial Disparities

Friday, July 31, 2020

Mayor London Breed said the funds would be reallocated over two years to address stark inequities in housing, education, health and economic opportunities faced by the city's Black community.

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Hong Kong Delays Elections For A Year, Citing Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, July 31, 2020

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she is postponing legislative elections slated for Sept. 6 due to a resurgence in COVID-19 cases. Critics say it will further erode the Chinese territory's autonomy.

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