Vanessa Romo

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Which States Are Reopening? A State-By-State Guide

Monday, June 29, 2020

State leaders implemented sweeping measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Here's how changes in case numbers are affecting their reopening plans.

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Judge Orders ICE To Free Detained Immigrant Children Because Of COVID-19

Friday, June 26, 2020

The scathing order issued Friday said the Trump administration had failed to provide even the most basic health protections for children and their families.

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Minneapolis Council Moves To Defund Police, Establish 'Holistic' Public Safety Force

Friday, June 26, 2020

Under the plan, the existing police would be largely replaced with "a department of community safety and violence prevention," which will prioritize a "public health-oriented approach."

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Colorado Gov. Appoints Special Prosecutor To Reopen Probe Of Elijah McClain Death

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Gov. Jared Polis said the 23-year-old's death in Aurora police custody is a "truly exceptional case where widely reported facts are not addressed in any current investigation."

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3 Children's Home Staffers Charged In Death Of 16-Year-Old

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The former employees allegedly sat on Cornelius Fredericks' chest and legs for about 12 minutes. When he became unresponsive, employees at the home waited another 12 minutes to call for help.

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Trump Administration Moving To Close Federally Funded COVID Testing Sites

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Federal officials say the sites have been closing or transferring to state or local control because it's more efficient to run testing that way.

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NASCAR's Bubba Wallace Was Not The Target Of A Hate Crime, FBI Says

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

"After a thorough review of the facts and evidence surrounding this event, we have concluded that no federal crime was committed," FBI officials said in a statement, Tuesday.

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Immense Neolithic Ring Discovered Near Stonehenge

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The massive prehistoric structure "is significantly larger than any comparative prehistoric monument that we know of in Britain, at least," a lead researcher in the project says.

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Phoenix Passes Face Mask Mandate Amid Arizona Coronavirus Surge

Friday, June 19, 2020

The vote comes days after Gov. Doug Ducey granted local governments autonomy to set their own health and safety measures to fight rising COVID-19 cases. Arizona lifted stay-at-home rules last month.

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California Gov. Newsom Makes Face Masks Mandatory Amid Rising Coronavirus Cases

Thursday, June 18, 2020

The new order, issued Thursday, requires people to wear masks or other face coverings in public spaces, including while taking public transportation, seeking medical care or shopping.

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Suspect In Shooting At Albuquerque Statue Demonstration Faces New Charges

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Police arrested Steven Ray Baca following the Monday shooting. It happened during an attempt by protesters to topple a conquistador statue that also drew armed vigilantes to protect it.

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PG&E Pleads Guilty On 2018 California Camp Fire: 'Our Equipment Started That Fire'

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

California's largest utility company pleaded guilty on Tuesday to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter. It marks the first time that any major utility has been charged with homicide.

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Oscars: Future Films Must Meet Diversity And Inclusion Rules

Friday, June 12, 2020

The effort by the Motion Picture Academy to de-white-ify the film community includes a plan to change eligibility standards for award nominees "to ensure that all voices are heard and celebrated."

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U.S. Soccer Lifts Ban On Kneeling During National Anthem

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

"It has become clear that this policy was wrong and detracted from the important message of Black Lives Matter," U.S. Soccer said on Wednesday. The ban has been in place since February 2017.

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NASCAR Bans Confederate Flag

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

"The presence of the Confederate flag runs contrary to our commitment to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all fans, our competitors and industry," officials announce Wednesday.

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Judge Blocks Deportation Of Honduran Teenager Due To Pandemic

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The 16-year-old boy was to be deported Wednesday under a new administration policy that applies federal health statutes, intended to mitigate the spread of disease, to immigration cases.

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NASCAR's Bubba Wallace Wants Confederate Flags Banned From Race Tracks

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

"No one should feel uncomfortable when they come to a NASCAR race," Wallace says. "... Get them out of here. They have no place for them."

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LA Protesters Arrested For Violating Curfew Won't Be Charged

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

"I want to encourage the exchange of ideas and work to establish dialogue between law enforcement and protesters so that we may implement enduring systemic change," the LA district attorney said.

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Texas Reports Record-Breaking COVID-19 Hospitalizations As State Reopens

Monday, June 08, 2020

Texas Department of State Health Services says 1,935 people were admitted as hospital patients with the coronavirus. That is up from a previous record of 1,888 more than a month ago.

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NFL On Kneeling Players' Protests: 'We Were Wrong,' Commissioner Says

Friday, June 05, 2020

Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks after calls for the NFL to take a strong stand amid nationwide protests, but the league's statement makes no reference to Colin Kaepernick.

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