Vanessa Romo

Vanessa Romo appears in the following:

A look at the salaries of 2 LA City Council members involved in racist conversation

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

They're among three lawmakers who were recorded talking in racist terms. And though they've been stripped of assignments and haven't been attending meetings, they're still collecting hefty paychecks.

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Children's hospitals grapple with a nationwide surge in RSV infections

Monday, October 24, 2022

The latest spike is months early and it's pushing care facilities to capacity. Children under the age of 5 are most vulnerable.

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Maryland officials order the reinvestigation of about 100 deaths in police custody

Thursday, October 20, 2022

The review follows an audit of police-involved deaths under the tenure of former Chief Medical Officer David Fowler, who testified that George Floyd's death was caused by heart disease and drug use.

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A high school student's mural angers parents over what they say are hidden messages

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Debate over the mural's meaning became heated during a school board meeting last week. Parents say the painting contains anti-Christian and demonic messages, while also being pro-LGBTQ.

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Los Angeles Councilwoman Nury Martinez resigns following her leaked racist remarks

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

The resignation comes hours after protesters disrupted a scheduled Wednesday city council meeting inside Los Angeles City Hall.

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Egypt calls for the return of the Rosetta Stone and other ancient artifacts

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

People calling for the repatriation of the ancient tablet and other items say the continued display of the objects in European institutions ignores a history of colonialist looting and exploitation.

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Pro-Russian hackers claim responsibility for knocking U.S. airport websites offline

Monday, October 10, 2022

Killnet urged hackers to take down dozens of airport websites across the country early Monday morning. Within hours several sites were down. But officials say the outages did not interrupt operations.

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An LAPD officer who was killed in a training exercise was targeted, a lawyer alleges

Saturday, October 08, 2022

"They used that training as a cover to kill him in retaliation for his whistleblowing activity," attorney Bradley Gage told NPR. Officer Houston, who died in May, was investigating an alleged rape.

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Police have linked several shootings to a possible serial killer in Stockton, Calif.

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

Investigators are scouring old shooting homicides for possible connections to the six fatal shootings that have terrorized the the city, officials told NPR.

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What's it take to go from mechanic to physician at 51? Patience, an Ohio doctor says

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

Talk about a late bloomer. Carl Allamby, who ran an auto repair shop for more than 20 years, was recently hired as an attending physician at Cleveland Clinic's Hillcrest Hospital at age 51.

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An Oakland school shooting that injured 6 was gang-related, police say

Friday, September 30, 2022

Officials said at least two gunmen were targeting a specific person and that they are still working to determine what touched off the shooting. It comes amid a surge in violence across the city.

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After his suspension for racist conduct, Phoenix Suns owner says he's selling the team

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Robert Sarver, who owns 35% of the Suns and Mercury, says he's looking for buyers after he was disciplined by the NBA for abusive behavior. His cited the "unforgiving climate" for his decision.

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DOJ charges 47 with stealing $250 million from a pandemic food program for kids

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The defendants allegedly carried out a plot to steal $250 million from a nutrition program meant to serve needy children in Minnesota. Officials called it a "brazen scheme of staggering proportions."

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Puerto Rico has lost more than power. The vast majority of people have no clean water

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

More than 760,000 customers have been left with no access to clean running water since Hurricane Fiona struck the island on Sunday.

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Battered by Hurricane Fiona, this is what a blackout looks like across Puerto Rico

Monday, September 19, 2022

The governor of Puerto Rico says it will likely take days to fully restore the electricity on the island — but that's contingent upon how much damage the storm inflicted on the power grid.

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Jonathan Chavez, su mamá, and all the other characters he wants to take on

Monday, September 19, 2022

The social media comedian has gone farther than he'd imagined as kid. But now, he says he wants more than your TikTok and Instagram attention.

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A teen ordered to pay $150,000 to the family of her rapist is flooded with donations

Friday, September 16, 2022

A GoFundMe account set up by Pieper Lewis' former math teacher has surpassed the amount of the court-ordered restitution — and people are still giving.

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A 12-year-old boy is learning about business, and life, slinging snow cones in Florida

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

The Central Florida 7th grader, Dreyton McDonald, has been in the snow cone-selling business going on three years and hopes to expand his empire.

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A hacker bought a voting machine on eBay. Michigan officials are now investigating

Thursday, September 08, 2022

Harri Hursti bought the Dominion machine to uncover its vulnerabilities, something he often does for state election officials. But authorities are trying to find out how the machine ended up online.

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Jane Fonda says she has cancer and is undergoing treatment

Friday, September 02, 2022

"I've been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and have started chemo treatments," the actress, activist, and former fitness guru told her Instagram followers on Friday.

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