Vanessa Romo

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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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Manhattan D.A. Declines To Prosecute Some Demonstrators Who Violate Curfew

Friday, June 05, 2020

"The prosecution of protesters charged with these low-level offenses undermines critical bonds between law enforcement and the communities we serve," District Attorney Cyrus Vance said Friday.

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Civil Rights Groups, Black Lives Matter Sue Trump Administration Over Protest Violence

Thursday, June 04, 2020

"What happened to our members Monday evening, here in the nation's capital, was an affront to all our rights," said April Goggans, Core Organizer of Black Lives Matter D.C.

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Amid Protests Against Police Violence LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces Cuts To LAPD

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

The department was set to receive a staggering increase in its annual budget from $1.189 billion to $1.86 billion for the 2020-2021 year. But on Wednesday Garcetti said he's looking to make deep cuts.

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Minnesota Files Discrimination Complaint Against Minneapolis Police Department

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

"This is not a friendly action, but this is the necessary action," Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan told NPR. The Department of Human Rights will lead an investigation "to make deep, systematic change."

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Protests Continue Despite Curfews Across The Country

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Demonstrators filled the streets again on Tuesday to protest police brutality and racial injustice.

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Despite Curfews And Heavy Police Presence, Protests Persist Across The Country

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Protesters outraged over police brutality and systemic racism have spilled into the streets across the country, from Minneapolis to New York and in smaller cities such as Omaha, Neb.

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County Officials Rule George Floyd Death Was A Homicide

Monday, June 01, 2020

A new official autopsy, released on the heels of one commissioned by Floyd's family, says he died due to "cardiopulmonary arrest." It also noted neck compression, heart disease and drug use.

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At Least 2 Killed In Nationwide Protests Over George Floyd's Death

Friday, May 29, 2020

Americans continued to express their grief and outrage in demonstrations across the country, with violence emerging in some cities.

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