Vanessa Romo

Vanessa Romo appears in the following:

Pence On Coronavirus: 'Risk Remains Low,' Says Treatments On The Horizon

Monday, March 02, 2020

As the national deathtoll rises to six, the vice president says most Americans using "common sense" are safe. Meanwhile, lawmakers remain at odds over a funding package to fight the epidemic.

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All Bushfires Extinguished In Australia's Hardest-Hit New South Wales, Officials Say

Monday, March 02, 2020

It's the first time since July that the state has been fire-free. "That's more than 240 days of fire activity" across the country's most populous state, New South Wales Rural Fire Service said.

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Federal Court Suspends Injunction On Trump's 'Remain In Mexico' Program

Friday, February 28, 2020

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals first ruled to uphold a lower-court's injunction on the controversial policy, but later the same day voted to suspend its own order to allow more time for arguments.

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U.S. Supreme Court Agrees To Dismiss 'D.C. Sniper' Case Following Virginia Parole Law

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Lawyers for Lee Boyd Malvo, who shot and killed 10 people as a teen and was sentenced to life in prison without parole, pulled the case from the high court. Under a new law, he could seek parole.

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Trump Appoints Pence To Lead Government's Coronavirus Response

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

"Mike is going to be in charge," Trump said in an evening news conference, as officials said a case in the U.S. may have been transmitted within the community.

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Supreme Court Rules Border Patrol Agents Who Shoot Foreign Nationals Can't Be Sued

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled Tuesday that families of noncitizens shot by federal agents on foreign territory have no constitutional right to sue for damages in U.S. courts.

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Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty Of Rape, Sexual Abuse In Mixed Verdict

Monday, February 24, 2020

Jurors in Manhattan spared the 67-year-old former producer the harshest penalty he might have faced but convicted him on two out of five counts. He faces the possibility of decades in prison.

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LA County DA Moves To Dismiss 66,000 Marijuana-Related Convictions

Friday, February 14, 2020

"We believe it is the largest effort in California to wipe out old criminal convictions in a single court motion," District Attorney Jackie Lacey said.

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Utah Bill Decriminalizing Polygamy Clears First Hurdle, Moves To State Senate

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

"Vigorous enforcement of the law during the mid-twentieth century did not deter the practice of plural marriage," Sen. Deidre Henderson said. She said it's time to end secrecy around the practice.

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Malcolm X Doc Prompts 'Reexamination' Of Iconic Leader's Assassination Investigation

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

New information revealed in a TV series raises so many questions about two of the men convicted of the murder, that the Manhattan district attorney's office is taking another look at the evidence.

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Controversial Trophy Hunting Council Disbanded Amid Legal Battle

Monday, February 10, 2020

The government is calling on a New York federal judge to dismiss lawsuits alleging the group was formed illegally. But animal rights advocates want a ruling.

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Human Rights Watch: More Than 200 Salvadorans Were Abused, Killed After Deportation

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

People "are facing murder, rape, and other violence ... in shockingly high numbers," according to a new report. The group is calling on the White House to expand access to asylum.

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Lesotho's First Lady Facing Charges Of Murdering Prime Minister's First Wife

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

The former first lady was shot dead in broad daylight more than two years ago. When police tried to question the premier's new wife, Maesaiah Thabane, she fled. On Tuesday, she turned herself in.

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'I Don't Believe This Is Happening': 911 Call Reveals Chaos After Delta Fuel Dump

Monday, February 03, 2020

NPR has obtained audio of a 911 call made immediately after a Delta plane dropped 15,000 gallons of jet fuel over the Los Angeles area, including on the playground of an elementary school.

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Former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, Key Figure In Impeachment Trial, Retires

Friday, January 31, 2020

The career diplomat, who served as ambassador to Ukraine, became a key figure in the impeachment of President Trump, was forced out of her post in May.

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Journalist Gwen Ifill Honored With Black Heritage Forever Stamp

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

The veteran reporter, who died at the age of 61 after battling cancer, will be memorialized on a new U.S. Postal Service Forever stamp.

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Trump Unveils New Space Force Logo, Inciting 'Star Trek' Fan Outrage

Friday, January 24, 2020

Fans of the beloved television show don't want the symbol to live long or prosper. Instead, they're calling the design a knockoff.

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Actress Annabella Sciorra Testifies That Harvey Weinstein Raped Her

Thursday, January 23, 2020

She is the first of six women expected to testify at his trial that Weinstein raped or sexually assaulted them. "I said, 'No, no,' but there was not much I could do at that point," Sciorra said.

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Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In Opioid Trial

Thursday, January 23, 2020

His sentencing is the culmination of a months-long criminal trial that resulted in the first successful prosecution of pharmaceutical executives tied to the opioid epidemic.

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Tanker Plane Fighting Australia's Bushfires Crashes, Killing U.S. Crew Of 3

Thursday, January 23, 2020

The crash occurred south of the capital, Canberra, as Australia continues battling massive fires that have scorched a Pennsylvania-size section of the country.

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