Vanessa Romo

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Missouri's Only Clinic That Provides Abortions Allowed To Remain Open

Friday, May 29, 2020

"Planned Parenthood has demonstrated that it provides safe and legal abortion care," a state commission ruled. It said state health regulators wrongly blocked the St. Louis clinic's renewal in 2019.

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George Floyd's Arresting Officer Charged With 3rd-Degree Murder, Manslaughter

Friday, May 29, 2020

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis officer who planted a knee on the black man's neck, has been detained by state officials. For days, a video of the arrest has elicited fury across the country.

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PHOTOS: Protests Over George Floyd's Death Escalate Into Violence, Destruction

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz says he will defend the right to protest over George Floyd's death but urges peaceful demonstrations, saying, "It is how we express pain, process tragedy, and create change."

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Minneapolis Police Station Set Ablaze As Protests Spread Over George Floyd's Death

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Prosecutors say a probe of the black man's death while in police custody is underway and federal charges are possible. Violent protests erupted for a third night.

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California Houses Of Worship, In-Store Retailers Can Reopen

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The new guidelines stipulate religious centers must limit attendance to 100 people or 25% of the building's capacity, whichever is lower. They also recommend against singing and group recitation.

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Biden Commemorates Memorial Day In First Outing Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Monday, May 25, 2020

"Never forget the sacrifices that these men and women made. Never, ever, forget," Biden said before leaving the wall. He later told reporters, "It feels good to be out of my house."

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Justice Department Backs Challenge To Illinois Stay-At-Home Order

Friday, May 22, 2020

The government says the order significantly impairs the ability of residents to maintain their economic livelihoods. And, it claims Gov. J.B. Pritzker is bound by state limits on emergency measures.

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Expedition To Salvage Titanic's Wireless Telegraph Gets The Go-Ahead

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

A federal judge said retrieval of the technology "will contribute to the legacy left by the indelible loss of the Titanic, those who survived, and those who gave their lives in the sinking."

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Johnson & Johnson Stops Selling Talc-Based Baby Powder In U.S. And Canada

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The company says demand has declined "fueled by misinformation around the safety of the product and a constant barrage of litigation advertising." Lawsuits allege that the powder causes cancer.

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'Her Gift To The Beatles Was Immeasurable': Photographer Astrid Kirchherr Dies At 81

Friday, May 15, 2020

"I was just amazed how beautiful these boys looked. And being a photographer then, it was a photographer's dream," Kirchherr told NPR about the first time she saw the Beatles.

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Former Cleveland Clinic Researcher Allegedly Failed To Disclose Ties To China

Thursday, May 14, 2020

The FBI claims Dr. Qing Wang, a U.S. citizen born in China, received more than $3.6 million in grants from the NIH while also collecting money for the same research from the Chinese government.

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Family Asks Houston Police Not To Release Fatal Shooting Video Of Gospel Singer

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

"Not everybody wants their loved one to be in cyberspace for the rest of eternity and for their last minute on Earth to be public," Chief Art Acevedo said.

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Aimee Stephens, Transgender Woman At Center Of Major Civil Rights Case, Dies At 59

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

"Aimee didn't set out to be a hero and a trailblazer, but she is one," the ACLU said. Her Supreme Court case asks if federal law barring sex discrimination in employment applies to transgender people.

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Checkpoint Clash Escalates Between South Dakota Governor, Tribal Leaders

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Gov. Kristi Noem says she plans to take the Cheyenne River Sioux and Oglala Sioux tribes to federal court for refusing to shutter checkpoints onto their reservations. "Clarity" is needed, she says.

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For Most States, At Least A Third Of COVID-19 Deaths Are In Long-Term Care Facilities

Saturday, May 09, 2020

The report comes as the government announced all states must now meet federal reporting guidelines. The type of information gathered by states up to now has been inconsistent.

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As Governors Urge Businesses To Reopen, Workers May Be Pushed Off Unemployment

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Employees who refuse to return to work out of concern for their safety will lose state and federal benefits. It's a predicament millions will soon face as lawmakers set to restart their economies.

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NYC Emergency Room Physician Who Treated Coronavirus Patients Dies By Suicide

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

"She tried to do her job and it killed her," Dr. Lorna Breen's father said of the 49-year-old doctor, who contracted the coronavirus. His daughter was a hero, Dr. Philip Breen says.

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Georgia Gov. Disregards Trump Criticism, Moves Ahead With Plans To Reopen Businesses

Thursday, April 23, 2020

"I am confident that business owners who decide to reopen will adhere to Minimum Basic Operations, which prioritize the health and well-being of employees and customers," Gov. Brian Kemp said.

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Las Vegas Mayor Urges Casinos To Reopen Saying Competition Will Reveal Safety Levels

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Mayor Carolyn Goodman said she is not responsible for ensuring businesses adhere to social distancing guidelines. "They better figure it out. That's their job. That's not the mayor's job," she said.

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New York Starts 'Aggressive' Coronavirus Antibody Testing In Quest To Reopen Economy

Monday, April 20, 2020

"Any plan to start to reopen the economy has to be based on data and testing, and we have to make sure our antibody and diagnostic testing is up to the scale we need," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

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