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    Bridgerton author says her books were turned into a Netflix show simply because Shonda Rhimes didnt bring enough reading material on vacation At least five people injured in Portland after vehicle hits multiple pedestrians Texas coach Shaka Smart in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19 © Provided by Yahoo! Sports Texas head coach Shaka Smart...
    House Democrats are engaged in a new push to pass comprehensive legislation this month they say is aimed at strengthening voting rights, fighting voter suppression and gerrymandering, and restricting the use of "dark money" in federal politics. Republicans, however, have said during previous attempts to bring the legislation to a vote that it would give the federal...
    More On: california Ex-TSA agent sentenced for tricking woman into exposing breasts California gov lifts controversial COVID-19 stay-at-home orders This state may have its own highly contagious homegrown COVID strain Californian dies hours after getting COVID-19 vaccine, prompting probe California officials on Monday revealed more details about the new homegrown coronavirus strain that could...
    SACRAMENTO —  California officials said Monday they have confirmed that $11.4 billion in unemployment benefits paid during the COVID-19 pandemic involve fraud — about 10% of benefits paid — and another 17% are under investigation. In addition to the confirmed fraud, the state Employment Development Department has stopped tens of billions of dollars in payments...
    California’s latest attempt to resume public life in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic came seemingly out of the blue. Since December, people across the Bay Area, San Joaquin Valley and Southern California — had been ordered not to leave their homes except for essential tasks as hospitals struggled to keep up with a surge...
    A discount vision retailer with stores throughout New Jersey discriminated against a now-former employee by switching her to part time and not providing a suitable place to pump breast milk after she had a baby, state authorities allege. Jalaia Hill said in a state civil rights complaint that her health coverage was eliminated by the...
    New charges were announced Monday against two convicted murderers in state prisons, four long-term inmates and four others on the outside who were allegedly part of a unemployment benefits scam involving a storefront business opened in Gardena. Orange County Dist. Atty. Todd Spitzer and Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, D-Laguna Beach, said the three cases are the...
    Former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer said on Monday that he is seriously considering challenging California Gov. Gavin Newsom in the next election, amid mounting support for a recall campaign seeking to oust the Democratic governor. Faulconer launched an exploratory committee to challenge Newsom and signed a petition in support of the governor’s recall earlier this month. The petition states that Newsom "has failed Californians,"...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Is it politics or is California’s coronavirus situation indeed improving enough so that the regional stay-at home order can be lifted? Gov. Gavin Newsom insisted Monday that the decision to lift the regional stay-at-home order was based on scientific projections of future hospital demand, rather than the looming possibility of a...
    On Friday, the final day for candidates to sign up to run for one of Louisiana’s two open seats in Congress, perhaps the biggest news was about someone who isn’t running. State Rep. Lance Harris, an Alexandria Republican, ran to represent the 5 th Congressional District last fall, making the runoff but losing to...
    Potentially more than one-fourth of the unemployment payments made in California might have been fraudulent, state officials revealed Monday in a disturbing new revelation regarding the state’s reeling jobless benefits system. Of the $114 billion that California officials have paid out for unemployment claims since government-ordered business shutdowns began in March 2020, an estimated 10%...
    PORTSMOUTH — The No. 9 Shawnee State women’s basketball team wasted no time getting everybody involved in the act in a 17-point victory over visiting Cumberland. In shooting 50.8-percent from the field, and 55-percent from three-point range while notching an outstanding 23 assists on their 32 made field goals, the Bears rolled to a 92-75...
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    Mammoth and Lake Tahoe area ski resorts and mountain towns are reopening hotels and lodges to leisure visitors after California’s governor on Monday lifted statewide regional orders that had closed lodging to most travelers. The rollback coincides with fresh snow and good skiing and boarding conditions at Sierra resorts. Mammoth Mountain and the Tahoe area...
    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chinese state media have stoked concerns about Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, despite rigorous trials indicating it is safe. A government spokesperson has raised the unsubstantiated theory that the coronavirus could have emerged from a U.S. military lab, giving it more credence in China. As the ruling Communist Party faces growing questioning about...
    Winter has brought New York’s worst stretch of the coronavirus crisis since May, with at least 4,800 dead from COVID-19 in the past 30 days, according to state statistics. But in recent days, there have been signs of a possible turnaround. Statewide, hospitalizations are flattening. Last week the state averaged around 13,300 new cases per...
    US Covid-19 test requirement for travelers: What you need to know To protect our parks, hit pause on leasing Opinion: Rajeev Ram has been stuck in hotel for nearly two weeks before Australian Open, but hes not complaining Rajeev Ram, the top American in the world doubles rankings and one half of the men's...
    Amid promising signs that the worst wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is starting to recede, California lifted all stay-at-home orders Monday — clearing the way for a wider reopening in many regions, including Los Angeles County. On the heels of the state’s announcement rescinding the regional stay-at-home order, officials in California’s most populous county said...
    California has launched a new pilot website for residents to find out when it's their turn to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.The site, called My Turn, lets users schedule vaccination appointments as well as register to be notified via text or email when they become eligible, if they aren't already. Currently, the feature is only available...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- With statewide metrics improving, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will soon ease some COVID restrictions in New York state.Cuomo says he will have announcements on Wednesday, and anticipates the state will start to open up more economic activity and reduce some of the restrictions and micro-cluster zones.The changes will be made...
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    SAN DIEGO (AP) — During the Trump administration’s final weeks, the Department of Homeland Security quietly signed agreements with at least four states that threaten to temporarily derail President Joe Biden’s efforts to undo his predecessor’s immigration policies. Officials in Arizona, Indiana, Louisiana and Texas say they are entitled to a 180-day consultation period before...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Los Angeles County will come into alignment with state restrictions now that the COVID-19 stay-at-home order has been lifted, including a resumption of outdoor dining by the end of the week, officials said Monday. Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis made the announcement after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced California’s regional stay-at-home...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Los Angeles County will come into alignment with state restrictions now that the COVID-19 stay-at-home order has been lifted, including a resumption of outdoor dining by the end of the week, officials said Monday. Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis made the announcement after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced California’s regional stay-at-home...
    SCIOTO- The 70-79 age demographic, Scioto County’s second-smallest percentage of those started on the COVID vaccine, could make significant progress this week as the next phase of the state’s rollout began Monday. Starting Jan. 25, the age 75 and older community and those with severe congenital or developmental disorders and at least one of the...
    Republican party chapters across the country spent the weekend censuring members who didn't support Trump, as well as joining extremist social media websites like Gab, among other things. State Republican parties across the country became even more extreme over the first week without Donald Trump...
    BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 3,477 new confirmed COVID cases and 45 additional deaths in the state on Monday. Health officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 479,402 while the total number of deaths is 13,889. There were 78,650 total new tests reported. As...
    The Ute Indian Tribe of the Uinta and Ouray Reservation in Utah sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) this week asking for the agency’s recent order that temporarily halts leases and permits for energy development on federal land to be “withdrawn or amended.” Luke Duncan, the tribe’s chairman, sent the...
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    California health officials have lifted the regional stay-at-home order for all areas statewide, including Southern California, where ICU capacity still remains under 15%. But that doesn't necessarily mean everything will be fully opening back up again.In a press release, health officials said the four-week projection for ICU capacity in the SoCal region was expected to...
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) announced Monday that the state will likely loosen coronavirus restrictions in the coming days. “When the positivity is down and the hospitalization rate is down and the infection rate is down and the RT rate is down then you can increase economic activity,” Cuomo said during a press conference....
    Dozens of new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Connecticut over the weekend, though the state has been seeing improving numbers as the calendar distances from the holiday season. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont said that there were 123,037 COVID-19 tests administered statewide over the weekend, resulting in 5,817 positive cases for a 4.73 positive infection rate...
    New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoDisjointed vaccine distribution poses early test for Biden Three National Guardsmen killed after military helicopter crash in New York New York City reschedules 23,000 vaccination appointments due to supply issues MORE (D) said on Monday that New York can begin to loosen certain coronavirus restrictions as cases and hospitalizations improve...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Starting Thursday, outdoor dining, hair and nail salons and outdoor museums are among some of the businesses in San Francisco that are able to resume after the state lifted the stay-at-home order Monday.Mayor London Breed made the announcement in a press conference and said health experts expect the city o be...
    (CBS DETROIT)– County health officials in Southeast Michigan working to identify possible cases of the new COVID-19 UK variant after at least 17 cases have been found. “There are a number of positive cases for COVID that were being tested for the particular variant.” This according to Susan Ringler-Cerniglia the public information officer for the...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- With statewide metrics improving, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will soon ease some COVID restrictions in New York state.Cuomo says he will have announcements on Wednesday and anticipates the state will start to open up more economic activity and reduce some of the restrictions and micro-cluster zones.The changes will be made...
    NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- A vaccine phone line went up in New Jersey on Monday morning with 250 agents ready to answer calls and so far the response has been overwhelming.The number to call is 855-568-0545. Callers can get questions answered, learn about where to get vaccines and go over eligibility.The hotline will be open...
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he isn't planning on reopening indoor dining in New York City any time soon, but offered a message of hope saying he'll lift some coronavirus restrictions later this week because the state's rate of transmission has dropped below one percent. On Monday the governor was asked if he'll end the ban on...
    (CNN)Puerto Rico is declaring a state of emergency over gender-based violence, delivering on a demand made by activists in recent years after a wave of killings targeting women and transgender people.Gov. Pedro Pierluisi, who was sworn in earlier this month, announced an executive order aimed at preventing and protecting against gender-based violence through a number...
    Nine states have proposed or taken steps to pass legislation that would ease regulations around a citizen's ability to carry a concealed firearm. Legislators in Utah, Tennessee, Montana, Florida, Texas, South Carolina, Indiana, Alabama, and Georgia have put forth bills that would allow residents to carry a handgun without the burden of applying for...
    TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is asking residents to have patience as the state continues to administer its very limited supply of the COVID-19 vaccine. So far, 565,000residents have received the shot. More than two million have pre-registered. “There is far more demand for vaccines at this moment than we have actual supply...
    NOTE:  Due to COVID-19 cancellations or postponements, listed game times and dates may change. Tuesday TV/Radio College men’s basketball Kentucky at Alabama 4 p.m. ESPN SMU at Memphis 4 p.m. ESPNU Oklahoma at Texas 4 p.m. ESPN2 Mississippi State at Tennessee 4 p.m. SEC North Carolina at Pittsburgh 4 p.m. ACC Butler at Connecticut...
    A driver was hospitalized with minor injuries Monday morning in a two-car crash on Route 78 eastbound in Hunterdon County, state police said. The crash — involving a Kia Soul and Lexus ES 300 — occurred near milepost 8.2 in Bethlehem Township around 9:50 a.m., NJSP Trooper Alejandro Goez told Daily Voice. The Soul driver...
    My latest AP top-25 ballot … (New Pac-12 power ratings can be found here.) 1. Gonzaga 2. Baylor 3. Villanova 4. Texas 5. Iowa 6. Michigan 7. Virginia 8. Houston 9. Kansas 10. Minnesota 11. Alabama 12. Texas Tech 13. Florida State 14. West Virginia 15. Wisconsin 16. Missouri 17. Creighton 18. Ohio State 19....
    FRESNO, Calif. -- The southbound lanes of Interstate 5 at the Grapevine have reopened and California Highway Patrol officers are pacing traffic after an hours-long closure due to heavy snow in the area.Caltrans officials said the northbound lanes remain closed. It's unclear when they will reopen. GRAPEVINE, Update: Southbound I-5 has reopened with pacing operations...
    A South Jersey man was sentenced to a plea-bargained five years in state prison for trafficking child porn. Detectives monitoring a peer-to-peer file-sharing network popular with sex offenders found files shared by Robert N. Mahmud, 51, of Carneys Point, authorities said. Detectives from the state Division of Criminal Justice then raided Mahmud’s home in June...
    Long Island has been cited as an area of concern as the COVID-19 hospitalization and infection rates in the region continue to be among the highest in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo identified Long Island, the Bronx, and the Finger Lakes region as areas to keep an eye on as the state continues...