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South Korea Examining 59 Deaths After Flu Shot

Newsweek Flu vaccinations in South Korea will continue as scheduled, with most of the latest deaths following inoculation reported to not be linked to the flu shots, health officials said Monday. Of the 59 people who died after receiving the flu va...
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Jury Finds That Fresno Man Killed Two by Providing Fentanyl

A federal jury has convicted a Fresno man for causing the deaths of two people, including the mother of his children, by providing them with fentanyl, a synthetic opioid. In a case attracting nationwide attention, the jury on Friday convicted Darnell Pearso...
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California Still Most Populous, but Stalls at 39.9 Million

SACRAMENTO — California's population has stalled at 39.9 million people as expensive housing prices and other factors convince more people to leave the state for other parts of the country. An estimate released Friday showed California added 141,300 people ...
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Fresno Is the Heart of California’s Tight-Knit Hmong Community

Fresno has been the heart of California’s Hmong community for decades, drawing refugees from war-torn Southeast Asia who built a tight-knit population in the farm town. Now, they’re reeling from the shooting deaths of four Hmong American men at a weekend p...