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How’s Newsom Doing? Great, Say Dems. Terrible, Says GOP.

Early into his first term, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has a 60% overall voter approval rating, according to a Berkeley IGS Poll conducted in mid-September. But breaking down Newsom's approval numbers by political party reveals a great partisan divide. ...
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LA Universities Quarantine Over 1,000 After Measles Exposure

LOS ANGELES — More than 1000 students and staff members at two Los Angeles universities were quarantined on campus or sent home this week in one of the most sweeping efforts yet by public health authorities to contain the spread of measles in the U.S., where c...
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US Measles Cases Hit Highest Mark in 25 Years

NEW YORK — Measles in the U.S. has climbed to its highest level in 25 years, closing in on 700 cases this year in a resurgence largely attributed to misinformation that is turning parents against vaccines. T...

Washington State Bill Limits Measles Vaccine Exemptions

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state lawmakers voted Tuesday to remove parents' ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption from vaccinating their children for measles, although medical and religious exemptions will remain. The vote comes as the num...