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California Prepares for Coronavirus Surge in Week Ahead

LOS ANGELES — Californians endured a weekend of stepped-up restrictions aimed at keeping them home as much as possible while health officials got ready for a week with a possible dramatic surge in coronavirus cases. The mayor of the Los Angeles warned that ...
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Mexico Claims Success in Stopping Migrants; Activists Say No

MEXICO CITY — Under threat of crippling U.S. tariffs, Mexico said Friday it had reduced the flow of migrants arriving at its northern border by 56% in three months. "We're showing that the strategy that Mexico put forward has been successful. I don't expect...
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California Governor to Draw Down Troops at Border

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Monday to withdraw several hundred National Guard troops from the state's southern border with Mexico in defiance of the Trump administration's request for suppor...

NorCal Wildfires Death Toll at 48. Many People Still Missing.

CHICO — A message board at a shelter for the many people who fled California's deadliest wildfire is filled with photos of the missing, as well as pleas for any information about relatives and friends. "I hope you are okay," reads one hand written note on t...