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Omar Younis

School bus drivers lead protest to safely reopen Los Angeles schools

Aug 14 2020

LOS ANGELES School bus drivers from the second largest school district in the United States led a noisy protest caravan through downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, demanding federal and state funding to help reopen schools safely amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Scientists use drones to study great white sharks along California coast

Jul 30 2020

DEL MAR, Calif. Scientists are using drones and other technology to study great white sharks along the coast of Southern California to better understand interactions between these marine predators and people and assess the risks to human beachgoers. | Video

U.S. sets one-day record with more than 60,500 COVID cases; Americans divided

Jul 10 2020

More than 60,500 new COVID-19 infections were reported across the United States on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, setting a one-day record as weary Americans were told to take new precautions and the pandemic becomes increasingly politicized. | Video

Fearing COVID-19, biggest U.S. university system makes fall term virtual

May 16 2020

LOS ANGELES As uncertainty about the spread of COVID-19 continues, the biggest university system in the United States decided this week to make fall term classes virtual, one of the first to do so, amid fears of a second wave of infections in the month ahead. | Video

Discovery of 'Murder Hornet' in U.S. Pacific Northwest worries agriculture officials

May 08 2020

(This May 4 story corrects first paragraph to show that while the murder hornet has arrived in Washington, their numbers are not in the hundreds and adds explanatory material in paragraphs 5-6.) | Video

Hello, social distancing. Goodbye, handshakes?

Apr 28 2020

LOS ANGELES It started centuries ago as a symbol of peace, a gesture to prove you weren't holding a weapon, and over time it became part of almost every social, religious, professional, business and sporting exchange. | Video

U.S. evacuees from China placed on 72-hour 'hold' at California military base for medical evaluation

Jan 30 2020

Nearly 200 Americans airlifted from China in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak arrived on Wednesday at a U.S. military base in California, where they will remain isolated for at least 72 hours of medical evaluation, public health officials said.

U.S. evacuees from China placed under 72-hour 'hold' at California military base

Jan 29 2020

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif., Jan 29 Nearly 200 American citizens airlifted from China in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak arrived on Wednesday at a U.S. military base in California, where they will remain isolated for at least 72 hours of medical evaluation, public health officials said.

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