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What Kept Kamala Harris So ‘Cautious’ As California’s Attorney General?

As California’s attorney general, Kamala Harris was considered cautious and rarely spoke out-of-line with law enforcement culture. Now, she’s positioned herself as a criminal justice reformer. What kept her so careful as AG? We ask legal experts.

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August 12, 2020

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Census Takers Are Contacting The 56 Million Households That Haven't Yet Responded

California’s response to the Census is almost 65%. Local officials estimate each person not counted could mean thousands of dollars in lost federal funding.

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August 12, 2020

New Classical Tracks: Ola Gjeilo Showcases The Soul Of New York City in 'Night'

This week on New Classical Tracks, Ola Gjeilo gives a beautiful portrayal of the heart of NYC and why he loves its lights, the soul of the city, in his latest release, 'Night.'

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Newsom Proposes More Economic Recovery Aid As COVID-19 Backlog Is Cleaned Up

Tech issues have muddied California’s coronavirus picture for more than a week. But Gov. Gavin Newsom said as a backlog of cases is processed, the numbers show “an indication that we are turning a corner on this pandemic.”

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U.S. Sees Deadly Drug Overdose Spike During Pandemic

August 13, 2020

"During the pandemic, basically everything is pointed in the wrong direction," says one federal health official, who calls the convergence of COVID-19 and America's addiction crisis "a nightmare."