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Immigrants Welcome Afghan Refugees, Inspired By Own Journeys

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Tram Pham tears up recalling how tough life was at first in the U.S. But she also remembers the joy she felt as a 22-year-old refugee from Vietnam when a nurse spoke to her in her native language and guided her through a medical screening required of new arrivals.

California To Require Booster Shots For Health Care Workers

Dec 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

California will require health care workers to get a booster shot of the coronavirus vaccine, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday, pledging to make sure hospitals are prepared as a new version of the disease begins to spread throughout the state.


California To Require Booster Shots For Health Care Workers

California will require health care workers to get a booster shot of the coronavirus vaccine, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday, pledging to make sure hospitals are prepared as a new version of the disease begins to spread throughout the state.

Covid-19 In US: California Exempts San Francisco From Indoor Mask Rule

Dec 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Covid-19 in US: The authorities have said that in San Francisco they will continue to allow fully vaccinated people to remove their masks in gyms and workplaces while its overall masking mandate remains in effect.


Watch: Cash Rains On California Freeway As Gate Of Armoured Truck Pops Open

Viral video shows traffic on a Southern California freeway came to a halt as the doors of an armoured truck popped open, spraying cash on the roads. Some people returned the money they collected.

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11 November, 2021

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Son Sentenced For Stabbing Neighbor

Associated Press (AP)

Adam Abdul-Jabbar, 29, pleaded guilty to three counts of assault with a deadly weapon and one count of carrying a dirk or dagger.


29 September, 2021

Emma Raducanu Gets Indian Wells Wild Card; Ash Barty, Naomi Osaka Out

Associated Press (AP)

The combined men’s and women’s tournament will be played Oct. 4-17 in the Southern California desert, a move from its usual March date because of the coronavirus pandemic.


14 September, 2021

Apple Event: All Eyes On iPhone 13

Outlook Web Desk

California streaming event only minutes away; iPhone 13, Watch Series 7 and AirPods 3 coming in?


11 September, 2021

Rains Quench California's Wildfire

Associated Press (AP)

The National Weather Service said there were more than 1,100 cloud-to-ground lightning strikes in California between Thursday evening and Friday morning.


05 August, 2021

Wildfire Wreaks Havoc Across Northern California; Homes, Business Left Smoldered

Associated Press (AP)

The heat waves and historic drought tied to climate change have made wildfires harder to fight in the American West.


04 August, 2021

Huge California Fire Grows As Heat Spikes Again Across State

Associated Press (AP)

Evacuations were ordered for the community of about 1,000 people as well as for the east shore of nearby Lake Almanor, a popular resort area.


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21 July, 2021

Harvey Weinstein Brought To California To Face Further Rape Charges

Associated Press (AP)

A New York judge in June approved Weinstein's extradition to California, denying his lawyers' request to keep him near Buffalo, where he is serving a 23-year sentence for rape.


10 July, 2021

California Forest Fire: 200 Sq Miles Of Plumas National Forest Closed

Associated Press (AP)

Although there are no confirmed reports of building damage, the fire already prompted evacuation orders or warnings for hundreds of homes and several campgrounds in California


04 July, 2021

Bears, Ferrets And Big Cats Get Covid-19 Vaccine At US Zoo

Associated Press (AP)

The Oakland Zoo zoo is vaccinating its large cats, bears and ferrets against the coronavirus using an experimental vaccine being donated to zoos, sanctuaries and conservatories across the country.


02 July, 2021

Indian Wells Tennis To Be Played From October 4 To 17

Associated Press (AP)

The tournament will feature prize money of $15.3 million with the men’s singles draw to include 56 players and 28 teams in doubles. The women’s draw will have 96 players in singles and 32 teams in doubles.


21 June, 2021

California Deputy Kicks Suspect In Head; Video Goes Viral

Associated Press (AP)

'This incident raises concerns. I expect my deputies to remain professional while engaging the public,' Sheriff John McMahon said in a statement.


09 June, 2021

Covid-19: Plant, Fish-Based Diet Linked With Less Severity, Says Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The researchers noted that the survey is observational, and does not establish a causative relation between diet and Covid-19 severity, and caution is needed in the interpretation of the findings.


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01 April, 2021

4 killed, 1 Injured In Shooting At California Office Building

Associated Press (AP)

A Facebook livestream, posted by a resident who lives near the office building, showed officers carrying a motionless person out and providing aid to someone else.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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