Hansen Hearst cprnA new lawsuit argues California parents and children are being denied their right to a “basic minimum education” under the state Constitution because of COVID-era distance learning.

Story by Nicole Nixon.

(Photo: Michelle Hansen, principal at Phoebe A. Hearst Elementary School, left, hands a laptop computer to the parent of a student that attends the school in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, April 10, 2020 - Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo)

 

 

 

Attorneys generals from 20 states, including California, sued the Trump administration Tuesday over federal rules that they say undermine the protection of waterways like rivers.

Story by Ezra David Romero.

COVID-19 cases are on the rise among nursing home residents and staff, according to the latest state data.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

 

 

 

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