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Zoom is being sued in California and probed by New York's top prosecutor

Zoom is being sued in California and probed by New York's top prosecutor

Because it’s been at least 20 minutes since Zoom’s last PR disaster… What you need to know Zoom is being sued in California over previous reports it gave data to Facebook. Zoom is also being probed by New York’s top prosecutor over its security practices. It’s been a bad week …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: In California, 40 Million Ordered to Stay Home

Coronavirus Live Updates: In California, 40 Million Ordered to Stay Home

California’s governor orders residents to “stay at home.” America’s most populous state is ordering its residents to stay at home. Gov. Gavin Newsom of California on Thursday ordered Californians — all 40 million of them — to stay at home as much as possible in the coming weeks as the …

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Coronavirus Drives Island City to Shelter in Place

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March 19, 2020 — For almost 5 decades, funeral director Harry Greer, 74, has ushered families through loss and grief in the San Francisco Bay Area town of Alameda, CA. But the coronavirus pandemic has roiled his business. Recently, two families postponed funerals until May. Then this week, a third …

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Tesla California Factory Operating Despite Coronavirus Lockdown Order, Say Witnesses

Tesla California Factory Operating Despite Coronavirus Lockdown Order, Say Witnesses

Tesla’s vehicle factory in California appeared to be operating normally on Wednesday despite an order by local officials to comply with a three-week lockdown in the San Francisco Bay Area to rein in the spread of coronavirus. Thousands of cars were visible in the factory’s employee parking lot in Fremont, …

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California Settlement Allows T-Mobile Sprint Merger To Move Forward

California Settlement Allows T-Mobile Sprint Merger To Move Forward

The $26-billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint will now reportedly be able to move forward following a new settlement reached with the California attorney general’s office. The deal means that there are no further states contesting the merger. That follows a suit brought by attorney’s general from several states. The …

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Coronavirus in California: A State of Emergency

Coronavirus in California: A State of Emergency

Good morning. (Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t get California Today by email.) In the coming days, my colleague Marie Tae McDermott will be helping me answer some common questions about the coronavirus outbreak. (Thanks for emailing us, if you did!) Here’s the first one she tackled: Is California still …

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Coronavirus live updates: Drastic measures issued globally as pandemic takes hold

Coronavirus live updates: Drastic measures issued globally as pandemic takes hold

The U.S. now has the eighth highest number of cases in the world. March 12, 2020, 8:16 AM 5 min read The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a global pandemic at a press conference on Wednesday leading to a cascade of new actions and measures taken around the world …

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Coronavirus: Large gatherings should be canceled, California governor says

Coronavirus: Large gatherings should be canceled, California governor says

Gov. Gavin Newsom joined state health officials in recommending the cancellation of gatherings of 250 or more people across the entire state, escalating the effort by his administration to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The new policy from California Department of Public Health, which will be in effect …

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U.S. health insurers to waive some fees, extend coronavirus coverage, Pence says

U.S. health insurers to waive some fees, extend coronavirus coverage, Pence says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Private U.S. health insurers agreed to extend coronavirus treatment coverage in all of their plans and waive co-payment fees for testing, Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday, as the White House came under growing pressure to help those hurt by the outbreak. The number of cases …

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California Cracks Down on Alternative Health Insurance Plans

California Cracks Down on Alternative Health Insurance Plans

California state officials said on Tuesday they were ordering a major Christian group to stop offering an alternative to health insurance, joining several states scrutinizing these cost-sharing programs that provide limited coverage. The plans, which have become increasingly popular, rely on pooling members’ contributions to cover their medical expenses but …

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