Rapid-Result Covid Tests Ordered for All Immigrants at For-Profit Detention Center

In a brief but pointed ruling Thursday, a federal judge ordered rapid Covid-19 testing of all immigrants being held by Immigration & Customs Enforcement at its Mesa Verde facility in Bakersfield, California — a process that ICE and the private contractor that runs the facility have avoided for months.

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House Leaders Blame Federal Mismanagement for Pandemic’s Spread

Six months into the Covid-19 pandemic and with three times the number of Americans dead from the novel respiratory virus than were killed in the Vietnam War, House Democrats slammed the Trump administration on Thursday for the lack of a cohesive 50-state strategy to end the crisis and repair a hemorrhaging economy.

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Football Fans

A class action was filed Wednesday in Santa Clara County against the Santa Clara Stadium Authority over its refusal to offer refunds to those who purchased stadium builders licenses, a required purchase for those who want to buy season tickets to the NFL’s 49ers home games. The lawsuit claims no refunds have been offered despite the likelihood of reduced or eliminated seating amid the coronavirus epidemic.

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