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U.S. extends Special Immigrant Visas: A small break for America’s endangered Afghan allies

View gallery .Malalai Rafi, far right, joins other Afghan women to bid goodbye to Mohammad Eltaf Stana, 5½, left, & his family as they move from Skyview Villa Apartments on…

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California lawmakers, unions reach $15 minimum wage deal: papers

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – California lawmakers & union leaders have reached a tentative deal to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 over six years that could…

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Judge in drought-hit California blocks water cut orders for some farmers

By Victoria Cavaliere LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California regulators violated the rights of some farmers by demanding mandatory water cutbacks without giving them a prior hearing, a state judge ruled…

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Cardiologists, veterinarian work together to fix cat's heart

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California cat named Vanilla Bean with a congenital heart defect received a rare chance at another life. A team of doctors who usually treat humans…

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California bill banning child vaccine exemptions moves ahead

By Curtis Skinner (Reuters) – California lawmakers on Wednesday pushed forward a bill that would ban parents from citing their personal beliefs as a reason to let their school-going children…

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California governor lauds passage of 'historic' sick leave bill

By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) – A measure to grant California workers mandatory sick leave that passed the state legislature early on Saturday appeared poised to become law after Governor Jerry…

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