Anna Purna Kambhampaty

reporter for TIME Magazine

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This morning California issued a travel advisory, discouraging nonessential travel and asking residents to stay home — or in the region at the very least.

State officials say you shouldn’t travel for the holidays, but Hawaii makes it easier to visit

This morning California issued a travel advisory, discouraging nonessential travel and asking residents to stay home — or in the region at the very least.

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We’re hearing a lot about the progress made on a much-needed coronavirus vaccine. But not all communities are clamoring to get in line.

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The numbers keep going higher and higher. California reported more than 11 thousand new COVID-19 cases Wednesday--bringing the state’s total so far to just over one (m)million.

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"Doing things for others is enormously powerful to us and of course to others. I don't just mean like working in a food bank or a homeless shelter.

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Throughout the pandemic, movie studios have struggled to decide whether to move big films to streaming services or risk putting them in theaters.

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Public health officials have suspended outdoor dining in LA County for the next three weeks — starting 10 p.m. this Wednesday. Restaurants are still allowed to do takeout and delivery.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Since the beginning of the pandemic, rats seem to be more prominent in every major city.

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Feelings of loneliness and depression have intensified during the pandemic, and not seeing any end to COVID-19 adds to the anxiety.

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The nonprofit No Us Without You has been helping undocumented restaurant employees. They’re now serving more than 1,300 families.

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Mark Burnett is best known for reality TV hits like “Survivor,” “The Voice,” and “The Apprentice,” which gave Donald Trump a national audience.

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