Erin Ailworth

reporter for the Wall Street Journal

Reporter for the Wall Street Journal

Erin Ailworth on KCRW

The Grand Princess, a cruise ship carrying more than 3000 people, has docked in the Port of Oakland. That’s after days of being forced to stay off the coast of San Francisco.

Following coronavirus, Grand Princess docks in Oakland. What’s next for passengers?

The Grand Princess, a cruise ship carrying more than 3000 people, has docked in the Port of Oakland. That’s after days of being forced to stay off the coast of San Francisco.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The death toll from the Camp Fire in Northern California has risen to 77. The number of missing people is 993.

Tally of missing people in the Camp Fire is a quickly moving target

The death toll from the Camp Fire in Northern California has risen to 77. The number of missing people is 993.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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