Nihar Patel

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San Jose could become the first city in the U.S. to require gun owners to carry liability insurance. It’s also exploring the introduction of an annual fee for all gun owners.

San Jose considers mandatory insurance and fees for gun owners

San Jose could become the first city in the U.S. to require gun owners to carry liability insurance. It’s also exploring the introduction of an annual fee for all gun owners.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Three major fires are now roaring in the Inland Empire, Central Valley, and California-Oregon border.

‘Hotshot’ firefighters quit over low pay and dangerous conditions as heat and drought increase

Three major fires are now roaring in the Inland Empire, Central Valley, and California-Oregon border.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The delta variant of COVID-19 was first identified in India and is now surging in the U.K., Israel, and South Africa.

Delta variant of COVID rapidly spreads worldwide

The delta variant of COVID-19 was first identified in India and is now surging in the U.K., Israel, and South Africa.

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