Gabriela, a strawberry picker from Oaxaca, Mexico, wore a bandanna to avoid inhaling smoke.
Gabriela, a strawberry picker from Oaxaca, Mexico, wore a bandanna to avoid inhaling smoke.
Gabriela she suffered headaches and a sore throat while working in smoky conditions.
Gabriela she suffered headaches and a sore throat while working in smoky conditions.
Santiago, also a strawberry picker, holds a fleece mask he said he wore while working in the fields.
Santiago, also a strawberry picker, holds a fleece mask he said he wore while working in the fields.
Santiago said he inhaled smoke while working during the Hill Fire.
Santiago said he inhaled smoke while working during the Hill Fire.
A sharp increase in fires, heat waves and other climate-change-fueled disasters has added urgency to California’s efforts at employee protection, especially for the most vulnerable — low-income and undocumented workers.
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In theater, the definition of a “turkey” is a disaster that can’t be saved. Does that apply to the perpetually peculiar presidential Thanksgiving turkey pardoning? The event gave the nation the chance to see if Donald Trump could show some whimsy — and he played the part.
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It’s not just female voters who have fled the Republican Party. GOP female representation in Congress has also decreased. Just one of the party’s 31 incoming House freshmen is a woman.
The Mississippi Republican offered the partial apology during a debate with Mike Espy, but she sought to blame her Democratic opponent for the controversy generated by her words.
The candidacy of Aleksander Prokopchuk, a former major general in Russia’s Interior Ministry, had rung alarm bells in Washington, London and across Western Europe.
Depending on whom you ask, things are as bad, or perhaps slightly less bad than before. The country’s already ruined economy has been further ravaged by inflation, and rapprochement with the West has been hesitant at best.
The Coast Guard has ordered Taylor Energy Company to contain and clean up the spill, which has leaked more than a million barrels since 2004.
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Co-workers of Tamara O'Neal, a 38-year-old emergency room physician killed at Mercy Hospital on Monday, praised her skill and personality.
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