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The law was virtually identical to a Texas statute the court struck down in 2016. But the court’s membership has grown more conservative, and partisans on both sides of the issue saw the case as a test of whether the court is going to stand by its precedents on abortion rights.
More than four months into the pandemic, nursing home caregivers say they have been largely left to fend for themselves even as outbreaks of the coronavirus continue to overwhelm facilities across the country.
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Joseph DeAngelo, 74, pleaded guilty to multiple murders and dozens of other crimes Monday, finally bringing to a close a brutal string of slayings and rapes that terrorized California in the 1970s and ’80s.