Kevin McCarthy will meet with Taiwan’s president in California on Wednesday

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will meet Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday, a historic event that comes amid warnings from China. McCarthy’s office shared details of the meeting in a statement Monday morning, indicating that the California Republican will host a bipartisan meeting with Tsai at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California. The bipartisan […]

California ends its state of emergency for covid-19

California’s COVID-19 state of emergency officially ends Tuesday, nearly three years after Governor Gavin Newsom declared a pandemic-related emergency. Newsom said in a statement last October that the state of emergency was an effective and necessary tool in the state’s pandemic response that saved tens of thousands of lives, protected the economy and built unprecedented […]

At least two injured in magnitude 6.4 quake in Humboldt County, California

A magnitude 6.4 quake struck about 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) west-southwest of Ferndale, Calif., in Humboldt County, according to the US Geological Survey. At least two people were injured, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said there is currently no tsunami threat associated with the quake. However, the Humboldt County […]