Virgin Orbit is developing an air-launch system in which a rocket carried aloft under the wing of a special Boeing 747-400 is released then fires its engine to insert payloads into orbit.
New rules that went into effect earlier this week bar most migrants from seeking protection as refugees if they have passed through another country first.
ICE operations that zero in on people with criminal convictions in the U.S. result in about 30% of targets being arrested, plus an unknown number of non-targets, or “collaterals,” who are also swept up.
Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law on Tuesday that makes low-income adults age 25 and younger eligible for the state’s Medicaid program regardless of their immigration status.
As crews cleaned up in Ridgecrest and Trona—about 175 miles from Long Beach—residents worked to prepare for the inevitability of an earthquake in more populated areas.
“We are changing the course of history, hopefully, across this country by acknowledging that what has been defined as professional hair styles and attire in the work place has historically been based on a Euro-centric model—based on straight hair.”
A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean.
At least 81 gray whales have washed ashore in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska this year—with 37 in California alone.
It is unusual for law enforcement agencies to announce raids before they take place.
Lawmakers have approved the budget. Now it’s waiting for a signature from Gov. Gavin Newsom.