Richard Gonzales Richard Gonzales is NPR's National Desk Correspondent based in San Francisco.
Richard Gonzales at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., September 27, 2018. (photo by Allison Shelley)
Stories By

Richard Gonzales

The entrance of a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the agency is removing children from the facility following reports of unsanitary conditions inside. Cedar Attanasio/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Cedar Attanasio/AP

The sanctuary at Briarwood Presbyterian Church, in Birmingham, Ala. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed legislation permitting the church to hire its own police force. Anthony Izaguirre/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Anthony Izaguirre/AP

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. She is the sponsor of H.R. 40, the bill to establish a commission to study reparations. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

toggle caption
J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Flames consume a home in Paradise, Calif. PG&E will pay the town and other jurisdictions $1 billion for wildfire damage caused by its equipment. Noah Berger/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Noah Berger/AP

California Utility PG&E To Pay $1 Billion To Local Governments For Wildfire Damage

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/733897949/733899563" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter takes off from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Red Sea. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group was recently deployed to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility as tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate. On Monday, the State Department ordered additional troops to the Middle East. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber Smalley/U.S. Navy via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber Smalley/U.S. Navy via Getty Images

The Raptors' Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry celebrate after Toronto wins the NBA championship, defeating the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Oakland, Calif. Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images

The Flint Water Plant tower in Flint, Mich., where drinking water became tainted after the city switched from the Detroit system and began drawing from the Flint River in April 2014 to save money. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Carlos Osorio/AP

TV personality Jon Stewart at a hearing by the House Judiciary Committee as it considers permanent authorization of the Victim Compensation Fund on Capitol Hill in Washington. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

toggle caption
J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Eddy Vladimir Feliz Garcia, the alleged getaway driver in the shooting of ex-Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, is escorted to court in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Roberto Guzman/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Roberto Guzman/AP

Professional sports gambler and Jeopardy! champion James Holzhauer sounds a siren before the start of an NHL playoff game between the San Jose Sharks and the Vegas Golden Knights in April. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Ethan Miller/Getty Images