Eric Westervelt Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk.
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Housing Crisis Concerns Grow As Camp Fire Continues To Burn

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News Brief: Calif. Wildfires, Brexit And Chinese Muslim Repression

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Camp Fire Becomes Deadliest Wildfire In California's History

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Sheriff's Sgt. Ron Helus Was Nearing Retirement When He Was Killed In Bar Shooting

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Several States Pass Criminal Justice Measures

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News Brief: Jeff Sessions, White House Shake-Up And Voting In Florida

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Taly Kogon and her son Leo, 10, listen to speakers during an interfaith vigil against anti-Semitism and hate at the Holocaust Memorial late last month in Miami Beach, Fla. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Is There A Cure For Hate?

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A woman prays before a memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue after a shooting there left 11 people dead in Pittsburgh on Saturday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Synagogue Shooting Follows Historic Rise In Anti-Semitic Incidents And Online Attacks

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Ray Hudson reacts as a friend's home goes up in flames in Sylmar, Calif., after a major earthquake hit the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles in January 1994. The Northridge earthquake killed dozens of people and smashed thousands of buildings. Douglas C. Pizac/AP hide caption

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Quake Insurance? California Wants People To Say Yes To Coverage

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People pray at a makeshift memorial for victims of the Oct. 1 2017, mass shooting in Las Vegas. John Locher/AP hide caption

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A Survivor Helps Other Survivors Process The Horrors Of The Las Vegas Mass Shooting

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Remembering Guitarist Otis Rush

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American Blues musician Otis Rush at the Petrillo Band Shell, Chicago, Illinois, June 3, 1995. Paul Natkin/Getty Images hide caption

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Otis Rush, Chicago Blues Legend, Dies At 84

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The Oakland Police Department remains under federal oversight 15 years after settling a civil rights case against it. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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In Oakland, More Data Hasn't Meant Less Racial Disparity During Police Stops

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