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Alex Johnson

Writer/editor

Alex Johnson is a reporter and editor for NBC News based in Los Angeles.

Alex Johnson is a reporter and editor for NBC News based in Los Angeles.


Latest from Alex Johnson

Harry Belafonte, calypso star and civil rights champion, dies at 96

Harry Belafonte was at the forefront of human rights causes for more than 60 years, a legacy that sometimes overshadowed his brilliant music career.
485d ago

S.F. antiques dealer who was recorded spraying a homeless woman with a water hose is arrested

The San Francisco antiques dealer who was denounced after video showed him spraying a homeless woman with a water hose was arrested Wednesday and charged with battery.
607d ago

'The pandemic is over,' Biden says in TV interview

After more than 1 million deaths in the United States and almost three years of lockdowns and economic disruptions, President Joe Biden declared the

Russia defaults on foreign debt for first time in more than a century

Russia has defaulted on its foreign debt for the first time since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution amid sweeping sanctions over its war in Ukraine.
991d ago

Ida weakens after knocking out power to New Orleans

Rescue teams fanned out across southeastern Louisiana as the remnants of Hurricane Ida continued to pose dangers for multiple states.
992d ago

'Catastrophic damage': 1 dead, New Orleans without power as Hurricane Ida slams Louisiana

A falling tree killed a man in Ascension Parish, while authorities said 200 people are in "imminent danger" after a levee breach in Jefferson Parish.

US passes 35 million COVID-19 cases as California tops 4 million

Florida reported 21,683 new cases Friday, its highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic.
1020d ago

U.S. passes 35 million Covid cases as California tops 4 million

Florida reported 21,683 new cases Friday, its highest one-day total since the start of the pandemic.
1020d ago

Four killed in Northern California helicopter crash

The helicopter went down northwest of Sacramento in Colusa County, authorities said.
1124d ago

Walter Mondale, former vice president, dies at 93

Mondale was President Jimmy Carter's vice president from 1977 to 1981.
1124d ago

Walter Mondale, former vice president, dies at 93

Mondale served as President Jimmy Carter's vice president from 1977 to 1981.