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Alex Johnson

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

298d 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.
299d 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.
327d 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.
328d ago

Four killed in Northern California helicopter crash

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

Walter Mondale, former vice president, dies at 93

Mondale was President Jimmy Carter's vice president from 1977 to 1981.
432d ago

Walter Mondale, former vice president, dies at 93

Mondale served as President Jimmy Carter's vice president from 1977 to 1981.
644d ago

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

Dubbed the "Notorious R.B.G.," the sharp-tongued Ginsburg was as much a trailblazer as she was brash.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

"Our Nation has lost a jurist of historic stature. We at the Supreme Court have lost a cherished colleague," Chief Justice John Roberts said.

In Minneapolis and across America, another night of anger

Many of America's major cities remain under curfew orders as National Guard forces watch and patrol.

Some police step out to show support for George Floyd demonstrators

"It's all of us versus bad people and bad cops — and we want to get them out of the line of duty," said a Nebraska police sergeant.