Peter Jon Shuler, Trump Administration, Nate Gartrell discussed on Morning Edition
Morning. I'm lily Jamali. The Trump administration has abruptly cancelled millions of dollars in federal funding for fetal tissue research at UC, San Francisco as KiKi Peter Jon Shuler, reports bay area congresswoman Anna SU is sharply critical of that decision. The department of health and human services announced it was ending the decades-long partnership between UCSF and the national institutes of health, the program uses human fetal tissue to look for a cure for HIV the depart. Statement sites. The Trump administration's priority of promoting the dignity of human life SU who chairs the house, subcommittee, that oversees that apartment says an statement that the decision puts politics over progress. She says fetal tissue research has led to numerous vaccines and treatments that have saved millions of lives and calls the move of blow against science for the California report. I'm Peter Jon Shuler, federal prosecutors have indicted sixteen alleged members of one of California's most notorious prison, gangs, the area and brotherhood, the charges were unsealed yesterday. Bay area news group reporter Nate Gartrell says they include racketeering, and variety of other crimes. Everything from drug smuggling into prison to fairly sophisticated plots to take cellphones and other contraband into prison cells, as well as straight up murder plots some of which were carried out and some of which thirties intercepted and saved the intended victims from having any harm comes. To them. Although six of defendants are already serving life sentences and three others are also in prison. Gartrell says if convicted on these charges they would likely be transferred to maximum security, federal facilities, effectively shutting them off from further gang activity. Let's head north now to Butte county where around two hundred paradise high school students graduated last night. It was a homecoming for students who haven't been able to attend school on the campus since November's campfire, seven months after that tragedy last night, students got to celebrate the milestone, from member station. K RCB, Adia white has the story students from paradise highs classes, twenty nineteen giddy filed into two lines senior McKinsey Anderson, fitness, e green and white robes, graduates, all.