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Int’l Holocaust Remembrance Day to focus on 1.5 million children killed by Nazis

Int’l Holocaust Remembrance Day to focus on 1.5 million children killed by Nazis

As countries around the world observe International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday, online events will replace large gatherings at the Jewish genocide’s major sites of remembrance. Started by the United Nations in 2005, the commemoration marks the day that Auschwitz-Birkenau — the largest of Nazi

Overdose deaths hit record

Overdose deaths hit record

In 2020, a record 621 people in San Francisco died of drug overdoses, up from 441 in 2019 and more than three times the number of COVID-19 deaths in the county. Across the country, the coronavirus killed far more people than illegal drugs did, but San Francisco’s