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California rail authority sues Trump administration over terminating grant

LOS ANGELES — California’s high-speed rail agency announced Tuesday it is suing…

California sues Trump administration to recover $1 billion high-speed rail grant

Lawsuit links decision to restrict state funding to Newsom’s criticism of Trump’s immigration plan

“Human composting” is about to become legal in Washington

As Washington prepares to become the first state to legalize “human composting,” not everyone is dying to turn their loved ones’ bodies into garden-variety soil.

Transgender woman who was beaten in April found dead

A transgender woman who was attacked in April was found fatally shot Saturday morning in Texas.

Glenmorangie experiments with wild yeast in its scotch

Bill “Dr. Bill” Lumsden, director of whisky creation, distilling and whisky stocks at both Glenmorangie and Ardbeg, is a grand wizard.

Trump administration ends $929-million pact to build California high-speed

Federal grants crucial to plan for 171-mile partial bullet-train segment from Bakersfield to Merced

Legal battle heats up as more states test strict abortion bans

WASHINGTON — Advocates are preparing for a legal battle after Alabama passed…

PG&E power lines caused California’s deadliest fire, investigators conclude

PG&E filed for bankruptcy protection because of losses from the Nov. 8 fire.

Gavin Newsom to repurpose Schwarzenegger’s Capitol smoking tent

As Gavin Newsom’s team prepared for him to take office last fall, Ann O’Leary brought her two children with her to work.

Actress Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scam

Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in a Boston courtroom Monday.

Doris Day dead at 97

Doris Day, a leading box office star of the mid-20th century who achieved indelible fame in big-screen bedroom farces and put a sunny face on the working woman in postwar America, has died.

No agreement reached in China trade talks

With fresh tariffs in place and President Donald Trump insisting he’s in no hurry for a trade deal, top U.S. and Chinese officials ended talks Friday.

Uber stock sinks more than 7 percent on first day of trading

Uber Technologies Inc. stock hit public markets with a sigh Friday, trading below its initial public offering price.

Wiener legislation to ban cosmetic genital surgeries on intersex infants delayed

State Sen. Scott Wiener’s bill was opposed by doctors who said parents should decide

House Democrats prepare subpoenas to see full Mueller report

WASHINGTON — A House committee plans to vote Wednesday on whether to…

Medical treatment for Mick Jagger spurs Rolling Stones to postpone North American tour

The Rolling Stones have postponed their forthcoming No Filter North American tour…

Trump threatens to close border with Mexico over immigration

President Donald Trump said he’ll close the southern border next week unless…

Barr takes center stage in fight over rest of Mueller’s findings

WASHINGTON — It was Attorney General William Barr — not special counsel…

Last pandas at San Diego Zoo are leaving

SAN DIEGO — It’s the end of an era at the San…

49 killed in New Zealand mosque shootings

(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) Forty-nine people were killed on Friday when extremist gunmen…