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Newsom unveils a $209 billion budget to boost schools and health care in California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a $209 billion budget on Thursday that…

Trump vows he’ll ‘probably’ declare national emergency if Congress doesn’t OK wall money

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump moved closer Thursday to declaring a national…

Trump has threatened to declare a national emergency to get his border wall — but will that work?

He's vowed to keep the government closed as long as it takes…

Gavin Newsom sworn in as California’s 40th governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Gavin Christopher Newsom took his place as California's 40th governor…

What have Pence, Democratic aides been discussing as shutdown plods on?

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump keeps demanding more money for his southern…

Nancy Pelosi regains the House speaker’s gavel as Democrats confront Trump over partial shutdown

Rep. Nancy Pelosi was elected speaker Thursday and will lead Democrats as…

Camp Fire: PG&E says its possible role in wildfires could create legal problems

PG&E acknowledged Monday that its possible role in Northern California's recent wave…

Here’s how the government shutdown could affect you

WASHINGTON -- Now that the House and Senate have failed to reach…

Mattis to step down as Pentagon chief after growing tensions with Trump

WASHINGTON — James N. Mattis will step down as defense secretary in…

Judge overturns Trump policy limiting asylum claims by victims of domestic violence and gangs

WASHINGTON — A major Trump administration policy that sought to block victims…

House Democrats plan to join Obamacare legal fight, source says

WASHINGTON — House Democrats plan a quick vote next year authorizing the…

Police investigate behavior of Camp Fire cleanup workers who posted offensive photos

LOS ANGELES — One photo from the wreckage of the Camp fire's…

Russia waged vast pro-Trump social media plan, Senate panel told

WASHINGTON — Russia's plot to wield social media sites to divide Americans…

Trump appoints budget chief Mick Mulvaney to replace John Kelly as White House chief of staff

Struggling to find anyone who wants the job, President Trump on Friday…

Trump breaks silence on Cohen sentencing, returns to Mexico wall claim

WASHINGTON — As federal investigators appear to be moving closer and closer…

William Newsom, father of Gavin Newsom, dies at age 84

William Newsom, a retired state appellate court justice and father of Gov.-elect…

Pelosi, Schumer clash with Trump over government shutdown, border wall

It was a showdown over the shutdown. President Trump threw an Oval…

Kavanaugh, Roberts join liberals to reject Planned Parenthood case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court signaled Monday it is not anxious to…

Asylum-seekers in Tijuana face longest wait along southwest border, report finds

SAN DIEGO — The lines for asylum-seekers waiting to enter the U.S.…

Former President George H.W. Bush laid to rest at his presidential library in Texas

HOUSTON — President George H.W. Bush was laid to rest Thursday at…