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In first big vote of Senate trial, Republicans kill effort to subpoena White House records

The effort came as Republicans backed off a plan to restrict the arguments from both House Democrats and President Donald Trump’s lawyers

Chinese coronavirus outbreak has reached the U.S.

The patient, who recently traveled to the outbreak’s epicenter, was hospitalized last week with pneumonia-like symptoms.

California, 13 other states sue to stop Trump’s food stamp cuts

By Jackie Botts, CalMatters Fourteen states, including California, filed suit Thursday against…

  • Jan 16, 2020

Trump, Iran appear to back off military conflict

US President Donald Trump appeared to back away from a rapidly escalating…

Iranian TV says Tehran has launched missiles at bases in Iraq

WASHINGTON _ Iran launched a series of missile attacks aimed at bases…

‘Stop bombing Iraq’: Protesters condemn US action in Middle East

Demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the United States and…

Targeted killing of Iranian general threatens to seize American political debate

The targeted killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Suleimani by the U.S. is…

Julián Castro quits the 2020 presidential race

Julian Castro, the former San Antonio mayor and Obama Cabinet member, ended…

Pelosi and McConnell begin 2020 in standoff over Trump trial

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell…

California could lose a congressional district following 2020 census count

California is poised to lose a congressional seat for the first time…

California attempts to revive compassionate cannabis programs

For years, Richard Manning knew what he needed to cope with his…

Audit: California disaster planning continues to forget people with disabilities

California emergency officials are continuing to overlook the state’s most vulnerable people,…

Gonzalez gets profane in Twitter battle with AB5 critics

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez has taken to Twitter to defend Assembly Bill 5

Hedge funds hoping to take over PG&E court Gov. Newsom

The hedge funds attempting a hostile takeover of PG&E Corp. are trying…

The wine cave everyone’s been talking about

The term being used is “wine cave” _ but, ah, it’s not just any wine cave.

The House has impeached President Donald Trump in a historic vote

A starkly divided House of Representatives Wednesday impeached President Donald J. Trump

Freelance journalists file suit calling AB5 unconstitutional

Under the state’s landmark labor law AB5, which goes into effect Jan. 1, news outlets can publish no more than 35 pieces per year

Supreme Court lets stand ruling that protects homeless who sleep on sidewalk

The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear a major case on homelessness,…

California city hires trapper to catch rampaging wild pigs

Trails will be reopened when it’s deemed the wild pigs no longer pose a notable threat.

Lawmakers target Trump rule permitting religious, LGBTQ discrimination

Rep. Nydia Velazquez and more than 100 other members of Congress are…