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U.S. District Court denies Trump request to shutdown WeChat app

A federal judge in San Francisco denied a request by the U.S.…

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Blue Ridge Hot Shots crew members from Arizona join forces with California firefighters from Northern and Southern California on a backfire operation North of Mt. Wilson on Angeles Crest Highway on Tuesday Sept. 22, 2020. Firefighters continue to battle the Bobcat Fire as it continues to burn. (Robert Gauthier/ Los Angeles Times)

Trump administration blocks California wildfire relief

By Andrew J. Campa Los Angeles Times The Trump administration has rejected…

Blue Ridge Hot Shots crew members from Arizona join forces with California firefighters from Northern and Southern California on a backfire operation North of Mt. Wilson on Angeles Crest Highway on Tuesday Sept. 22, 2020. Firefighters continue to battle the Bobcat Fire as it continues to burn. (Robert Gauthier/ Los Angeles Times)
Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, left, and Congressman Dwight Evans arrive to meet with a local business owner in the West Oak Lane neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 17, 2020. ( Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Positive coronavirus test for staffers upends Biden-Harris campaign travel

By Janet Hook Los Angeles Times Two people on Kamala Harris’ campaign…

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, left, and Congressman Dwight Evans arrive to meet with a local business owner in the West Oak Lane neighborhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 17, 2020. ( Olivier Douliery/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)
Robert F. Smith, a private equity investor, is sometimes described as the wealthiest Black American. (Shutterstock)

Feds in SF announce tax enforcement actions against two billionaires

Federal authorities in San Francisco on Thursday announced tax enforcement actions against…

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A rally outside Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s offices at 1 Post Plaza protested the confirmation hearings for potential Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Activists urge Feinstein to take actions to stop supreme Court confirmation hearings

Activists in San Francisco rallied outside the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein…

A rally outside Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s offices at 1 Post Plaza protested the confirmation hearings for potential Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Trump says he won’t participate in virtual debate with Biden, will hold rally instead

Trump says he won’t participate in virtual debate with Biden, will hold rally instead

By Chris Megerian Los Angeles Times President Donald Trump rejected the idea…

Trump says he won’t participate in virtual debate with Biden, will hold rally instead
The vice presidential campaign debate between Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Vice President Mike Pence in Salt Lake City, Utah, is seen on TV in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

Harris, Pence defend their tickets with an eye on their political futures

Pence portrays Harris as ‘more liberal than Bernice Sanders’ with a ‘radical environmental agenda’

The vice presidential campaign debate between Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Vice President Mike Pence in Salt Lake City, Utah, is seen on TV in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)
Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the press outside the White House on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump calls off coronavirus relief package talks until after Election Day

By Lindsey McPherson CQ-Roll Call Republicans will stop negotiating a new COVID-19…

Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the press outside the White House on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Sarah Silbiger/Pool/Abaca Press/TNS)
Eric Trump (center) winks from the stage, flanked by his brother Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle, ahead of President Trump’s acceptance speech for the Republican Party nomination for reelection during the final day of the Republican National Convention from the South Lawn of the White House on August 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Eric Trump testifies in New York AG’s probe

By Erik Larson Bloomberg News U.S. President Donald Trump’s son Eric was…

Eric Trump (center) winks from the stage, flanked by his brother Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle, ahead of President Trump’s acceptance speech for the Republican Party nomination for reelection during the final day of the Republican National Convention from the South Lawn of the White House on August 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
White House physician Sean Conley, center, answers questions surrounded by other doctors, during an update on the condition of U.S. President Donald Trump Oct. October 5, 2020, at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Trump aides unsure they can keep president contained once he returns to White House

By Josh Wingrove, Jennifer Jacobs and Justin Sink Bloomberg News President Donald…

White House physician Sean Conley, center, answers questions surrounded by other doctors, during an update on the condition of U.S. President Donald Trump Oct. October 5, 2020, at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)
President Donald Trump arrives with Judge Amy Coney Barrett to introduce her as his Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee in the Rose Garden of the White House on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. The growing number of COVID-19 diagnoses among Republicans could complicate efforts to confirm Barrett before the November election. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

Questions emerge about timing and severity of President Trump’s coronavirus infection

By Noah Bierman, Chris Megerian and Eli Stokols Los Angeles Times White…

President Donald Trump arrives with Judge Amy Coney Barrett to introduce her as his Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee in the Rose Garden of the White House on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. The growing number of COVID-19 diagnoses among Republicans could complicate efforts to confirm Barrett before the November election. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)
President Donald Trump departs with First Lady Melania Trump after introducing Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump, first lady test positive for coronavirus

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19…

President Donald Trump departs with First Lady Melania Trump after introducing Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)
Key takeaways from chaotic first presidential debate between Trump and Biden

Key takeaways from chaotic first presidential debate between Trump and Biden

There are food fights waged with more decorum.

Key takeaways from chaotic first presidential debate between Trump and Biden
President Donald Trump arrives with Judge Amy Coney Barrett to introduce her as his Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

By Larry McShane New York Daily News President Donald Trump’s nomination of…

President Donald Trump arrives with Judge Amy Coney Barrett to introduce her as his Supreme Court Associate Justice nominee in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)
Litza Gabriela Padilla, left, and Lilian Bucso holds Census signs in different languages at The City’s Census Week of Action event on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)

Judge rules that census must not be rushed

A U.S. District Court judge issued a preliminary injunction Thursday evening that…

Litza Gabriela Padilla, left, and Lilian Bucso holds Census signs in different languages at The City’s Census Week of Action event on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)
Police officers shot in protests after grand jury fails to indict officers for Breonna Taylor’s death

Police officers shot in protests after grand jury fails to indict officers for Breonna Taylor’s death

By Noah Goldberg, Leonard Greene and Nancy Dillon New York Daily News…

Police officers shot in protests after grand jury fails to indict officers for Breonna Taylor’s death
Judge will rule later this week on shortening time frame for U.S. census data collection

Judge will rule later this week on shortening time frame for U.S. census data collection

A federal judge in San Jose heard arguments Tuesday on a preliminary…

Judge will rule later this week on shortening time frame for U.S. census data collection
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Court prevents Trump administration from blocking WeChat pending hearing

Late Saturday night, a federal judge in San Francisco issued a preliminary…

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at age 87 on Friday. (Courtesy photo)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, liberal giant of the Supreme Court, dies

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who championed women’s rights — first as a…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at age 87 on Friday. (Courtesy photo)
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U.S. appeals court allows Trump officials to deport hundreds of thousands of immigrants

By Maura Dolan Los Angeles Times A federal appeals court decided 2-1…

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