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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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In California, Trump continues to deny climate change is real: ‘It will start getting cooler’

By Evan Halper, Noah Bierman Los Angeles Times As wildfires raging through…

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Workers remove towels from the Milwaukee Bucks empty bench after the Bucks sit out Game Five of the Eastern Conference First Round in protest during the 2020 NBA Playoffs against the Orlando Magic at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on Aug. 26, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Bucks are boycotting the game to protest the police shooting of Jacob Black. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/TNS)

Milwaukee Bucks’ refusal to play leads NBA to postpone all of today’s games

Police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis. prompts talk of cancellations among teams, players

Workers remove towels from the Milwaukee Bucks empty bench after the Bucks sit out Game Five of the Eastern Conference First Round in protest during the 2020 NBA Playoffs against the Orlando Magic at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on Aug. 26, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Bucks are boycotting the game to protest the police shooting of Jacob Black. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/TNS)
Teen arrested after two shot dead in Kenosha during police brutality protests

Teen arrested after two shot dead in Kenosha during police brutality protests

Video of officers shooting man in back sparks angry reaction in Wisconsin city

Teen arrested after two shot dead in Kenosha during police brutality protests
Kimberly Guilfoyle pre-records her address to the Republican National Convention at the Mellon Auditorium on Aug. 24, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)

RNC speakers paint California as a dangerous dystopia

By Michael Finnegan Los Angeles Times Speakers at the Republican National Convention…

Kimberly Guilfoyle pre-records her address to the Republican National Convention at the Mellon Auditorium on Aug. 24, 2020 in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)
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California joins 5 other states and DC to officially sue Postal Service over mail delays

A coalition of six states and Washington, D.C., sued the United States…

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Postal workers sort parcels at Margaret L. Sellers Processing and Distribution Center at the USPS Carmel Mountain Post Office on May 14, 2020 in San Diego, California. (Eduardo Contreras/The San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)

‘Like Armageddon’: Rotting food, dead animals and chaos at postal facilities amid cutbacks

Six weeks ago, U.S. Postal Service workers in the Southern California high…

Postal workers sort parcels at Margaret L. Sellers Processing and Distribution Center at the USPS Carmel Mountain Post Office on May 14, 2020 in San Diego, California. (Eduardo Contreras/The San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)