Nation & World

Can Trump take back California’s high-speed rail money? A look at the political and legal battle ahead

LOS ANGELES — The Trump administration’s decision to cancel a $927 million…

Trump plan fails to cut immigration court backlog; caseload soars 26 percent

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s controversial plan to shrink the ballooning backlog…

Pope presents 21-point reform road map at Vatican anti-abuse summit

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has presented a 21-point plan to combat…

Trump administration vows to cancel $929 million in California rail funding

(LOS ANGELES) The U.S. Transportation Department announced Tuesday it would attempt to…

Can Bernie Sanders re-create the magic? Vermont senator launches presidential bid

WASHINGTON — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the progressive iconoclast who emerged from…

Sierra Club, ACLU challenge Trump national emergency declaration as unconstitutional

The Sierra Club and a coalition of border community organizations sued President…

Trump has 4 candidates in mind for United Nations job, sources say

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is considering four people to be his…

Japanese prime minister won’t say whether he nominated Trump for Nobel Prize

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declined to confirm President Donald Trump's claim…

45 priests accused of sexual abuse named by diocese

OAKLAND — Calling it an "act of contrition," Diocese of Oakland leaders…

Gavin Newsom says California will sue Donald Trump over border wall emergency declaration

Gov. Gavin Newsom said on Friday that California plans to sue the…

Trump to declare emergency to build border wall; Senate passes bill to avert shutdown

WASHINGTON — The White House said Thursday that President Donald Trump would…

California’s governor and top cop escalate battle with Trump administration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Gavin Newsom's decision to reassign National Guard troops from the…

Gov. Gavin Newsom to pull National Guard from California’s border with Mexico

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As a second partial government shutdown looms in Washington…

Kamala Harris embraces Oakland, but the feeling isn’t necessarily mutual

OAKLAND, Calif. — When Kamala Harris considered places to launch her White…

Kamala Harris wants marijuana legalized, cites her Jamaican roots

WASHINGTON — Sen. Kamala Harris said Monday that she is in favor…

Trump’s offer to revisit popular California tax deduction hits GOP resistance

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's off-hand offer to revisit a popular tax…

Negotiators closing in on border security conference deal

WASHINGTON — House and Senate negotiators are closing in on a final…

The shaping of Kamala Harris’ identity

It’s an important moment for Senator Kamala Harris. On Martin Luther King…

Draft of Green New Deal calls for jobs but omits ban on fossil fuel

WASHINGTON — Guaranteed jobs, health care and housing are in a draft…

Trump calls for end to ‘political stalemate’ in address before newly empowered Democrats

WASHINGTON _ President Donald Trump called on the nation to "break decades…