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California could become first state to protect natural black hair from discrimination

This includes bans on certain hairstyles, such as Afros, braids, twists, cornrows and dreadlocks.

Alabama pregnant woman shot in the stomach indicted in fetus’ death while shooter goes free

By Jessica Schladebeck, New York Daily News An Alabama woman shot in…

Supreme Court’s approval of partisan gerrymandering raises 2020 election stakes

The four liberal justices dissented, warning that new tech has made partisan gerrymandering easier

Trump 5G push could hamper forecasting of deadly storms

Storm warnings could be a thing of the past if FCC auctions off radio frequency bands

In California, ‘home school charters’ let families use state dollars to buy Disneyland tickets and more

A handful of schools give families as much as $3,200 a year to spend from a list of approved vendors

Supreme Court says law imposing extra prison time for ‘crimes of violence’ is too vague

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a…

As first debate nears, Democratic National Committee is still wrestling with demons of 2016

WASHINGTON — Struggling presidential hopefuls won’t be the only ones looking for…

Does this vaccine bill go too far? Concerned families say they’ll leave California if it passes

By Hannah Wiley, The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Orange County mom…

Drug users armed with naloxone double as medics on streets of San Francisco

By Brian Rinker, Kaiser Health News SAN FRANCISCO — The man was…

Has Hong Kong already lost its battle against Chinese authority?

BEIJING —They are calling it Hong Kong’s “last battle” — a David vs. Goliath struggle to prevent China from encroaching on the city’s freedoms and autonomy.

Cannabis banking bill may falter again despite state support

By Sophie Quinton, Stateline.org WASHINGTON — Many state leaders are hoping the…

‘Chicano’ and the fight for identity

By Dorany Pineda, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Joe Rodriguez was…

Johnson woos hard Brexiters as Gove eclipsed by cocaine ‘regret’

Boris Johnson, the front-runner to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister, pledged a hard line on Brexit — including the option of leaving without a deal.

From wasp nest to California’s biggest fire

By Joseph Serna, Los Angeles Times All he wanted to do was…

Trump gets Mexico deal, once again backs away from tariffs

By Steven T. Dennis, Eric Martin and Nick Wadhams, Bloomberg News WASHINGTON…

D-Day still calls to them, 75 years later

They’re invading Normandy again, 75 years after D-Day. So much has changed. One thing hasn’t.

Veterans working in cannabis denied benefit of GI bill

By Emily Kopp, CQ-Roll Call WASHINGTON — For 75 years, veterans purchasing…

Months after Camp fire, 2 more victims are identified

By Javier Panzar, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Butte County officials…

White House directs Hope Hicks, Annie Donaldson not to turn over documents

WASHINGTON — The White House is seeking to bar two more former…

Shouts, tears and 68 ‘yes’ votes push police use-of-force standard through state Assembly

By Ben Christopher, CALmatters For an hour and a half Wednesday morning,…

  • May 31, 2019