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Trump: Quick death penalty for mass shooters, no guns for those who pose ‘grave risk’

Trump also proposes making gun background checks more strict.

El Paso shooting: 20 dead, at least 26 wounded, and a nation is scarred again

EL PASO, Texas - With the rattle of gunfire and the collapse…

Nine dead, 26 injured in Dayton, Ohio, after gunman in body armor opens fire

A gunman killed nine people and injured 26 others in Dayton, Ohio,…

Trump imposes new 10 percent tariff on Chinese goods

Nearly 70 percent of footwear that Americans buy is imported from China.

California honey bees are still declining, but Trump does not care

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced in July that it would no longer be funding a nationwide annual survey of the honeybee population.

Police search home of suspect in Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

Law enforcement on Monday served search warrants at a home and a…

At Gilroy Garlic Festival vigils, residents pray for peace

GILROY, Calif. _ As the sun began to slip in the sky…

Facebook slammed with record-breaking $5B penalty over privacy issues

Facebook has been ordered to pay a record-breaking $5 billion penalty as…

Why NASA wants to return to the moon

With new directives from President Donald Trump, NASA is in the middle of a new space race.

US imposes more sanctions on Venezuela’s military intelligence agency

The U.S. on Friday imposed sanctions on members of Venezuela’s military intelligence agency.

What we know about the children detained by border protection officers at O’Hare

What happened? Border protection officials said the children arrived on a flight with an adult who was determined to be inadmissible.

Trump backs off threat to audit California wildfire fighting agreement

A growing dispute between the Trump administration and California firefighting agencies over millions of dollars in back pay has ended.

LA police embedded informant at 2017 church protests against Donald Trump

On four separate occasions in October 2017, the informant entered Echo Park United Methodist Church with a hidden recorder.

Violent confrontations rock Puerto Rico protests demanding the governor step down

Officers in riot gear shot tear gas into packed crowds during one of island’s largest protests

‘Manholes’ are out as Berkeley removes gender-specific language from city code

City Council votes to replace terms in the city’s municipal code with gender-neutral words.

House votes to raise federal minimum wage

The House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour incrementally over six years

Trump says US shot down Iranian drone near Strait of Hormuz

The U.S. shot down and “immediately destroyed” an Iranian drone that approached the USS Boxer

WHO declares Ebola in Congo an international health emergency

The World Health Organization, or WHO, has declared the latest Ebola outbreak in Congo a “public health emergency of international concern”

California doesn’t have enough doctors. To recruit them, the state is paying off medical school debt

By Melody Gutierrez, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Bryan Ruiz’s hands…

House Judiciary authorizes subpoenas for Kushner, Sessions and 10 others

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee authorized 12 more subpoenas Thursday related…