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Court temporarily blocks Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

Court temporarily blocks Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

A federal appeals court decided 2-1 on Friday to block a Trump…

Court temporarily blocks Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy
California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the California Department of Public Health on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom joined state health officials with an update to the public about the state’s response to the coronavirus, a day after a possible first case of person-to-person transmission was reported in Northern California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/TNS)

Newsom says state to expand testing capacity for coronavirus

Health officials mobilizing resources after case of unknown origin reported in Solano County

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the California Department of Public Health on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom joined state health officials with an update to the public about the state’s response to the coronavirus, a day after a possible first case of person-to-person transmission was reported in Northern California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/TNS)
Harvey Weinstein attends his arraignment in New York court on Monday, July 9, 2018. (Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News)

Harvey Weinstein verdict: Jurors took women’s harrowing testimony to heart

To some legal experts, the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault trial came down…

Harvey Weinstein attends his arraignment in New York court on Monday, July 9, 2018. (Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News)
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and his wife, Jane Sanders, wave as they exit the stage during a campaign rally at Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/TNS)

Bernie Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, with Joe Biden running a distant second

LAS VEGAS — Bernie Sanders won a commanding victory in the Nevada…

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and his wife, Jane Sanders, wave as they exit the stage during a campaign rally at Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images/TNS)
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Becerra sues Trump administration over Delta water diversions

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued President Donald Trump’s administration in federal…

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Republicans and Democrats had appeared to be marching toward an entirely party-line vote. (Tasos Katopodis/Pool/Sipa USA/TNS)

Senate acquits Trump; Romney breaks with GOP

The Senate on Wednesday acquitted President Donald Trump of abusing the power of his office and obstructing Congress’ investigation into his conduct

Republicans and Democrats had appeared to be marching toward an entirely party-line vote. (Tasos Katopodis/Pool/Sipa USA/TNS)
Trump’s State of the Union on eve of impeachment vote a surreal spectacle

Trump’s State of the Union on eve of impeachment vote a surreal spectacle

His impeachment ordeal nearly but not quite over, President Donald Trump appeared…

Trump’s State of the Union on eve of impeachment vote a surreal spectacle
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) rides an elevator to the Senate floor after announcing that she will vote against subpoenaing witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Trump, on January 31, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images/TNS)

Senate votes against calling witnesses in Trump impeachment trial

The Senate voted narrowly Friday to bring the impeachment trial of President…

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) rides an elevator to the Senate floor after announcing that she will vote against subpoenaing witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Trump, on January 31, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images/TNS)
Flights from China to the U.S. will also be “funneled” to seven airports where enhanced public health screenings will be required for Americans returning from China. (Courtesy photo)

Trump administration declares health emergency over coronavirus

People less than 14 days removed from traveling in Hubei province will be subject to a two-week quarantine

Flights from China to the U.S. will also be “funneled” to seven airports where enhanced public health screenings will be required for Americans returning from China. (Courtesy photo)
Joseph Bondy (second from right) attorney for Lev Parnas, a Rudy Giuliani associate with ties to Ukraine talks with reporters as he arrives at the U.S. Capitol for the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, in Washington, DC, Wednesday, January 29, 2020. (Rod Lamkey Jr./SIPA USA/TNS)
Joseph Bondy (second from right) attorney for Lev Parnas, a Rudy Giuliani associate with ties to Ukraine talks with reporters as he arrives at the U.S. Capitol for the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, in Washington, DC, Wednesday, January 29, 2020. (Rod Lamkey Jr./SIPA USA/TNS)
A police officer stands guard on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 15, 2017. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Supreme Court allows Trump’s ‘public charge’ rule to proceed

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Trump administration can implement…

A police officer stands guard on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 15, 2017. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)
A small plane crashed near the Auburn Municipal Airport in Northern California on Friday morning, killing two people and injuring another. (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection/TNS)

Plane crash kills two in Auburn, California

The plane crashed along Dry Creek Road near Haines Road

A small plane crashed near the Auburn Municipal Airport in Northern California on Friday morning, killing two people and injuring another. (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection/TNS)
A Dungeness crab pile. Ocean acidification is damaging the shells of young Dungeness crab. (Austin Trigg/NOAA)

Ocean acidification is damaging the shells of Dungeness crab

A study released this week in the journal Science of the Total Environment is based on a 2016 survey of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia

A Dungeness crab pile. Ocean acidification is damaging the shells of young Dungeness crab. (Austin Trigg/NOAA)
In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, a medical worker writes their colleague’s name on a protective suit to aid in identification as they work at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei Province, Firday, Jan. 24, 2020. China announced Friday that it is swiftly building a 1,000-bed hospital dedicated to patients infected with a new virus that has killed 26 people, sickened hundreds and prompted unprecedented lockdowns of cities during the country’s most important holiday. (Xiong Qi/Xinhua via AP)

Second case of respiratory coronavirus confirmed in U.S.

The woman, who is in her 60s, remained hospitalized Friday and her condition had been stabilized

In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, a medical worker writes their colleague’s name on a protective suit to aid in identification as they work at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei Province, Firday, Jan. 24, 2020. China announced Friday that it is swiftly building a 1,000-bed hospital dedicated to patients infected with a new virus that has killed 26 people, sickened hundreds and prompted unprecedented lockdowns of cities during the country’s most important holiday. (Xiong Qi/Xinhua via AP)
Senator Kamala Harris (R-CA) walks to the Senate Chamber on the first day of the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 21, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

In first big vote of Senate trial, Republicans kill effort to subpoena White House records

The effort came as Republicans backed off a plan to restrict the arguments from both House Democrats and President Donald Trump’s lawyers

Senator Kamala Harris (R-CA) walks to the Senate Chamber on the first day of the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 21, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)
Passengers arrive at the train station in Hanzhong, a mountainous region of Shaanxi province, on Jan. 20, 2020, ahead of the Lunar New Year. A mysterious SARS-like virus has killed a fourth person and spread around China, including to Beijing, authorities said on January 20, fuelling fears of a major outbreak as millions begin travelling for the Lunar New Year. (Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Chinese coronavirus outbreak has reached the U.S.

The patient, who recently traveled to the outbreak’s epicenter, was hospitalized last week with pneumonia-like symptoms.

Passengers arrive at the train station in Hanzhong, a mountainous region of Shaanxi province, on Jan. 20, 2020, ahead of the Lunar New Year. A mysterious SARS-like virus has killed a fourth person and spread around China, including to Beijing, authorities said on January 20, fuelling fears of a major outbreak as millions begin travelling for the Lunar New Year. (Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)
California, 13 other states sue to stop Trump’s food stamp cuts

California, 13 other states sue to stop Trump’s food stamp cuts

By Jackie Botts, CalMatters Fourteen states, including California, filed suit Thursday against…

  • Jan 16, 2020
California, 13 other states sue to stop Trump’s food stamp cuts
Surrounded by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as well as the Joint Chiefs of Staff, President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Grand Foyer of the White House, in response to Iran firing more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi military bases housing US troops on Jan. 8, 2020 in Washington, D.C. The attacks came the night before in response to the United States drone strike that killed top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. US and Iraqi sources said there were no known casualties. (Pete Marovich/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump, Iran appear to back off military conflict

US President Donald Trump appeared to back away from a rapidly escalating…

Surrounded by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as well as the Joint Chiefs of Staff, President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Grand Foyer of the White House, in response to Iran firing more than a dozen ballistic missiles at two Iraqi military bases housing US troops on Jan. 8, 2020 in Washington, D.C. The attacks came the night before in response to the United States drone strike that killed top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. US and Iraqi sources said there were no known casualties. (Pete Marovich/Abaca Press/TNS)
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Iranian TV says Tehran has launched missiles at bases in Iraq

WASHINGTON _ Iran launched a series of missile attacks aimed at bases…

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‘Stop bombing Iraq’: Protesters condemn US action in Middle East

‘Stop bombing Iraq’: Protesters condemn US action in Middle East

Demonstrators took to the streets in cities across the United States and…

‘Stop bombing Iraq’: Protesters condemn US action in Middle East