U.S.

Several officers shot in ongoing situation in Philadelphia

Six police officers were shot in a confrontation with possibly two gunmen…

 

CBS and Viacom to merge, reuniting the storied network with Comedy Central, MTV and Paramount Pictures

After years of on-again, off-again merger talks, broadcast giant CBS Corp. and…

 

To rein in global warming, healthy forests and sustainable diets are key, UN says

Slashing greenhouse gas emissions from cars and power plants won’t be enough…

 

Trump administration throws cold water on climate change threat to coral reefs

WASHINGTON — When pollsters informed President Donald Trump that he faces political…

Man who suffered third-degree burns in Camp Fire dies after 9 months in hospital

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A wildfire that destroyed an entire town last November…

Trump imposes new 10 percent tariff on Chinese goods

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

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.

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.

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

Refugee assistance groups sue to challenge new asylum restriction rule

Four refugee assistance groups sued the administration of President Donald Trump in…

House Judiciary authorizes subpoenas for Kushner, Sessions and 10 others

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

Immigrant advocates and Democrats decry renewed threat of ICE raids

President Donald Trump’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency could target thousands of immigrantfamilies across the United States

House Judiciary Committee to vote on subpoenas on family separation order

The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled for Thursday a vote on a resolution that would authorize the issuing ofsubpoenas to current and former White House officials who participated in the 2018 decisions over the “zero tolerance” policy.

Spending, legal hoops ahead for Trump on census question

Warming up for the next round of the fight over adding a citizenship question on the 2020 census after setbacks in the courts, the Trump administration faces numerous hurdles.

Tom Steyer joins swarm of Democrats running for president

California billionaire and activist Tom Steyer launched his long-shot presidential campaign Tuesday morning.

Trump administration abruptly gives up fight over census citizenship question

An email announced the decision to begin printing census forms without the controversial question.