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2020 Democrats plan to tax the rich — including themselves

WASHINGTON — The leading Democratic presidential candidates are promising to pay for…

 

Man dies in ICE custody in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — A 37-year-old man from Cameroon died Tuesday in U.S.…

 

Judiciary chairman demands answers from Trump on Ford, California investigation

Chairman wants to know whether Trump played any role in federal antitrust investigation of Ford

 

US and El Salvador sign asylum deal

U.S., Salvadoran officials described deal as shoring up El Salvador's asylum system

Global Climate Strike: How Amazon workers forced Jeff Bezos’ hand

Bezos announced Amazon would step up effort to reduce dependence on fossil fuels

Mysterious vaping lung injuries may have flown under regulatory radar

“You don’t know what you’re putting into your lungs when you vape.”

The debate Democrats have waited for: Joe Biden vs. Elizabeth Warren

They personify choices Dems face about what they stand for and what change is needed to oust Trump.

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