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Suspicious package targeting Tom Steyer found in Burlingame

Federal and local authorities were investigating reports of suspicious packages in Burlingame…

Trump threatens to cut aid to Central American nations for failing to stop migrant caravan

By Patrick J. Mcdonnell and Kate Linthicum Los Angeles Times TAPACHULA, Mexico…

Supreme Court allows $409 million lead paint fund to 10 CA counties including SF

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way today for three paint companies…

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder, dies at 65

Paul Allen, the taciturn computer programmer who founded the software behemoth Microsoft…

Trump defies California senators with 9th Circuit judge nominations

WASHINGTON _ After months of negotiations and delays, the White House is…

Senate narrowly confirms Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court justice

WASHINGTON — The Senate Saturday narrowly confirmed Brett M. Kavanaugh to the…

Kavanaugh, accuser slated to testify; Dems say more witnesses needed

WASHINGTON — Republicans on Capitol Hill plan to hear testimony Monday from…

John McCain, war hero, political maverick and GOP standard-bearer, dies at 81

Arizona Sen. John McCain, who survived 5 years as a prisoner of…

Trump now facing legal assault on two fronts as prosecutors in New York and Washington take aim

WASHINGTON — After 19 tumultuous months in office, President Donald Trump is…

Trump’s EPA formally launches rollback of fuel economy standards

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration Thursday pushed ahead with plans to unravel…

Appeals court upholds injunction protecting SF from Trump sanctuary cities order

A federal appeals court today upheld an injunction protecting San Francisco and…

Administration ups estimate of children separated from their parents to 3,000

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration admitted Thursday that the government has separated…

Federal judge denies administration’s effort to block California’s ‘sanctuary’ law

A federal judge refused Thursday to block California from restricting local law…

Trump narrows Supreme Court search to 3 front-runners

WASHINGTON — Three federal appeals court judges have emerged as favorites in…

Supreme Court rejects anti-abortion pregnancy counseling center’s appeal of SF law banning false advertising

Two days after issuing a decision in favor of crisis pregnancy centers,…

Primaries upend political landscape ahead of midterm elections and could spell trouble for Trump

NEW YORK — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old former bartender and Bernie Sanders…

Senate panel advances music bill endorsed by Smokey Robinson

WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee approved by voice vote Thursday a…

Shooting reported at Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis

BALTIMORE — A shooting has occurred at the Capital Gazette in Anne…

Supreme Court deals sharp defeat to public employee unions, banning mandatory fees

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court dealt labor unions a sharp defeat Wednesday,…

Supreme Court upholds Trump’s travel ban, bolsters president’s power to block new arrivals

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court Tuesday upheld President Trump’s ban on foreign…