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California border crossing to close temporarily in September

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| San Diego's bustling San Ysidro border crossing with Tijuana, Mexico, will be closed to southbound cars for more than two days in September.

Hundreds of structures threatened by central California fire


Firefighters are battling a blaze near Lake McClure, a reservoir about 50 miles east of Modesto.

​Judge in Hawaii hands Trump latest defeat on travel ban


The ruling is the latest piece of pushback in the fierce fight set off by the ban Trump first attempted in January. It will culminate with arguments in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in October.

Presidents Trump and Macron meet in Paris


Ideologically, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron couldn't be more different. But both pulled off surprise election wins by throwing out the political playbook.


​House panel unveils $1.6B plan for building US-Mexico wall


Mexico, however, will not be footing the bill. Instead, the $1.6 billion down payment for the wall will be added to the government's almost $20 trillion debt.

Citizenship for military service program under fire


Thousands of foreign nationals have served in the U.S. military in exchange for citizenship. The Trump administration is considering ending the program.

Can California require cops to release body cam video?


Assembly Bill 748 would amend California's public records statute to limit the discretion that police departments have for withholding body camera videos.

To test your fake news judgment, play this game


The journalist who thought up this game says she saw the need before "fake news" was even in the vernacular.

Wheelchair basketball is changing lives in Afghanistan


The head of the program wasn't sure a basketball team was a good idea. The players proved him wrong.