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At a White House ceremony, the president also asked an agent, Adrian Anzaldua, who discovered a truck containing about 80 immigrants, to speak. "He speaks perfect English," Trump noted.
It was the second time in a month that President Trump had taken aim at the Fed. In a Reuters interview, he also accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies to gain leverage in trade.
Nearly 75 percent of new California oil wells in recent years were in low income neighborhoods, study saysEnvironment & Science | | August 20 2018, 4:06 PM
Nearly three-quarters of the new oil wells drilled in California in the past 7 years were in low income communities of color, according to a new analysis. Those numbers are helping fuel a campaign to get Governor Brown to ban new oil wells in the state before he leaves office.
Local media said the battery exploded, releasing chemical fumes. Firefighters were called to the scene as a precautionary measure, and three employees were treated for respiratory issues.
Oil and gas pipeline opponents have a new legal strategy. They're encouraging states to exercise rights granted in the Clean Water Act to stop new pipeline construction.
There's a big survival gap between white and minority children when it comes to some childhood cancers. It turns out growing up in poverty explains a lot of the difference.
It's the latest foray into more-healthful offerings for the food and beverage giant, which has shifted from soft drinks toward products such as juices, hummus and oatmeal.
Since a brief truce in June, attacks by the militant group have left hundreds of people dead. President Ashraf Ghani is angling for a new peace deal, but the Taliban hasn't taken him up on it.
Argento has accused disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein of rape. According to documents leaked to the Times, she also paid $380,000 to a man who accused her of sexually assaulting him when he was 17.
Hundreds of new and expectant parents gathered in Pasadena over the weekend to get tips and resources on everything from breastfeeding to baby wearing at a convention called MommyCon.
The pontiff's comments were in a letter penned nearly a week after a Pennsylvania grand jury report detailed decades of alleged child abuse and cover-ups. "We abandoned them," Francis wrote.
Americans forfeited about 200 million days of paid vacation leave last year. And many U.S. workers now take shorter, partial week vacations. But even a mini-break can be good for your health.
Steep, rugged terrain has slowed progress on most of the fires raging throughout the state, including the Ranch Fire. But by Sunday, officials said the Ferguson fire was fully contained.
After nine years of a debt crisis that spawned economic upheaval and austerity measures, Athens will regain a degree of control over its finances, but officials say it's not out of the woods yet.
It took a jury less than four hours of deliberation to convict a Detroit-area man of sexually assaulting a woman who had fallen asleep in the window seat next to him during an overnight flight.
If there's a housing project for the homeless near you, how has it affected you? And if one was proposed in your neighborhood, what questions would you have?
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As wrongful death lawsuit in shooting of Chad Irwin heads to trial, we talk best practices in suicide-by-cop situations| August 20 2018, 9:49 AM
Two years ago, Chad Irwin’s wife called the cops on her husband.
Cable TV giant Charter Communications is planning a 24-hour local news channel for Los Angeles.
Technology has, no doubt, changed the way we live.
Week in politics: Battles over security clearance continue, what we know about the White House Counsel cooperating with Mueller probe and more| August 20 2018, 9:31 AM
AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the headlines you might’ve missed over the weekend and looks ahead at the week to come in political news.
He went from getting bullied in school to being the CEO of two major companies.