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The Trump administration blames unfavorable judicial rulings for encouraging an increase in illegal crossings.
From Fox & Friends to the State Department, and now likely to the United Nations. President Trump is expected to make the announcement Friday.
Students say she cut part of one Native American classmate's braids and called another by a racial slur. It happened on Halloween and the teacher was in costume as a 19th century voodoo queen.
New Census Bureau estimates underscore the digital divide facing Native Americans living on reservations or other American Indian land in the U.S.
Two separate juries deadlocked on charges stemming from an October 2012 cross-border shooting by a border agent.
"Time to walk the walk," Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. "Very few members of Congress actually pay their interns. We will be one of them." With new appropriations, other members may soon join her.
The Baltimore Police Department's reputation is in tatters with the community after a series of scandals ranging from officer misconduct to corruption.
The Trump administration wants to reverse a rule that would have required new coal plants to have expensive technology to capture their carbon dioxide emissions.
Private analysts forecast that the U.S. unemployment rate remained at a nearly 50-year low of 3.7 percent in November and that the economy added 190,000 jobs. That's below October's gain of 250,000.
The head of North Carolina's Republican Party says he would "not oppose" a new election in the state's 9th Congressional District if allegations of fraud by a GOP operative prove true.
The Rev. Kenneth Hendricks faces charges in Ohio — where he was previously based — of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in foreign places, a federal crime.
U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman says the defendants "had a playbook to repatriate un-taxed money into the U.S. banking system."
The bureau wants to know if it should hire more workers and adapt marketing for the 2020 national head count because of any negative impact from a citizenship question.
'The Lancet' looks at everything from the potential spread of infectious diseases to the impact on the economy of the country where migrants and refugees have arrived.
In her four-part show, James Beard award-winning food writer and chef Samin Nosrat travels the globe, talking to home chefs to learn more about the four essentials of great food.
Houthi rebels and the Yemeni government agreed to a prisoner swap, setting a positive note for the start of the talks. These are the first peace talks in more than two years.
Bush's grandson George P. Bush remembered his grandfather as gracious, decent and humble, in the final public memorial ceremony for the 41st president.
A federal report suggests America's interstates are worn, overused and highly congested. It also recommends billions of dollars in fixes,
Bush, as Ronald Reagan's vice president, was deeply knowledgeable about the Iran-Contra scandal, yet insisted he played "no operational role." As president, he pardoned some involved.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for the Golden Globes on Thursday morning. There were strong showings for FX, HBO and Amazon, and for films not even out yet.
U.S. stock markets plunged again Thursday after a Chinese technology executive was arrested in Canada, escalating U.S.-China tensions. The Dow's dive followed a fall of 799 points Tuesday.
Single and small multi-family homes must include solar panels starting in 2020. Recent extreme weather events such as wildfires and drought make the need clear, a state official says.
Union Pacific Locomotive 4141 will take Bush's body to College Station, Texas on Thursday. He will be laid to rest at the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University.
The first Bush administration left the former Soviet Union with a taste for dark meat American chicken. It's all because of a Soviet food shortage, a U.S. surplus, and a deal with President Gorbachev.
The Justice Department says former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn has been very cooperative with the ongoing Russia probe and with an unspecified criminal investigation.
In a state long known for its deep red conservative credentials, religious progressives in Indiana are now trying to win some political battles by wooing minority communities.
A case of a man tried twice for the same gun charge by the federal government and the state of Alabama could have ramifications for the Mueller investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia.
The National Weather Service reported more than a third of an inch of rain had fallen in a 30-minute period.
There were no blog entries published on this date.
Double jeopardy: SCOTUS hears arguments in case that could affect 2016 Russia meddling investigation| December 06 2018, 9:55 AM
The Supreme Court seems likely to preserve a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime.
2018 holiday toy trends, plus a breakdown of a new report that finds simpler is better for kids toys| December 06 2018, 9:49 AM
The holiday shopping season means toys galore are flying off of shelves at big box retailers like Target and Walmart, though sadly this is the first year that toy shoppers won’t be able to get lost in the colorful aisles of Toys “R” Us, which closed down all its locations and filed for bankruptcy earlier this year.
Vegans, restaurateurs: it’s your turn to weigh in on LA City Council motion to mandate restaurants to carry a vegan protein dish| December 06 2018, 9:44 AM
Are you tired of looking for plant-based protein at concerts and public venues? Paul Koretz might have your answer.
Cloudy with a chance of recession: UCLA Anderson Forecast predicts a gloomy future for the US economy| December 06 2018, 9:40 AM
The US economy might see a downshift in 2019 and 2020, according to a new quarterly report by UCLA Anderson School of Management.
After some Jewish millennials walk off Birthright, we look at how different generations regard the program| December 06 2018, 9:37 AM
This summer, some L.A. locals with Jewish American activist group IfNotNow walked off their Birthright buses to protest the program's perceived silence on Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands — and to hear directly from Palestinians.