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The president is in a Twitter war with California Gov. Gavin Newsom over the rail project and the president's emergency declaration to build a border wall.
A runway model who objected to the impression made by the drawstring says she was initially told to "keep it to yourself."
Yang Fenglan, who has lived in Tanzania on and off for decades and operated a Chinese restaurant, was found guilty of working with two Tanzanian men to smuggle more than 800 pieces of ivory.
The family claims Perkins was doing nothing wrong when police beat him. The city says the police were responding to a call of alleged assault and that two officers were seriously hurt arresting him.
Li Li Leung, a former gymnastics competitor, will now head an organization in turmoil, as USA Gymnastics seeks to recover from the widespread sex abuse scandal.
"We don't have a lot of experience with investigating presidents of the United States," McCabe says. "There is not a standard S.O.P. on the shelf that you pull down to say, 'Here's how it's done.' "
It would be under the umbrella of the Air Force to try to simplify the process. This represents a shift –Trump had stated that he wanted a Space Force that is "separate but equal" from the Air Force.
"I'm very confident that we're going to have criminal charges on one or more police officers" from a raid that left two suspects dead, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said.
California’s governor recently unveiled his $200 billion budget. How well does it prepare us for the challenges of the future?
Whistleblowers told the Oversight committee that efforts by some national security officials to try to transfer sensitive nuclear technology to the Saudi government potentially violated the law.
Judge Amy Berman Jackson has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, during which Stone must show cause as to why she shouldn't alter the gag order she has imposed or reconsider Stone's bail.
King - a wire fox terrier - took best in show at last week’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. He lives at handler Gabriel Rangel’s kennel in Rialto.
Encouraged by a Library of Congress initiative, volunteers and non-profit groups around the country are recording and preserving veterans' voices.
The Vermont independent became an ideological leader in the Democratic Party after his 2016 campaign against Hillary Clinton. He faces a far more crowded and liberal field this time.
A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the majority of Americans oppose the president's national emergency declaration, don't believe there is an emergency and believe Trump's misusing his power.
"My battery is low and it's getting dark" is now the subject of memes, YouTube videos and T-shirts.
L.A.'s Ethics Commission is recommending the city council restrict many businesses from making donations to officials and impose limits on how and when politicians can solicit donations for their favored charities.
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San Bernardino apple farm sues school district for pulling student tours for owner’s racially charged tweets| February 19 2019, 10:26 AM
For years, Riley Farms in San Bernardino county hosted school tours featuring a colonial era, reenactment-style apple orchard.
Whether you’re a devout practitioner of “inbox-zero” or a functional email hoarder, you probably have some sort of professional philosophy on email. But is there an optimal approach?
The Green New Deal. Medicare for all.
If you’re a gig worker, you might feel like you have no boss to complain to, only a faceless algorithm-powered app which doles out tasks.
Week in politics: Analysis of legal challenges to Trump’s national emergency, what Bernie Sanders 2020 run means for an already crowded Dem field and more| February 19 2019, 9:12 AM
AirTalk recaps the major headlines you might’ve missed over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come in political news at the national, state and local level.