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California moves to force Trump to release tax returns

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers late Friday sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would require presidential candidates to make their tax returns public before appearing ...

California tears into Trump

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Ripping into Donald Trump in the final hours of this year’s legislative session, California lawmakers passed measures urging Congress to censure the ...

‘I Want to Explode’ — A Roger Ailes Protégé Bares His Soul

For two years, as an ambitious twentysomething, Joe Lindsley had a closer relationship with Roger Ailes than any Fox News executive. He lived, for a ...

Michigan farmers address worker shortage with visa program

SODUS, Mich. (AP) – The thought of a worker shortage has Fred Leitz worried. Seasonal migrant workers are a necessity for farmers across Michigan who ...

At Harvard, education through athletics (and vice-versa)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – When Harvard sophomore Seth Towns awoke in his riverside dorm room Wednesday morning, he had options. He could work out at ...

2 GOP heavyweights brawl over Obamacare bill

As if Sen. Lamar Alexander didn’t face enough difficulties trying to craft a bipartisan bill to shore up Obamacare, he’s taking hostile fire from one ...

Senate GOP tries one last time to repeal Obamacare

Obamacare repeal is on the brink of coming back from the dead. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his leadership team are seriously considering ...

Evidence rulings playing key role in Menendez trial

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – It was a potentially significant piece of evidence early in the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez: an email sent ...

Carter Page files slander lawsuit over Russia dossier

A third figure in the Russia probe has filed a slander lawsuit as a direct result of the infamous Democrat-financed dossier that helped prompt the ...

Bears Ears among national monuments Ryan Zinke wants to shrink

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has reportedly recommended that the Trump administration scale back just 10 of the 27 national monuments he was asked to review ...

Subway sandwiches and U.N. talk: Inside Sessions' first meeting with Trump

When President Donald Trump meets Monday with world leaders to discuss overhauling the United Nations, it may provide some affirmation for a struggling member of ...

‘Burned’ Trump finds comfort with Democrats

Over the past 40 years, Donald Trump has styled himself as many men: master builder and magic marketer, inconvenient truth-teller, savvy gamer of the system, ...

Left warns Pelosi, Schumer: Don’t get too close to Trump

The Democratic base is growing anxious as its leaders order Chinese food and make deals with the president who many in their ranks would prefer ...

Trump takes on Bannon in Alabama Senate showdown

President Donald Trump’s decision Saturday to intervene in the Alabama special election followed weeks of pleas from senior Republicans who fear that a loss will ...

How Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Threatens to Choke Idaho’s Dairy Industry

JEROME, IDAHO —In the Magic Valley of southern Idaho, milk is money. Over 400,000 cows reside in this area, where the miracle of modern irrigation ...

Harvard student groups: Reinstate Chelsea Manning as fellow

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – Twelve Harvard University student groups are condemning the school’s reversal of a decision to name Chelsea Manning a visiting fellow. The ...

Friends, family gather to celebrate the life of Dick Gregory

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) – Friends and family of Dick Gregory have gathered at a Maryland church in the suburbs of the nation’s capital to celebrate ...

California legislators focus on climate, immigration, roads

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s Democratically-controlled Legislature kicked off 2017 pledging to stand strong against Republican President Donald Trump and pursue a liberal slate of ...

Lake County Dems pick convicted former Sheriff's replacement

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) – The Lake County Democratic Party selected Oscar Martinez Jr. on Saturday to complete the term of former Sheriff John Buncich, ...

California legislators approve 'sanctuary state' bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California lawmakers approved a “sanctuary state” bill on Saturday that would put new restrictions on interactions between local law enforcement and ...

Trump's tweet on London attack draws ire from U.K. officials

British officials rebuked President Donald Trump on Friday for claiming that the individuals responsible for setting off explosives in the London subway had been “in ...

Obama hands scramble to save Iran deal

As President Donald Trump threatens to blow up the Iran nuclear deal, Obama administration alumni are mobilizing to defend it. One-time aides to Barack Obama ...

Police: London tube blast a ‘terrorist incident’

Trump demands ESPN 'apologize for untruth'

President Donald Trump demanded an apology from ESPN on Friday “for untruth,” days after one of the sports network’s highest profile employees called the president ...

Trump kicks ESPN where it hurts

President Donald Trump’s Twitter attack on ESPN on Friday morning hit the sports network in a particularly sensitive area — its declining subscriber numbers, which ...

The Latest: Bill would give young offenders a shot at parole

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The Latest on a California parole bill (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A bill to give a chance for freedom to ...

The Latest: Murder suspect's ankle monitor was removed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Latest on a young immigrant charged with murder (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Federal immigration authorities say a suspect in ...

Demonized Schumer and Pelosi now deal-makers with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) – It’s been a long eight months in the wilderness for Democrats, but if any two were going to find their way back ...

The Latest: Lee descendant pastor stands by church problems

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) – The Latest on a descendant of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee resigning as pastor (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A pastor ...

The Latest: El Chapo's lawyers disappointed case not dropped

NEW YORK (AP) – The Latest on Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Lawyers for Mexican drug lord Joaquin ...

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