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Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 at 09:38 PM PDT

Thousand Turn Out For LA Tax Day Protests

Thousand Turn Out For LA Tax Day Protests

An estimated 10,000 to 12,000 people marched Saturday in downtown Los Angeles to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns.

Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 at 04:30 PM PDT

Clashes Break Out at Opposing Rallies in Berkeley on Tax March Day

Clashes Break Out at Opposing Rallies in Berkeley on Tax March Day

In what has become an eerily familiar scene in Berkeley, supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump on Saturday exchanged blows, burned flags, set off fireworks, and were arrested at heated opposing...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 02:14 PM PDT

US Prosecutors Are Geared to Target Border Crossers

US Prosecutors Are Geared to Target Border Crossers

Through Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, the top federal prosecutor on California's border with Mexico has resisted going after people caught entering the U.S. illegally on their first try...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 02:15 PM PDT

How Trump Insurance Changes Could Affect Coverage Next Year

How Trump Insurance Changes Could Affect Coverage Next Year

A much tighter sign-up deadline and coverage delays will be waiting for some health insurance customers now that President Donald Trump's administration has finished a plan designed to stabilize shaky insurance...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 02:11 PM PDT

EPA Moves to Undo Tougher Pollution Limits on Coal Plants

EPA Moves to Undo Tougher Pollution Limits on Coal Plants

The Trump administration is moving to rewrite Obama-era rules limiting water pollution from coal-fired power plants. Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, sent a letter...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 01:08 PM PDT

Russia, Iran, Syria Issue Warning to US

Russia, Iran, Syria Issue Warning to US

Russia, Syria and Iran strongly warned the United States Friday against launching new strikes on Syria and called for an international investigation of the chemical weapons attack there that killed nearly 90...

Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 at 01:03 AM PDT

Trump White House Drops Policy of Identifying Visitors

Trump White House Drops Policy of Identifying Visitors

Breaking with the practice of President Donald Trump's predecessor, the White House is keeping secret the lists of visitors to the building. The Trump administration cited privacy and national security concerns...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 09:06 AM PDT

Trump Effect? House Dems Shatter Fundraising Record

Trump Effect? House Dems Shatter Fundraising Record

House Democrats usually kick the year's fundraising off pretty slowly, but the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $31 million in the first three months of 2017, NBC News reported. The committee,...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 09:16 AM PDT

Trump's Reversals Come After Crash Course on Issues

Trump's Reversals Come After Crash Course on Issues

President Donald Trump is abruptly reversing himself on key issues. And for all his usual bluster, he's startlingly candid about the reason: He's just now really learning about some of them. "After listening...

Friday, Apr 14, 2017 at 06:40 AM PDT

Trump Must Do More to Stabilize 'Obamacare,' Insurers Say

Trump Must Do More to Stabilize 'Obamacare,' Insurers Say

"Obamacare" is proving more of a challenge than the Trump administration bargained for. With the "repeal and replace" effort at an impasse on Capitol Hill, the administration released on Thursday a set of fixes...

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