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Trump's School Safety Panel Seeks to Revoke Discipline Rules

Trump's School Safety Panel Seeks to Revoke Discipline Rules

President Donald Trump's school safety commission is proposing a rollback of Obama-era guidance that was meant to curb racial disparities in school discipline. The commission was led by Education Secretary...

4 hours ago

Trump Orders Creation of US Space Command

Trump Orders Creation of US Space Command

President Donald Trump launched the Pentagon's new Space Command Tuesday, an effort to better organize and advance the military's vast operations in space that could cost as much as $800 million over the next...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 02:25 AM PST

Key Takeaways From New Reports on Russian Disinformation

Key Takeaways From New Reports on Russian Disinformation

Russians seeking to influence U.S. elections through social media had their eyes on Instagram and the black community. These were among the findings in two reports released Monday by the Senate intelligence...

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 at 12:07 AM PST

Ex-Trump Adviser Stone Admits to InfoWars Lies, Settles Suit

Ex-Trump Adviser Stone Admits to InfoWars Lies, Settles Suit

Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone has settled a $100 million lawsuit accusing him of publishing lies on the far-right InfoWars website. The Wall Street Journal reports exiled Chinese businessman Guo...

2 hours ago

Explained: What Happens in a Partial Government Shutdown

Explained: What Happens in a Partial Government Shutdown

As President Donald Trump and Congress bicker over Trump's call for $5 billion to build a border wall with Mexico, government agencies are preparing for a partial government shutdown set to begin at midnight...

2 hours ago

Judge Scolds Flynn for Lying to FBI, Delays Sentencing

Judge Scolds Flynn for Lying to FBI, Delays Sentencing

A federal judge postponed Michael Flynn's sentencing for lying to the FBI after a dramatic hearing in which he told the former Trump national security adviser, "arguably, you sold your country out," and...

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 04:38 PM PST

Reports Show Russian Social Media Influence in 2016

Reports Show Russian Social Media Influence in 2016

Two new reports commissioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee lay out the stunning steps taken by Russians to influence the 2016 election.

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 04:35 PM PST

Governor State Board Appointments Include SoCal Voices

Governor State Board Appointments Include SoCal Voices

Gov. Jerry Brown Monday announced the appointments of several Southlanders to state boards, including a college professor to the California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board and a Pasadena resident...

5 hours ago

Impassioned Comey Calls Congressional Republicans 'Shameful'

Impassioned Comey Calls Congressional Republicans 'Shameful'

Former FBI Director James Comey called Republican members of Congress "shameful" for not standing up for the truth.

Monday, Dec 17, 2018 at 07:22 PM PST

Comey Says House Republicans Are 'Shameful' After Interview

Comey Says House Republicans Are 'Shameful' After Interview

Former FBI Director James Comey had harsh words for House Republicans on Monday, saying their silence in response to President Donald Trump's attacks on the Justice Department is "shameful." Comey said...

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