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Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 12:54 PM PDT

White Women Play Key Role in Abortion Policy Changes

White Women Play Key Role in Abortion Policy Changes

The main storyline on reproductive rights for months now has been this: Men, many of them conservative, have moved to curtail access to legal abortion and even ban it, imposing their will upon women. The truth...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 12:38 PM PDT

Goodbye Monarchs? Protection Changes May Imperil Butterflies

Goodbye Monarchs? Protection Changes May Imperil Butterflies

Hand-raising monarch butterflies in the midst of a global extinction crisis, Laura Moore and her neighbors gather round in her suburban Maryland yard to launch a butterfly newly emerged from its chrysalis. Eager...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 05:11 AM PDT

Trump Official: Statue of Liberty Poem Is About Europeans

Trump Official: Statue of Liberty Poem Is About Europeans

A top Trump administration official says that the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is about "people coming from Europe" and that America is looking to receive...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 02:23 PM PDT

California Counties Sue Over Public Benefit Immigration Rule

California Counties Sue Over Public Benefit Immigration Rule

San Francisco and Santa Clara counties filed the first lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's new rules to deny green cards to migrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 06:34 AM PDT

Voters Decide City Council Runoff for San Fernando Valley Seat

Voters Decide City Council Runoff for San Fernando Valley Seat

Longtime council aide John Lee appeared to be the winner Wednesday in the special election to fill the northwestern San Fernando Valley's 12th District seat on the Los Angeles City Council.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 08:19 AM PDT

Analysis Shows 2020 Votes Still Vulnerable to Hacking

Analysis Shows 2020 Votes Still Vulnerable to Hacking

More than one in 10 voters could cast ballots on paperless voting machines in the 2020 general election, according to a new analysis, leaving their ballots more vulnerable to hacking. A study released by the...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 01:49 PM PDT

Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced Under Obama

Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced Under Obama

President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Rust Belt towns that sent him to...

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 at 10:26 AM PDT

Flights Resume at Hong Kong Airport as Protesters Apologize

Flights Resume at Hong Kong Airport as Protesters Apologize

Flights resumed Wednesday at Hong Kong's airport after two days of disruptions that descended into clashes with police, highlighting the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 09:51 PM PDT

Judge Denies City of Los Angeles Request to Toss NRA Lawsuit

Judge Denies City of Los Angeles Request to Toss NRA Lawsuit

A federal judge Monday denied a request by the city of Los Angeles to dismiss a National Rifle Association lawsuit challenging a new law requiring city contractors to disclose any ties they have to the gun-...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 02:35 PM PDT

NewsConference: A New Ca. Dem Party

NewsConference: A New Ca. Dem Party

A political party in crisis, now under new leadership. It’s almost 100 days since Labor leader Rusty Hicks took over control of the Democratic Party. How will he right the ship? NBC4’s Conan...

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