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Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 06:35 PM PST

Trump's AG Nominee: Mueller Should Be Allowed to Finish Work

Trump's AG Nominee: Mueller Should Be Allowed to Finish Work

President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general will tell senators "it is vitally important" that special counsel Robert Mueller be allowed to complete his Russia investigation, and said he believes...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 06:48 AM PST

Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules in 13 States

Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rules in 13 States

A Trump administration rule that would allow more employers to opt out of covering birth control from women will not take effect on Jan. 14 as scheduled. The rules would let employers claim exemption for...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 03:53 AM PST

2020 Democratic Primary 'Really Starting to Heat Up'

2020 Democratic Primary 'Really Starting to Heat Up'

After months of speculation and secrecy, the 2020 presidential primary season is about to explode. With several Democrats already in the race, a half dozen more are locking down final travel, staffing and...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 03:42 AM PST

Fact Check: Trump Isn't Holed Up at White House Nonstop

Fact Check: Trump Isn't Holed Up at White House Nonstop

Eager to defend a prolonged government shutdown over his border wall, President Donald Trump is pretending that he's holed up nonstop at the White House waiting for a deal with Democrats. He's also rewriting...

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 04:44 PM PST

Trump Declares He'll 'Never Back Down' in Shutdown Fight

Trump Declares He'll 'Never Back Down' in Shutdown Fight

With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat Monday, declaring he would "never ever back down." Trump rejected a...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 11:06 PM PST

Developers, Not Farmers, Get Biggest Hit From Wetlands Rule

Developers, Not Farmers, Get Biggest Hit From Wetlands Rule

President Donald Trump often points to farmers as among the biggest winners from the administration's proposed rollback of federal protections for wetlands and waterways across the country. But under longstand...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 10:47 PM PST

Trump Says US Will Hurt Turkey Economically If It Hits Kurds

Trump Says US Will Hurt Turkey Economically If It Hits Kurds

President Donald Trump's warning that if Turkey attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria, the United States will "devastate Turkey economically" has drawn a sharp response from Ankara and President Recep...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 06:32 PM PST

Graham Urging Trump to Reopen Government for a Few Weeks

Graham Urging Trump to Reopen Government for a Few Weeks

A Republican lawmaker advising President Donald Trump said he is encouraging the president to reopen the government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 11:33 AM PST

NewsConference: Lessons Learned from Northridge Quake

NewsConference: Lessons Learned from Northridge Quake

This week marks the 25th Anniversary of the deadly Northridge quake. Some 57 people died and hundreds were injured in the 6.7 quake that hit in the early morning hours. The quake was on a fault line that no one...

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 10:40 AM PST

NewsConference: Villaraigosa on UTLA Negotiations

NewsConference: Villaraigosa on UTLA Negotiations

The second largest school district in the country is in the middle of a major labor dispute. Is there a better way to build a bridge without a walkout? The 41st mayor of the City of Los Angeles Antonio...

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