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Housing-Strapped California Debates Density Near Job Hubs

Housing-Strapped California Debates Density Near Job Hubs

By Kathleen Ronayne | Apr 25
A controversial proposal to increase housing near transportation and job hubs faces a key test Wednesday as California lawmakers search for solutions to the state's housing affordability crisis.

Feds: Coast Guard Officer Targeted Supreme Court Justices

Feds: Coast Guard Officer Targeted Supreme Court Justices

By Michael Kunzelman | Apr 25
A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and network TV journalists looked at other targets: Two Supreme Court justices and two executives of social media companies.

Puerto Rico Gov Slams Trump, Seeks Swifter Storm Recovery

Puerto Rico Gov Slams Trump, Seeks Swifter Storm Recovery

By Danica Coto | Apr 25
Puerto Rico's governor pledged on Wednesday to lift the U.S. territory from a deep recession by creating more jobs, reversing a migration exodus and implementing a range of incentives as the island struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria.

Straight Talk on Race Becoming a Must for White Candidates

Straight Talk on Race Becoming a Must for White Candidates

By Errin Haines Whack | Apr 25
Candor surrounding race is becoming what Democratic strategist Joel Payne called a "woke litmus test" for any white person who wants to win the Democratic presidential nomination.

California Vaccine Rules Advance over Emotional Opposition

California Vaccine Rules Advance over Emotional Opposition

By Don Thompson | Apr 25
California lawmakers advanced tougher rules for vaccinations late Wednesday after hearing hours of testimony from hundreds of opponents while the nation grapples with the highest number of measles cases in decades.

Trump Forms Battle Plan for Post-Mueller Probes: Just Say No

Trump Forms Battle Plan for Post-Mueller Probes: Just Say No

By Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker | Apr 25
As House Democrats ramp up their post-Mueller investigations into President Donald Trump, his strategy for responding is simple: Resist on every legal front.

Armed Border Group Shuts Down Camp in New Mexico

Armed Border Group Shuts Down Camp in New Mexico

By Cedar Attanasio | Apr 25
An armed group that has been patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border left its post in the New Mexico desert Tuesday amid pressure from law enforcement following videos that showed militia members stopping migrants who had illegally crossed into the country.

House Democrats Wrestle with White House over Investigations

House Democrats Wrestle with White House over Investigations

By Mary Clare Jalonick | Apr 24
The struggle between House Democrats and the Trump administration over investigations intensified as a former White House official defied a subpoena and the Treasury Department ignored a deadline for providing President Donald Trump's tax returns.

Florida Senate Passes Bill Expanding Armed Teachers Program

Florida Senate Passes Bill Expanding Armed Teachers Program

By Brendan Farrington | Apr 24
Florida is on the verge of expanding a law that allows some teachers to carry guns in the classroom after the Senate passed a wide-ranging school safety bill Tuesday.

California Bill Encourages Banks to Work with Pot Businesses

California Bill Encourages Banks to Work with Pot Businesses

By Michael R. Blood | Apr 24
California legislators considered a plan Monday intended to encourage more banks to do business with marijuana companies that have been frozen out of thousands of financial institutions.

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