WASHINGTON — Sen. Joe Manchin has told the White House and congressional leaders that he will not support including a key clean-power provision in the Democrats’ spending package, putting at risk a central element of ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — Former President Bill Clinton is expected to be released from an Orange County hospital on Sunday after spending nearly a week there because of an infection, a spokesman said.
“President Clinton has ...Read more
WASHINGTON — Three House Republicans targeted by former President Donald Trump raised more money in the third quarter than his hand-picked candidates to defeat them, according to Federal Election Commission filings.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden paid tribute to hundreds of police officers who died in the line of duty, singling out those killed or wounded after defending the U.S. Capitol during the insurrection on Jan. 6.
Biden ...Read more
The answer is almost always $20.
As in, how much do you think this turkey sandwich cost? Hint: it used to be $10.
Extra points: Remember, we're in California, where there is an extra 10% tax on everything.
Extra ...Read more
Since pop culture tells us a lot about our national state of mind, I have been intrigued by the internet buzz that has surrounded “Squid Game,” a South Korean survivalist drama about a peculiar form of class warfare in...Read more
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden urged a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol to hold accountable any witness who refuses to cooperate with the probe, as lawmakers moved ...Read more
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said he’d like to see his economic plan address a “whole range of issues,” even if funding for individual provisions must be pared back or timed to expire in order to keep the cost ...Read more
AUSTIN, Texas — The Biden administration will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a Texas law banning most abortions, a Justice Department official said Friday, while an appeal to the law goes forward.
It's the latest ...Read more
LOS ANGELES — Former President Bill Clinton, hospitalized at an Orange County hospital because of an infection, will remain another night in the intensive care unit to continue intravenous antibiotic treatment, a ...Read more
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — After waiting months for Gov. Ron DeSantis to set special elections to fill looming vacancies in three South Florida state legislative districts, voters are going to court, asking a judge to order...Read more
DETROIT — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed bills Friday that would have established a timeline for the state's elections panel to review initiative petitions and shifted authority for canceling voter registration for people ...Read more
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Friday implored Congress to pass his party’s major spending bill, saying it would expand access to child care and make America more competitive in the global economy.
“Millions of...Read more
President Joe Biden conceded Friday that his economic plan won’t pass Congress with $3.5 trillion in new spending over a decade, the level sought by liberals, but again declared that the legislation will become law.
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has thrust itself into the center of the heated debate over school mask mandates with actions aimed at shielding school boards from threats of violence and intimidation and state-...Read more
The Justice Department said it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to lift Texas’s ban on abortion after the sixth week of pregnancy, setting up a showdown likely to determine whether the law stays in effect through the end ...Read more
DETROIT — Josephine Brown, whom Metro Detroit Republicans nominated to serve on a key election board in Michigan's largest county, attended the Jan. 6 rally in Washington, D.C., that focused on unproven claims the 2020 ...Read more
Not everything means what it seems to mean.
In the post-industrial New England town where I live, the library is a big granite structure built to impress in the 19th century.
Over the front door are chiseled the words, "...Read more
As his two terms as New York's mayor approach their end, and long after his presidential campaign ended with a whimper, Bill de Blasio has chimed in with one last act of destruction: a proposal to end the public schools' ...Read more
Joshua trees, the tall, twisty succulents that mark the Mojave Desert, are survivors.
Unlike coast redwoods or giant sequoias, they largely escaped harvesting and habitat losses when Europeans colonized their home. They ...Read more
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