California Top Cop Becerra Won’t Quit ‘Essential’ War on Trump California
California Top Cop Becerra Won’t Quit ‘Essential’ War on Trump

SAN FRANCISCO — California, with its track record as the most litigious state against President Donald Trump’s agenda, still has plenty of momentum, according to its attorney general, who is digging in on everything from climate change to immigration. Xavier... Read More

Avenatti Accused of Embezzling Nearly $2 Million That NBA Player Paid Ex-Girlfriend In The News
Avenatti Accused of Embezzling Nearly $2 Million That NBA Player Paid Ex-Girlfriend

LOS ANGELES — When Hassan Whiteside of the Miami Heat wired $2.75 million to Michael Avenatti in January 2017, the pro basketball player intended most of the money to go to his former girlfriend, Alexis Gardner. Avenatti was Gardner’s attorney.... Read More

Nothing Wrong With Accepting Help From Russians, Giuliani Says In The News
Nothing Wrong With Accepting Help From Russians, Giuliani Says

WASHINGTON — Rudolph Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s lawyer and a former federal prosecutor, said there’s nothing wrong with a U.S. presidential candidate taking information from Russian sources. “It depends on where it came from,” Giuliani told moderator Jake Tapper on... Read More

Schiff Says Democrats Will Debate Impeachment Amid Left Pressure Congress
Schiff Says Democrats Will Debate Impeachment Amid Left Pressure

WASHINGTON — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday that the Democrats will discuss whether to begin impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump after progressives ratcheted up the pressure on a reluctant party leadership. “We’re going to have a... Read More

Over 200 Killed in Easter Sunday Explosions in Sri Lanka; Americans Among the Dead Sri Lanka
Over 200 Killed in Easter Sunday Explosions in Sri Lanka; Americans Among the Dead

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — A mother and daughter, in their Sunday best, took a taxi to Easter Mass on Sunday morning at St. Anthony’s Shrine, a stately Catholic church near the heart of the Sri Lankan capital. Their driver, P.... Read More

How to Fight ‘Scary’ Superbugs? Cooperation — and a Special Soap Health
How to Fight ‘Scary’ Superbugs? Cooperation — and a Special Soap

Hospitals and nursing homes in California and Illinois are testing a surprisingly simple strategy against the dangerous, antibiotic-resistant superbugs that kill thousands of people each year: washing patients with a special soap. The efforts — funded with roughly $8 million... Read More

Are Anti-Tax Republicans Softening on the Idea of a Gas Tax Increase? Economy
Are Anti-Tax Republicans Softening on the Idea of a Gas Tax Increase?

WASHINGTON — Higher state gasoline taxes have won approval in seven Republican-run states since President Donald Trump took office, an unusual step for a party adamantly opposed to more taxes and a sign that raising the federal gasoline tax may... Read More

Trump Says Mexico Is Cracking Down on Migrants. There, It’s a Different Picture Immigration
Trump Says Mexico Is Cracking Down on Migrants. There, It’s a Different Picture

MAPASTEPEC, Mexico — If the Mexican government is cracking down on Central American migrants — as President Donald Trump recently asserted — there was no evidence of it here in this remote town in southern Mexico. Roughly 3,000 migrants, mostly... Read More

For Women, Tourette’s Syndrome Means Added Burdens, and Also Rewards Health
For Women, Tourette’s Syndrome Means Added Burdens, and Also Rewards

PHILADELPHIA — Sara Henya’s art is her music, and her instrument is the harp. She makes playing look easy, effortless. Her fingers move like cascading water: fluid, graceful, sure. But when her fingers are still, well, that’s a different story.... Read More

Lethal Plans: When Seniors Turn to Suicide in Long-Term Care Health
Lethal Plans: When Seniors Turn to Suicide in Long-Term Care

When Larry Anders moved into the Bay at Burlington nursing home in late 2017, he wasn’t supposed to be there long. At 77, the stoic Wisconsin machinist had just endured the death of his wife of 51 years and a... Read More

North Korea Demands Pompeo’s Removal From US Nuclear Talks Foreign Affairs
North Korea Demands Pompeo’s Removal From US Nuclear Talks

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea demanded that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo be removed from direct nuclear negotiations between the countries, turning up pressure after the collapse of a summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in... Read More

No Letup in Congressional Fundraising After ‘Green Wave’ Election Congress
No Letup in Congressional Fundraising After ‘Green Wave’ Election

WASHINGTON — The race for the White House is already dominating headlines, but new campaign finance disclosures show donors in both parties are also opening their wallets to renew the fight to control the House in 2020. Presidential campaign years... Read More

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