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Trump seeks pause in legal fight with revised travel ban

February 17, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration said in court documents on Thursday it wants a pause in the legal fight over its ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, so it can... more »»

Watchdog: US has no way to measure border wall effectiveness

February 17, 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The United States does not have a way to measure how well fencing works to deter illegal crossings from Mexico, according to a report released Thursday by Congress' main watchdog... more »»

What we know so far about problems at the tallest US dam

February 17, 2017

It's been more than a week since engineers at the nation's tallest dam noticed damage to its emergency spillway, launching a series of events that culminated with the threat of catastrophic... more »»

US gov't: Arrested Seattle 'dreamer' admitted gang ties

February 17, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle area man detained by immigration agents despite his participation in a federal program to protect those brought to the U.S. more »»

Iowa GOP passes bill opponents say will gut public unions

February 17, 2017

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Public sector unions in Iowa will have less authority to negotiate working conditions for teachers, nurses and correctional officers under a bill passed Thursday in the ne... more »»

Friend says real estate heir admitted killing

February 16, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of Robert Durst's closest friends testified Thursday that the real estate heir admitted killing their mutual best friend. more »»

Navy commander charged in wide-ranging bribery case

February 16, 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy commander is the 12th Navy official to be charged in a wide-ranging bribery case involving a Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed "Fat Leonard" and was part of a group o... more »»

Car toll proposed for San Francisco's famed 'crooked street'

February 16, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cars traveling on San Francisco's famously crooked Lombard Street should face tolls to ease crushing congestion generated by the millions of tourists who visit it annually, a... more »»

US gov't: Arrested Seattle 'dreamer' admitted gang ties

February 16, 2017

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle area man detained by immigration agents despite his participation in a federal program to protect those brought to the U.S. more »»

'Day Without Immigrants': Protest closes restaurants in US

February 16, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in New York, San Francisco and the nation's capital closed for the day. more »»

Roman Polanski seeks to have prosecutor's testimony unsealed

February 16, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roman Polanski's attorney has asked a Los Angeles judge to unseal testimony given by a former prosecutor who handled the fugitive director's sexual assault case. more »»

Clinton praises Oscar de la Renta as proud immigrant

February 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton used a ceremony Thursday honoring Oscar de la Renta to celebrate the contributions of immigrants like the Dominican-born fashion designer who come to America to... more »»

Head of authority overseeing Vikings stadium resigns

February 16, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The chairwoman of the authority overseeing the Minnesota Vikings' stadium resigned Thursday after weeks of criticism over the questionable use of luxury suites by officials'... more »»

The Latest: Victim's father opposes terror attack plea deal

February 16, 2017

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on guilty plea on charges related to the San Bernardino terror attack (all times local):

11:30 a.m. more »»

US flu vaccine a good match; season moderate so far

February 16, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — This season's flu vaccine seems to be working pretty well, weakening the punch of a nasty bug that's going around, U.S. health officials said Thursday. more »»

'Day Without Immigrants' protest closes many US restaurants

February 16, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in the nation's capital and New York closed for the day. more »»

Keystone XL developer renews effort to build in Nebraska

February 16, 2017

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline said Thursday that it is once again seeking state approval for a route through Nebraska. more »»

 
 
 

 

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