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Pakistani officials warn Indian military action on the border may derail Taliban–U.S. negotiations in Doha, Qatar.
As President Trump considers releasing detained immigrants in sanctuary cities, advocates remind residents that the vast majority of detainees have not committed any crime more serious than crossing the border.
According to an internal email, the National Park Service will be given congressional funding to retroactively pay for operational costs expended during the partial government shutdown.
In his first speech as governor of California, Gavin Newsom reiterated all of his ambitious campaign promises.
A new report assesses the greenhouse gas emissions attributable to coal, oil, and gas on public lands.
Multiple civil rights groups sued the administration on Friday, arguing that a new executive policy violates both United States and international law.
A quick look at the regulations and numbers doesn't necessarily suggest the state's laws are useless.
A quick guide to Proposition 3, among the more confusing measures on which Californians will vote on November 6th.
Abused women are five times more likely to be killed if the perpetrator owns a firearm.
The latest ruling comes as a success for advocates of criminal justice reform.
With this ruling, Washington joined 20 other states and the District of Columbia that consider juvenile life without parole unconstitutional
Invoking the bloody history of regime change in the region, 10 countries signed a document rejecting military intervention in Venezuela.
In their bid to unionize, one relatively small group of Boeing workers in the South has lately drawn some bigger-name supporters.