Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions: 'Sanctuary cities' must end

Trump attacks conservatives over healthcare debacle, and hints at displeasure with Ryan March 27, 2017, 11:38 a.m. Here’s our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: After initially blaming Democrats, Trump sets his sights on the GOP for the failure of healthcare...

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Amazon and Barry Jenkins developing adaptation of 'The Underground Railroad'

Barry Jenkins conquered the film world with “Moonlight,� the small-budget movie with the big heart that won best picture at last month’s Academy Awards. And now Jenkins is ready for his next challenge. Amazon announced Monday that it is developing an hourlong limited drama series based on...

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Former California legislator Henry Perea will lobby for the oil industry in Sacramento

Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown visits Washington, D.C., Schwarzenegger blasts Trump’s approval ratings March 27, 2017, 11:34 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here’s what we’re watching right now: Gov. Jerry Brown is in...

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Man kills stepfather and wounds 4 others, including mother and 5-month-old baby, authorities say

A former U.S. service member killed his stepfather and shot four others, including a 5-month-old baby girl, in a Fresno home, sheriff’s officials said. Kyle Holaday, 26, was arrested Friday on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and animal cruelty, according to Tony Botti, spokesman for the...

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How unusual would it be for South Korea to arrest its deposed president? Not as much as you might think

For decades, South Korean leaders such as ousted former President Park Geun-hye and those in their orbits have endured criminal inquiries, embarrassing scandals, even prison time. It’s almost a rite of passage in this relatively young democracy. Since the mid-1990s, two former leaders...

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More companies suspend YouTube ads

Healthcare products maker Johnson & Johnson and automaker General Motors Co. are among the latest companies to halt advertising on YouTube after concerns that Google is not doing enough to ensure brands’ ads are not appearing near terrorist content. New Jersey-based Johnson & Johnson said in...

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