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‘Many People Agree With Me’: Trump Digs in on Racist Tweets

WASHINGTON — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries. Condemnation of his comments "doesn't conce...
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Bakersfield Woman Dies at Costco in Pit Bull Attack

BAKERSFIELD — Authorities are investigating the death of a woman who was attacked by three dogs, including two pit bulls. The Bakersfield Police Department says police were called to a Costco parking lot around 6 a.m. Sunday and found a bleeding, injured wo...
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Mass Shootings Transform How America Talks, Prays, Prepares

CHICAGO — Pardeep Singh Kaleka has surveyed the landscape of an America scarred by mass shootings. Today, the phrases "active shooter" and "shelter in place" need no explanation. A house of worship will have a priest, a rabbi or an imam — and maybe, an arme...