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Poll: Church Membership in US Plummets Over Past 20 Years

NEW YORK — The percentage of U.S. adults who belong to a church or other religious institution has plunged by 20 percentage points over the past two decades, hitting a low of 50% last year, according to a new Gallup poll. Among major demographic groups, the bi...
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Newsom Pushes for Up to $10 Monthly Tap Tax to Clean Water

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to charge California water customers up to $10 per month to help clean up contaminated water in low-income and rural areas, but he will face resistance from some legislative Democrats hesitant to impose new taxes. "The f...
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Poll: US Opposition to Immigration is Declining

SANTA ANA — A growing number of Americans say immigration levels should remain the same or increase, according to a major U.S. survey, a shift that comes as the Trump administration has ramped up immigration en...
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Impeach Trump? It’s ‘Just Not Worth It,’ Says Pelosi.

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is setting a high bar for impeachment of President Donald Trump, saying he is "just not worth it" even as some on her left flank clamor to start proceedings. Pelosi said in an interview with The Washington Post that "...