Photo of demonstrators in Washington, D.C., urging a boycott of Israel

Costa Explains Vote Opposing the Israel Boycott Movement

In a rare showing of bipartisan agreement, the Valley's congressional delegation unanimously approved a non-binding resolution opposing the Israel boycott movement Tuesday. The tally in the House: 398 for the resolution, 17 opposed. — Jim Costa ...
Photo of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.

Facing Censure, Trump Insists ‘Not a Racist Bone in My Body’

WASHINGTON  — Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of color return to their countries "were NOT Racist," and he appealed to fellow Republicans to "not show w...
Picture of Rep. Ilhan Omar walking through the halls of the Capitol.

Maker of ‘Time for Ilhan’ Will Be at Fresno State on Friday

By virtue of her background and a flair for visual story-telling, Norah Shapiro has emerged as an award-winning (and crowd inspiring) maker of independent documentaries. Valley residents will have the opportunity to hear in Shapiro's own words how “Time For...