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Suit Says Feds Using Immigration Marriage Interviews as Trap

BALTIMORE — Alyse and Elmer Sanchez were thrilled when they survived their "green card" interview, a crucial step in obtaining lawful status in the United States. She texted her family from the immigration office as relief washed over her: The officer had agre...
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Newsom Won’t Block Building in High-Fire Areas

SACRAMENTO — A desire to live near nature is embedded in California's ethos, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday as he explained why he doesn't want to block home building near forested areas at high risk for wildfir...
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Livid R. Kelly Cries, Calls Sex Abuse Accusers Liars

CHICAGO — R&B star R. Kelly cried, angrily stood up and ranted about being "assassinated" during his first interview since being charged with sexual abuse, calling his accusers liars and saying people are after him for his money. Kelly, one of the best-...
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Who Was Questioned by FBI in Kavanaugh Probe?

WASHINGTON — The FBI has wrapped up its background investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but much of what it did remains a mystery, including its decisions about whom to interview. Investig...
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With Deficit Ballooning, Trump Wants More Tax Cuts

The Congressional Budget Office and other nonpartisan analyses project that President Donald Trump's tax cuts passed in December will add more than $1 trillion to the deficit over the next decade. For those ...
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Did Cohen Just Fire a Warning Shot at Trump?

NEW YORK — After once boasting he would "take a bullet" for Donald Trump, the president's longtime personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen fired a possible warning shot toward the White House, saying he now puts "family and country first." In his first inte...