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Graham to Probe Origins of Russia Inquiry; Won’t Call Obama

WASHINGTON — Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said Thursday his committee is opening a wide-ranging investigation into the origins of the Russia investigation, but rejected President Donald Trump's call to bring in former President Barack Oba...

‘Just Too Much’: Meet the Uber-Rich Who Want a Wealth Tax

WASHINGTON — When the grand vacation homes of Newport Beach were empty on a beautiful Memorial Day weekend, Molly Munger decided it was time for the U.S. to consider taxing wealth. As her family's boat moved through the harbor a few years ago, Munger, whose...
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Making an Immigration Arrest Requires Hours of Surveillance

ESCONDIDO — Two immigration officers had been parked outside a home well before dawn when their target — a Mexican man convicted of driving under the influence in 2015 — appeared to emerge as the sun illuminated a gray sky. The arrest last week near San Die...

US to Ease Oil Drilling Protections for Imperiled Bird

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Trump administration moved forward Thursday with plans to ease restrictions on oil and natural gas drilling and other activities across millions of acres in the American West that were put in place to protect an imperiled bird species. ...