Pence Meets with Erdogan, Seeking Syria Border Cease-Fire

ANKARA, Turkey — A senior U.S. delegation led by Vice President Mike Pence pursued an uphill mission Thursday to persuade Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to call for a cease-fire in his fight with Kurdish forces in northern Syria. Pence and Erdogan w...
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Editorial: SB 1 Is the Same Bad Legislation in a New Dress

Bad legislation is bad legislation. It doesn't matter how many times you try to dress it up. Or bring it back with a new number. SB 1 is not only redundant, anti-science, and a barrier to environmental progress, it would put a brake on California's econo...
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With OK from Congress, US Hemp Market Set to Boom

PORTLAND, Ore. — Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves. "It's a huge deal because it's a domino effect. Banks can get involved now and if ...
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Opinion: The Wave That Wasn’t

Call it the Oprah Election: You get a win! And you get a win! And you … Democrats win control of the House, along with all the chairmanships — and subpoena power — that come with it. Opinion Mi...
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Face Off: Jim Costa and Elizabeth Heng

View the video above to compare the background and views of incumbent Rep. Jim Costa (D-Fresno) and challenger Elizabeth Heng (R), candidates for California's 16th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives....