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Court Appears Poised to End DACA Protection

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's conservative majority seems prepared to allow the Trump administration to end a program that allows some immigrants to work legally in the United States and protects them from deportation. There did not appear to be any supp...
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California Senate Approves Bill Regulating Gig Economy

SACRAMENTO — The California Senate has passed a bill that would give new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft. While its impact on gig economy companies has drawn most of the attention, it would affec...
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Hunted for Meat, Giraffes May Join Threatened Species List

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration took a first step Thursday toward extending protections for giraffes under the Endangered Species Act, following legal pressure from environmental groups. The group, which designates endangered species, added giraffes t...