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US Angers Palestinians With Reversal on Israeli Settlements

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday softened the U.S. position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, reversing four decades of American policy and further undermining the effort to gain Palestinian statehood. “Calling the establishme...
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Trump Plan Delivers More Water for Valley Farmers

The Trump administration unveiled a new plan Tuesday to govern California's water usage that would deliver more irrigation water for Valley farmers. An analysis by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and th...
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Judge Blocks Trump Rules for Detained Migrant Kids

LOS ANGELES — A U.S. judge on Friday blocked new Trump administration rules that would enable the government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely. “Defendants will...

EPA Targets California Over Poor Air Quality

The Trump administration on Tuesday blamed California's worst-in-the nation air quality on shoddy paperwork, calling on the state to overhaul its plans for cleaning up toxic smog or risk losing billions in fede...
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23 States Sue Trump to Keep California’s Auto Emission Rules

SACRAMENTO — California and 22 other states sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking the authority of the nation's most populous state to set emission standards for cars and trucks. "The Oval Office is really not a place for on-the-job tra...
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AP-NORC Poll: Americans Somewhat Confident in Climate Fight

WASHINGTON — Most Americans are at least somewhat confident that the world will step up in its fight against global warming — but there are limits to their optimism. "I worry for my children and my grandchildren and for the future and what they have in stor...