Photographer Helen Gigliotti stands next to a photo from her trip to Iran.

Artist Sees Disparaged Iran in a Different Light

A Fresno photographer says she was welcomed on a recent visit to Iran, despite the Trump administration's campaign of economic sanctions against the country. "What I hope people will gain from seeing my photos is essentially recognize that these are people ...
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Court Sets Hearing on Trump Administration’s Asylum Policy

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court on Wednesday scheduled a hearing over whether to stop the Trump administration from forcing asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for their immigration court hearings. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals set a hearing fo...
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GOP Attacks Schiff at First Post-Mueller Russia Hearing

WASHINGTON — House Democrats barreled ahead with their oversight of the Trump administration on Thursday at a fiery Intelligence Committee hearing where Republicans formalized their demand that Chairman Adam Schiff resign his post over his comments that there ...
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California: Trump Plan to Take Back Rail Money ‘Disastrous’

SACRAMENTO — Leaders of California's high-speed rail project told the Trump administration Monday its plans to withhold or claw back $3.5 billion in federal money for the project was "legally indefensible" and "disastrous policy." Terminating the money "wou...