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California Governor to Draw Down Troops at Border

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Monday to withdraw several hundred National Guard troops from the state's southern border with Mexico in defiance of the Trump administration's request for support from border states. About 100 of the 360 troo...
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High Court Lets Military Implement Transgender Restrictions

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration can go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue, the Supreme Court said Tuesday. The high court split 5-4 in allowing the plan to take effect, with th...
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Judge Bars Citizenship Question From 2020 Census

NEW YORK — A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that while such a questio...
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Judge Blocks Trump Birth Control Coverage Rule in 13 States

OAKLAND — A U.S. judge in California on Sunday blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington, D.C. "The law couldn't be more clea...
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Park Service to Tap into Entrance Fees to Keep Operating

WASHINGTON — The National Park Service says it is taking the extraordinary step of dipping into entrance fees to pay for staffing at its highly visited parks in the wake of the partial government shutdown. "We are taking this extraordinary step to ensure th...