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Trump Overhauling Enforcement of Endangered Species Act

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, a move it says will reduce regulatory burden but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction. "This effort to gut...

Where Mike Pence and Second Lady Will Be in the Valley

The White House has released details about Wednesday's visit to the central San Joaquin Valley by Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence. The vice president, making his first public visit to Fresno and Kings counties since taking office in 20...
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Kushner Oversees Immigration Proposals With Eye on Congress

WASHINGTON — Hastily written executive orders. Declarations by tweet. President Donald Trump's White House hasn't been known for its careful crafting of policy. But Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, has spent months drawing up...
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At the Border, Trump Moves Closer to Emergency Declaration

MCALLEN, Texas — Taking the shutdown fight to the Mexican border, President Donald Trump edged closer Thursday to declaring a national emergency in an extraordinary end run around Congress to fund his long-promised border wall. Pressure was mounting to find...