Photo of Cuban migrants

Trump Administration Puts Tough New Asylum Rule Into Effect

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — With a go-ahead from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Trump administration Thursday began enforcing a radical new rule that would deny asylum to nearly all migrants arriving at the southern border — a move that spread despair among those fle...

Newsom Signs Internet Sales Tax into Law

SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a law requiring companies like Amazon and eBay to collect sales taxes on behalf of some out-of-state sellers. The law comes after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last year states can collect sales taxes from compan...
Susan Bucher, Supervisor of Elections speaking to election office workers

Federal Judge: Florida Is ‘Laughing-Stock of the World’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000. "We have been th...