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Nation Aug 19California governor signs law to limit shootings by police
The measure will change California's existing lethal force standards to require that deadly force may only be used when necessary.
Nation Aug 16WATCH: California sues to block Trump rule limiting benefits for immigrants
The lawsuit from California and three other states challenges new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers.
Nation Aug 1321 states sue the Trump administration over coal-fired power plant rules
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency eliminated the Obama-era Clean Power Plan and replaced it with a new rule that gives states more leeway in deciding required upgrades for coal-fired power plants.
Politics Aug 11Gun-control backers concerned about changing federal courts
A federal judiciary that is becoming increasingly conservative under President Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate has gun control advocates on edge.
Nation Jul 17Lead paint suppliers to pay $305 million to settle California lawsuit
An appeals court in 2017 affirmed that lead paint is a public nuisance but ruled that the companies only would have to pay for cleaning up homes built before 1951, leading to the settlement.
Nation Jun 06Leaders of white supremacist prison gang charged in killings
A total of 16 Aryan Brotherhood members and associates are accused of running the criminal enterprise using contraband cellphones, encrypted chats, text messages, multimedia messages and email.
Nation Mar 30Judge blocks California’s high-capacity ammunition ban
High-capacity gun magazines will remain legal in California under a ruling Friday by a federal judge who cited home invasions where a woman used the extra bullets in her weapon to kill an attacker while in two other cases women…
Nation Mar 20National Guard to help protect California towns from wildfires
California is pulling the troops away from President Donald Trump's border protection efforts and devoting them to fire protection.
Nation Mar 13WATCH: California governor puts moratorium on executions
Gov. Gavin Newsom called the death penalty "a failure" that has discriminated against people who are mentally ill, poor or minorities.
Nation Mar 05WATCH: California won’t charge officers who killed Stephon Clark
Attorney General Xavier Becerra's announcement follows the Sacramento district attorney's finding this weekend that the two officers broke no laws when they shot 22-year-old Stephon Clark.