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Officials want to clear a mile-long homeless camp on a Sonoma County bike trail. Some don't want to go

Sunday  09:40,   19 january 2020

Once a popular biking spot, the trail is now the site of the largest homeless encampment in Sonoma County history. It's also a textbook outcome of the 16% surge last year in homelessness in California -- fueled by skyrocketing housing costs --... >>>

Las Vegas bird rescuer still searching for pigeons wearing cowboy hats

Sunday  09:25,   19 january 2020

Mariah Hillman was alarmed by videos showing pigeons in cowboy hats. So she decided to track down the birds and help them.Her mission: To rescue a pigeon she had nicknamed Coolamity Jane, last spotted wearing a red, plastic cowboy... >>>

Delta jet fuel dump unlikely to cause long-term health problems, experts say

Sunday  09:00,   19 january 2020

LOS ANGELES - It's been days since a Delta jet experiencing engine trouble showered homes and schools in southeast Los Angeles with fuel, but Aldo Mauricio has continued to have difficulty breathing. Mauricio lives on Santa Ana Street in... >>>

In Cambridge, Women’s March demonstrators discover no protest planned

Sunday  06:25,   19 january 2020

March Forward Massachusetts, which had overseen previous women’s marches in Boston and Cambridge, didn’t plan an event this year.Kilson said she has participated in Boston-area women’s marches since they began in 2017, angered by President Trump’s... >>>

Trump to city: If a storm comes, don’t look at me, get a mop!

Sunday  05:41,   19 january 2020

New Yorkers worried that global warming might flood the city should get mops, President Trump says. The Queens native — famed for supporting walls that keep immigrants out — on Saturday ripped the idea of a seawall to protect the city from... >>>

Financial records reveal Palm Beach County has spent $13.7MILLION on Trump's 27 trips to Mar-a-Lago since 2016 - and the federal government has only paid back $10million

Sunday  05:15,   19 january 2020

Palm Beach County spent $13.7million on security for President Trump and his family during the 27 trips they made to the Mar-a-Lago resort between his election in November 2016 through Easter of last year.Records indicate that the county has been... >>>

The Working-to-Afford-Child-Care Conundrum

Sunday  05:05,   19 january 2020

Many parents get caught in the working-to-afford-child-care loop, but that doesn’t mean the solution is to just stay home with the kids.“It makes no sense for child care to cost two-thirds of somebody’s income. We’ve got to drive it to 7 percent or... >>>

NAACP attorney Ifill asked to surrender seat on Baltimore-bound Amtrak train as MLK weekend began

Sunday  04:40,   19 january 2020

Internationally known civil rights attorney Sherrilyn Ifill was returning to Baltimore from New York on Amtrak train 80 Friday, as she does at the end of many working weeks, when she says a junior conductor approached and asked her to give up her... >>>

Issues Abound at 4th Women’s March, ‘But It All Ties Into Trump’

Sunday  03:15,   19 january 2020

Crowds gathered in Columbus Circle for one of many rallies across the... >>>

Issues Abound at 4th Women’s March, ‘But It All Ties Into Trump’

Sunday  03:15,   19 january 2020

WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of demonstrators staged a boisterous fourth Women’s March here on Saturday, a noisy, frigid, drizzly rally where demands for equal rights competed with an inescapable subtext: President Trump had to go. The march, a... >>>

ICE ups ante in standoff with NYC: 'This is not a request'

Sunday  03:05,   19 january 2020

Federal authorities are turning to a new tactic in the escalating conflict over New York City's so-called sanctuary policies, issuing four “immigration subpoenas” to the city for information about inmates wanted for deportation. “This is... >>>

Best signs at the Women's March

Sunday  01:50,   19 january 2020

President Trump has been a source of frustration and inspiration for numerous protest signs at the Women's March taking place around the United States.While the reasons why people are participating vary, President Donald Trump has been a core... >>>

A radioactive legacy haunts this Navajo village, which fears a fractured future

Sunday  01:50,   19 january 2020

Residents of Red Water Pond Road wonder whether to stay or go as they await cleanup of uranium mines’ waste.In what might seem a cruel echo of history, officials are relocating residents to the city of Gallup, about a half-hour away, and surrounding >>>

Puerto Rico governor fires emergency management director

Sunday  01:10,   19 january 2020

Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez fired the director of the island’s emergency management agency Saturday after the discovery of a warehouse filled with water, cots and other supplies as the U.S. territory struggles to recover from strong... >>>

Virginia House Republican leader to hate groups: 'You are not welcome here'

Sunday  01:10,   19 january 2020

The Virginia House Republican leader said anyone spreading "white supremacist garbage" is not welcome in Richmond after a state of emergency was declared because of threats surrounding a gun rights rally planned for Monday. © Joe Mahoney/AP"Any... >>>