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Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 02:55 PM PST

SMART Program Aims to Help Repeat Misdemeanor Offenders

SMART Program Aims to Help Repeat Misdemeanor Offenders

With participation from the defendant, the program can provide up to two years of housing.

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 10:55 PM PST

Gun-Rights Backers Vow to 'Go on Offense' During Trump Years

Gun-Rights Backers Vow to 'Go on Offense' During Trump Years

Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump's campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly in...

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 12:35 PM PST

California Considers Bills to Protect Immigrants Under Trump

California Considers Bills to Protect Immigrants Under Trump

California lawmakers are planning bills to help protect immigrants from an expected increase in immigration enforcement under President-elect Donald Trump.

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 09:23 AM PST

NC Gov. McCrory Concedes He Lost Re-Election

NC Gov. McCrory Concedes He Lost Re-Election

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has conceded the governor's race, clearing the way for Democrat Roy Cooper to be declared the winner. The concession nearly four weeks after Election Day comes after appeals...

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 04:36 AM PST

Trump Expands List of Candidates to Head State Department

Trump Expands List of Candidates to Head State Department

President-elect Donald Trump is expanding his pool of candidates for secretary of state, leaving unclear whether former CIA Director David Petraeus' guilty plea for leaking classified information disqualifies...

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 10:46 AM PST

Ben Carson Has Inspiring Story, Lacks Experience for HUD

Ben Carson Has Inspiring Story, Lacks Experience for HUD

As Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Ben Carson's life story could inspire those working toward the American dream of home ownership and financial security. But the...

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 04:39 AM PST

Beijing Faces Decision on How to Deal With Trump

Beijing Faces Decision on How to Deal With Trump

Chinese leaders face a challenge: How to deal with Donald Trump. Weeks before taking office, the incoming American president is riling Beijing with confrontation and online statements that appear to foreshadow...

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 12:52 PM PST

Michigan Recount Begins, Stein Speaks Outside Trump Tower

Michigan Recount Begins, Stein Speaks Outside Trump Tower

Michigan has started its presidential election recount. Oakland County, in the Detroit area, started re-counting its votes Monday after a federal judge ordered elections officials to get the process moving to...

Sunday, Dec 4, 2016 at 12:32 AM PST

Trump Attends Lavish 'Villains and Heroes' Costume Party

Trump Attends Lavish 'Villains and Heroes' Costume Party

President-elect Donald Trump, still mulling key Cabinet positions, attended a lavish costume party Saturday night hosted by some of his most influential donors at their palatial Long Island mansion. Trump, who...

Sunday, Dec 4, 2016 at 09:51 PM PST

Green Party Says It Will Take Pennsylvania Recount Bid to Federal Court

Green Party Says It Will Take Pennsylvania Recount Bid to Federal Court

A Green Party-backed campaign changed its strategy to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, and said late Saturday night that it will seek help...

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