The Congressional Budget Office determined Monday, June 26, 2017, the embattled draft legislation from Senate Republicans to repeal Obamacare, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act, would cause 22 million people to lose health coverage by 2026.
Republicans face their first big test about whether to break with their party’s new president following the Supreme Court’s decision to allow Donald Trump’s contentious travel ban against citizens from six Muslim-majority nations to take effect.
Fifty California residents filed a petition Monday to recall Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky, who drew national criticism for issuing a short jail sentence to Brock Turner, the former Stanford swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on campus.
U.S. wildlife agencies have given critical first approval to California's ambitious $16 billion project to build two massive tunnels that would re-engineer the water system in the nation's most populous state.
The U.S. Department of the Interior will pay nearly $465 million this year to local governments primarily in rural areas that have come to rely on the funds because they cannot levy taxes on federal lands.
Recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals voice their concerns for the future of the policy that allows certain undocumented immigrants who entered the U.S. as minors to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for work permits.
Video by Jill Toyoshiba, reported by Joe Robertson / The Kansas City Star
Children of undocumented immigrants nervous about future of DACA policy
Democrats bring guests affected by DACA, immigration ban to joint address
This Oroville Dam evacuee brought along a month's worth of food
Estimated turnout for Women's March in D.C. at 500,000, official says