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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Muslim and Latino advocates have joined forces in opposing changes to immigration rules by President Donald Trump, bolstering their alliance as they mull the prospect of aggressive restrictions. In joint press conferences and rallies across the...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill supporters say would make California the first state to add a third gender option on state identifying documents. State Sen. Toni Atkins' bill would add a non-binary gender marker option for driver's...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As President Donald Trump rolls out plans to build a wall on the Mexican border and considers blocking refugees, Missouri lawmakers are trying again to pass a bill aimed at cracking down on deported immigrants who come back and commit crimes. Under the...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to erect a wall along the Mexican border overlooks a key change in how people enter the U.S. illegally: Many of them make no attempt to jump a fence or evade authorities; they simply turn themselves in and ask for asylum. Asylum...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is embracing the idea of Guantanamo Bay as a jail for terror suspects. That's a repudiation of the Obama administration's longtime push to prosecute captured militants in the U.S. court system. A draft order spelling out a tougher line in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — About a third of the people who turned out for the Women's March on Washington were first-time protesters, an unusually high share of newcomers for a demonstration, according to a survey of march participants. University of Maryland Professor Dana Fisher said...
HONOLULU (AP) — As an emergency room doctor, Hawaii Sen. Josh Green sees homeless patients suffering from diabetes, mental health problems and an array of medical issues that are more difficult to manage when they are homeless or do not have permanent housing. That's why Green...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giveaway bottles of McDonald's trademark special sauce are being offered for sale online for thousands of dollars, including one listing for $10,000. To draw customers to McDonald's to buy new versions of its Big Mac, the chain on Thursday is giving away 10,...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas is poised to become the third state to ban a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure under restrictions lawmakers approved Thursday that are expected to face a legal challenge. The majority-GOP Senate voted 25-6 to ban the procedure...