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California Pot Regulators Struggling with Job, Audit Says

Trump signs Order to Make American-Made Goods More American

By Michael R. Blood |
The agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy for the nation...

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Why No Hush-Money Charges Against Trump? Feds Are Silent

Why No Hush-Money Charges Against Trump? Feds Are Silent

By Jim Mustian | Jul 19
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have remained tight-lipped about their rationale for charging only Michael Cohen, Trump's former attorney and fixer, in a hush-money scandal in which they publicly implicated the president.

House OKs $15 Minimum Wage, Setting Marker for 2020 Campaign

House OKs $15 Minimum Wage, Setting Marker for 2020 Campaign

By Lisa Mascaro | Jul 19
House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, transforming an issue that once splintered the party into a benchmark for the 2020 election.

AP Fact Check: Trump Hypes Stock Gains for the Less Wealthy

AP Fact Check: Trump Hypes Stock Gains for the Less Wealthy

By Josh Boak | Jul 19
President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the facts when he says the rising stock market has largely benefited working-class Americans.

Trump Says Critics Hate America, Despite His Own U.S. Putdowns

Trump Says Critics Hate America, Despite His Own U.S. Putdowns

By Calvin Woodward | Jul 19
Donald Trump has said that the U.S. is "dying," that America has "nothing, and that the nation's dreams are "dead." But he did not leave and "go back" to anywhere, as he's saying other critics of the country should do.

Men Face Sentencing on Riot Charge in Virginia Rally Case

Men Face Sentencing on Riot Charge in Virginia Rally Case

Jul 19
Three members of a white supremacist group face sentencing on a federal riot charge in connection with a white nationalist rally in Virginia and political rallies in California.

Elizabeth Warren Pitches New Constraints on Private Equity

Elizabeth Warren Pitches New Constraints on Private Equity

By Elana Schor | Jul 19
White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing new regulations on the private equity industry, pitching constraints designed to end what she decries as "legalized looting" by investment firms that take over troubled companies.

Netflix Tells Straight Pride Organizers to Cease and Desist

Netflix Tells Straight Pride Organizers to Cease and Desist

By Sam Cronin | Jul 19
Netflix has sent a cease and desist letter to Super Happy Fun America, the group responsible for organizing the upcoming Straight Pride Parade in Boston, telling them they are not allowed to use their logo or name in any materials.

How to Beat Trump? Dems Divided as He Rams Race onto Ballot

How to Beat Trump? Dems Divided as He Rams Race onto Ballot

By Steve Peoples, Errin Haines Whack, and Kathleen Ronayne | Jul 19
Trump's escalating exploitation of racism puts the rawest divide in American life squarely on the ballot in 2020. Democrats are united in condemning his words and actions, but the question of how to counter them is much more complicated.

California Pot Regulators Struggling with Job, Audit Says

California Pot Regulators Struggling with Job, Audit Says

By Michael R. Blood | Jul 18
The agency overseeing California's legal marijuana market has been overmatched by the job and is struggling to hire sufficient staff and set an overall strategy for the nation's largest cannabis economy, an audit found.

Nuclear Industry Push for Reduced Oversight Gaining Traction

Nuclear Industry Push for Reduced Oversight Gaining Traction

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jul 18
Fewer mock commando raids to test nuclear power plants' defenses against terrorist attacks. Fewer, smaller government inspections for plant safety issues. Less notice to the public and to state governors when problems arise.

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