The latest congressional hearing investigating Planned Parenthood switched focus from the health care provider’s abortion practices to the morality and constitutionality of the issue Thursday afternoon.
A North Carolina congressman threw confusion over House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s sudden departure from the speaker’s race with a letter he later insisted had nothing to do with McCarthy at all.
North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones threw confusion over House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s sudden departure from the speaker’s race with a letter he later insisted had nothing to do with McCarthy at all.
McClatchy's political correspondents talk about what exactly happened when California Representative Kevin McCarthy pulled out of the race to replace John Boehner as Speaker of the House of Representatives today, and answer what it means for the Republican party and how it affects America overall.
Some companies took in tens of millions from Medicaid but didn't pay workers' wages last year. The state of North Carolina did very little to help the workers. Read more in the News & Observer series, "The Reluctant Regulator" coming Sunday, Oct. 11.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Thursday requiring California to phase out the use of microscopic exfoliating beads in personal care products sold in the state starting in 2020 to protect fish and wildlife.
Mexico has issued arrest warrants for 23 former officials, guards or police officers for allegedly participating in the escape of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman or failing to prevent it. Almost all of them are believed to be in custody.
President Barack Obama is promising Hispanic leaders he'll continue to push for changes in the nation's immigration laws, saying America's greatness does not come from building walls, but from building opportunities.
Oil and gas regulators in and around Los Angeles routinely failed to carry out much of the oversight required to keep federally protected drinking-water aquifers from oilfield contamination, an internal review by those state regulators concluded Thursday.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed three bills Thursday aimed at preventing oil spills, minimizing the damage they cause and speeding cleanups in the wake of a pipeline rupture that poured more than 100,000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast in May.
Proponents of an effort to repeal California's new stricter law requiring mandatory vaccines for schoolchildren failed to submit enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative asking voters to repeal the law.
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