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Prop 8 Aims To Curb Massive Profits By Dialysis ClinicsA measure on the November ballot takes aim at regulating dialysis clinics across California. Backers claim many of the clinics are taking advantage of patients with private insurance and reaping the profits.
At Montana Rally, Trump Claims Democrats Are Behind Migrant 'Caravan'Pres. Trump accused Democrats of supporting a migrant "caravan" because they "figure everybody coming in is going to vote Democrat." The president also heaped praise on Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte who attacked a reporter in 2017.
Harris Proposes Tax Breaks Bill For Middle-Class AmericansDemocratic Sen. Kamala Harris, a potential 2020 presidential candidate, proposed new legislation on Thursday aiming to provide tax breaks for low- and middle-class Americans.
California To Allow Criminals With 3-Strike Life Sentences To Seek ParoleCalifornia will reconsider life sentences for up to 4,000 nonviolent third-strike criminals by allowing them to seek parole under a ballot measure approved by voters two years ago, according to court documents obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday.
Protesters Block Google Bus Near San Jose State UniversityA group of protesters blocked a bus carrying tech workers near the San Jose State University campus Thursday.
Bay Area Roads Worst In The Nation, Report FindsRoads in the Bay Area were the worst in the nation and accounted for high costs to drivers in 2016, according to a report released by a national nonprofit Wednesday.

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At Montana Rally, Trump Claims Democrats Are Behind Migrant 'Caravan'Pres. Trump accused Democrats of supporting a migrant "caravan" because they "figure everybody coming in is going to vote Democrat." The president also heaped praise on Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte who attacked a reporter in 2017.
Harris Proposes Tax Breaks Bill For Middle-Class AmericansDemocratic Sen. Kamala Harris, a potential 2020 presidential candidate, proposed new legislation on Thursday aiming to provide tax breaks for low- and middle-class Americans.
Twitter Releases Election Meddling DataTwitter is releasing all known accounts and posts related to "information operations" dating back to 2016, when it was first learned that foreign operators were using social media to meddle in U.S. elections.
Trump Renews Insults At Elizabeth Warren After Stanford Expert's DNA TestPresident Donald Trump revived Tuesday his "Pocahontas" nickname for Elizabeth Warren, a day after the Massachusetts senator released a DNA test amplifying the controversy over her claimed Native American heritage.
Sidelined Children's Health Official Says EPA Inaction Means "Kids Are Disposable"Making sure children are protected from environmental toxins has been Dr. Ruth Etzel's job at the Environmental Protection Agency.
Stanford Prof's DNA Analysis Of Elizabeth Warren Points To Native American Heritage Responding to years of derision by President Donald Trump and other critics, Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday released a report on a DNA analysis that provides strong evidence she does, in fact, have Native American heritage.
Kamala Harris to Test Presidential Prospects With Campaign Trip to IowaDemocratic Sen. Kamala Harris has scheduled her first campaign trip to Iowa before Election Day, stoking speculation about a potential 2020 presidential campaign.