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February 24, 2019 - 3:31 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — One of the best-selling music artists of all time won't get out of jail until Monday or Tuesday as confidants scramble to arrange to pay a $100,000 bond to free R. Kelly as he awaits for aggravated sexual abuse, his lawyer said Sunday. The R&B star, 52, had hoped to walk out of...
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Jessica Patterson, candidate for chair of the California Republican Party, speaks to delegates after her nomination during the party convention in Sacramento, Calif.,
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February 24, 2019 - 2:41 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hurting California Republicans chose a party insider Sunday to lead them forward after their party suffered stinging defeats in 2018, rejecting two candidates backed by activists who favored a stronger embrace of President Donald Trump. The California Republican Party's...
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A scene from "Roma," which film critic Jan Wahl predicts will win several of the most coveted Oscar awards.
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Jan Wahl
February 22, 2019 - 10:55 pm
The 2019 Academy Awards will be held Sunday night and there's nothing more fun than arguing about who deserves to walk away with an Oscar. Film critic Jan Wahl has come up with a list of whom she believes the academy will honor in the most notable categories and who should receive Oscars if it were...
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UC Berkeley student Hayden Williams was attacked while promoting a conservative student group Turning Point USA.
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Carrie Hodousek
February 22, 2019 - 1:54 pm
UC Berkeley police on Friday said that they have identified a " potential suspect " who punched a volunteer who was distributing information about a conservative students group on campus.
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Melissa Culross
February 22, 2019 - 10:40 am
Survivors of last year's devastating wildfire in Butte County are still receiving federal assistance despite President Trump's criticial tweet last month vowing to withhold additional relief money from California because of alleged mismanagement.
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A man, who declined to give his name, takes a picture of a small snowman at the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign along the Las Vegas Strip, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. Las Vegas is getting a rare taste of real winter weather, with significant snowfall across the metro area in the first event of its kind since record keeping started back in 1937. (AP Photo/John Locher)
February 21, 2019 - 3:11 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Winter storms in the U.S. Southwest brought rare snowfall Thursday to the Las Vegas Strip, dusting casino marquees and prompting revelers to erect a snowman near the famous "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign. The National Weather Service reported the first significant snowfall at McCarran...
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Barack Obama and Stephen Curry appear at an event for Obama's My Brother's Keeper Alliance in Oakland on Feb.19, 2019.
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Carrie Hodousek
February 20, 2019 - 9:39 am
Former president Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry combined forces to deliver an encouraging message to young men of color at at an event on Tuesday.
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Howard Schultz, Starbucks' former CEO, speaking  at a town hall with Arizona State University President Michael Crow
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Megan Goldsby
February 20, 2019 - 8:26 am
Howard Schultz, the billionaire former chief executive of Starbucks and possible presidential candidate, said that President Trump is more likely to survive the 2020 campaign if Democrats nominate a candidate from their party's most liberal wing.
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FILE - This Feb. 26, 2015, photo shows a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train, displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. The Trump administration plans to cancel $929 million in U.S. money for California's beleaguered high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion it's already spent. The U.S. Department of Transportation announcement Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, came after President Donald Trump last week threatened to make California pay back the money awarded to build the train between Los Angeles and San Francisco. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
February 19, 2019 - 6:22 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent. The U.S. Department of Transportation announcement follows through...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 that he is running for president in 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 19, 2019 - 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination again, a decision that will test whether he can still generate the progressive energy that fueled his insurgent 2016 campaign. "Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald Trump...
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