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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2020, file photo, former national security adviser John Bolton takes part in a discussion on global leadership at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. An attorney for Bolton said Wednesday, June 10, that President Donald Trump is trying to put on ice publication of the former top administration official’s forthcoming memoir after White House lawyers again this week raised concerns that the book contains classified material that presents a national security threat. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
AP News
June 17, 2020 - 4:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has sued former national security adviser John Bolton to delay the publication of a book that the White House says contains classified information and that is expected to paint an unfavorable portrait of the president's foreign policy decision-making. The...
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The State of California
Doug Sovern
June 16, 2020 - 8:25 pm
The last few weeks have seen an upheaval in American society and politics, triggered by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The November election is still almost five months away, but the dramatic events are likely to have a significant impact on how the candidates campaign, and how...
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President Trump signs executive order on policing, June 16, 2020
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KCBS Radio Morning News
June 16, 2020 - 10:10 am
Surrounded by law enforcement representatives, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday morning that the White House says is aimed at promoting accountability in policing.
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Contra Costa Superior Courthouse, where jury trials resume after a 60 day freeze due to the coronavirus pandemic
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Melissa Culross
June 16, 2020 - 3:22 am
Researchers at University of California, Berkeley suggests that racial discrimination is an ongoing problem in the jury selection process in California. The study’s lead author spoke with KCBS Radio to explain.
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David Caplan
June 12, 2020 - 9:37 pm
President Trump on Friday night announced that he’s moving Friday’s rally in Tulsa to Saturday at the urging of his “African American friends and supporters.” Read for more information now.
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Doug Sovern
June 12, 2020 - 6:13 pm
The killing of George Floyd and the subsequent fallout have given renewed urgency to a campaign to amend California’s constitution to repeal the state’s ban on affirmative action. This week the state Assembly approved a bill that would do just that, but ultimately the decision will be up to...
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John Bolton
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KCBS Radio Morning News
June 12, 2020 - 8:03 am
The long-awaited memoir for former National Security Advisor John Bolton is finally set to see book store shelves at the end of the month. The book is one of few to date by a top-level administration official. The release saw a number of delays, in part due to push back from the White House and...
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FILE - In this July 21, 2016, file photo, confetti and balloons fall during celebrations after Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's acceptance speech on the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. President Donald Trump demanded Monday, May 25, 2020, that North Carolina's Democratic governor sign off “immediately” on allowing the Republican National Convention to move forward in August with full attendance despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Trump's tweets Monday about the RNC, planned for Charlotte, come just two days after the North Carolina recorded its largest daily increase in positive cases yet. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
AP News
June 11, 2020 - 6:04 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville, Florida, has been selected to host the celebration marking President Donald Trump’s acceptance of his party’s nomination for reelection, the Republican National Committee chairwoman said Thursday. Ronna McDaniel made the announcement a day after saying that...
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Sister Mamie reposts signs that were removed form the Lafayette Park parameter fence at the site of protests, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, near the White House in Washington. The protests began over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
AP News
June 10, 2020 - 7:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost as soon as the towering black fencing was erected last week to seal off Lafayette Park, the barrier became an art gallery and a sounding board for the demonstrators protesting years of black deaths at the hands of police officers. Now, with much of the temporary fencing...
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 05: Students participate in a Black Lives Matter sit-in at the National Cathedral during a peaceful protest against police brutality and the death of George Floyd, on June 5, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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AP News
June 10, 2020 - 6:52 pm
California lawmakers have backed a plan to let voters decide if the state should overturn its ban on affirmative action programs.
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