Category Archives: US-World

ICE chief eyes crackdown on ‘sanctuary cities’

WASHINGTON ― The Trump administration is considering prosecuting state and local officials for not fully cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency’s acting director said Tuesday in an escalation of his threats

California starts recreational pot sales, clients jam stores

SACRAMENTO, California — From a pot shop in Santa Cruz that hung a banner proclaiming “Prohibition is Over!” to one in San Diego handing out T-shirts showing the first moon landing and

Trump seeks $18B to extend border wall over 10 years

SAN DIEGO — The Trump administration has proposed spending $18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico, providing one of its most detailed blueprints of how the

US Navy locates crashed plane deep on Pacific seabed

TOKYO — The U.S. Navy has located a transport aircraft deep on the Pacific Ocean floor where it crashed in November, killing three sailors on board. The C-2A “Greyhound” aircraft, which was

Record dry raises fears of drought’s return in California

LOS ANGELES — It’s been almost a year since Los Angeles residents felt any real rain, and precious little snow is in the Sierras, but water managers say it’s too early for

Trump boasts of non-existent ‘nuclear button’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump boasted that he had a bigger and more powerful “nuclear button” than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un does — but the president doesn’t actually have a