California Sues DeVos Over Failures of Student-Loan Forgiveness Program

Accusing the Trump administration of being stingy with student loan relief meant for teachers, police officers and other public servants, California sued the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos on Wednesday for botching a bipartisan federal debt relief program.

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California Leads Charge Against Fuel Economy Rollback

Led by California, 24 states and several cities on Wednesday challenged the Trump administration’s rollback of the Clean Car Standards, the 2010 rule that was supposed to guide fuel efficiency improvements and greenhouse gas emissions reduction through 2026.

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Judge Stays His Own Order to Allow High-Capacity Gun Magazines

California residents who have acquired high-capacity gun magazines in the week since a federal judge found the state’s voter-approved ban on the firearms unconstitutional will be allowed to keep their weapons, but will not be able to import more into the state starting Friday at 5 p.m., a federal judge ruled Thursday in staying his order.

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California’s First Latino Attorney General Targets Trump Policies

Xavier Becerra became perhaps the nation’s most influential attorney general when he was named California’s top lawyer two years ago, and has used his post atop what some call the “Resistance State” to pummel President Donald Trump’s administration with dozens of legal actions.

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Californians Charged in Statewide Apple Store Crime Spree

Apple stores across California have been targeted by groups of thieves in recent months, dashing into stores wearing hoodies and snatching products from the shelves in seconds. On Thursday, however, the Golden State’s top cop said the crime spree has been thwarted with the arrests of 17 people charged with stealing over $1 million in Apple product.

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