Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era initiative that shielded young undocumented immigrants from deportation, will end.
Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned Friday after denouncing chaos in the West Wing and telling President Donald Trump he vehemently disagreed with the appointment of the New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director.
The Senate confirms Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court by a largely party-line vote, setting the stage for the 49-year-old Trump administration nominee to shape U.S. law for decades. Senate Republicans had changed the rules to confirm him, ending filibusters and clearing the way for replacing the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
Legislators in North Carolina voted for a compromise bill Thursday to repeal HB2, which had swept aside a Charlotte ordinance expanding LGBT protections and omitted LGBT people as a protected class of citizens. Gov. Roy Cooper signed the bill.
President Donald Trump’s White House gave an ultimatum to House members on Thursday, saying that Obamacare will remain if they do not pass Paul Ryan’s Obamacare replacement bill on Friday after it was delayed due to a lack of Republican support.
Merced County prosecutors on Tuesday charged the 40-year-old son of a Stanislaus County Superior Court civil judge with two counts of attempted murder of police officers in connection with a gun battle last week on the outskirts of Snelling. The names of the six peace officers involved in the Thursday’s gunfight just outside Snelling.
An 11-year-old boy is dead and a 31-year-old Modesto man is in jail after a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred just before 11 p.m. Monday in west Modesto, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A Turlock man, the son of a Stanislaus Superior Court judge, faces charges of attempted murder after firing on law enforcement officers following a pursuit Thursday night that began in Turlock and concluded in the Merced County community of Snelling.