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President Trump's speech to Congress: A big shift in tone, but tough choices left to Congress
President Trump's speech to Congress: A big shift in tone, but tough choices left to Congress

President Trump’s well-delivered speech to Congress on Tuesday night answered one major question — whether he could offer the country a less divisive tone — but provided almost no clarity about how he hopes to fulfill the promises that he made in his...

At least 2 dead after tornadoes touch down in central US
At least 2 dead after tornadoes touch down in central US

CaptionCloseLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tornadoes touched down in the upper Midwest and northern Arkansas, killing at least two people, as a spring-like storm system posed a risk to 45 million people.Compact but strong storms known as supercells raked...

Trump offers mixed messages on immigration
Trump offers mixed messages on immigration
In emotional moment, Trump salutes slain SEAL's wife
In emotional moment, Trump salutes slain SEAL's wife
At least 2 dead after tornadoes touch down in central U.S.
At least 2 dead after tornadoes touch down in central U.S.
Murder charges in airport nerve agent attack that killed Kim Jong Nam
Murder charges in airport nerve agent attack that killed Kim Jong Nam

Appearing calm and solemn, two young women accused of smearing VX nerve agent on Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader, were charged with murder Wednesday.The women, who arrived in court under the protection of masked special forces...

Hate crime tracking: Fascinating, unreliable
Hate crime tracking: Fascinating, unreliable

(CNN)According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a crime becomes a hate crime when there's an added element of bias. For example, a murder is labeled a hate crime if the victim was killed because he was gay. Or black. Or Muslim. See the latest news...

Empathy and action: Muslims unite to help fix vandalized Jewish cemeteries
Empathy and action: Muslims unite to help fix vandalized Jewish cemeteries
'A resurgence of white nationalism': Hate groups spiked in 2016
'A resurgence of white nationalism': Hate groups spiked in 2016
Santa Rosa slaying victim sought new start away from husband accused of killing her
Santa Rosa slaying victim sought new start away from husband accused of killing her
ATF: Canadian crook bought assault rifle on store credit
ATF: Canadian crook bought assault rifle on store credit

CaptionCloseGuns are famously easy to come by in the United States.It’s often noted that they are easier to get than a job or an education. America has more guns in private hands than adult residents. Even for people legally prohibited from possessing...

Sonoma County’s congressmen say Trump speech long on promises, short on details
Sonoma County’s congressmen say Trump speech long on promises, short on details

Sonoma County’s two members of Congress said President Donald Trump made expansive promises and talked about spending trillions of taxpayer dollars in a speech Tuesday night that was short on explaining how any of it will be done.“He made a lot of lofty...

Santa Rosa boosts Legal Aid funding for low-income renters
Santa Rosa boosts Legal Aid funding for low-income renters
Fayette County man gets 6 to 12 years in prison for assaulting Rostraver officers
Fayette County man gets 6 to 12 years in prison for assaulting Rostraver officers
Jeannette man allegedly found with stolen jewelry after an overdose charged with recent burglary of Hempfield pawn shop
Jeannette man allegedly found with stolen jewelry after an overdose charged with recent burglary of Hempfield pawn shop
Clear Lake reopens to motor boats, ending two-week closure over flooding
Clear Lake reopens to motor boats, ending two-week closure over flooding

Clear Lake, a prime year-round destination for anglers and economic engine for Lake County businesses, reopened to motorboats Tuesday, bringing relief to many of those interests after a two-week closure tied to recent flooding. The ban on motorized vessels,...

Fact checking Donald Trump’s speech to Congress
Fact checking Donald Trump’s speech to Congress

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday night about corporate job expansion and military cost-savings that actually took root under his predecessor and gave a one-sided account of the costs and benefits to the economy from immigration — ignoring...

Neighbor, firefighter treated following South Side Easton house fire (PHOTOS)
Neighbor, firefighter treated following South Side Easton house fire (PHOTOS)
President Trump sees ‘new chapter of American greatness’ in big speech
President Trump sees ‘new chapter of American greatness’ in big speech
Texas Senate calls for amending Constitution to limit feds
Texas Senate calls for amending Constitution to limit feds
Voter beware: Don’t fall for the tricks of political junk mail: Susan Shelley
Voter beware: Don’t fall for the tricks of political junk mail: Susan Shelley

If you’re the kind of Californian who votes in most elections, you have by now received stacks of the political mail sent out to convince voters that people they trust have made a slate of recommendations for every race in the upcoming election.But...

Sonoma man in barrel murder sentenced to state prison
Sonoma man in barrel murder sentenced to state prison

A Sonoma man who bludgeoned another man to death, shoved his body in a barrel and dumped it in front of City Hall was sentenced Tuesday to 36 years to life in state prison.Christopher Michael McNatt, 42, received the punishment in the slaying of Ronald Gordon...

Catholic Charities expanding central intake system for Sonoma County’s homeless
Catholic Charities expanding central intake system for Sonoma County’s homeless
Massive debris pile emerges from water near troubled Oroville Dam
Massive debris pile emerges from water near troubled Oroville Dam
PG&E helicopter to fly low Wednesday surveying power lines
PG&E helicopter to fly low Wednesday surveying power lines
Trump says he is open to immigration compromise that provides a pathway to legal status
Trump says he is open to immigration compromise that provides a pathway to legal status

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he is open to an immigration reform bill that could provide a pathway to legal status - but not citizenship - for potentially millions of people who are in the United States illegally but have not committed serious crimes.At...

Charges: Man bound, beat nephew at Bellevue workplace
Charges: Man bound, beat nephew at Bellevue workplace

CaptionCloseKing County Prosecutors say a 43-year-old Bothell man tied up, assaulted and robbed his nephew at the family business in Bellevue earlier this month on the belief that he stole some of his belongings.King County Prosecutors say a 43-year-old Bothell...

My Monday commute was a bummer, how was yours?
My Monday commute was a bummer, how was yours?
9 things to know about Vancouver’s Trump tower
9 things to know about Vancouver’s Trump tower
White House misspells American Samoa for American Sonoma in pool report
White House misspells American Samoa for American Sonoma in pool report
New Orleans Fat Tuesday ends carnival season
New Orleans Fat Tuesday ends carnival season

NEW ORLEANS — The trumpets and horns from the marching bands blared. The crowd screamed for beads. People paraded in costumes ranging from the politically-charged to the whimsical. And despite all the noise a 2-year-old napped.Fat Tuesday, which marks the...

Hamby was fearless in life and business
Hamby was fearless in life and business

CaptionCloseWhen Jim Hamby started helping his future wife run her string of Dairy Queen restaurants in the late 1950s, it became obvious that he had a knack for business. “He built the business up to what it was,” his daughter Susan Lammert said....

Pitt-Johnstown to name two buildings after late congressman Murtha
Pitt-Johnstown to name two buildings after late congressman Murtha
Twitter user exposes White House report for misspelling American Somoa to American Sonoma
Twitter user exposes White House report for misspelling American Somoa to American Sonoma