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Trump, RNC file legal challenges to California law seeking release of Trump’s tax returns

If you have a straightforward return where you only have to file a 1040 and are claiming the standard deduction, you may be able to file your federal taxes free. (Bloomberg photo by Michael Nagle)

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee filed two lawsuits Tuesday against California officials, challenging a new law that would bar Trump from appearing on the state’s primary ballot next year if he declines to disclose his ...

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California abolishes money bail with a landmark law

California Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed a landmark criminal justice bill into law Tuesday making the state the first to abolish cash bail, transitioning toward a system that gives judges discretion to decide who can go home and who must ...

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California sues Trump administration over decision to add citizenship question to census

The state of California sued the Trump administration Monday night, arguing that the decision to add a question about citizenship in the 2020 census violates the U.S. Constitution. The suit is just the start of what is likely to be ...

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Court: California can’t ban violent video games from sale, rental

WASHINGTON , D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to let California regulate the sale or rental of violent video games to children, saying governments do not have the power to “restrict the ideas to which children may be exposed” despite complaints about graphic violence.

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High court: Calif. must reduce prison population

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday narrowly endorsed reducing California’s cramped prison population by more than 30,000 inmates to fix sometimes deadly problems in medical care, ruling that federal judges retain enormous power to oversee troubled state prisons.

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Kodak goes to California for annual meeting

Embattled photography icon Eastman Kodak Co. is holding its annual meeting in a San Diego suburb where one of its dynamic new businesses — consumer inkjet printers — is based. Robust printer sales have offered some promise that the picture-taking pioneer ...

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