NIH would see huge budget cut under president's proposal
The National Institutes of Health would absorb an enormous $5.8 billion cut under President Trump's first budget proposal — equal to about 19 percent of its current $30.3 billion discretionary budget. The plan “includes a major reorganization” of NIH ...
Why America's Founding Fathers wanted the president to take a salary
There is at least one thing President Trump and George Washington have in common: Both the first and current presidents said they didn't want to be paid for the job. Near the end of Washington's inaugural address, the wealthy landowner and ...
President Trump and a Pulitzer winner engage in Twitter war over tax returns
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday questioned the origins of a leaked tax return that showed he paid $38 million on more than $150 million of reported income in 2005 — while the recipient of the leak suggested it may have come from Trump ...
A Rare look at the US Presidents: George Washington
Once a generation, a few people come along and change the course for the rest of us. Because of them, we stand taller, we talk clearer, we listen to different music, use different technology, society changes. In the beginning of the United States, we ...
California reacts to collapse of GOP health care bill
The Mercury News
“We are relieved that the truly terrible Republican health repeal bill was pulled from the House floor today, preserving health coverage for 37 million children in America, including more than 5 million in California alone. … Today, 97 percent of ...
California org has goal of reducing breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in next decade
FRESNO, Calif. - The Race for the Cure. The premier fund-raising event for what's been know for years as Susan G. Komen Central Valley. A non-profit providing funds for research, education and screening-- to help women find breast cancer early so they ...
NASCAR starting lineup at California: Kyle Larson wins pole, as five drivers miss qualifying
March 24, 2017 8:21pm EDT March 24, 2017 8:21pm EDT Motorsport, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, English, NASCAR Kyle Larson won his second career pole Friday at Auto Club Speedway, but the big story involved five drivers who missed qualifying.
California Upholds Auto Emissions Standards, Setting Up Face-Off With Trump
New York Times
But California can write its own standards because of a longstanding waiver granted under the Clean Air Act, giving the state — the country's biggest auto market — major sway over the auto industry. Twelve other states, including New York and ...