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Trump administration's rewrite of Clean Power Plan will be a boon to the coal industry

The Trump administration's rewrite of power plant emission rules would lay the groundwork for a revival of the most polluting facilities and abandoning Obama-era goals for re-orienting the electricity sector toward clean energy.

Trump sees political win in some Democrats' calls to abolish ICE

President Trump has found a political opening as activist Democrats push their leaders to abolish ICE. Trump hosts "Heroes of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection" on Monday, a counter to Democrats' emphasis on Trump's family separation policy.

Donald Trump redefined what's possible in presidential politics. Enter Michael Avenatti

The pugnacious Newport Beach attorney is following an improbable path blazed by his nemesis in chief, testing the waters in early-voting Iowa and New Hampshire. Obstacles abound, but few, given the current White House occupant, are prepared to write Avenatti off.

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1968: How a tumultuous year still shapes our world

East L.A., 1968: ‘Walkout!’ The day high school students helped ignite the Chicano power movement

In March 1968, thousands of students walked out of four Los Angeles high schools. Most were of Mexican descent; they marched for better teachers, better facilities and college prep courses. The walkouts spread to include 22,000 students across L.A. and ignited a generation of Chicano activism.

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