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This Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 file photo shows commercial fishing boats docked at Pier 38 in Honolulu. A proposal in the Hawaii Legislature has the potential to shake up the fishing industry and the permit process for foreign fishermen. A federal legal loophole allows the fishermen to fish off the coast of Hawaii, even though they are technically not allowed to enter the United States. The bill will be heard in two Hawaii Senate Committees Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign fishermenA proposal in the Hawaii Legislature has the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions
The Associated Press2 hours ago
DNC race tight as Democrats seek gains against TrumpJust days before Democratic activists pick a new party chair, the contest to head the Democratic National Committee remains fluid, as leaders grapple with how to turn an outpouring of liberal protest against President Donald Trump into political gains
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump, and her daughter Arabella Kushner walk down the steps of the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Trump attended the court session at the encouragement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, who extended her an invitation when they met at the inauguration lunch.  (AP Photo/Molly Riley)
Ivanka Trump visits center for minority-owned businessesIvanka Trump has broadened her research on economic policy with a visit to a Baltimore center for minority-owned small businesses
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this Feb. 22, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on the Federal budget in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. For the past eight years, thousands of conservative activists have descended on Washington each spring with dreams of putting a Republican in the White House. This year, they're learning reality can be complicated. With Trump's presidential victory, the future of the conservative movement has become entwined with an unconventional New York businessman better known for his deal-making than any ideological principles. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Conservatives learn dealing with Trump can be complicatedThe future of the conservative movement has become inextricably linked to Donald Trump, an unconventional New York businessman better known for his deal-making than any ideological principles
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this photo provided by General Motors a self-driving car is seen in Detroit. General Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers across the country to pass legislation that would clear the way for the automaker to make self-driving cars publicly available while potentially barring GM’s competitors from putting their own vehicles on the road.  (Photo by Steve Fecht for General Motors)
INFLUENCE GAME: GM bill is self-driving and self-interestedGeneral Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers to approve self-driving car rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2017 file photo, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks in Washington. While Oklahoma’s attorney general, emails show that new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt was in frequent contact with fossil fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Emails show new EPA chief's cozy ties with fuel industryDozens of emails reviewed by The Associated Press underscore the cozy ties between the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency and those that profit from burning fossil fuels
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Activists and protesters with the National Center for Transgender Equality rally in front of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Washington, after the Department of Education and the Justice Department announce plans to overturn the school guidance on protecting transgender students. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Conservatives hail end of bathroom rule for transgender kidsConservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this Feb. 21, 2017, file photo, White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington. The Trump administration could revise or withdraw an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their chosen gender identity. Spicer said Tuesday the Justice Department is working on a new set of guidelines on bathroom access but offered no other details. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Administration lifts transgender student bathroom guidanceThe Trump administration has ended federal protection for transgender students that allowed them to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Praise, criticism follow transgender bathroom decisionPraise, criticism follow Trump administration ending public school bathroom guidance for transgender students
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this July 2001 file photo shows the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Petroleum drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was not a consideration under President Barack Obama but it's getting renewed attention under the new administration. Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski and other members of the state’s congressional delegation are pushing legislation to allow drilling in the coastal plain of the refuge. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File)
Lawmakers renew push for drilling in Alaska wildlife refugeThe possibility of petroleum drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge wasn't a consideration under President Barack Obama, but it's getting renewed attention under the new administration
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Mr. Lane, who did not give his first name, sits with his family in their home Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in San Diego. The Lane family has been on edge since President Donald Trump took office. The mother, a Mexican who is in the country illegally, now carries her birth and marriage certificates and other documents wherever she goes. Around the country, Trump's efforts to crack down on the estimated 11 million immigrants living illegally in the U.S. have spread fear and anxiety and led many people to brace for arrest and to change up their daily routines in hopes of not getting caught. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Immigrants fearing deportation under Trump change routinesMany immigrants in the country illegally are changing up their daily routines in hopes of not getting caught in President Donald Trump crackdown
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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