The archive of all headlines from January 28, 2017, organized by time of publication.
The White House has yet to release the text of the signed document but a draft obtained earlier showed the measure would block all refugees from entering the U.S. for 120 days and suspend the acceptance of refugees from war-torn Syria indefinitely. Politics
President Trump’s freeze on refugee arrivals and visa requests from seven Muslim countries was seen as a sign that he sees Islam itself as the problem. The move ends years of American policy during the Bush and Obama administrations that has been an exercise in pragmatism.
President Trump signed an order suspending the entry of refugees into the United States for 120 days, and Syrians indefinitely. He also suspended immigration from seven Muslim nations, while ordering priority be given to visas for Christians from Muslim nations.
In less than a month, California appears to have recovered roughly one-third of the water content that it lost during the succession of dreary winters that robbed the state of a critical water source.Epic rains and snow help the 'inland sea' of Sacramento roar back to life
Since 2010, more than 102 million trees have died across 7.7 million acres of California forest. Exacerbated by anti-wildfire policies that produced a crowded forest more vulnerable to drought, the massive dieback is unprecedented in the recorded history of the Sierra.January storms erase part of California's snowpack deficit
When an Iraqi who had worked on behalf of the U.S. was detained, his lawyer asked whom he could contact. “Call Mr. Trump,” a border agent said.Lawyers filed a motion for class certification, in an effort to represent all refugees and immigrants who they said were being unlawfully detained at ports of entry.
Refugees who were in the air when the order was signed were stopped and detained at airports.Hameed Khalid Darweesh, right, an Iraqi who had worked on behalf of the U.S., was released after 19 hours in custody. He began to cry as he spoke to reporters.
Refugees who were in the air when President Trump signed an order halting some immigration were detained at airports.Hameed Khalid Darweesh, right, an Iraqi who had worked on behalf of the U.S., was released after 19 hours in custody. He began to cry as he spoke to reporters.