The U.S. has announced its first-ever diplomat in charge of promoting and defending the rights of homosexuals and transgender people overseas.
President Obama is supporting a push by newly appointed Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to allow transgender people to serve in the U.S. military.
Rep. Jackie Speier wants to close what she calls a “gaping loophole” where sex offenders in the military aren’t required to register as such after serving in prison or their country.
Millions Of Phones Potentially Susceptible To Snooping After British, NSA Allegedly Team Up To Hack Sim Card Maker
Rights organizations on Friday called for urgent steps to be taken to protect private calls and online communications after allegations that U.S. and British agencies hacked into the networks of a major SIM card maker.
The Oakland office of Veterans Affairs improperly filed and then lost about 14,000 unprocessed veterans benefit claims, some dating back to the 1990s, a federal government investigation found.
The Oakland Raiders Thursday night announced plans to share a stadium in Southern California with the San Diego Chargers if both NFL teams fail to find new stadium solutions in their hometowns.
President Barack Obama is turning a historic South Side neighborhood in Chicago into a national monument Thursday, in a visit that also could provide a political lift to the city’s mayor.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — There’s a big push to get more California students vaccinated against measles and other diseases but different rules apply to their teachers as it is left up to individual school districts […]
The short-term housing rental service Airbnb has agreed to pay back taxes owed to San Francisco that were estimated to be millions of dollars.
Despite Texas’ statewide ban on gay marriage, county officials in Austin married a same-sex couple on Thursday under a one-time court order issued for medical reasons.
President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers at the Wal-Mart in Mountain View…