Berkeley Teacher Charged In Connection With Riot At 2016 Sacramento RallyVeteran activist and Berkeley school teacher Yvette Felarca has been charged with assault, participating in a riot and inciting a riot for her actions in a faceoff between white nationalist groups and counter-protesters in Sacramento last year, prosecutors said Thursday.
Exxon Fined $2M For Tillerson-Era Breach Of Russia SanctionsExxon Mobil Corp. showed "reckless disregard" for U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant's CEO, the Treasury Department said Thursday. The U.S. fined the company $2 million.
McCain Vows Return To Senate After Brain Cancer DiagnosisBattling brain cancer, Sen. John McCain on Thursday promised to return to work, making a good-natured dig at his Republican and Democratic colleagues who were jolted by news of the six-term lawmaker's diagnosis.
Sessions Staying As Attorney General Despite Trump RebukeAttorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday he has no immediate plans to resign after President Donald Trump excoriated the nation's top prosecutor for recusing himself from the probe of suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. political campaign.
San Jose Water Company Called Out For Overcharging CustomersThe San Jose Water Company denies that it intentionally double billed its customers.
Sen. John McCain Diagnosed With Brain CancerSenator John McCain, R-Arizona, has been diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor, according to a statement released by his family and the Mayo Clinic.
On Hot Mic, Israeli PM Raps 'Crazy' EU, Admits Syria StrikesIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was caught Wednesday by a live microphone railing against the European Union's "crazy" insistence on resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a precondition for closer ties.
Oakland Bans Sales Of Flavored TobaccoOakland has become the latest California city to ban the sale of flavored tobacco.
Supreme Court Allows Strict Enforcement Of Trump Refugee BanThe Supreme Court is granting the Trump administration's request to more strictly enforce its ban on refugees, at least until a federal appeals court weighs in.
Oakland Congresswoman Calls Foul After Panel Cuts War Authority AmendmentOakland Congresswoman Barbara Lee on Wednesday accused Republican leaders of underhanded tactics after a GOP-controlled panel stripped from a military spending bill her amendment to force a debate to give president new authority for military action against terrorist groups.
Trump Exhorts Senate Republicans To Pass Obamacare RepealPresident Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an "Obamacare" repeal bill to sign.
First Half Of 2017 Ranks 2nd Hottest Globally Behind 2016Record warmth was measured in much of Mexico, western Europe, eastern Russia, eastern Africa and eastern China. The U.S. had its second warmest start.