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Stacked containers at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Operations Resume At Port Of Oakland, 28 Other West Coast Ports After Labor-Dispute Slowdown

The Port of Oakland was just one of 29 West Coast ports affected by a massive three-day labor slowdown, but as of Tuesday operations resumed amid a contract dispute.

02/17/2015

Congresswoman Barbara Lee (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images for Friends of the Global Fight)

Does An East Bay Congresswoman Have A Better Plan Than The President For Combating ISIS?

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, who represents parts of the East Bay, talks about her plan for combating ISIS, but her critics are calling it a peace bill.

02/17/2015

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

President Obama Deploys Labor Secretary To Intervene In West Coast Port Dispute

The nation’s top labor official was scheduled to arrive in the Bay Area Monday to sit down with both sides of the contentious west coast port dispute sometime tomorrow.

02/16/2015

Kashmiri demonstrators hold up a flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a demonstration against Israeli military operations in Gaza, in downtown Srinagar on July 18, 2014. The death toll in Gaza hit 265 as Israel pressed a ground offensive on the 11th day of an assault aimed at stamping out rocket fire, medics said. AFP PHOTO/Tauseef MUSTAFA (Photo credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Can The U.S. Combat ISIS Without Playing Into The Terrorist Group’s Strategies?

Will it take United States military ground intervention to defeat ISIS or the Islamic State or does that play into the plans of these radicals? We talked to an Iranian studies expert specializing in international relations.

02/16/2015

President Barack Obama speaks during the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection on February 13, 2015 at Stanford University. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Night On The Town: President Barack Obama Raises Money, Dines With Elon Musk In San Francisco

During his visit to the Bay Area, President Barack Obama spent a night on the town Friday, raising money and enjoying dinner in Presidio Heights with Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

02/13/2015

President Barack Obama walks off Air Force One as he arrives in San Francisco at the start of a four-day trip to California on February 12, 2015. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Fighter Jets Remove Plane From San Francisco Airspace Restricted For Obama Visit

Two fighter jets were called to the skies above San Francisco Friday afternoon after a plane entered airspace that has been restricted during President Barack Obama’s visit to the Bay Area.

02/13/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama: Silicon Valley Cannot Protect Privacy By Itself, Enacts Cybersecurity Cooperation Order

President Obama stressed at a Stanford cybersecurity conference that the government and the private sector have to work together to combat cyber threats. He signed an executive order that encourages information sharing on the matter. (Complete Text And Word Cloud Infographic Of His Speech)

02/13/2015

President Barack Obama walks off Air Force One as he arrives in San Francisco at the start of a four-day trip to California on February 12, 2015. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama Visiting Bay Area; Expect Traffic, Cable Car Disruptions

President Barack Obama will be in the Bay Area from Thursday evening through Saturday for a cybersecurity summit and fundraiser. Commuters and visitors to San Francisco and the Peninsula should expect traffic disruptions, including the suspension of Cable Car service.

02/12/2015

US President Barack Obama smiles before boarding Marine One helicopter from a field overlooking the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama To Attend $10K Fundraising Dinner At SF Home

The Democratic National Committee is hosting a $10,000 a plate fundraising dinner with President Barack Obama at a San Francisco home next week.

02/06/2015

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday. (Getty Images)

President Obama State Of The Union To Press Middle Class Proposals In Front Of Skeptical GOP Majority

President Barack Obama was scheduled to give his sixth State Of The Union address Tuesday night, but for the first time before a Republican-controlled Congress.

01/20/2015

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