Barack Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama gives remarks on the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, in the Rose Garden at the White House June 26, 2015 in Washington, DC.  Today the high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Obama Says ‘America Should Be Very Proud’ Of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

President Obama discussed the sweeping decision by the U.S. Supreme Court Friday to strike down bans on gay marriage.

06/26/2015

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 Obama Visiting San Francisco On Friday, Addressing U.S. Conference Of Mayors

President Barack Obama will travel to the Bay Area on Friday to address the U.S. Conference of Mayors in San Francisco and attend Democratic fundraisers, according to White House officials.

06/17/2015

Jason Rezaian, Iran, journalist

Brother Of Journalist With Marin Ties Pleads For Release; Trial On Espionage Charges Begins In Iran

The espionage trail of a Washington Post journalist, who is jailed in Iran and has ties to Marin, is now underway. The man’s brother is in Washington to help lobby for his release.

05/26/2015

Ruchi Pandya of San Jose meets with President Barack Obama at the White House Science Fair on March 23, 2015. (White House)

San Jose Student Shows Off Potentially Life-Saving Invention At White House Science Fair

President Barack Obama hosted a science fair at the White House on Monday. The president saw 35 projects from student teams from across the country who won various competitions, and one of those students is from the Bay Area.

03/23/2015

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

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