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U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.

U.S. Ambassador & Bay Area Native Chris Stevens Killed In Libyan Attack

A U.S. ambassador with Bay Area ties, and three of his staff members were killed in attacks on a U.S. consulate in Eastern Libya.

09/12/2012

The USS Ponce warship transits through the Suez Canal in the Egyptian port of Ismailia on March 2, 2011, carrying marines and equipment en route to Libya, as the United States and Europe piled pressure on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. (Getty Images/File)

U.S. Sends Warships, Marines To Libya After Attack That Killed Bay Area Ambassador

U.S. officials said the Pentagon was moving two warships to the Libyan coast in the aftermath of a stunning attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi that killed U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, a Bay Area native, and three other Americanss.

09/12/2012

A vehicle and the surrounding area are engulfed in flames after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. (STR/AFP/GettyImages)

Romney, Obama Trade Barbs Over Middle East Attack That Killed Bay Area Native

Republican challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama’s administration on Wednesday of showing weakness in the face of tumultuous events that left four U.S. diplomats, including a Bay Area native, dead in the Middle East.

09/12/2012

A man waves his rifle as buildings and cars burn Tuesday inside the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi, Libya. (AFP/Getty Images)

Libyan Attack That Killed Bay Area Native Might Be Tied To 9/11 Anniversary

The Obama administration is investigating whether an assault on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed a Bay Area native was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks or a spontaneous mob enraged over an anti-Islam video.

09/12/2012

(CBS)

South Bay Man Arrested In Mexico Along With Members of Hezbollah

The FBI confirmed Monday that a man who led a South Bay mosque has been arrested in Mexico on a parole violation and is in federal custody.

09/10/2012

This controversial ad has appeared on SF Muni buses. (American Freedom Defense Initiative)

Muni Not Taking Down Controversial ‘Jihad’ Ads On SF Buses

San Francisco’s Municipal Railway said it won’t be removing controversial ads from Muni buses because of the potential costs of removing them, but will instead give the ad’s revenue to the Human Rights Commission.

08/15/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bill To Add Job Protections For California Sikhs, Muslims

The state Assembly has approved a bill that would add more protections for religious freedom in the workplace, specifying that discrimination laws also apply to religious clothing and hairstyles.

05/29/2012

Tunisian Woman

KCBS Cover Story – The Sahara Ceiling: Women Of The Last World

In this KCBS special report, reporter Doug Sovern travels to West Africa to look at the status and treatment of women, as the continent is still reeling from civil war and famine.

12/27/2011

Josh Fattal, Shane Bauer

Former Cal Grads Coming Home After 2 Years In Iranian Prison

Two Americans freed from an Iranian prison told reporters Saturday they were “eager to go home” just before boarding their flight to the U.S. from Oman, the Gulf state that helped mediate their release after more than two years in custody on accusations of spying.

09/24/2011

Baby Feet & Hands. (AP)

SF City Attorney Raises Concerns About Proposed Circumcision Ban

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office made a rare move Thursday by filing a brief on a measure for the November ballot, a proposal to criminalize male circumcision. The city […]

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