The president’s call for loosening travel and trade restrictions with Cuba is an historic shift that many young Cubans living in the U.S. never thought they’d see. An Oakland performer hopes his mom will get to see him dance.
President Barack Obama says the United States will have a different relationship with the Cuban government going forward. Watch his full statement here.
American embassies, military units and other U.S. interests are preparing for possible security threats related to the release of a report on the CIA’s harsh interrogation techniques at secret overseas facilities after the 9/11 terror attacks.
President Obama is speaking out about the nationwide protests and racial tensions over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man.
House Republicans are pushing to give schools a break from new school meal standards requiring more fruits and vegetables, and less fat, sodium and sugar. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says lowering those standards is “unacceptable.”
An aide to a Republican congressman resigned Monday after her Facebook post criticizing President Barack Obama’s daughters touched off a backlash.
Undocumented immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area will be watching closely as President Obama unveils his plan to let them stay.
San Francisco Bay Area companies that have joined a national coalition to fight for net neutrality include Reddit, Imgur, Y Combinator and Netflix.
The revelation that a second Dallas nurse who is ill with Ebola was cleared to fly the day before her diagnosis raised new alarms as leaders of the nation’s public health system prepared to defend their efforts to contain the deadly virus.
Obama will promote his economic policies Thursday at Cross Campus, a Santa Monica, California, hub for startup companies and entrepreneurs. Obama is highlighting policies such as college aid and health care that officials say have especially benefited members of the millennial generation.