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Bay Area Remembers 9/11 With Moments Of Silence, Memorials

Observances are being held Thursday morning at the sites where Americans were killed by 9/11 terrorist attacks 13 years ago. Around the Bay Area, public transit and law enforcement joined in with their own memorials.

09/11/2014

President Obama addresses the nation on September 10th, 2014 to detail the plans to attack ISIL also known as ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Full Transcript: President Obama’s Address To The Nation On ISIS And Terrorist Threats — September 10th, 2014

“We will degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL.”
Complete transcript of President Obama’s speech outlining his plans for handling the ISIS (ISIL) threat in Iraq and the Middle East.

09/10/2014

Megan Smith of Google speaks during the Digital Life Design women conference (DLDwomen) at Bavarian National Museum on June 30, 2011 in Munich, Germany.

Google Executive Named As America’s Next Chief Technology Officer

A Google executive who leads the company’s top secret research division has been tapped to become the next U.S. chief technology officer, responsible for the country’s technology policy and initiatives.

09/04/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

A view of the dashboard in a new Tesla Model S car at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Government To Require Automobile Smart Technology That Allows Cars To Sense Impending Collisions

Vehicles equipped with the safety technology could prevent thousands of crashes a year…

08/18/2014

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U.S. Bombs ISIS Militants In Iraq

U.S. fighters dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq Friday, the Pentagon said, redeeming President Barack Obama’s promise of military force to counter the advancing militants and confront the threat they pose to Iraqi civilians and Americans.

08/08/2014

Michele Bachmann (R-MN) (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Republican Lawmakers Vote To Deport More Than Half A Million Mexican Immigrants, Rescind Work Permits

House Republicans passed legislation late Friday to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings, along with a companion bill that could lead to deporting more than half a million immigrants whom the Obama administration granted temporary work permits. “It’s dealing with the… invasion of illegal foreign nationals into our country,” said Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. “And we got to yes.”

08/02/2014

US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, on July 22, 2014.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Draws Criticism For Continuing West Coast Fundraising Tour Amid International Crises

President Barack Obama continues his week long West Coast fundraising trip with two events in the Bay Area, but some political pundits say he should be more focused on pressing international issues.

07/23/2014

Police on the scene of a shooting near Sixth and Mission Streets in San Francisco on July 22, 2014. (CBS)

Man Fatally Shot In San Francisco’s SoMa, Near Hotel Where President Obama Is Staying

A man was fatally shot Tuesday night in San Francisco’s South of Market area, in the same vicinity where another fatal shooting occurred earlier in the day.

07/23/2014

The 70th Anniversary Of The D-Day Landings Are Commemorated In Normandy

Jump On Tomorrow: Obama In The Bay, Caltrans Bridge Demolition, New Bitcoin Rules

Traffic could be bad as President Obama and Hillary Clinton will be in the Bay Area Wednesday. Pacifica residents could get a rude awakening as Caltrans demolishes a bridge. New rules to regulate Bitcoin will be published to help regulate the cryptocurrency.

07/22/2014

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