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American Heroes Who Took Down Gunman On Paris-Bound Train Receive France’s Highest Honor

Three Americans and a Briton who thwarted a terrorist attack aboard a Paris-bound train received France’s highest honor Monday. Two of the heroes hail from Sacramento.

08/24/2015

Billboard promoting #whoismuhammad. (photo courtesy ICNA via CBS)

#WhoIsMuhammad Billboards In Bay Area, Across U.S. Aim To Raise Awareness About Islam

The Bay Area is part of a nationwide billboard campaign that aims to dispel myths about Muslim Americans called #WhoisMuhammad.

08/08/2015

(Courtesy of Jen Hurd Bohn)

N. California Woman Seeks Couple She Snapped Getting Engaged On The Eiffel Tower

The Clovis woman who captured this special moment is seeking this couple to deliver photos of a sweet proposal.

06/30/2015

French Taxi drivers burn tires as they protest in the southern city of Marseille on June 25, 2015 as they demonstrate against UberPOP, a popular taxi app that is facing fierce opposition from traditional cabs. Taxi drivers in France are furious over an Uber service called UberPOP, which puts customers in touch with private drivers at prices lower than those of traditional taxis. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

French Taxi Drivers Riot In Anti-Uber Protest

French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap San Francisco-based Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike in the mayhem.

06/25/2015

Masked Kachina dancers, Shongopavi pueblo, Arizona, sometime before 1900. (Wikimedia Commons)

French Auction House Ignores Hopi Tribe, Robert Redford, Activists Calls To Stop Sale Of Sacred Artifacts

According to the Native American Hopi tribe, the sacred masks for sale in Paris are human beings. “Drouot is creating harm to our people,” said Hopi tribal member.

06/10/2015

A WWF activist dressed as a panda bear stands next to an illuminated globe in front of the Brandenburger Gate in Berlin during the the global climate change awareness campaign "Earth Hour." (JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lights Go Out As World Observes Earth Hour

Bay Area bridges, high-rises and landmarks go dark at 8:30 p.m. Saturday evening to mark Earth Hour.

03/28/2015

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Nude Painting Banned On Facebook Could Trigger Avalanche Of Legal Challenges For Social Media

The painting is good enough for the famed Musee d’Orsay, but it’s too risqué for Facebook, and now after banning a photo of a nude painting of a woman’s crotch, the American company–whose terms of service declare users must sue in Northern California–may still face the first of potentially many lawsuits over how it does business overseas.

03/10/2015

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Al-Qaida Group Claims Responsibility For Deadly Charlie Hebdo Attack

A top leader of Al-Qaida group in Yemen has claimed responsibility for last week’s deadly attack at the office of a satirical publication in France.

01/14/2015

A collection of cartoons from Charlie Hebdo published in 2006 (Jack Guez/AFP VIA Getty Images)

Commentary: Where Do We Draw Line On Free Speech After Paris Massacre?

The Paris massacre forces us all to confront an uncomfortable truth: Western society has a serious conflict when it comes to matters of free expression.

01/08/2015

A political cartoon by Khalil Bendib, who lives in Berkeley. (Photo Credit: StudioBendib)

Berkeley Political Cartoonist Who Idolized One Of Those Killed In Paris Terror Attack Stunned By Murders

Khalil Bendib, who lives in Berkeley, said he fears even more violence, and a backlash against Muslims in France.

01/07/2015

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