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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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Feinstein Encouraged By Pres. Obama’s Pledge To ‘Degrade And Destroy’ ISIS

After calling President Barack Obama “too cautious” earlier this week, Senator Dianne Feinstein said she’s encouraged by his pledge to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic militant group that has beheaded two American journalists.

09/04/2014

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37th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees Announced

Continuing a longstanding tradition, CBS will broadcast The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.

09/04/2014

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Mexican Immigrant-Stanford Law Professor Unlikely To Follow Conservative’s Footsteps As Newest State Supreme Court Nominee

California Governor Jerry Brown has nominated a Stanford Law School professor, Mexican immigrant and former advisor to President Obama on Immigration policy to the State Supreme Court.

07/22/2014

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President Obama Returning To Bay Area For Democratic Fundraisers

President Barack Obama is returning to California for a pair of Democratic fundraisers.

07/21/2014

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1 American Confirmed Dead In Malaysia Air Attack

President Barack Obama says one American was killed on the plane over Ukraine. He says the airliner was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.

07/18/2014

Protesters gather outside the Federal Building in Oakland on July 3, 2014, demanding the U.S. grant asylum to the refugee children, and not send them back home to Central America. (Doug Sovern/CBS)

Protesters In Oakland Call On President Obama To Let Thousands Of Undocumented Children Stay In U.S.

A vocal group of protesters gathered outside the Federal Building in Oakland, urging President Obama not to deport immigrant children back to Central America.

07/03/2014

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

07/02/2014

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Malia Obama Favors UC Berkeley Over Stanford After College Campus Tour

Malia Obama toured Stanford University and UC Berkeley with friends last weekend while President Obama was delivering a commencement address to UC Irvine graduates.

06/26/2014

President Barack Obama Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, May 26, 2014 in Washington, DC. On Sunday, President Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan to visit U.S. troops at Bagram Air Field. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

President Obama To Keep 9,800 U.S. Troops In Afghanistan After War Ends

President Barack Obama says he will seek to bring the U.S. force in Afghanistan down to 9,800 as the American combat mission ends later this year. He then intends to withdraw most those forces by the end of 2016.

05/27/2014

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