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Congresswoman Barbara Lee (Photo by Allison Shelley/Getty Images for Friends of the Global Fight)

Does An East Bay Congresswoman Have A Better Plan Than The President For Combating ISIS?

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, who represents parts of the East Bay, talks about her plan for combating ISIS, but her critics are calling it a peace bill.

02/17/2015

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

President Obama Deploys Labor Secretary To Intervene In West Coast Port Dispute

The nation’s top labor official was scheduled to arrive in the Bay Area Monday to sit down with both sides of the contentious west coast port dispute sometime tomorrow.

02/16/2015

Kashmiri demonstrators hold up a flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a demonstration against Israeli military operations in Gaza, in downtown Srinagar on July 18, 2014. The death toll in Gaza hit 265 as Israel pressed a ground offensive on the 11th day of an assault aimed at stamping out rocket fire, medics said. AFP PHOTO/Tauseef MUSTAFA (Photo credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Can The U.S. Combat ISIS Without Playing Into The Terrorist Group’s Strategies?

Will it take United States military ground intervention to defeat ISIS or the Islamic State or does that play into the plans of these radicals? We talked to an Iranian studies expert specializing in international relations.

02/16/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama: Silicon Valley Cannot Protect Privacy By Itself, Enacts Cybersecurity Cooperation Order

President Obama stressed at a Stanford cybersecurity conference that the government and the private sector have to work together to combat cyber threats. He signed an executive order that encourages information sharing on the matter. (Complete Text And Word Cloud Infographic Of His Speech)

02/13/2015

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President Obama Heads To Stanford For First-Of-Its-Kind Cybersecurity Summit

President Obama is set to arrive at Stanford for a cybersecurity summit — the first event of its kind — where hundreds of tech CEOs, along with White House staffers and law enforcement personnel, will be talking about what is now the number one threat to national security: cyber attackers.

02/13/2015

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President Obama Surprises Bay Area Teen Battling Stage 4 Cancer With A Tweet From Air Force One

Camille Chabot has been spreading the word about her battle with cancer for months. The 19-year-old was shocked to see President Obama posing on Air Force One donning a t-shirt bearing the #CamilleStrong hashtag.

02/07/2015

US President Barack Obama smiles before boarding Marine One helicopter from a field overlooking the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama To Attend $10K Fundraising Dinner At SF Home

The Democratic National Committee is hosting a $10,000 a plate fundraising dinner with President Barack Obama at a San Francisco home next week.

02/06/2015

Photographs of Zimbabwe's President Mugabe falling after stepping from a podium. posted to Twitter. (CBS)

Memes Flood Facebook, Twitter After Zimbabwean President Orders Images Of Him Falling Removed

The President of Zimbabwe ordered the internet to remove images of him as he stumbled down the steps from a podium at an airport Thursday, and the internet responded with a flurry of memes.

02/05/2015

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Former Pleasanton Little League President Arrested For Allegedly Embezzling $20K

Police arrested the former president of the Pleasanton American Little League Thursday on suspicion of embezzling more than $20,000 during his presidency.

02/05/2015

Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Romney Tells Supporters He Won’t Run For President In 2016

Three weeks after unexpectedly saying he was considering a third campaign for the White House, the former Massachusetts governor told members of his staff during a Friday conference call that he is out of race.

01/30/2015

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