Bay Area Organizations Help Refugees Access Free, Online EducationsRefugees offered free online courses through Coursera via Stanford University, the University of California, and other major universities around the world.
State Department Audit Faults Hillary Clinton In EmailsA State Department audit has faulted Hillary Clinton and previous secretaries of state for poorly managing email and other computer information and slowly responding to new cybersecurity risks.
Clinton Emails Show State Department's Close Relationship With GoogleThe latest release of emails sent to and from Hillary Clinton's private email server reveals a close relationship between Google and the State Department.
U.S. State Department: 22 Emails On Clinton's Unsecured Server Were ‘Top Secret’The Obama administration has confirmed Hillary Clinton’s unsecured home server contained closely guarded government secrets.
State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert For U.S. CitizensBay Area travelers should anticipate additional security screening at airports and other public places and exercise particular caution during the holiday season.
Brother Of Journalist With Marin Ties Pleads For Release; Trial On Espionage Charges Begins In IranThe espionage trail of a Washington Post journalist, who is jailed in Iran and has ties to Marin, is now underway. The man’s brother is in Washington to help lobby for his release.
San Francisco Law Group Suing John Kerry Over Yemeni-Americans' PassportsA San Francisco group is suing John Kerry over the practice of taking passports away from Yemeni-Americans after a man was left stranded in Yemen while visiting relatives.
US Appointing Gay Diplomat To Defend LGBT Communities OverseasThe United States is close to hiring a gay diplomat to promote LGBT rights abroad.
North Korea Sentences 24-Year-Old Bakersfield Man To 6 Years Of Hard Labor For EspionageThe court said Matthew Miller tore up his tourist visa at Pyongyang's airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the "wild ambition" of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea's human rights situation.
Bay Area Woman Calls For Husband To Return To The US After Being Released From Chinese PrisonGao Zhisheng, one of China’s best-known human rights lawyer and also a government critic was released from Shaya prison in China on Thursday.
SFPD On Heightened Alert After State Dept. Terror AdvisorySan Francisco police said they were on heightened alert following a U.S. State Department terror alert over the weekend that also shut down 19 U.S. embassies and consulates around the world.
Bay Area Travelers Going Abroad Warned About Terrorist ThreatTravelers and U.S. citizens living abroad were warned Friday that terrorist attacks are being planned this month against U.S. and Western targets, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.