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Supporters rally on behalf of imprisioned US citizen Alan Gross, calling for US President Barack Obama to help free Gross during a rally in Lafayette Park December 3, 2013, across the street from the White House, in Washington, DC. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama’s Call To Loosen Cuban Travel And Trade Restrictions Gets Mixed Reactions

The president’s call for loosening travel and trade restrictions with Cuba is an historic shift that many young Cubans living in the U.S. never thought they’d see. An Oakland performer hopes his mom will get to see him dance.

12/17/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Servers Hacked, Compromising Personal Data Of 1,600 People

UC Berkeley officials say that about 1,600 people may have had their Social Security or credit card numbers stolen by hackers who infiltrated campus servers and databases.

12/17/2014

One of the effigies found hanging at UC Berkeley Saturday morning. (Source: Pastormykmac)

Group Of Anonymous Artists Claim Responsibility For Effigies Hanging On Nooses At UC Berkeley

A group of anonymous artists claimed responsibility for effigies of two black men and a woman hanging from nooses on the University of California at Berkeley campus on Saturday.

12/14/2014

One of the effigies found hanging at UC Berkeley Saturday morning. (Source: Pastormykmac)

3 Life-Sized Cardboard Cutouts Of Black Men Hanging By Nooses Found At UC Berkeley

The effigies had names of actual past lynching victims and the dates of their death. At least one effigy had “I Can’t Breathe” printed on the front.

12/13/2014

Chopper 5 over protests in Berkeley on December 10, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters Interrupt Talk By Peter Thiel On UC Berkeley Campus During Latest March, Vandalism Reported In Oakland

Protesters marched on the University of California, Berkeley campus and shut down a talk by PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel Wednesday night.

12/10/2014

Protesters march in Berkeley. (CBS)

UC Berkeley Lecturer Threatened For Offering Injured Student Protesters Extra Time On Papers

A lecturer at UC Berkeley who posted a tweet offering extra time on an assignment to students injured during anti-police brutality protests has received numerous threats, prompting her to delete her Twitter account.

12/09/2014

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Police Investigating Armed Robbery, Kidnapping Near UC Berkeley Campus

A man and woman were briefly kidnapped and robbed early Thursday morning as they sat in their car on Grizzly Peak Boulevard.

11/27/2014

Student protesting UC tuition hikes occupy Wheeler Hall at UC Berkeley. (Holly Quan/CBS)

UC Berkeley Students Protesting Tuition Hikes Vacate Wheeler Hall After 7-Day Occupation

Students and activists protesting tuition hikes at the University of California at Berkeley vacated their occupation of a building on campus early Wednesday morning.

11/26/2014

University of California, Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Police Investigating Sexual Assault In Campus Dorm

Police said the suspect followed the victim into Griffith Hall Monday night without an access card, and grabbed her under her skirt.

11/26/2014

Student protesting UC tuition hikes occupy Wheeler Hall at UC Berkeley. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Students Occupy Wheeler Hall At UC Berkeley In Protest Of Tuition Hikes

Students opposed to the University of California’s plan to raise tuition over the next five years have taken over UC Berkeley’s Wheeler Hall.

11/20/2014

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