UN Chief Visits His 99-Year-Old ‘American Mom’ In NovatoU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon embraced the 99-year-old woman he calls his "American Mom" Thursday on a nostalgic visit to her home.
UN: This El Niño To Be Among Strongest Since 1950The current El Niño weather pattern may be on track to become one of the strongest in more than half a century, experts at the World Meteorological Organization said Tuesday.
Openly Gay Syrian Refugee Living In Oakland To Make Historic Appearance At UNA gay man who fled from war-ravaged Syria to the Bay Area is about to become the first openly-LGBT person ever to address the United Nations Security Council.
United Nations Charter, Signed in San Francisco, Turns 70 With Celebration At City HallHundreds of people packed the rotunda of San Francisco City Hall to mark the 70th birthday of the signing of the United Nations charter.
Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change ActionPharrell Williams' push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
Larry Magid: Clinton Opted For Email Convenience, But Is Her Argument Technologically Sound?Hillary Clinton said she opted for convenience as the reason why she used her personal email account and only wanted to carry one mobile device when she served as Secretary of State, but does her argument hold up from a technological standpoint?
New York City's Best Secret Places To VisitNew York has a number of fascinating secret places, some that even a New Yorker may not be aware of.
Gov. Brown Touts California's Cap-And-Trade System To UN Climate SummitGov. Jerry Brown took his message on climate change to the world stage Tuesday addressing the United Nations Climate Summit as part of star-studded lineup urging action on global warming.
10 Things You Didn't Know About San FranciscoWhile many facts about the city by the bay may be obvious, there are many other facts that aren't as obvious. Here are 10 things you might not know about San Francisco.
Bay Area Assyrians Call For More International Military, Humanitarian Involvement In IraqThe Assyrian American Association of the Bay Area was staging a rally Friday morning at the United Nations Plaza in San Francisco to call for urgent humanitarian aide and international military support in Iraq against ISIS militants.
Federal Aviation Administration’s 24-Hour Flight Ban To Tel Aviv, Includes SFOThe Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. air carriers from flying into Tel Aviv's airport due to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas.
Russians Nix Filming Of Netflix's 'House Of Cards' At U.N. Security Council ChamberThe show's producers approached the United Nations, and the 15 council members were asked whether they would allow the use of the chamber when the council wasn't in session, but Russia said "no," the diplomats said. They spoke on condition of anonymity because the discussions were private.