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President Barack Obama addressed the nation about a possible military strike on Syria on September 10, 2013. (CBS)

KPIX 5 Poll: Bay Area Shares Obama’s View On Syria, But Still Opposes Military Action

With the majority of Americans – and many in the Bay Area – against the use of force in Syria, President Obama asked them Tuesday evening to have confidence in his judgment as commander in chief if he launches a strike despite their opposition.

09/10/2013

President Barack Obama addressed the nation about a possible military strike on Syria on September 10, 2013. (CBS)

Obama Delays Syria Vote; Bay Area Lawmakers Hope Diplomacy Works

President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday evening that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on and be ready to respond” if other measures fail.

09/10/2013

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Researchers Consider Link Between Shifts In Climate And Human Violence

Study findings by three UC Berkeley researchers, published in the journal Science, suggest there is a connection between even minor changes in temperature or rainfall amounts and increased conflict around the world.

08/02/2013

Lafayette Crosses (photo courtesy SFGate)

War Memorial Crosses Vandalized In Lafayette

Vandals have knocked down dozens of crosses on a Lafayette hillside that are part of a memorial to U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

08/06/2012

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Veterans Organize Cross-Country Bike Tour

A Bay area organization is hitting the road and taking five veterans on a cross-country bike tour.

07/04/2012

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San Jose Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A memorial service will be held Wednesday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord for a San Jose soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

06/12/2012

Tuskegee Airmen arrive at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards held at The Shrine Auditorium on February 17, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Mark Davis/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Tuskegee Airmen Honored At San Francisco Documentary Screening

Several Tuskegee Airmen were in San Francisco Tuesday night to attend a screening of a documentary that tells the story…

02/22/2012

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position on September 2, 2011 at Observation Post Mustang in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. (John Moore/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Pass Resolution Urging Military Spending Cuts, End To Wars

San Francisco supervisors are once again considering a resolution regarding U.S. military policy – this time the issue is military spending.

12/06/2011

Specialist Sean Walsh, a California National Guard soldier from San Jose, was killed on November 16, 2011 in Afghanistan’s Khost Province. (Family photo)

Fallen San Jose Soldier’s Body Returns Home

The remains of Sean Walsh, a 21-Year-Old National Guard soldier from San Jose, arrived at Moffett Federal Airfield Wednesday. Walsh died on Nov. 16 from injuries he suffered during combat operations in Afghanistan.

11/30/2011

An Afghan American woman walks past an American flag in the 'Little Kabul' district of Fremont. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Afghanis Cheer US Troop Drawdown

The reduction of US forces in Afghanistan is being welcomed by many Afghans living in the Bay Area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/23/2011

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