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CLEARLAKE, CA - AUGUST 03:  A DC-10 firefighting aircraft drops fire retardant on a ridge in front of the Rocky Fire on August 3, 2015 near Clearlake, California. Nearly 3,000 firefighters are battling the Rocky Fire that has burned over 60,000 acres has forced the evacuation of 12,000 residents in Lake County. The fire is currently 12 percent contained and has destroyed at least 14 homes. 6,300 homes are threatened by the fast moving  blaze.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

White House Keeping Close Eye On Lower Lake As Rocky Fire Chews Through 65,000 Acres

President Barack Obama is asking his aides to stay in close touch with California’s governor and other local officials as firefighters tackle the Rocky Fire.

08/04/2015

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House Passes Bill To Block Funding For Cities That Shield Undocumented Immigrants With Criminal Convictions

The House has approved legislation aimed at punishing so-called “sanctuary cities” like San Francisco that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration authorities.

07/23/2015

The White House in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.  (Getty Images)

White House Threatens To Veto Bill That Would Crack Down On Sanctuary Cities

An Obama administration statement says the legislation being voted on Thursday would threaten civil rights by allowing law enforcement officials to gather immigration status information from any person at any time.

07/23/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama receives a San Francisco Giants jersey after welcoming the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

President Obama Welcomes San Francisco Giants Back To White House To Celebrate World Series Win

WASHINGTON (CBS SF) — The San Francisco Giants appeared at the White House with President Barack Obama Thursday afternoon to be honored for their 2014 World Series victory, their third such appearance with Obama in […]

06/04/2015

President Obama congratulates the World Series champion San Francisco Giants during a ceremony in the White House East Room, June 4, 2015. (CBS)

President Obama Acknowledges San Franciso State University During Giants’ White House Visit

President Barack Obama praised the World Series champion San Francisco Giants for the team’s commitment to helping underserved youth.

06/04/2015

(L-R, front) Monte Irvin and Willie Mays are seated next to President Barack Obama during a White House ceremony congratulating the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants, June 4, 2015. (CBS)

Obama Recognizes Giants Hall of Famer, Negro Leagues Legend Monte Irvin During White House Visit

Baseball Hall of Famer Monte Irvin, a member of the former New York Giants and the oldest living former Negro Leagues player, was a special guest of the San Francisco Giants during the World Series champions’ traditional visit to the White House Thursday.

06/04/2015

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Giants Becoming Regulars At White House With Third Visit In 5 Years

It seems like the Giants have been getting more White House invitations than most congressional Republicans during the last few years of the Obama Administration.

06/04/2015

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Vacaville Man Cited For Flying Drone Near White House

The U.S. Park Police have cited the operator of a small drone outside the White House with violating a federal law that prohibits flying unmanned aerial vehicles over Washington.

05/15/2015

Carly Fiorina ( JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Now Seeking White House, Fiorina’s HP CEO Tenure Was Stormy

In her quest for the Republican presidential nomination, former tech CEO Carly Fiorina boasts about her experience running Silicon Valley computer-maker Hewlett-Packard as evidence that she’s “a problem solver, with a track record to prove it.”

05/14/2015

A $20 bill imagined with Harriet Tubman (CBS NEWS)

Harriet Tubman Wins Vote To Replace Andrew Jackson On $20 Bill

A group that has been campaigning to replace Andrew Jackson’s face on the $20 bill with a woman has chosen 19th-century abolitionist, Harriet Tubman.

05/12/2015

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