President Obama Offers Details Of $60 Billion Plan To Provide Americans 2 Years Of Free Community CollegePresident Barack Obama on Friday proposed to bring the cost of two years of community college "down to zero" for all Americans, an ambitious nationwide plan based on a popular Tennessee program signed into law by that state's Republican governor.
Obama's New Plan Offers 2 Years Of Community College To Millions Of Students For FreeGoing to college for free might sound too good to be true, but thanks to President Obama, that might become a reality.
California Farmers Concerned Obama’s Immigration Action Could Lead To Worker ShortageSome California farmers fear President Obama's action on immigration policy could create a shortage of workers and devastate the state's $46 billion agricultural industry.
U.S. Mulls Putting North Korea Back On Terrorism List After 'Act Of Cybervandalism' Involving Sony's 'The Interview'President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war.
President Obama's Call To Loosen Cuban Travel And Trade Restrictions Gets Mixed ReactionsThe 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.
President Obama's Full Video Address On The New U.S. Relationship With CubaPresident Barack Obama says the United States will have a different relationship with the Cuban government going forward. Watch his full statement here.
Dianne Feinstein: Torture Program 'Far More Brutal' Than CIA ClaimedAmerican embassies, military units and other U.S. interests are preparing for possible security threats related to the release of a report on the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques at secret overseas facilities after the 9/11 terror attacks.
Obama: Deeply Rooted Racism In America Can't Be Solved OvernightPresident Obama is speaking out about the nationwide protests and racial tensions over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man.
Pelosi Trying To Stop GOP Push To Lower Nutritional Standards For School LunchesHouse Republicans are pushing to give schools a break from new school meal standards requiring more fruits and vegetables, and less fat, sodium and sugar. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says lowering those standards is "unacceptable."
GOP Congressional Aide Resigns Over Facebook Post Criticizing President Obama's DaughtersAn aide to a Republican congressman resigned Monday after her Facebook post criticizing President Barack Obama's daughters touched off a backlash.
Bay Area's Undocumented Immigrants Watching Closely As President Set To Unveil Amnesty PlanUndocumented immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area will be watching closely as President Obama unveils his plan to let them stay.
SF Net Neutrality Proponents Applaud President Obama’s Plan To Keep Internet FreeSan Francisco Bay Area companies that have joined a national coalition to fight for net neutrality include Reddit, Imgur, Y Combinator and Netflix.
US Steps Up Response As Ebola Worries GrowThe revelation that a second Dallas nurse who is ill with Ebola was cleared to fly the day before her diagnosis raised new alarms as leaders of the nation's public health system prepared to defend their efforts to contain the deadly virus.
Obama Pitching Millennials As He Begins Latest California SwingObama will promote his economic policies Thursday at Cross Campus, a Santa Monica, California, hub for startup companies and entrepreneurs. Obama is highlighting policies such as college aid and health care that officials say have especially benefited members of the millennial generation.
Obama Sending 3,000 Military Troops To Help Combat Ebola Epidemic In West AfricaThe Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic.