WeChat: Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration WeChat Ban; Govt. Offered 'Scant Little Evidence' Ban Addressed National Security Concerns A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction blocking the ban on U.S. downloads of WeChat and other functions from going into force as scheduled by order of President Donald Trump on Sunday night.
Bay Area Families Could Lose Contact With Relatives In China If WeChat BannedMillions of users of the WeChat social media and messaging platform are bracing for the possible Sunday shut down the app, fearing it will effectively sever lines of communication with family and friends in China.
Feds Tell Apple, Google To Halt TikTok, WeChat App Downloads On SundayThe Commerce Department plans to restrict access to TikTok and WeChat in the popular app stores of Silicon Valley giants Apple and Google starting on Sunday.
Trump Administration Puts Dozens Of Homeless Housing Projects On Hold In California As Winter ApproachesAs winter approaches and the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the need to house the homeless in the Bay Area is more urgent than ever. But KPIX 5 has learned the Trump administration has put the brakes on projects that would help thousands.
H.R. McMaster Says Terrorism, Climate Change Among Top Threats To U.S. In '60 Minutes' Interview With Scott PelleyScott Pelley previews the 53rd season of 60 Minutes, his interview this Sunday with former National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster and his conversation with legendary journalist Bob Woodward.
'I Don't Think Science Knows;' Trump Disputes Climate Change Science During California Wildfires BriefingPresident Donald Trump arrived in Sacramento Monday to get a first-hand report on the devastation left behind by the state's historic outbreak of wildfires and quickly stepped into the fray of the ongoing climate-change debate.
TikTok Owner Picks Bay Area Based Oracle Over Microsoft As U.S Tech PartnerThe owner of TikTok has chosen San Francisco Bay Area-based Oracle over Microsoft as the American tech partner that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the U.S., according to a person familiar with the deal who was not authorized to speak publicly about it.
Trump Is...? Biden Is...? Google Removes Autocomplete For Candidates And VotingThe tech giant said it will remove suggestions that could be seen as endorsing or opposing political parties and candidates.
California Wildfires: Trump Largely Silent On Social Media About Historically Devastating FiresPresident Donald Trump as of Thursday morning has yet to offer any public statement of support amid historic wildfires spreading in California and the Pacific Northwest.
Pelosi Lambastes Trump Over Woodward Book Detailing How President Withheld COVID Threat From PublicHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a statement Wednesday lambasting President Donald Trump after the release of a book detailing how the President downplayed the severity of the coronavirus pandemic while acknowledging to reporter Bob Woodward that it was much worse than his public pronouncements.
Trump Attacks Laurene Powell Jobs Over Ties To The AtlanticPresident Donald Trump is coming after Laurene Powell Jobs, the philanthropist billionaire who owns The Atlantic and Axios.
Bay Area Hero Pilot 'Sully' Sullenberger Blasts Trump Over Alleged Veteran Remarks"For the first time in American history, a president has repeatedly shown utter and vulgar contempt and disrespect for those who have served and died serving our country," Capt. Sullenberger, the pilot famed for 2009's "Miracle on the Hudson," wrote on Facebook.
Pentagon Marches Back Plans To Shut Down 'Stars and Stripes' After Trump Remarks Uproar, Feinstein LetterThe Trump administration is reversing course on its plans to shut down Stars and Stripes, the independent newspaper funded by the Department of Defense that has been a beacon of news and information for members of the military and their families for generations.
Twitter Flags Trump Tweets Encouraging Voters To Cast Ballots TwiceTwitter has flagged tweets from President Donald Trump suggesting that mail-in voters potentially cast more than one ballot in the upcoming election, which is illegal.
Democrats See Racism In GOP Mispronunciations Of 'Kamala'Mispronunciations have been rampant in the days since the California senator became the first Black woman and the first Asian American woman named to a major party's ticket.