Rep. Khanna Proposes Adding Non-Binary Gender Option In PassportsRep. Ro Khanna, D-Santa Clara, introduced a bill Tuesday to direct the U.S. State Department to add a third gender option to U.S. passports for applicants.
Trump Replaces Tillerson With Pompeo In Dramatic ShakeupPresident Donald Trump unceremoniously dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday — by tweet — and picked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to take his place, abruptly ending Tillerson's turbulent tenure as America's top diplomat.
US Issues Highest Travel Warning For 5 Mexican StatesFive states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system, putting them on the same level as war-torn countries like Syria, Yemen and Somalia.
Cal Professor's State Department Resignation Letter Captures Social Media's AttentionA prominent University of California-Berkeley professor resigned Wednesday from an advisory post in the U.S. State Department, citing President Donald Trump's "attacks on (the) core values of the United States."
State Department: About 60,000 Visas Revoked Under Trump OrderThe State Department says fewer than 60,000 foreigners from seven majority-Muslim countries had their visas provisionally canceled after President Donald Trump's executive order.
Sticker Shock Over Cost Of U.S. EmbassiesA House committee says the price of new U.S. embassies will give you sticker shock.
State Department Reviewing 15,000 Previously Undisclosed Hillary Clinton EmailsThe State Department said Monday it is reviewing nearly 15,000 previously undisclosed emails recovered as part of the FBI's now-closed investigation into the handling of sensitive information that flowed through Hillary Clinton's private home server.
Bay Area Organizations Help Refugees Access Free, Online EducationsRefugees offered free online courses through Coursera via Stanford University, the University of California, and other major universities around the world.
State Department Audit Faults Hillary Clinton In EmailsA State Department audit has faulted Hillary Clinton and previous secretaries of state for poorly managing email and other computer information and slowly responding to new cybersecurity risks.
Clinton Emails Show State Department's Close Relationship With GoogleThe latest release of emails sent to and from Hillary Clinton's private email server reveals a close relationship between Google and the State Department.
U.S. State Department: 22 Emails On Clinton's Unsecured Server Were ‘Top Secret’The Obama administration has confirmed Hillary Clinton’s unsecured home server contained closely guarded government secrets.
State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert For U.S. CitizensBay Area travelers should anticipate additional security screening at airports and other public places and exercise particular caution during the holiday season.
Brother Of Journalist With Marin Ties Pleads For Release; Trial On Espionage Charges Begins In IranThe espionage trail of a Washington Post journalist, who is jailed in Iran and has ties to Marin, is now underway. The man’s brother is in Washington to help lobby for his release.
San Francisco Law Group Suing John Kerry Over Yemeni-Americans' PassportsA San Francisco group is suing John Kerry over the practice of taking passports away from Yemeni-Americans after a man was left stranded in Yemen while visiting relatives.
US Appointing Gay Diplomat To Defend LGBT Communities OverseasThe United States is close to hiring a gay diplomat to promote LGBT rights abroad.