Teacher Fears For Health, Safety After Trump Threatens To Defund Schools That Don't ReopenPresident Trump on Wednesday publicly pushed schools to reopen this fall even as COVID-19 cases surge across the country. The threat has some Bay Area teachers even more concerned about the health and safety of themselves and their students
University Of California To Sue Feds Over New COVID-19 Visa Policy Impacting International StudentsUniversity of California on Wednesday announced plans to sue the federal government over new rules requiring international college students to leave the U.S. unless they take some in-person classes during the pandemic.
SF Appeals Court Deals 2nd Blow To Trump Asylum PolicyThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a key U.S. policy to deny asylum to anyone who passes through another country without first seeking protection there, dealing it a second blow in less than a week.
More Than 500 Companies Join Facebook Ad Boycott 'Stop Hate For Profit'On Wednesday, more than 500 companies officially kicked off an advertising boycott intended to pressure Facebook into taking a stronger stand against hate speech. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to meet with its organizers early next week.
Trump Extends Ban On Green Cards, Temporary Work Visas For Workers In Tech, Multinational FirmsThe Trump administration on Monday extended a ban on green cards issued outside the United States until the end of the year and added many temporary work visas to the freeze, including those used heavily by technology companies and multinational corporations.
Trump Expected To Sign Senate-Approved Fix For Small Business Coronavirus ReliefThe Senate on Wednesday passed legislation to make it easier for businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic to take advantage of a payroll subsidy program that’s been a central part of Washington’s response to the corresponding economic crisis.
Tech Rights Group Sues To Block Trump Order Regulating Social Media After Twitter Fact-Checking His TweetsA tech-rights group sued to block President Donald Trump’s executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech. The president issued the order after Twitter put fact checks on two of his tweets.
President Trump Tests 'Negative' After Possible Exposure To COVID-19President Trump's doctor says president has tested negative for novel coronavirus.
Pelosi Poses With House Democratic Women In White To Honor SuffragettesBay Area Democratic women in Congress posed front and center for a photo-op wearing white on Tuesday, just before President Trump's State of the Union Address.
San Anselmo Mayor Gets Heat For Decision To Skip Pledge Of Allegiance At City Council MeetingThe mayor of a Marin County town came under fire after he expressed his personal opposition to President Trump by forgoing the Pledge of Allegiance at a council meeting.
Sen. Kamala Harris Makes Campaign Stop In San Francisco, Talks Impeachment and PollsSenator Kamala Harris was back in the Bay Area Saturday to open her first California campaign office in her hometown of Oakland. She made a campaign stop in SF's Chinatown, and In a one-on-one interview with KPIX 5, she said impeachment proceedings against President Trump need to begin immediately.
Apple Keeps Mac Pro Assembly In U.S. After Striking Tariff Deal With Trump AdministrationApple will continue manufacturing its Mac Pro computers in Texas after the Trump administration approved its request to waive tariffs on certain parts from China.
Warriors' Klay Thompson Pledges Support For Hurricane-Ravaged BahamasGolden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson is pledging his support for the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, and calling on the Trump Administration to do the same.
G7: Digital Tax, Wine Tariffs Hot Topics At Trump, Macron Working LunchA French diplomat says President Emmanuel Macron tried to reduce the pressure exerted by U.S. President Donald Trump over a new digital services tax the country is imposing on internet giants.
Bay Area Lawmakers Weigh In After Trump Delays ICE Deportation Raids For 2 WeeksImmigrant communities living in fear of imminent ICE raids this weekend were breathing a sigh of relief after the president issued a last minute reversal, to put them on hold.