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Decision 2018: Top Stories

Decision 2018: Top Stories

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 at 03:48 AM PST

Hyde-Smith Beats Espy in US Senate Runoff in Mississippi

Hyde-Smith Beats Espy in US Senate Runoff in Mississippi

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith won a divisive Mississippi runoff Tuesday, surviving a video-recorded remark decried as racist and defeating a former federal official who hoped to become the state's first...

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 06:14 AM PST

Democrats Flipped 39-40 House Seats in Midterm Elections

Democrats Flipped 39-40 House Seats in Midterm Elections

Democrats gained at least 39 seats in the House of Representatives in this year's midterm elections, NBC News concluded Monday, after Ben McAdams defeated Republican Rep. Mia Love in Utah's Fourth Congressional...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 05:57 AM PST

Mississippi's 'Segregation Academy' History Highlighted in Senate Race

Mississippi's 'Segregation Academy' History Highlighted in Senate Race

It took more than 15 years for Mississippi and other Southern states to catch up to the Supreme Court's landmark desegregation decision, Brown v. Board of Education, and many public schools found ways around the...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 07:44 PM PST

Trump Rallies for Embattled US Senator in Mississippi

Trump Rallies for Embattled US Senator in Mississippi

President Donald Trump rallied voters Monday for Republican Senate appointee Cindy Hyde-Smith who has found herself in a closer-than-expected runoff contest after comments she made about attending a public...

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 09:38 PM PST

US Senator Says No Ill Will, Intent Behind 'Hanging' Remark

US Senator Says No Ill Will, Intent Behind 'Hanging' Remark

A white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi said during a debate with her African-American Democratic opponent Tuesday night that she apologizes to people who were offended when she complimented a supporter...

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1 Dead, 3 Injured in San Francisco Shooting
1 Dead, 3 Injured in San Francisco Shooting

The San Francisco Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one dead and three others injured Saturday night.

SFO Terminal Shuts Down After TSA Found Loaded Magazine
SFO Terminal Shuts Down After TSA Found Loaded Magazine

A security threat Saturday morning at San Francisco International Airport led to the closure of some boarding areas and grounding of flights, according to an airport spokesman.

Car Crashes Into Music Store in Campbell, Triggers Gas Leak
Car Crashes Into Music Store in Campbell, Triggers Gas Leak

A vehicle accident forced buildings in Campbell to be evacuated due to a gas leak. Campbell police said a gray Hyundai sedan crashed into Fine Fretted String Instruments store on Bascom Avenue Saturday morning....

Adachi Autopsy Shows Trace Amount of Cocaine in System
Adachi Autopsy Shows Trace Amount of Cocaine in System

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi died last month from the toxic effect of cocaine and alcohol on his already diseased heart, according to autopsy findings released Friday.

Key Findings Coming on Mueller Report -- But Not Quite Yet
Key Findings Coming on Mueller Report -- But Not Quite Yet

Attorney General William Barr spent Saturday reviewing the special counsel's confidential report on the Trump-Russia investigation, but Barr's "principal conclusions" summary for Congress was not coming for...

BART Releases Photo of Suspect in Fruitvale Station Stabbing
BART Releases Photo of Suspect in Fruitvale Station Stabbing

A man is hospitalized after he was stabbed Friday on a BART train in the East Bay, officials said. A BART official said two men started fighting on the train as it was heading into the Fruitvale Station. The...