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Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 06:57 PM PDT

White House Vows Total Halt to Impeachment Probe Cooperation

White House Vows Total Halt to Impeachment Probe Cooperation

The White House declared Tuesday it will halt any and all cooperation with what it termed the "illegitimate" impeachment probe by House Democrats, sharpening the constitutional clash between President Donald...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 04:32 PM PDT

Trump Shifts Tone on Turkey in Effort to Halt Syria Invasion

Trump Shifts Tone on Turkey in Effort to Halt Syria Invasion

In a span of 24 hours, President Donald Trump moved from threatening to obliterate Turkey's economy if it invades Syria to inviting its president to visit the White House. But Trump did not back away Tuesday...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 12:03 PM PDT

Biden Education Plan: Free Community College, Expanded Loan Programs

Biden Education Plan: Free Community College, Expanded Loan Programs

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants to make community and technical college free and federal college loan programs more generous as he shifts leftward but not as far as his 2020 rivals. The former...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 04:57 AM PDT

Feds Using Immigration Marriage Interviews as Trap, Lawsuit Says

Feds Using Immigration Marriage Interviews as Trap, Lawsuit Says

Alyse and Elmer Sanchez were thrilled when they survived their "green card" interview, a crucial step in obtaining lawful status in the United States. She texted her family from the immigration office as relief...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 02:03 PM PDT

Supreme Court Seems Divided on LGBT Job Discrimination Case

Supreme Court Seems Divided on LGBT Job Discrimination Case

A seemingly divided Supreme Court struggled Tuesday over whether a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment. With the court's four liberal justices likely to side with...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 11:42 AM PDT

SF Measure Aims to Overturn E-Cigarette Ban

SF Measure Aims to Overturn E-Cigarette Ban

A San Francisco ballot measure aiming to overturn a ban on e-cigarettes has the "world watching," political experts say, as the vaping industry has come under fire recently for reports of illnesses and deaths...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 06:47 PM PDT

Trump Escalates Impeachment Fight, Barring Envoy's Testimony

Trump Escalates Impeachment Fight, Barring Envoy's Testimony

Escalating his fight against Congress' impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump flouted Democratic warnings about impeachable conduct Tuesday in blocking a U.S. diplomat from testifying about Trump's dealings...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 06:55 PM PDT

Examining Trump's Order to Pull U.S. Troops Out of Syria

Examining Trump's Order to Pull U.S. Troops Out of Syria

NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston examines the impact of President Trump ordering American troops to leave Syria.

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 06:40 PM PDT

Prop D: San Francisco Rideshare Tax on November Ballot

Prop D: San Francisco Rideshare Tax on November Ballot

This November, San Franciscans will vote on Proposition D, a ballot measure that would tax rideshare customers of companies like Lyft and Uber – which recent traffic studies show contribute to more than half of...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 06:39 PM PDT

Election Tracker: Brisbane Pot Tax Measure E

Election Tracker: Brisbane Pot Tax Measure E

Before pot shops make their way to Brisbane, the city wants to know how cannabis should be taxed.

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