More than 1.75 million children in 20 states and Washington D.C. are at risk of losing their health insurance by the end of February if Congress does not reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program,...
Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 at 09:22 PM PST
Head of Popular Girl Band Leads N. Korean Team to S. Korea
The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday to check preparations for rare performances by an art troupe she also leads during next month's...
Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 at 05:03 PM PST
Democrats, GOP Try to Dodge Blame for Shuttered Government
Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent Saturday dodging blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showed few signs of progress on...
2 hours ago
Pa. Congressman Denies Misconduct Claim; Ethics Probe May Follow
Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Patrick Meehan is denying allegations of misconduct after a new report from The New York Times cited unnamed people accusing him of using taxpayer money to settle a complaint from a...
Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 at 04:33 PM PST
Pope: Femicides in Latin America a Scourge That Must Stop
Pope Francis denounced femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women, calling Saturday for legislation to protect them and a new cultural...
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Trump the Dealmaker Comes Up Short Ahead of Shutdown
He wrote a book on the art of negotiation and was elected to office claiming he alone could end Washington gridlock, but President Donald Trump's latest attempt to broker a big, bipartisan deal has turned into a...
Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 at 07:10 PM PST
Government Shutdown Leads to Closure of Many Bay Area Parks
A Virginia man who sex-trafficked a 14-year-old girl and 16-year-old girl for two years was ordered on Friday to serve 30 years in prison and pay the victims the $648,000 they generated.
Michael Edward Gunn,...
Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 at 06:44 PM PST
Thousands Join Women's Marches Across the Bay Area
Leaving office was a change Barack Obama could believe in.
In the year after he handed the most powerful job in the world to Donald Trump, Obama's foray into post-presidential life has included globe-trotting...