<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area https://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usSun, 21 Jan 2018 07:15:54 -0800Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:15:54 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump's First Year: A Tax Victory But Russia Probe Continues]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 06:06:44 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-907175636.jpg
President Donald Trump’s first significant legislative achievement did not come until December, when Congress approved a $1.5 trillion tax bill that cut corporate and individual rates.

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<![CDATA[Texas City Funds Program That Pays Homeless to Pick Up Trash]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 22:14:26 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/fort+worth+skyline+downtown.jpg
The city of Fort Worth is paying homeless people to pick up trash as part of a unique program to clean up the city and turn lives around.Frank Crist, 53, earns $10 an hour to pick up litter in the area...

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<![CDATA[Without CHIP, 1.7M Kids Could Lose Healthcare in Weeks]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:06:01 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/150715-doctors-visit-mbm_de870e476c74eecccb2b249e654c7a56.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000.jpg
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...

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<![CDATA[Pa. Congressman Denies Misconduct Claim; Ethics Probe May Follow ]]> Sun, 21 Jan 2018 05:41:15 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Patrick-Meehan.jpg
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...

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<![CDATA[Government Shutdown Leads to Closure of Many Bay Area Parks]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 19:10:07 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-177068758.jpg
Golden Gate National Park Service released the list of park closures on Saturday afternoon due to the government shutdown.

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<![CDATA[Man Trafficked Teens Across DC-Area With Wife, Girlfriend]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:49:51 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/011918+vanessa+domingues+michael+gunn+angel+gunn.jpg
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...

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<![CDATA[Thousands Join Women's Marches Across the Bay Area]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 18:44:08 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-907710688.jpg
The second annual Women's March on Saturday is expected to draw thousands of people to various spots across the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[How Obama Spent His 1st Year Out of Office]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 03:56:49 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-850292898.jpg
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...

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<![CDATA[Poll: Record Share of Americans Strongly Disapprove of Trump]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 03:23:20 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/tru23AP_18008659441449.jpg
President Donald Trump ends his first year in office with 39 percent of Americans approving of his job performance, according to the latest national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll — the lowest mark in...

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers Point Fingers Over Failure to Prevent Shutdown]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 04:29:19 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_18019543572179.jpg
Republicans and Democrats, predictably, blamed each other in the early hours of Saturday for the failure to prevent a federal government shutdown. Many government agencies had to cease operations when...

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<![CDATA[Sunnyvale Charter School May Be Forced to Close Its Doors]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:10:11 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/school+bus+generic2.jpg
More than 200 students in Sunnyvale might have to find a new school next fall if Spark Charter School is forced to close its doors at the end of the school year.The school’s request to keep its door open...

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Leaders Speak Out Following ICE Raid Concerns]]> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:25:58 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/lagenerics-immigration-agent.jpg
Growing concerns about the threat of immigration raids have Bay Area leaders speaking out.“San Francisco is and will continue to be a sanctuary city,” San Francisco Acting Mayor London Breed reaffirmed.

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<![CDATA['Serial Stowaway' Marilyn Hartman Arrested at O'Hare: Cops]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:20:09 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Serial-Stowaway-Mug-2.jpg
“Serial stowaway” Marilyn Hartman is back in jail.Hartman was ordered held without bond during a brief hearing this morning, after Judge William Raines learned that she had walked away from a mental health...

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<![CDATA[SFPD Locate Suspect After Fatal Shooting]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:59:33 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/HUE-MURDER_SUspect.JPG
San Francisco Police have located the suspect linked to a murder in the Sunset District on Friday night.

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<![CDATA[DUI Driver in Deadly I-680 Crash Sentenced to Seven Years]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:12:49 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/WEBDUIFatalKid_1462342.JPEG
The family of the three-year-old San Ramon boy who was killed by a DUI driver in 2016 believes justice has not been served after the driver received a seven-year sentence.

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<![CDATA[Big Waves Draw Surfers to Mavericks Beach in Half Moon Bay]]> Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:42:34 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mavericks_surf_0118_1448593.JPG
The big waves at Mavericks almost triggered the famous surf contest Thursday, but ultimately officials decided to wait because conditions were not ideal. On Friday, surfers were out there again, practicing.

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<![CDATA[8-Year-Old Boy Gets Brain Infection From Flu in Texas]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:30:47 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Flu_Brain_Infection_10p_01182018.jpg
The flu epidemic has had life-changing consequences for a Carrollton family in TexasDesiree Buckingham-Ramirez says her 8-year-old son Witten Ramirez is battling a brain infection that doctors say was caused by...

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<![CDATA[Thousands Expected at Women's Marches Across Bay Area]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:56:53 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Women_s_March.jpg
The second annual Women's March on Saturday is expected to draw thousands of people to various spots across the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[Delta Wants Proof That Support Animals Are Trained]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:36:34 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/supportanimalonplane_1200x675.jpg
Delta Airlines has outlined some restrictions Friday for passengers traveling with support animals on board after a sharp rise of incidents during flights, CNBC reported. Delta Airlines will require passengers...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Raises Monthly Prime Cost Nearly 20 Percent]]> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:40:13 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/amazon+option.jpg
Amazon announced Friday that it raised its monthly Prime membership cost from $10.99 to $12.99, an 18 percent increase, CNBC reported.New members will begin paying the increased monthly price immediately, and...

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