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Category Archives: Breaking News

First Bay Area County Enters the Yellow Tier

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu San Francisco is officially the first Bay Area county to enter the “Yellow” Tier in Governor Gavin Newsom’s plan to reopen the economy. California officials announced the city will leave the “Orange” Tier and enter the least restrictive “Yellow” Tier on Tuesday. The reopening changes go into effect Wednesday morning. San Francisco…MORE

Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is formally raising the nation’s cap on refugee admissions to 62,500 this year. The move comes weeks after Biden faced bipartisan blowback for his delay in replacing the record-low ceiling of 15,000 set by former President Donald Trump. Refugee resettlement agencies have waited for Biden to…MORE

Caitlyn Jenner announces run for CA governor in likely recall election

FILE – In this Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, Caitlyn Jenner arrives at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in Los Angeles. Jenner says she will run for governor of California. Jenner says in statement posted Friday on Twitter that she has filed initial paperwork to run. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom is facing a…MORE

The Latest: Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder, manslaughter of George Floyd

The Latest: Derek Chauvin found guilty of murder, manslaughter of George Floyd

Court TV via AP, Pool MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd (all times local): 5:07 p.m. Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, the explosive case that…MORE

US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking

US expels Russian diplomats, imposes sanctions for hacking

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits the Coordination Center of the Russian Government in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The centre was set up as a line of communication with the whole of Russia for analysing and collecting information, promptly using big data and solving arising problems. (Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)…MORE

US to withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

President-elect Joe Biden speaks in Wilmington, Del., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (AP Photo / Paul Sancya) WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say President Joe Biden will withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America that were coordinated from that country. The decision defies a May 1…MORE

San Francisco Opens Up Vaccine Appointments, Still Lacks Supply

FILE-This Thursday, April 8, 2021 file photo shows Kent State University student Regan Raeth of Hudson, Ohio, has her COVID-19 vaccination administered by Kent State nurse Kristen Barath in Kent, Ohio. The nation’s largest traditional supermarket chain and some college campuses are among the Ohio providers that temporarily stopped using the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus…MORE

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris as his Vice President

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris as his Vice President

Jedd Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images Joe Biden has announced Kamala Harris will be his running mate for the 2020 presidential race. Harris, the only Black woman in the U.S. Senate, was elected in 2016 after serving as California’s attorney general and before that, served as San Francisco district attorney. If elected, Harris will be the…MORE