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FILE - In this March 1, 2016, file photo, San Francisco police officers wait while homeless people collect their belongings in San Francisco. San Francisco supervisors consider legislation Tuesday, June 4, 2019, allowing the city to force mentally ill drug addicts into housing and treatment for up to a year. Mayor London Breed says it's inhumane to let addicts languish on the streets, but homeless advocates say the measure is extreme and a violation of civil rights. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
June 04, 2019 - 6:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco officials decided Tuesday to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction into treatment, even if it goes against the spirit of a city known for its fierce protection of civil rights. Several members of the Board of Supervisors voiced deep...
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A homeless man sleeps in the park on December 10, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
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Tim Ryan
June 04, 2019 - 8:55 am
A controversial program to force mentally ill and homeless people in San Francisco into involuntary treatment is up for a vote on Tuesday and appears ready for adoption.
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FILE - This March 30, 2018 file photo shows a Proposition 65 warning sign behind a coffee mug at a Starbucks coffee shop in Burbank, Calif. California has officially concluded coffee does not pose a "significant" cancer risk. State regulators gave final approval Monday, June 3, 2019 to a rule that means coffee won't have to carry ominous warnings that the beverage may be bad for you. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
June 03, 2019 - 6:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officially gave its blessing to coffee Monday, declaring the beverage does not pose a "significant" cancer risk. The rule, proposed a year ago by regulators, means coffee won't have to carry ominous warnings that the beverage may be bad for you. The state took the rare...
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has sued the Trump Administration nearly 40 times and claims the legal battles are having a positive impact.
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June 03, 2019 - 11:27 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general on Monday sued the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as among the most widely abused in the United States. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra...
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Abortion-rights supporters march Thursday, May 30, 2019, in St. Louis. A St. Louis judge is deciding whether to grant an order that would allow Missouri's only abortion clinic to keep its license to perform abortions past Friday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
May 31, 2019 - 1:34 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge issued an order Friday to keep Missouri's only abortion clinic operating over the objections of state health officials, delivering abortion-rights advocates a courtroom victory after a string of setbacks in legislatures around the U.S. St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael...
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fast walkers
May 31, 2019 - 10:14 am
Could a leisurely stroll be detrimental to your health? A new study has found that fast walkers tend to live longer than those that take their time getting from point A to point B. The results were also found to be true regardless of the person’s weight . Researchers from the U.K.’s University of...
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Baby Saybie
Photo Courtesy Sharp Memorial Hospital
May 30, 2019 - 11:20 am
( KNX 1070 ) — A San Diego hospital on Wednesday revealed the birth of a girl believed to be the world's tiniest surviving baby, who weighed just 245 grams (about 8.6 ounces) before she was discharged as a healthy infant. The baby named Saybie was born at 23 weeks and three days and was sent home...
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YOUNTVILLE, CA - March 09: Reporting from the seen at the Veterans Home in Yountville. (Photo credit: Larry Chiaroni/KCBS Radio)
Larry Chiaroni/KCBS Radio
May 29, 2019 - 11:01 pm
In newly released police records about the shooting deaths at the Veterans' Home in Yountville last year, experts see several red flags.
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