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Bob Butler
March 14, 2018 - 10:38 am
On Monday, San Francisco and Amsterdam announced a commitment to end HIV and AIDS infections in the next few years. KCBS Radio reporter Bob Butler says their goal is even more ambitious than a United Nations plan to end new infections worldwide by the year 2030.
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agents
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agents (Photo credit: Philip A. Dwyer/Bellingham Herald/MCT/Sipa USA)
March 12, 2018 - 4:58 pm
The lawsuit claims that the termination of TPS status violates the constitutional rights of due process and equal protection as well as the federal Administrative Procedure Act, which prohibits arbitrary and capricious actions by administrative agencies.
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Journalist
Journalist (Photo credit: Andrey Burmakin)
Scott Lettieri
March 09, 2018 - 9:44 am
Calling for an end to cutbacks in local media, a group of Bay Area journalists gathered Thursday at Lake Merritt in Oakland. KCBS Radio's Scott Lettieri says the reporters and editors are calling on their corporate bosses to sell their media properties.
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Kim Jong-Un and Korean People's Army
Kim Jong-Un and Korean People's Army (Photo credit: Xinhua/Sipa USA)
Megan Goldsby
March 08, 2018 - 8:19 pm
Korean-Americans are taking in the news that President Trump plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby spoke to shoppers at a Korean market in Daly City.
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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Photo credit: Bob Butler/KCBS Radio)
Bob Butler
March 08, 2018 - 3:30 pm
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions lashed out at Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf for warning the community about ICE raids. KCBS Radio's Bob Butler reports Mayor Shaaf responded by blasting sessions for comments that she says are meant to distract from the country's failed immigration system.
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Stratolaunch
Stratolaunch (Photo credit: Stratolaunch Facebook)
Stan Bunger
March 08, 2018 - 3:06 pm
The world's largest airplane, The Stratolaunch, may some day be used to launch space shuttles into orbit. That's according to a soon-to-be-released book "The Space Barons" where Stratolaunch founder and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen details his ideas for the planes future. Washington Post...
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Amelia Earhart
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Bradford Hornsby
March 08, 2018 - 11:10 am
A University of Tennessee researcher claims to have likely solved the mystery of Amelia Earhart.
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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Photo credit: Kyle Terada-USA Today Sports)
Doug Sovern
March 02, 2018 - 4:56 pm
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is surprised by the intensity of her continuing feud with the Trump administration, but she's not worried about the potential of facing federal charges. KCBS Radio reporter Doug Sovern says Schaaf remains under fire for alerting undocumented immigrants to ICE raids.
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agents
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agents (Photo credit: Philip A. Dwyer/Bellingham Herald/MCT/Sipa USA)
Megan Goldsby
March 02, 2018 - 12:57 pm
Worried families met in San Jose last night to learn how to create an emergency plan in case a family member is detained by ICE. As KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby reports, there is a lot of fear in the community after a four-day operation in Northern California ended in 232 arrests.
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Tarana Burke
Tarana Burke (Photo credit: : Junfu Han/Detroit Free Press via USA Today Network)
Megan Goldsby
March 01, 2018 - 10:20 am
The woman who came up with the phrase "Me Too" to help victims talk publicly about their sexual abuse spoke at St. Mary's College Tuesday night. As KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby reports, she does not want to talk about what's next for the movement.
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