Politics

President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order aimed at curbing protections for social media giants, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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May 29, 2020 - 11:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump added fuel to racial fires Friday as he threatened to take action to bring the city of Minneapolis “under control,” calling violent protesters outraged by the death of a black man in police custody “thugs” and reviving a civil-rights era phrase fraught with...
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Doug Sovern
May 28, 2020 - 4:00 pm
The ranks of the unemployed continue to swell, with more than 40 million Americans now out of work since the coronavirus pandemic began, almost five million of them here in California. Meanwhile, homeless camps keep spreading and growing around the Bay Area, with one study projecting a 20% rise in...
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President Donald Trump holds up a copy of the New York Post as he speaks before signing an executive order aimed at curbing protections for social media giants, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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May 28, 2020 - 1:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his war on social media companies Thursday, signing an executive order challenging the liability protections that have served as a bedrock for unfettered speech on the internet. Still, the move appears to be more about politics than substance, as...
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Matt Bigler
May 28, 2020 - 11:03 am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the social network has no plans to start fact-checking the President, after Twitter made that move this week.
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David Caplan
May 28, 2020 - 6:39 am
President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a historic executive order that will limit the broad legal protection that federal law provides to social media platforms. See the details.
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Doug Sovern
May 27, 2020 - 4:52 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state of California are being sued, on multiple fronts, over their response to the coronavirus pandemic. The governor is under legal attack in separate suits, for not allowing religious services, keeping beauty salons closed and planning to mail ballots to all registered...
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Doug Sovern
May 26, 2020 - 8:32 pm
California plans to mail every registered voter a ballot for the November election to make sure they can vote safely during the coronavirus pandemic, but that plan is under attack in the federal courts and on Twitter, where President Trump claims it will lead to widespread fraud.
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Jeffrey Schaub
May 25, 2020 - 9:11 pm
A member of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors wonders whether the Trump Administration is playing politics by reversing course and denying the use of a highway underpass to create a homeless navigation center.
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden, arrive to lay a wreath at the Delaware Memorial Bridge Veterans Memorial Park, Monday, May 25, 2020, in New Castle, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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May 25, 2020 - 9:01 pm
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home. Since abruptly canceling a March 10 rally in Cleveland at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the...
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
May 25, 2020 - 6:11 pm
Reaction continues to come in over the Republican National Committee's lawsuit against California and Governor Gavin Newsom over his executive order that would send mail-in ballots to every registered voter in the state. The lawsuit filed Sunday in the U.S. District Court alleges the Governor...
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