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FILE - In a July 26, 2017 file photo, McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook is interviewed at the New York Stock Exchange. McDonald’s is suing Easterbrook, the former CEO, saying he lied about relationships with employees and destroyed evidence before he was fired from the company in 2019. McDonald’s fired Easterbook last November after he admitted to an improper relationship with an employee, with whom he exchanged videos and text messages.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
AP News
August 10, 2020 - 6:33 am
McDonald’s says it's suing Stephen Easterbrook, the CEO it ousted last year over an inappropriate relationship with an employee, alleging Monday that he covered up relationships with other employees and destroyed evidence. Easterbrook, according to a lawsuit, approved a special grant of restricted...
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President Donald Trump walks to his car after arrive in Southampton, N.Y., on Marine One, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. Trump is attending two fundraisers during his visit to the Hamptons. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
AP News
August 10, 2020 - 4:13 am
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Whether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear. Equally up in the air is whether states, which are necessary partners in Trump's plan to bypass Congress, will sign on. Trump...
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California Department of Public Health Director and State Health Officer Dr. Sonia Angell (L) speaks as California Gov. Gavin Newsom (R) looks on during a news conference at the California Department of Public Health February 27, 2020 in Sacramento, CA.
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Eric Brooks
August 09, 2020 - 11:19 pm
In a move following several days of scrutiny over a state computer glitch that led to hundreds of thousands of backlogged coronavirus tests, the director of the California Department of Public Health has abruptly resigned.
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A busy street in Chinatown in San Francisco.
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Melissa Culross
August 09, 2020 - 6:49 pm
A major thoroughfare in San Francisco’s Chinatown is closed to vehicle traffic and will remain closed every weekend through mid-September, in an effort to encourage people to come back to the neighborhood’s restaurants and stores devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Empty Classroom
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Bob Butler
August 09, 2020 - 4:53 pm
Monday is the first day of instruction for Oakland Unified School District, but after a month of discussions to sort out the details of distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic, teachers and administrators still have not agreed on a plan.
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Groups socially distance at San Francisco's Mission Dolores Park
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KCBS Radio Weekend News
August 09, 2020 - 3:57 pm
Crowds of people were enjoying the sunshine at Dolores Park in San Francisco on Saturday, but some failed to respect the social distancing circles painted in chalk on the grass. The 6-foot chalk circles were first painted back in May, in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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The Vote With Love campaign encourages voters to be empathetic
Vote With Love
Melissa Culross
August 09, 2020 - 2:59 pm
With the November election less than 100 days away, a national campaign born in the Bay Area is encouraging people to vote with love. The campaign, launched by The Ambassadors Circle, a collective of artists and entrepreneurs, was created in response to the 2016 presidential campaign and election.
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Sgt. Polanco was the first San Quentin guard to die from COVID-19.
KCBS Radio Weekend News
August 09, 2020 - 2:17 pm
A guard at San Quentin State Prison died Sunday from complications related to COVID-19 . Sergeant Gilbert Polanco was the first correctional officer at San Quentin to die from the virus, but was one of more than 230 prison staff members that became infected.
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U.S. Postal Mailbox
U.S. Postal Mailbox (Photo credit: Johnny Habell)
Jennifer Hodges
August 09, 2020 - 1:23 pm
Congressional Democrats are pushing for an investigation into US Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, amid concerns that recent cost-cutting measures have slowed down the postal service.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, accompanied by Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., left, speak to reporters following a meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows as they continue to negotiate a coronavirus relief package on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP News
August 09, 2020 - 11:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the threats of interference in the U.S. presidential election from Russia and China are not equal, pointing to a more serious risk with Moscow's efforts to boost President Donald Trump’s reelection bid. “They’re not equivalent,” said Pelosi,...
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