Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility
Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility

The 'Blue Lives Matter' flag honoring the law enforcement outside the Colorado detention center was spray-painted with the words 'Abolish ICE'

In 2050, New York will resemble today’s Virginia Beach and Seattle will feel like San Francisco, shows climate change analysis
In 2050, New York will resemble today’s Virginia Beach and Seattle will feel like San Francisco, shows climate change analysis

The first global analysis of the shifts in climate conditions across the world’s major cities under climate change paints a dreadful picture of the future of our cities

Another, stronger earthquake measuring 7.1 rattles Southern California, roads and buildings damaged
Another, stronger earthquake measuring 7.1 rattles Southern California, roads and buildings damaged

There is about a 1-in-10 chance that another 7.0 quake could hit within the next week, said Lucy Jones, a seismologist at the California Institute of Technology and a former science adviser at the U.S. Geological Survey.

Ted Cruz slams Colin Kaepernick for selectively quoting Frederick Douglass' historic July 4 address to denounce police brutality
Ted Cruz slams Colin Kaepernick for selectively quoting Frederick Douglass' historic July 4 address to denounce police brutality

Critics pointed out he had not included some sections of the speech, where Douglass spoke of hope for the future

Alveda King says Colin Kaepernick 'doesn't understand who Betsy Ross is' after Nike pulls flag sneakers
Alveda King says Colin Kaepernick 'doesn't understand who Betsy Ross is' after Nike pulls flag sneakers

King, a conservative and Trump supporter, says there are more pressing issues to address like 'babies being aborted in the womb'

Donald Trump Jr. slams Nike for pulling Betsy Ross flag sneakers, asks company to use communist symbol instead
Donald Trump Jr. slams Nike for pulling Betsy Ross flag sneakers, asks company to use communist symbol instead

The company had pulled its 'Air Max 1 Quick Strike Fourth of July' on concerns that it could hurt sentiments of people for its 'connection to an era of slavery.'

Veteran-owned company releases Betsy Ross flag t-shirt after Nike pulls shoes sporting same design
Veteran-owned company releases Betsy Ross flag t-shirt after Nike pulls shoes sporting same design

Georgia-based Nine Line Apparel, founded by retired Army Capt. Tyler Merritt, is also calling for a complete boycott of Nike

Living With Freedom | Maurice Caldwell's innocence was a secret everyone knew, and yet he spent 20 years behind bars
Living With Freedom | Maurice Caldwell's innocence was a secret everyone knew, and yet he spent 20 years behind bars

Maurice Caldwell was the son of Donald Ray Caldwell, a man convicted of killing a San Francisco police officer, and it seemed as if everyone was eager to make him pay for his father's sins

Mayor Pete Buttigieg branded a 'traitor' and heckled during town hall meeting after South Bend police shooting
Mayor Pete Buttigieg branded a 'traitor' and heckled during town hall meeting after South Bend police shooting

Many residents in the region have expressed their frustration at Buttigieg for not taking immediate action in the case, and several others have even accused him of siding with the police

Sacramento cop killed on domestic violence call lay wounded for 45 minutes before police were able to get to her
Sacramento cop killed on domestic violence call lay wounded for 45 minutes before police were able to get to her

26-year-old Tara O'Sullivan was shot at the scene and the gunman continued firing, leaving her colleagues helpless for 45 minutes as she lay wounded.

Greenland may be ice-free in future if greenhouse gas emissions are not cut significantly, warn researchers
Greenland may be ice-free in future if greenhouse gas emissions are not cut significantly, warn researchers

The study cautions that if emissions remain on their current path, the melting ice from Greenland alone could contribute as much as 24 feet to global sea level rise by the year 3000, which would put much of San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Orleans and other cities under water

12 white San Francisco police officers sue city claiming race, gender bias in promotions
12 white San Francisco police officers sue city claiming race, gender bias in promotions

The lawsuit challenges a test-scoring method that the city adopted in 1979 in response to a lawsuit from a group representing black and female officers, who alleged discrimination in hiring and promotions.

Male student who posed as a woman to expose sexual predators ends up catching a cop
Male student who posed as a woman to expose sexual predators ends up catching a cop

Ethan revealed to the police that one of his friends was molested when she was a child which is what prompted him to find a way of catching these predators

Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study
Thousands of Americans lives can be saved if global warming is limited to 1.5°C: Study

Climate change is projected to increase heat-related mortality in the US, Europe, the Americas, East, and Southeast Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and North Africa

New York all set to become the first state in US to ban cat declawing
New York all set to become the first state in US to ban cat declawing

Supporters of a ban in New York include animal welfare advocates, cat owners and veterinarians who argue the practice is cruel and barbaric since it involves the amputation of a cat's toes back to the first knuckle.

San Francisco to consider proposal to force mentally ill drug addicts into treatment
San Francisco to consider proposal to force mentally ill drug addicts into treatment

Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move — known as conservatorship — is necessary to help addicts who are often homeless and suffering from a mental illness, making them a danger to themselves.

Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, 69, denied parole a third time for murdering a grocer and his wife 50 years ago
Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, 69, denied parole a third time for murdering a grocer and his wife 50 years ago

California governor Gavin Newsom overruled the parole board's decision to free the 69-year-old member of the Manson family. He said he was concerned about 'her potential for future violence'.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez returns to bartending in support of wage equality for restaurant workers: 'I was nervous that I may have lost my touch'
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez returns to bartending in support of wage equality for restaurant workers: 'I was nervous that I may have lost my touch'

The Congresswoman did so in partnership with One Fair Wage, an organization that works to increase the federal minimum wage for tipped workers.

Former Hawaiian cop avoids jail time for sexually assaulting 5-year-old child over a period of four years
Former Hawaiian cop avoids jail time for sexually assaulting 5-year-old child over a period of four years

45-year-old Teddy O Van Lerberghe reached an agreement that saw him guaranteed a five-year probation sentence with no jail time, though it will still require him to register as a convicted sex offender for the rest of his life

Army vet plowed into crowd in California thinking Muslims were among people standing there, say authorities
Army vet plowed into crowd in California thinking Muslims were among people standing there, say authorities

The disclosure came as prosecutors filed two hate crime allegations against 34-year-old Isaiah Peoples. He is also facing eight counts of attempted murder after police said he deliberately plowed his car into people on April 24 at the Sunnyvale crosswalk and showed no remorse afterward.

Nancy Pelosi takes swipe at Melania while criticizing Donald Trump's merit-based immigration proposal
Nancy Pelosi takes swipe at Melania while criticizing Donald Trump's merit-based immigration proposal

Trump, during his White House Rose Garden speech last week, outlined his immigration proposals, which aim to put a stop to family-based migration

Judge temporarily blocks Trump from using defense funds to build parts of his US-Mexico border wall
Judge temporarily blocks Trump from using defense funds to build parts of his US-Mexico border wall

A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency

San Francisco man snatches 74-year-old woman off the street, rapes her for 5 hours and dumps her on sidewalk in semi-conscious state
San Francisco man snatches 74-year-old woman off the street, rapes her for 5 hours and dumps her on sidewalk in semi-conscious state

The woman also reported that the suspect's roommate had a pit bull that bit into her lips several times and accused her rapist of strangling her which led to her losing consciousness

Thousands of women and rights groups march across US in #StopTheBans rallies to oppose anti-abortion bills
Thousands of women and rights groups march across US in #StopTheBans rallies to oppose anti-abortion bills

In Washington DC, protestors gathered in front of the Supreme Court, chanting slogans urging that their reproductive right was their business. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Mayor Pete Buttigieg showed up to support the protest while many shared their own abortion stories

'Temple of Time' honoring Parkland school shooting victims set on fire during ceremony
'Temple of Time' honoring Parkland school shooting victims set on fire during ceremony

The Temple of Time public art installation was set afire at a ceremony attended by the families of several Parkland victims. The ceremonial fire was supposed to symbolize the release of pain still left inside.

Devastating California wildfire that wiped out nearly 15,000 homes was sparked by PG&E equipment, say officials
Devastating California wildfire that wiped out nearly 15,000 homes was sparked by PG&E equipment, say officials

Cal Fire said transmission lines owned and operated by the San Francisco-based utility started the November 8 fire

Monsanto ordered to pay $2 billion to couple who claimed long-term exposure to Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer
Monsanto ordered to pay $2 billion to couple who claimed long-term exposure to Roundup weedkiller caused their cancer

The couple, in their 70s, argued that years of use of Monsanto's Roundup herbicide caused them each to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

From being almost euthanized in Saudi Arabia to being a service dog for a veteran in Arizona, Newton has come a long way
From being almost euthanized in Saudi Arabia to being a service dog for a veteran in Arizona, Newton has come a long way

The 2-year-old Lurcher Labrador will start meeting veterans in the coming months, and hopefully, he'll find someone to take care of him and love him the way he deserves.

Police raid California journalist's house, handcuff him for refusing to reveal his source
Police raid California journalist's house, handcuff him for refusing to reveal his source

Authorities said the raid came during an ongoing probe into who leaked a confidential police report about the Feb. 22 death of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi.

Oregon man wanted for sexually assaulting multiple young girls turns himself in after 23 years on the run
Oregon man wanted for sexually assaulting multiple young girls turns himself in after 23 years on the run

62-year-old Wayne Arthur Silsbee is believed to be involved in multiple incidents of sexual assault involving several female victims who were between the ages of eight and 10 at the time of the offenses

California teacher fighting breast cancer asked to pay for substitute teacher out of her salary while on medical leave
California teacher fighting breast cancer asked to pay for substitute teacher out of her salary while on medical leave

A decades-old California law dictates that any teacher in the state that takes medical leaves beyond the ones they have in a year will have to pay for the teacher that is replacing them

Wanted child molester who faked his own death to avoid arrest found alive in Florida nearly three years later
Wanted child molester who faked his own death to avoid arrest found alive in Florida nearly three years later

58-year-old Michael Patrick Manning was facing multiple charges when he made his escape from the police in 2015 and then faked his death a year later. He has finally been found again

Kim Kardashian helped free 17 inmates by secretly funding 90 Days of Freedom campaign
Kim Kardashian helped free 17 inmates by secretly funding 90 Days of Freedom campaign

Kardashian has reportedly joined hands with attorney Brittany K Barnett of the Buried Alive Project which has assisted in freeing at least 17 prisoners as part of its 90 Days of Freedom campaign

Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions on moral or religious grounds
Trump defends clinicians' right to refuse to do abortions on moral or religious grounds

The conscience rule was a priority for religious conservatives who are a key part of Trump's political base, but some critics fear it will become a pretext for denying medical attention to LGBT people or women seeking abortions, a legal medical procedure.

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones for hate speech
Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones for hate speech

The company said Thursday that it has also banned right-wing extremists Paul Nehlen, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Jones' site, Infowars

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan: The new-age billionaire couple's relationship status is pretty awesome
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan: The new-age billionaire couple's relationship status is pretty awesome

Zuckerberg's innovative solution to his wife's sleeping problem shows their relationship is going as strong as ever.

Pete Buttigieg officially joins 2020 presidential race as the millennial generation looks to take charge
Pete Buttigieg officially joins 2020 presidential race as the millennial generation looks to take charge

The South Bend mayor, who has been exploring a White House run since January, has now joined a field of a dozen-plus rivals vying to take on President Donald Trump.

Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'
Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'

The White House has at least twice considered a plan to release detained immigrants into "sanctuary cities," three people familiar with the idea confirmed Friday — a plan that critics branded as an effort to use migrants as pawns to go after political opponents

The rise and fall of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, who went from youngest female billionaire to being charged with massive fraud
The rise and fall of Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, who went from youngest female billionaire to being charged with massive fraud

Kate McKinnon has been roped in to play Elizabeth Holmes, in a new Hulu 'limited drama series' based on Rebecca Jarvis and ABC News' podcast 'The Dropout'

Trump administration proposes building a 10-mile concrete wall around Burning Man festival
Trump administration proposes building a 10-mile concrete wall around Burning Man festival

The Nevada branch of the Bureau of Land Management proposed the changes through a draft of Environmental Impact Statement.

Journalist, novelist, role model: There's much more to MacKenzie Bezos than $35.6 billion and the world's richest ex
Journalist, novelist, role model: There's much more to MacKenzie Bezos than $35.6 billion and the world's richest ex

MacKenzie, a published author of acclaimed books, was a pupil of Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison, who called her one of the best students she ever had

Should the SAT be optional? College admissions bribery scandal renews the debate
Should the SAT be optional? College admissions bribery scandal renews the debate

Hundreds of colleges in recent years have made it optional for applicants to submit test scores in an effort to promote equity

America's pivotal Pete Buttigieg moment: Why voters should unite behind the gay millennial beacon
America's pivotal Pete Buttigieg moment: Why voters should unite behind the gay millennial beacon

Liberal Democrats see Buttigieg as a candidate who is a polar opposite of President Donald Trump and provides a stark contrast to the Republican both in style and substance.

Are the Bernie bros back? Here's how to spot one during the upcoming election season
Are the Bernie bros back? Here's how to spot one during the upcoming election season

With Sanders' kicking off his presidential campaign, expect to see these unauthorized "mascots" taking to the streets in their crusade against the capitalist brigade

US college admissions scam: Parents could now also face tax charges, big fines, as well as prison
US college admissions scam: Parents could now also face tax charges, big fines, as well as prison

Now some parents who are already facing possible prison time could be hit with additional criminal charges and stiff financial penalties, experts say.

San Francisco proposes legislation to ban e-cigarettes until their effects are reviewed by the FDA
San Francisco proposes legislation to ban e-cigarettes until their effects are reviewed by the FDA

City Attorney Dennis Herrera called on the FDA to review vaping effects before they are allowed in public, prompting the agency to release proposed guidelines last week giving companies until 2021 to submit applications for the evaluation.

Lauren Sanchez's brother was paid $200,000 by National Enquirer for racy texts and naked selfies of Jeff Bezos
Lauren Sanchez's brother was paid $200,000 by National Enquirer for racy texts and naked selfies of Jeff Bezos

The latest report by the Wall Street Journal on the issue aligns with the conclusions reached by private investigators working for Bezos.

Outraged mother sues Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and others for $500 billion in college cheating scandal
Outraged mother sues Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and others for $500 billion in college cheating scandal

The actresses are among the defendants being sued by a California mother who claims the alleged college cheating scam cost her son an Ivy League scholarship.

ICE using mass surveillance database from local police to track undocumented immigrants, records reveal
ICE using mass surveillance database from local police to track undocumented immigrants, records reveal

ICE using mass surveillance database from local police to track people, records reveal ICE using mass surveillance database from local police to track people, records reveal

Donald Trump and Ivanka donated big dollars to Kamala Harris during her rise in California politics
Donald Trump and Ivanka donated big dollars to Kamala Harris during her rise in California politics

Kamla Harris, who recently announced her presidential run for 2020, was elected as California's attorney general in 2010 and won the reelection in 2014

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