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

Giants CEO Larry Baer caught knocking wife off her chair as she screams: 'Oh my God, no, help!'
Giants CEO Larry Baer caught knocking wife off her chair as she screams: 'Oh my God, no, help!'

Witnesses saw the ordeal in the public plaza. Baer, holding the phone, says "Stop, Pam, stop," then walks away alone

Colin Kaepernick may be back in the NFL with New England Patriots or Carolina Panthers, says lawyer
Colin Kaepernick may be back in the NFL with New England Patriots or Carolina Panthers, says lawyer

Lawyer Mark Geragos, representing the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, is confident that his client will be given a way back into the NFL.

After four years of battle, Gavin Grimm may have finally forced Virginia school board to end transgender bathroom ban
After four years of battle, Gavin Grimm may have finally forced Virginia school board to end transgender bathroom ban

The school board will hold a public hearing Tuesday to discuss the possibility of allowing transgender students to use restrooms that correspond with their gender identity.

Drinking just two sugar-free diet drinks increases risk of stroke, heart disease by a third: Study
Drinking just two sugar-free diet drinks increases risk of stroke, heart disease by a third: Study

The study tracked 80,000 women over 50 for 12 years and showed the risk of early death for sugar-free diet drink addicts is 16 percent higher than those who do not consume them

California restaurant owner says customers wearing MAGA hats won't be served, apologizes following outrage
California restaurant owner says customers wearing MAGA hats won't be served, apologizes following outrage

J. Kenji López-Alt apologized to staff and partners in a lengthy post and said that what he did was reckless and that it was his personal point of view.

Nutritionist commits suicide after she posts heartbreaking note on her website saying she was 'tired of feeling tired'
Nutritionist commits suicide after she posts heartbreaking note on her website saying she was 'tired of feeling tired'

27-year-old Tara Condell was found dead by the authorities at her apartment on West 10th Street on Wednesday afternoon.

Utah man fatally shoots his doctor girlfriend and then takes his own life in apparent murder-suicide
Utah man fatally shoots his doctor girlfriend and then takes his own life in apparent murder-suicide

The doctor's seniors paid tribute to her saying that her adventurous spirit and love of learning will be missed by all those who knew her.

College girl gets dragged several hundred feet by car in horrific hit-and-run accident in California
College girl gets dragged several hundred feet by car in horrific hit-and-run accident in California

The 21-year-old was dragged several hundred feet before the driver got out of his car, and promptly got back in again and drove away

Passenger brutally stabs and kills pregnant Lyft driver and her unborn child before driving away with her car
Passenger brutally stabs and kills pregnant Lyft driver and her unborn child before driving away with her car

The Lyft driver's killer is being held on two counts of first-degree murder, one count of vehicle theft, one count of armed robbery and one count of kidnapping

Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 White House race to become the first woman of color to run for president in nearly 50 years
Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 White House race to become the first woman of color to run for president in nearly 50 years

Harris, a rising star in the Democratic party, timed her announcement to coincide with Martin Luther King Jr. Day in an acknowledgment to the civil rights movement

Jeff Bezos' wife set to become the richest woman in the world after divorce settlement
Jeff Bezos' wife set to become the richest woman in the world after divorce settlement

Jeff Bezos, the 54-year-old founder and CEO of Amazon Inc. announced Wednesday that he and MacKenzie, his 48-year-old novelist wife, were concluding their marriage of 25 years

California Governor David Newsom promises 'sanctuary to all who seek it' as he slams Trump's immigration policy
California Governor David Newsom promises 'sanctuary to all who seek it' as he slams Trump's immigration policy

The 51-year-old former San Francisco mayor reportedly challenged the Trump administration, specifically on immigration, as he was sworn into office on Monday.

Man, 26, forces himself into 99-year-old woman’s apartment in San Francisco’s Chinatown and sexually assaults her
Man, 26, forces himself into 99-year-old woman’s apartment in San Francisco’s Chinatown and sexually assaults her

Teandre Howard-Kidd, a Bay Area maintenance worker, has been charged with first-degree burglary with intent to commit sexual assault, residential burglary, and elder abuse

LeBron James slams NFL team owners for "slave mentality" on HBO's 'The Shop'
LeBron James slams NFL team owners for "slave mentality" on HBO's 'The Shop'

On the latest episode of the Lebron James-produced HBO talk show 'The Shop', the LA Lakers superstar contrasted the talent-first model of the NBA to the utilitarian ways of NFL.

Avicii leaves staggering $25.5 million fortune to his parents after tragic death
Avicii leaves staggering $25.5 million fortune to his parents after tragic death

After the Swedish DJ was found dead in Muscat, Oman, in April this year, his entire fortune automatically went to his parents as he was single at the time with no children

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that their baby powder contained cancer-causing asbestos: Report
Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that their baby powder contained cancer-causing asbestos: Report

Johnson & Johnson were made fully aware of the presence of the carcinogen between 1971 and early 2000s, but the company succeeded in keeping the news from reaching the public

Trump administration may force asylum seekers to pay $50 to enter the country with no waiver for those who can't afford it
Trump administration may force asylum seekers to pay $50 to enter the country with no waiver for those who can't afford it

The Trump administration is considering new regulations for migrant caravans, with one proposal to charge a $50 application fee to anyone seeking asylum in the US

California becomes the first state in the US to make it mandatory for all new homes to have solar panels
California becomes the first state in the US to make it mandatory for all new homes to have solar panels

The green initiative, which is set to come into action in 2020, has been unanimously passed by the California Building Standards Commission

Marlboro makers invest staggering $3.8 billion in Canadian cannabis firm after nationwide legalization
Marlboro makers invest staggering $3.8 billion in Canadian cannabis firm after nationwide legalization

Marlboro maker Altria Group said on Friday that it will pay $2.4 billion for a 45 percent stake in Canadian marijuana firm Cronos Group

Father allegedly shot son on Thanksgiving while trying to stop an argument in the family over NFL players kneeling
Father allegedly shot son on Thanksgiving while trying to stop an argument in the family over NFL players kneeling

The warrants stated that the man retrieved his shotgun when he could not separate his sons after their argument turned physical

Cold case detectives trace DNA to genealogy site to arrest suspect 45 years after he killed a female law clerk
Cold case detectives trace DNA to genealogy site to arrest suspect 45 years after he killed a female law clerk

74-year-old John Arthur Getreu from Hayward, Alameda County, was arrested in Palo Alto on November 20 on suspicion of murdering Leslie Perlov

Breathing San Francisco air for a day is equivalent to smoking 11 cigarettes as city chokes in wildfire pollution
Breathing San Francisco air for a day is equivalent to smoking 11 cigarettes as city chokes in wildfire pollution

The air quality in San Francisco is equivalent to the air in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and is believed to be worse than Kolkata, India.

49ers cheerleader kneels again during national anthem of Veterans Day football game
49ers cheerleader kneels again during national anthem of Veterans Day football game

Morris took a knee during the national anthem for the first time on November 1 after players during the game were banned from protesting.

Investigators find two-time cancer survivor among victims of deadly wildfires in California as death toll continues to rise
Investigators find two-time cancer survivor among victims of deadly wildfires in California as death toll continues to rise

Ernest Foss, 65, who had survived cancer twice, although the disease resulted in physical disabilities that left him bedbound, was found dead outside his home in Paradise, CA

California wildfires: Five found burnt alive in vehicles after getting caught in the hellish blaze
California wildfires: Five found burnt alive in vehicles after getting caught in the hellish blaze

Capt. Scott McLean of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said dousing the fire was futile and the firefighters are now helping individuals get out alive

75,000 homes evacuated as three wildfires rage across California leaving behind a trail of destruction
75,000 homes evacuated as three wildfires rage across California leaving behind a trail of destruction

Three wind-whipped wildfires burned in California on Friday and the flames are being driven south towards coastal Malibu

49ers cheerleader takes a knee during national anthem after NFL bans players from kneeling on field
49ers cheerleader takes a knee during national anthem after NFL bans players from kneeling on field

The cheerleader who has not been identified reportedly took the knee ahead of San Francisco 49ers' home game against the Oakland Raiders at Levi's Stadium on Thursday

Quitting cannabis use drastically improves memory and cognitive ability within a month of abstinence, says study
Quitting cannabis use drastically improves memory and cognitive ability within a month of abstinence, says study

Researchers in Boston studied 88 men aged 16-25 who smoked marijuana at least once a week and compared their cognitive ability to those who quit for a month.

'I'll cut your frickin head off.' Passengers terrified as man brandishes two chainsaws on subway train and threatens them
'I'll cut your frickin head off.' Passengers terrified as man brandishes two chainsaws on subway train and threatens them

The video, which looked like a scene straight out of a horror movie, was posted on Twitter Monday afternoon by a petrified passenger.

'Cancer-causing' weed killer found in Quaker Oats, Honey Nut Cheerios and 24 more cereals
'Cancer-causing' weed killer found in Quaker Oats, Honey Nut Cheerios and 24 more cereals

Glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, was found in 26 of the 28 products the EWG tested, in levels “higher than what EWG scientists consider protective of children's health'

Heartbreaking video shows woman weeping over body of her dog who was poisoned by her neighbor
Heartbreaking video shows woman weeping over body of her dog who was poisoned by her neighbor

Leewen Zhang says she will now be campaigning to ensure that Chinese laws are changed to punish those who abuse and mistreat animals.

El Chapo's wife flaunts extravagant, luxurious lifestyle on social media as he gets ready to face trial on 17 charges
El Chapo's wife flaunts extravagant, luxurious lifestyle on social media as he gets ready to face trial on 17 charges

Emma Coronel Aispuro, who El Chapo married when she was just 18-years-old in 2007, is enjoying his endless wealth as he readies to face a life behind bars.

Death row inmate kills fellow prisoner on death row with a jailhouse weapon
Death row inmate kills fellow prisoner on death row with a jailhouse weapon

30-year-old Jonathan Fajardo was stabbed and killed in the San Quentin Prison by another inmate on death row, 34-year-old Luis Rodriguez

Arkansas sheriff's office forces inmates to wear Nike shirts for their mugshots to mock Kaepernick
Arkansas sheriff's office forces inmates to wear Nike shirts for their mugshots to mock Kaepernick

The Sheriff's department's action came to light after an activist first observed the repetition of Nike clothes in the mugshots taken by the Union County Sheriff's Office

Headless, handless body found floating in fish tank identified as missing bartender Brian Egg
Headless, handless body found floating in fish tank identified as missing bartender Brian Egg

The San Francisco resident Brian Egg was reported missing several months ago and has now been discovered in bits and pieces in a fish tank

Kanye the Confused? Rapper wears MAGA cap with Kaepernick jersey in baffling fashion statement
Kanye the Confused? Rapper wears MAGA cap with Kaepernick jersey in baffling fashion statement

The rapper megastar made yet another political statement in New York. But this time, Kanye West made it fashionable and said people are free to support Trump or Kaepernick or both

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