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Burlesque. Avec acuité et humour, Elia Suleiman se raconte en cinéaste palestinien cherchant sa place dans le monde face au regard des autres.

Same-sex relations have been banned since the British colonized Kenya in the late 19th century. Kenya's penal code criminalizes

Tons of Canadian garbage illegally dumped into the Philippines more than half a decade ago are a step closer to being shipped out.

An environmental group is calling on the Chinese government to look into the garbage shipped to the Philippines from Hong Kong

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson found out he was being left off the All-NBA team after Anthony Slater of The Athletic brought up the question after the Warriors practice on Thursday, only minutes after the results were revealed. Thompson was irate and in disbelief, but soon shrugged it off after realizing a lot […]

The clarity of Lake Tahoe's cobalt blue water improved last year from its worst level in a half-century after weather and runoff returned to more normal conditions at the alpine lake straddling the California-Nevada line.

The Trump administration moved Friday to roll back health care protections for transgender people.
The Health and Human Services Department released a proposed regulation that in effect says "gender identity" is not protected under federal laws that prohibit sex discrimination in health care. Instead, the new rule would designate a person be identified by their gender at birth.

The Trump administration has declared an emergency to bypass Congress and expedite billions of dollars in arms sales to various countries — including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates — citing the need to deter what it called

In a statement released on Friday, San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott Scott announced the criminal investigation of freelance journalist Bryan Carmody over the release of the Jeff Adachi police report would be turned over to an outside agency. 

More colleges open shops to provide students with free professional attire for work interviews, internships and new jobs.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is vetoing a bill that would have dissolved a board that hears handgun permit appeals. He'll allow a law that bans foam food boxes.

WLC is pleased to announce the grand opening of the Central Elementary School in Tracy, California.

There’s a good chance all those distractions (coupled with the record heat) will curb your organization’s productivity during the summer season. A Captivate Network study of 600 professional North American workers in 14 major metro areas showed that workplace productivity drops by a staggering 20% during the summer months and employees are 45% more distracted.* …

Looking for a marketing plan to tie to the holiday weekend? It’s not too late! Here are a handful of things you can do in under 3 hours to promote your business

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OAKLAND, Calif., May 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) announced today the participation of two products in TerraCycle's LoopTM pilot...

Having raised over $1.1B, Compass is unequivocally causing a revolution in the traditional real estate industry

Oakland designer and stylist Shayla Dopp uses sustainable material to make her high-end footwear.

Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) since 2016, announced today that she will be resigning from her post. May’s resignation comes after repeated failures to reach a deal on Brexit. Earlier this week, May made a final attempt to sell her Brexit proposal, including an option for another referendum, but still did not gain the additional support needed to get a deal approved
May will resign as leader of the Conservative Party on June 7, 2019 but will remain as…

The agreement reached Wednesday still needs to be approved by the nearly 1000-member Santa Rosa Teachers Association.

4 Driving Apps You’ll Love These apps can help you find fun points of interest, turn your phone into a dashcam, document your mileage for the IRS, or listen to a book while you travel. Roadtr…