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Milbank: Barack Obama, the ‘oh-bummer’ president

The two presidents stood in the East Room on Tuesday afternoon, united in their goal of defeating the Islamic State but separated by a stylistic gulf as vast as the Atlantic.


Police shooting protesters to target Chicago shopping area

Small groups of demonstrators gathered again Wednesday to protest the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, who is black, by white police officer Jason Van Dyke.


Military: Preventable human errors led to Afghan hospital attack

The U.S. airstrike that killed 31 civilians at a hospital in Afghanistan last month resulted from preventable errors, officials said Wednesday.

Bay Area

Man climbs on San Francisco freeway sign, strips naked

CHP officials say a man stripped down to nothing and decided to hang from a freeway sign in San Francisco Tuesday.

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Teen among trio arrested in Santa Rosa armed robbery

The teen was one of three males who attempted to force their way into a home, mistakenly thinking pot was being grown there, police said.

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