Gavin Newsom, Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi get Democratic convention speaking slots

The schedule is organized with themes for each day. Monday will feature a range of political perspectives including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent, and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, as well as former first lady Michelle Obama. The theme is unity.

Coronavirus live updates: Outdoor manicures, massage, personal care are open again in Marin County

1:15 p.m. Newsom sidesteps question on California health officer’s resignation: Gov. Gavin Newsom declined to go into detail on what led to the Sunday resignation of Dr. Sonia Angell, the state’s top health officer and director of the California Department of Public Health. “I try not to have personnel conversation in public, I don’t know […]

Seattle brothers sentenced to 40 years in homeless shooting

The Taafulisias’ younger brother, who was 13 at the time and also at the scene, was convicted in juvenile court of murder and assault charges in the case in 2018. He will remain in custody until his 20th birthday.

‘Hamilton’ star Christopher Jackson to perform online concert benefiting Theatre Under The Stars

Broadway sensation Christopher Jackson is set to host an online relief concert— and not only can you watch the show from home, but tickets benefit a group of nonprofits including Houston’s Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS).

US contractor told Lebanese port official of chemicals risk

The contractor was working for the U.S. Army’s Security Assistance Training Management Organization, headquartered at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He provided instruction to members of the Lebanese armed forces in naval vessel traffic systems and small boat operations. His class was visiting the Beirut port as part of that instruction program when the port official […]

Kamala Harris, Biden’s running mate, spent career breaking barriers

Harris pulled California out of the 2011 talks during a crucial moment, arguing that the deal coming into sight at the time — hammered out with other state attorneys general — was not strict enough on the banks, a decision that earned her praise at the time and in the years after from Elizabeth Warren, […]

The history of the women nominated for vice president

She said in an interview that one could see Russia from land in Alaska, and that moment was re-created on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” by comedian Tina Fey, who delivered the infamous line, “I can see Russia from my house!” while in character. Palin was also mocked by some after not naming a newspaper or […]

How Kamala Harris found the political identity that had eluded her

After a strong start, Harris’ campaign quickly foundered amid strategic somersaults. First positioning herself as a progressive in the mold of reformers such as Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, Harris then tried to tack toward the center. Her position on healthcare, for example, became a mishmash. She dropped out in December, before a single […]

Michael Moore Predicts Trump Wins In 2020 If Dems Run Politician Against Him

“We have to run a beloved American. Obama became beloved the night of that convention and he was beloved from that moment on. It’s gotta be like a Michelle Obama or a Sully Sullenberger. Why aren’t we thinking along the lines of ‘who can defeat him?’ We will lose in 2020.”

NEWSMAKER-How Kamala Harris found the political identity that had eluded her

After a strong start, Harris’ campaign quickly foundered amid strategic somersaults. First positioning herself as a progressive in the mold of reformers such as Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, Harris then tried to tack toward the center. Her position on healthcare, for example, became a mishmash. She dropped out in December, before a single […]