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  • Photo of San Francisco International Airport in an al-Qaida magazine.
  • A photo of San Francisco International Airport is causing concern.
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  • Unemployment rate hits 8.3 pct. after hiring burst
  • A bipartisan group of senators says they have reached a compromise extending jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed.
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  • Seth Rogen
  • Washington DC looked a bit like Hollywood Wednesday with actors Ben Affleck and Seth Rogen speaking on issues they hold dear to them.
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  • Rep. Jackie Speier
  • Peninsula congresswoman Jackie Speier is gearing up for a new battle over the growing economic inequality hurting the middle class.
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  • President Barack Obama speaks about raising the minimum wage, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at a Costco store in Lanham, Md., the morning after his State of the Union address. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
  • President Obama gave a speech at a Costco this morning to promote his State of the Union proposals.
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  • New York Congressman Michael Grimm
  • New York Rep. Michael Grimm is defending his actions after he physically threatened a reporter at the Capitol.
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  • President Obama's State of the Union address will deliver familiar content along with some targeted first-time initiatives.
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  • President Barack Obama works at his desk in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, ahead of Tuesday nights State of the Union speech. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
  • President Obama's State of the Union address will deliver familiar content along with some targeted first-time initiatives.
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  • Rep. George Miller, D-Calif.
  • After 40 years in Congress, East Bay lawmaker George Miller officially announced that he'll leave Washington at the end of his current term.
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  • Singer and American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken is reportedly taking steps toward a new career -- congressman.
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  • Gridlock in the Senate, progress in the House
  • Republicans held an all-night talkathon over new rules that limit their ability to filibuster.
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  • Connor Johnson
  • Connor Johnson says he wants to discover "asteroids and stuff" but first, the 6-year-old Colorado boy's on a mission to save NASA.
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  • John Bear King Hawkins
  • A Lakota Indian with Bay Area ties who helped transmit battlefield messages during WWII was honored by Congress Wednesday.
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  • John Bear King Hawkins
  • A Lakota Indian with Bay Area ties who helped transmit battlefield messages during WWII was honored by Congress Wednesday.
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  • HealthCare.gov congressional hearing
  • A skeptical congressional committee had tough questions Wednesday for the IT people behind the struggling HealthCare.gov website.
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  • Food stamp cuts protest
  • One in seven Americans receives food stamps and on Friday, those benefits will drop.
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  • Food stamp cuts protest
  • One in seven Americans receives food stamps and on Friday, those benefits will drop.
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  • Now that the federal government shutdown is over, tourists are once again flocking to famous Bay Area spots like Alcatraz and Muir Woods.
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  • U.S. Navy Blue Angels
  • Grounded by federal cuts and stripped of their $35 million budget, the Navy's Blue Angels flying team looked like they were grounded for good, until Tuesday.
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  • Social Security office sign
  • The impact of the federal government shutdown is lingering across the Bay Area. It could take days before things are back to normal.
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  • Social Security office sign
  • The impact of the federal government shutdown is lingering across the Bay Area. It could take days before things are back to normal.
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  • A vote in the House on a new Republican plan to reopen the government and avert a financial default has now been postponed.
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  • Hope for shutdown deal: Reid, McConnell optimistic
  • The Senate's top two leaders raced to reach an agreement Monday that could head off a first-ever U.S. Treasury default.
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  • Veterans carry a gate to the White House from a WWII memorial
  • A group of veterans protested outside the White House, over the closure of the World War II Memorial during the shutdown.
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  • Capitol Hill clock
  • Senate leaders have taken the helm in the search for a deal to end the partial government shutdown and avert a federal default.
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  • San Francisco's iconic Cliff House restaurant reopened Saturday despite the federal government shutdown.
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  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. pauses while speaking to reporters outside the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
  • The Senate has rejected a Democratic effort to extend the government's ability to borrow money through next year.
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  • Government shutdown protester at the Cliff House in San Francisco
  • The federal government shutdown continues to affect all sorts of services in the Bay Area, leaving a lot of people disappointed.
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  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Secretary John McHugh.
  • The Obama administration says a charity will pick up the costs of suspended death benefits payments for the families of fallen troops.
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  • Gold Star moms outraged funeral funds are frozen
  • Gold Star Moms are outraged the death gratuity funds for military families is frozen due to the government shutdown.
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  • Miriam Carey and her sisters
  • The sisters of a woman fatally shot after trying to ram her car through a White House barrier say police should not have killed her.
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  • Government shutdown sign
  • The House has passed a bill to give 800,000 furloughed federal workers retroactive pay once the government reopens.
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  • President Obama and John Boehner
  • Both sides are making it clear Friday that they take the partial shutdown of the federal government seriously.
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  • A wrecked Capitol Police car blocks Constitution Avenue NW following a shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington
  • The District of Columbia's police chief says the suspect who led police on a chase from the White House to the Capitol is dead.
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  • Confusion persists in the second day of the federal government shutdown. In the Bay Area, the impact is being felt by taxpayers and even job-hunters.
  • Confusion persists in the second day of the federal government shutdown. In the Bay Area, the impact is being felt by taxpayers and even job-hunters.
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  • Government recruiters missing from job fair
  • Several government recruiters were missing from a South Bay job fair because of the government shutdown.
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  • John Boehner
  • President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders to the White House on Wednesday.
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  • South Bay federal workers furloughed
  • Federal workers in San Jose and USGS geologists in Menlo Park were told to go home during the government shutdown.
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  • Storm clouds hang over Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
  • Pres. Obama says Republicans have shut down the government over an "ideological crusade" against his health care law.
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  • Dark clouds pass over the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
  • President Barack Obama says House Republicans have shut down the federal government over an "ideological crusade."
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  • US Government shuts down, no deal reached
  • Congress has missed the deadline for averting the first partial government shutdown in 17 years.
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  • John Boehner and President Barack Obama
  • Hours before a threatened government shutdown, the Senate has the next move Monday on must-do budget legislation.
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  • The morning sun illuminates the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, as the government teeters on the brink of a partial shutdown at midnight unless Congress can reach an agreement on funding.
  • If no compromise can be reached by midnight, Americans would soon see the impact of a government shutdown.
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  • Capitol Hill clock
  • Congress is running out of time to agree on a bill to keep the government running.
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  • President Barack Obama makes a statement regarding the budget fight in Congress and foreign policy challenges in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
  • Officials say the House approval of a delay in Obama's health care law does nothing but push the government closer to a shutdown.
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  • House Republicans
  • The House plans to approve a bill that changes parts of the Affordable Care Act. But it isn't what Pres. Obama or Democrats want.
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  • Senator Harry Reid
  • The Democratic-run Senate has approved legislation aimed at preventing a Tuesday federal shutdown.
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  • Sen. Ted Cruz
  • Tea party conservative Sen. Ted Cruz ended his all-night talkathon to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law.
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  • President Barack Obama speaks at the Ford stamping plant in Liberty, Mo., Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
  • President Barack Obama is appealing to the public anew to pressure Congress to stop undermining his health care law.
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  • President Barack Obama, flanked by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, left, and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, speaks to members of the media before the start of a cabinet meeting, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013
  • Marathon negotiations between the U.S. and Russia have produced an agreement on destroying Syria's chemical weapons stockpile.
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