News about President Barack Obama and his birth certificate hit a fever pitch this week when the White House released a full copy of the president’s birth certificate from Hawaii.Now that the document has been released, though, there is a tie between the debate and San Francisco, according to an Associated Press article. The doctor who was reportedly in attendance for the birth of Obama attended medical school at the University of California at San Francisco.Read the full article from The Associated Press below to see who the doctor was. Read More
With Prince William and his bride-to-be Kate Middleton set to be married Friday, The Examiner thought it would be a fine time to reflect on the last great royal wedding between Prince Charles and Princess Diana, who were married July 29, 1981. Take a minute to scroll through our picture gallery of that historic ceremony to get yourself in the mood for more royal nuptials. (Click on the photo to the right to launch the slideshow.) Read More
YUMA, Arizona (AP) — Inspectors have found small, subsurface cracks in three more Southwest Airlines planes that are similar to those suspected of causing a jetliner to lose pressure and make a harrowing emergency landing in Arizona, a federal investigator said Sunday.Southwest said in statement that two of its Boeing 737-300s had cracks and will be evaluated and repaired before they are returned to service. A National Transportation Safety Board member told The Associated Press later Sunday that a third plane had been found with cracks developing. Read More
The U.S. agreed to NATO's request for a 48-hour extension of American participation in coalition airstrikes against targets in Libya and U.S. lawmakers cautioned Sunday that the allies need to know more about the rebels fighting Moammar Gadhafi's forces before providing them with weapons.
Two weeks into the assault on Gadhafi, Republican lawmakers expressed concern that a stalemate could leave him in control of portions of Libya and with access to stockpiles of chemical weapons. Read More
George Soros -- whom we're always told is not serving his own economic interests at all by promoting liberal politicians and big-government policies -- is launching a new investment fund that plans to profit off of the "green energy" boom, which is entirely dependent on government subsidies supported by the groups Soros funds. Read More
Thousands of singing and dancing protesters streamed back into Manama's central Pearl Square on Saturday after Bahrain's leaders withdrew tanks and riot police following a bloody crackdown by security forces in the tiny monarchy.
The royal family, which was quick to use force earlier this week against demonstrators in the landmark square that has been the heart of the anti-government demonstrations, appeared to back away from further confrontation following international pressure from the West. Read More
President Barack Obama was greeted by state and local leaders Thursday night when he touched down at SFO, arriving in the Bay Area for a dinner with local business leaders in technology and innovation. Obama deplaned Air Force One after it touched down at 5:40 p.m. at San Francisco International Airport. He was greeted on the tarmac by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, and state Attorney General Kamala Harris. Read More
In the Super Bowl of advertising, Eminem was everywhere, Roseanne Barr took a big hit from a log and Joan Rivers became a GoDaddy girl.It was also hard to throw a Pepsi can without hitting a car commercial during Super Bowl XLV between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers. Automakers took advantage of advertising's biggest showcase to try to show they're back after two tough years for the industry. Read More