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Joe Jonas had no trouble telling all about his sex life on Reddit. (Courtesy Twitter)

Scoop: Billy Bush out at NBC — and none too soon

“Today” show host Billy Bush is no longer a part of NBC…

Joe Jonas had no trouble telling all about his sex life on Reddit. (Courtesy Twitter)
“Today” co-host Billy Bush, pictured in September, has been suspended from the NBC morning show for his connection to a leaked 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape in which he and Donald Trump were seemingly enjoying a vulgar conversation about hitting on women.  (Courtesy John Barrett/Globe Photos/Zuma Press/TNS)

Scoop: Billy Bush suspended from ‘Today’ after lewd chat

At least someone is taking responsibility for unacceptable behavior. On Monday’s “Today”…

“Today” co-host Billy Bush, pictured in September, has been suspended from the NBC morning show for his connection to a leaked 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape in which he and Donald Trump were seemingly enjoying a vulgar conversation about hitting on women.  (Courtesy John Barrett/Globe Photos/Zuma Press/TNS)
People gather to watch presidential nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton debate at Hotel Zetta in San Francisco on Monday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Bay Area residents gather for debate

Bay Area residents embraced the “discussion” and political jabs that ensued from…

People gather to watch presidential nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton debate at Hotel Zetta in San Francisco on Monday. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Bernie Sanders supporters who are unwilling to give up the fight are best served shifting their attention to Senate races. (Courtesy photo)

Time to Bern the Senate

As of this writing, the Delphic Oracle of the millennium, Nate Silver,…

Bernie Sanders supporters who are unwilling to give up the fight are best served shifting their attention to Senate races. (Courtesy photo)
Protesters march down Market Street from Twitter headquarters to the offices of Uber during a rally against tax cuts for tech companies in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF’s tech tax fails to make November ballot

San Francisco’s short-lived tech tax proposal for the November ballot was officially…

Protesters march down Market Street from Twitter headquarters to the offices of Uber during a rally against tax cuts for tech companies in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves after taking the stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Thursday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

PHILADELPHIA — Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday…

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton waves after taking the stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Thursday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump National Doral on Wednesday in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues

MOSCOW — Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia's military takeover of…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump National Doral on Wednesday in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
In this July 23 photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by her running mate, Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally in Miami. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Democrats highlight diversity, but face gap with white men

ATLANTA — The Democratic National Convention speaker's lineup has highlighted an increasingly…

In this July 23 photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by her running mate, Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally in Miami. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Former Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Monday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

After turmoil, Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren thrill convention

PHILADELPHIA — Seeking to bridge deep Democratic divides, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced…

Former Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Monday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT., asks that Hillary Clinton become the unanimous choice for President of the United States during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Clinton wins historic nomination — with a boost from Sanders

PHILADELPHIA — Breaking a historic barrier, Democrats triumphantly chose Hillary Clinton as…

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT., asks that Hillary Clinton become the unanimous choice for President of the United States during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
An online magazine opinion piece attributed to Lt. Gov. Gavin News contains at least one paragraph that largely originally appeared on the website of the National Center for Lesbian Rights. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s essay, posts lack citations

SACRAMENTO — An online magazine opinion piece attributed to California's lieutenant governor…

An online magazine opinion piece attributed to Lt. Gov. Gavin News contains at least one paragraph that largely originally appeared on the website of the National Center for Lesbian Rights. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump speaks on the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

It could always be worse

When I was young, one of my favorite books was the Yiddish…

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump speaks on the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Cruz defiant as GOP slams him on Trump non-endorsement

CLEVELAND — A defiant Sen. Ted Cruz declared Thursday he's no "servile…

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Thursday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Trump says America in crisis — and he’ll fix it ‘fast’

CLEVELAND — Declaring America in crisis, Donald Trump pledged to cheering Republicans…

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Thursday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Caitlyn Jenner, right, speaks at an American Unity Fund brunch at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland on Wednesday on the sidelines of the Republican National Convention. Jenner said it was easier to come out as transgender than it was as a Republican. The transgender activist and Olympic gold medalist is speaking at a breakfast at the Republican National Convention to promote LGBT inclusion in the GOP. (AP Photo/Josh Lederman)

Excited by Trump, gay Republicans struggle with rest of GOP

CLEVELAND — Pro-gay Republicans have held Donald Trump up as the most…

Caitlyn Jenner, right, speaks at an American Unity Fund brunch at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland on Wednesday on the sidelines of the Republican National Convention. Jenner said it was easier to come out as transgender than it was as a Republican. The transgender activist and Olympic gold medalist is speaking at a breakfast at the Republican National Convention to promote LGBT inclusion in the GOP. (AP Photo/Josh Lederman)
Demonstrators make their way over the Lorain-Carnegie bridge into downtown during a protest Thursday in Cleveland during the final day of the Republican convention. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Hundreds of demonstrators gather on convention’s last day

CLEVELAND — Hundreds of demonstrators for and against Donald Trump gathered in…

Demonstrators make their way over the Lorain-Carnegie bridge into downtown during a protest Thursday in Cleveland during the final day of the Republican convention. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Zoe Saldana, left, as Uhura and John Cho as Sulu appear in a scene from, "Star Trek Beyond." (Kimberley French/Paramount Pictures via AP)

Scoop: Why Sulu’s husband is Asian in ‘Star Trek Beyond’

Much has been made of the decision to reveal that the “Star…

In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Zoe Saldana, left, as Uhura and John Cho as Sulu appear in a scene from, "Star Trek Beyond." (Kimberley French/Paramount Pictures via AP)
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Ted Cruz booed lustily as he refuses to endorse Donald Trump

CLEVELAND — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tried to link arms with Republicans…

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, points toward Republican vice presidential candidate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence after Pence's acceptance speech during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Trump’s convention pledge to nation: Safety will be restored

CLEVELAND — Donald Trump will pledge to Americans Thursday night that "safety…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, points toward Republican vice presidential candidate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence after Pence's acceptance speech during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the second day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Hating on Hillary: Republican convention down and dirty

CLEVELAND — Liar. Garbage. Lock her up. Republicans at their national convention…

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the second day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)