White House

Steve Kerr is once again handing the reins to his players. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

‘That’s their event’ — Kerr defers to players on reported alternative plans for DC trip

OAKLAND — On the heels of an ESPN report that the Warriors…

 

VIDEO: Steph on possible White House trip: 'My views haven't changed at all'

VIDEO: Steph on possible White House trip: ‘My views haven’t changed at all’

OAKLAND — Stephen Curry has long stated that he wants no part…

 

Betsy DeVos, nominee for education secretary, poses for a photo before a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Capitol, Dec. 1, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Tom Williams/Congressional Quarterly/Newscom/Zuma Press/TNS)

Trump’s pick for education secretary could put school vouchers back on the map

Fifteen years ago, a controversial question about America’s schools dominated headlines, prompted…

 

Trump names Bossert as homeland security, counterterrorism adviser

 President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday that Tom Bossert would serve as his…

Ellen DeGeneres waited on a bench outside the White House before she was able to accept her Medal of Honor. (Courtesy Twitter)

Scoop: High jinks, happy tears from Ellen at the White House

Ellen DeGeneres forgot to bring her ID to the White House Tuesday…

Ellen DeGeneres waited on a bench outside the White House before she was able to accept her Medal of Honor. (Courtesy Twitter)
House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, pictured at Mission High School in October 2014,  released a statement Monday regarding Trump's latest appointment to his cabinet. (Erica Marquez/2014 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Pelosi calls Bannon’s appointment an ‘alarming signal’ of Trump presidency

Nancy Pelosi, the Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, released a…

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, pictured at Mission High School in October 2014,  released a statement Monday regarding Trump's latest appointment to his cabinet. (Erica Marquez/2014 Special to S.F. Examiner)
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump on  Nov. 10, 2016 in the Oval Office of the White House in their first public step toward a transition of power. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Scoop: Underlying tension in first Obama, Trump meeting

The U.K. Daily Mail has an interesting take on Thursday’s White House…

U.S. President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump on  Nov. 10, 2016 in the Oval Office of the White House in their first public step toward a transition of power. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)
A Secret Service agent orders people into buildings near the entrance to the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 20, 2016, after the White House was placed on security alert after shooting on street outside. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Official: Armed person shot by Secret Service officer

WASHINGTON — A uniformed Secret Service officer shot an armed person on…

A Secret Service agent orders people into buildings near the entrance to the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 20, 2016, after the White House was placed on security alert after shooting on street outside. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets patrons at the Lone Oak Little Castle Restaurant in Paducah, Ky., on Monday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Hillary Clinton and the 2-for-1 presidency

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. — The notion of a 2-for-1 Clinton presidency is back.…

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets patrons at the Lone Oak Little Castle Restaurant in Paducah, Ky., on Monday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
In this May 5, 2016 file photo Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during a rally in Charleston, W.Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber,File)

Trump wins West Virginia, as Sanders aims for victory there

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — His White House dreams fading, Bernie Sanders aimed to…

In this May 5, 2016 file photo Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during a rally in Charleston, W.Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber,File)
In this 2014 file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an announcement of new products in Cupertino. Faced with a federal judge's order to help investigators break into an iPhone allegedly used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, Apple may well argue that the request would place an unreasonable burden on the company. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Fight over gunman’s locked iPhone could have big impact

WASHINGTON — An extraordinary legal fight is brewing with major privacy implications…

In this 2014 file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an announcement of new products in Cupertino. Faced with a federal judge's order to help investigators break into an iPhone allegedly used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, Apple may well argue that the request would place an unreasonable burden on the company. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
The flag flies at half-staff outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Tuesday following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia over the weekend.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Judiciary chairman open to hearing for Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is leaving open…

The flag flies at half-staff outside the Supreme Court in Washington on Tuesday following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia over the weekend.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Warriors to celebrate 2015 championship at the White House

The Golden State Warriors will take a trip to the White House…

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. talks to reporters as Congress begins the new year on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress sends health law repeal to Obama for first time

WASHINGTON — The GOP-led Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama Wednesday…

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. talks to reporters as Congress begins the new year on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., second from left, accompanied by, from left, Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., walk from a closed-door Democratic caucus lunch, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Bargainers near agreement on spending, tax cut deal

WASHINGTON — Congress and the White House stood on the cusp Tuesday…

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., second from left, accompanied by, from left, Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., walk from a closed-door Democratic caucus lunch, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto a Senate bill that would block new federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands from pollution and development.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Senate blocks legislation to undercut EPA clean water rules

WASHINGTON — Democrats have blocked a Senate bill that would have forced…

The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto a Senate bill that would block new federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands from pollution and development.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. speaks with members of Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Congress on track to OK budget and debt deal

WASHINGTON — The Senate marched Thursday toward a final vote on a…

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. speaks with members of Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his wife Jill and President Barack Obama, announces that he will not run for the presidential nomination, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

Biden says he won’t run for president, a boost for Clinton

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden declared Wednesday he won't run for…

Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his wife Jill and President Barack Obama, announces that he will not run for the presidential nomination, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
Pope Francis holds the head of a small child as he leans from the popemobile during a parade, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Washington. (Alex Brandon/AP, Pool)

Washington crowds cheer pope; he calls for climate action

WASHINGTON — Plunging headlong into the issues of the day, Pope Francis…

Pope Francis holds the head of a small child as he leans from the popemobile during a parade, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Washington. (Alex Brandon/AP, Pool)
Sen. Christopher Murphy, D-Conn., center, speaks about the Iran nuclear deal on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Democrats clinch critical votes for Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON — Pressing their advantage, the White House and insistent Senate Democrats…

Sen. Christopher Murphy, D-Conn., center, speaks about the Iran nuclear deal on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)