The world mourns the South African leader, and we mark one moment in his long career.
On its West Coast tour, the ship will offer public tours, an art exhibit and a film screening.
The President and Secretary of State discuss the range of options the U.S. is considering.
by Alex Emslie A crowd of about 100 Egyptian-Americans from around the Bay Area gathered at San Francisco’s Civic Center Sunday calling for the U.S. to halt billions of dollars in aid to the Egyptian military until violence that skyrocketed last week is stopped. Clashes between military forces and Egyptians opposed to the army’s ouster […]
By Thuy Vu KQED News is launching a new multiplatform service in October called KQED Newsroom on television, radio and online, with three–time Emmy Award–winning journalist and anchor Thuy Vu as host. This is her first blog post for News Fix. In a rare trip, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang is meeting with President Barack […]
Latin American countries have succeeded for now in blocking Amazon from claiming “.amazon” as a new domain name. A committee of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which governs the process by which new global top-level domains are approved, recommended this week that .amazon not be approved. Five countries whose geography is […]
CAIRO (AP) — The armed forces ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected president Wednesday after just a year in power, installing a temporary civilian government, suspending the constitution and calling for new elections. Islamist President Mohammed Morsi denounced it as a “full coup” by the military. After the televised announcement by the army chief, millions of […]
After years of waiting, we finally have two U.S. Supreme Court rulings on the legality of same-sex marriage. But neither ruling was the type of clear-cut decision that advocates on both sides of the issue were hoping for. KQED spoke to several experts about the details of the cases and how this could all play […]
JERUSALEM (AP) – Google is de facto recognizing a state of Palestine — at least on its local home page in the Palestinian territories. Google spokesman Nathan Tyler said Friday “We’re changing the name ‘Palestinian territories’ to ‘Palestine’ across our products.” He said Google consults with a number of sources and authorities when naming countries […]