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Trump takes charge: Assertive but untested 45th U.S. president   

WASHINGTON — Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation facin...

Trump speech shows America getting what it ordered   

WASHINGTON — America is getting what it ordered on Election Day. If anyone was expecting an evolution from Donald Trump the candidate to Donald Trump the president, never mind. The new president d...

San Mateo talks redevelopment lots, downtown specific plan   

The community is invited to collaborate on a vision for the future of downtown San Mateo — one with new housing, transit-oriented developments, pedestrian-friendly streets and a bustling restaurant ...

Redwood City Council elections on the table: Council weighs options to move city elections to even years   

How best to change council terms to meet new state standards seeking to make sure more voters participate in local elections will be decided by the Redwood City Council Monday night. Spawned by the ...

Alleged child molester pleads not guilty to charges   

A former Millbrae man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of child molestation for crimes he allegedly committed at his Millbrae residence nearly a decade ago, according to prosecutors. Latu Lavaki ...

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Trump starts on familiar note: With exaggeration   

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state of the nation, to the point of hyperbole. A loo...

With hopes and fears, a divided America watches inauguration   

ADRIAN, Mich. — In living rooms, cafes and offices, people across America watched Donald Trump become the nation's 45th president. Among them were a retired autoworker in Michigan who was awe-stru...

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In 1793, during the French Revolution, King Louis XVI, condemned for treason, was executed on the guillotine. In 1861, Jefferson Davis of Mississippi and four other Southerners whose states had seced...

Middle English was spoken in England in the late Middle Ages, from 1100 to 1500. *** The word kilt comes from Middle English. It means pleat. *** Traditional kilts do not have pockets. A purse, ...

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The Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo joined the El Camino Real inauguration rally from Daly City to San Jose noon to 1 p.m. Friday.


LOS ANGELES — Thousands of protesters formed a human chain across the Golden Gate Bridge on Friday while thousands more marched through a driving rainstorm in Los Angeles as demonstrators in a state...


The Burlingame boys' basketball team needed a win over San Mateo in the worst way Friday night. It had nothing to do with extending its 17-year winning streak against the Bearcats, but everything to ...

Don't call it an upset, at least not so far as the Burlingame boys' soccer team is concerned. Hosting red-hot Carlmont was no easy task. The Scots entered play Friday riding a five-game winning strea...

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Materials companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Friday, recouping much of the market's loss from a day earlier and snapping a 5-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average. Another cro...

NEW YORK — A mysterious Skittles spill on a rural highway in Wisconsin is taking another twist, with Mars Inc. saying it doesn't know why the discarded candy might have been headed to become cattle ...

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“Split “ is a movie in which James McAvoy plays a man with 23 personalities. Some of them are kind. Some are strange. Some are talented. Some are deranged. One is a woman. One is a child....

For every broken relationship, there is a story that goes along with it. Whether it is a breakup with a long-term boyfriend or a constant argument with an older sibling, each relationship has a story...

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