San Francisco protests Trump’s transgender ban

A transgender woman who identified herself only as Layla addressed the crowd Wednesday night and said she’s tired of being told who she can or cannot be, and asked for others in the LGBTQ community to support trans people as they fight for respect.

Jurors set to hear closing arguments in ‘Pharma Bro’ case

Prosecutors say Martin Shkreli is a con man who repeatedly lied to rich investors in two hedge funds he ran into the ground. The defense says he’s a misunderstood “genius” who ended up making money for his alleged victims.

Judge recommends contested giant Hawaii telescope for permit

The $1.4 billion project has divided those who believe the telescope will desecrate land atop Mauna Kea held sacred by some Native Hawaiians and those who believe it will provide Hawaii with economic and educational opportunities.

House, Senate Republicans reach deal to move sanctions bill

House and Senate Republicans have worked out a deal to move quickly on a package of new financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, clearing the way for Congress to send the far-reaching legislation to President Donald Trump.

Jury: Michael Jackson estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million

The award from a Los Angeles Superior Court jury fell short of the $30 million the legendary producer sought in the lawsuit filed nearly four years ago, but well above the approximately $392,000 the Jackson estate contended Jones was owed.

Senate panel drops Manafort subpoena

The top Republican and Democrat on the committee have said they want to question Manafort about a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer.