National Politics

News

Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.

Nation & World

Volatile mix in Syria war puts new strain on US strategy

The U.S. military picture in Syria is getting more chaotic and complicated by the day, putting new strains on the Obama administration's strategy of partnering with a hodgepodge of local fighters against the Islamic State group without getting pulled deeper into Syria's civil war or rupturing relations with Turkey.

Videos

Shawn and Sean Show: Week 1 predictions

Merced Sun-Star sports writers Shawn Jansen and Sean Lynch discuss their predictions for Week 1 of the Merced County high school football season.
Shawn and Sean Show: Week 1 predictions 2:34

Shawn and Sean Show: Week 1 predictions

Shawn and Sean Show: Conference predictions 2:12

Shawn and Sean Show: Conference predictions

Merced College Lineman Kamilo Tongamoa On Rejoining The Team 1:46

Merced College Lineman Kamilo Tongamoa On Rejoining The Team

Gustine boy battling cancer gets Disneyland wish 1:38

Gustine boy battling cancer gets Disneyland wish