The Four

House announces bipartisan task force to tackle AI regulation

A new effort is underway in Washington, D.C. to regulate artificial intelligence. The House has launched a bipartisan task force focused on creating the AI legislation necessary to keep everyone safe while also advancing the industry. KTVU's Alex Savidge speaks with Joseph Thacker, AI engineer and security researcher with cybersecurity company AppOmni about the massive responsibility of taking on the rapidly changing field and what the task force should focus on first.

SCOTUS weighs social media regulations, free speech limits

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments today about laws passed in Florida and Texas meant to prohibit social media platforms from removing objectionable content. KTVU's Heather Holmes and Alex Savidge discuss the ruling's widespread implications for online speech in the internet era with tech journalist and CEO of Connect Safely, Larry Magid.

Kaiser Permanente awards $9M grant to boost Oakland schools

Kaiser Permanente has announced a new partnership with Oakland Unified School District, awarding OUSD a $9 million grant to boost health services and academic support. The money will be spread out over the course of three years and is being given to help students and staff lead healthier lives. KTVU's Jana Katsuyama is joined in the studio by Oakland Schools Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammel and Yvette Radford with Kaiser Permanente for more details on how the money will be spent.

Congressional Race: Sam Liccardo weighs in on national voter issues

In this 3-part series, KTVU's "The Four" features conversations with three of the frontrunners vying for South Bay Rep. Anna Eshoo's congressional seat. Eleven candidates are running for her seat, which represents a district covering parts of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Rep. Eshoo is retiring after serving more than 30 years in congress. Sam Liccardo served as a member of the San Jose City Council from 2007 to 2014 and as Mayor of San Jose from 2015 to 2023. (Part 2 of interview)

Congressional Race: Sam Liccardo makes case for District 16 seat

In this 3-part series, KTVU's "The Four" features conversations with three of the frontrunners vying for South Bay Rep. Anna Eshoo's congressional seat. Eleven candidates are running for her seat, which represents a district covering parts of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Rep. Eshoo is retiring after serving more than 30 years in congress. Sam Liccardo served as a member of the San Jose City Council from 2007 to 2014 and as Mayor of San Jose from 2015 to 2023. (Part 1 of interview)

How to manage financial stress, as national credit card debt reaches all-time high

Financial debt is mounting for Americans across the country. According to the federal reserve, the total credit card debt alone is higher than it has ever been before, reaching a staggering $1.3 trillion. New data from Bankrate found 36% of American households have more credit card debt than emergency savings, leading to higher rates of anxiety and stress. KTVU's Frank Mallicoat is joined by Christina Roman, Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian to break down a couple of debt management strategies for different financial situations.

Congressional Race: Evan Low weighs in on key voter issues

In this 3-part series, KTVU's "The Four" features conversations with three of the frontrunners vying for South Bay Rep. Anna Eshoo's congressional seat. Eleven candidates are running for her seat, which represents a district covering parts of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Rep. Eshoo is retiring after serving more than 30 years in congress. Evan Low was elected to the California State Assembly in 2014 and is currently serving in the leadership team as Assistant Majority Whip. In 2010, Low made history as the youngest, openly LGBT mayor in the country at the age of 26 in the city of Campbell, CA. (Part 2 of interview)

Congressional Race: Evan Low wants to bring new leadership to DC

In this 3-part series, KTVU's "The Four" features conversations with three of the frontrunners vying for South Bay Rep. Anna Eshoo's congressional seat. Eleven candidates are running for her seat, which represents a district covering parts of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Rep. Eshoo is retiring after serving more than 30 years in congress. Evan Low was elected to the California State Assembly in 2014 and is currently serving in the leadership team as Assistant Majority Whip. In 2010, Low made history as the youngest, openly LGBT mayor in the country at the age of 26 in the city of Campbell, CA. (Part 1 of interview)

Pres. Biden meets with family of late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in San Francisco

President Biden sat down with the family of the late Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in San Francisco today, less than a week after Navalny was found dead in a Russian Arctic penal colony. KTVU's Heather Holmes and Frank Mallicoat speak with Stephen Zunes, Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of San Francisco about the significance of this meeting and the new round of sanctions Pres. Biden is expected to announce against Russia.