Texas announces audit of 2020 votes after Trump urges review

Texas election officials say they're auditing the 2020 results in four of the state's largest counties. The announcement was made late Thursday hours after former President Donald Trump pressed Republican Gov. Greg Abbott for a ballot review. 

Mayor Breed defiant about ditching mask in San Francisco nightclub

San Francisco Mayor London Breed was seen without a mask at a San Francisco nightclub this week, despite the city's rule requiring a face covering in indoor settings. Breed was also defiant when talking to reporters about the disregard for the pandemic rule that she's told the public to obey.

Democrats could reform 'weaponized' California recall system

Hours after California Gov. Gavin Newsom beat back a recall election that could have removed him, his fellow Democrats in the state Legislature said Wednesday they will push for changes to make it more difficult to challenge a sitting governor.

5 takeaways after California governor handily defeats recall

Republicans intended the recall to be a referendum on Democrats’ rule of California, and the homelessness, crime, high housing costs and energy problems that accompanied it. But with the help of the spreading delta variant Gov. Newsom turned it into a referendum on their opposition to precautions against the coronavirus.

California Governor Gavin Newsom defeats recall effort

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ably fended off Republicans' recall attempt. He did so by changing the stakes of the contest from a referendum on his own performance and into a partisan fight over Trumpism and the coronavirus. KTVU Fox 2's Amber Lee reports from Sacramento.