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About 5,000 people have entered the lottery for the proposed Willie B. Kennedy development in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood.

How 'Equal Access' Is Helping Drive Black Renters Out Of Their Neighborhood

The city of San Francisco is in a quandary. Like many big cities, it faces an affordability crisis, and city leaders are looking for a way to build housing to help low- and middle-income residents stay there.

But one proposal to give current residents of a historically African-American neighborhood help to do that has run afoul of the Obama administration.

Consider the case of Mack Watson. At 96, he is a vision of elegance in his freshly pressed ribbon collar shirt, vest and sports coat. He has called San Francisco home since 1947.

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson speaks during a campaign rally earlier this month at Grand View University in Des Moines, Iowa.

Third-Party Candidates Fall Short Of Presidential Debate Threshold

There will officially be no third-party candidate on the presidential debate stage.

Libertarian Gary Johnson and Jill Stein of the Green Party officially did not make the cut, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced Friday.

Airstrike Kills Senior ISIS Leader Known As 'Dr. Wa'il,' U.S. Officials Say

The Pentagon says the militant known as "Dr. Wa'il", the Islamic State's minister of propaganda and one of its most senior leaders, was killed by a coalition airstrike near the group's de facto capital, Raqqah, Syria.

The news comes weeks after ISIS said its head of propaganda was killed in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

Two members of the LA Galaxy took on a team of 30 8-year-olds, in a matchup of (young) age and (soccer) beauty.

Watch 2 Elite Soccer Players Take On A Pack Of 8-Year-Olds

What happens when two talented 36-year-olds face off against 30 8-year-olds on a soccer field? We now know the answer to that question, thanks to the LA Galaxy's Robbie Keane and midfielder Steven Gerrard.

The match was the finale in the LA Galaxy's "Ridiculous Soccer Challenge" series; we also found it to be good fun as we reach the end of a week's worth of serious news.

Devendra Jhajharia of India competes in the javelin throw at the 2016 Paralympic Games. The gold medal winner lost his left arm in an accident when he was 8.

What's The Secret To India's Paralympics Success?

Deepa Malik was about to make history. Seated in a custom-made chair on a hot day in Rio, Malik — paralyzed from the chest down — held a 6.5-pound shot put between her neck and right shoulder. She took a deep breath and hurled the shot 15 feet across the throwing circle. The throw got Malik a silver at the Paralympic Games in Brazil this past Monday — and made her the first Indian woman to win a Paralympics medal.

Opponents of Arizona's immigration law SB 1070 gather outside federal court in July 2010 in Phoenix ahead of a hearing on a challenge to the legislation.

Deal Is Reached On Arizona's Hardline Immigration Law, After 6-Year Fight

Arizona's attorney general will issue new guidance about the state's immigration enforcement law, as part of an agreement with a coalition of immigrant rights groups that in return will drop their legal challenges to the controversial Senate Bill 1070 that took effect in 2010.

Several key provisions of the law were thrown out back in 2012, when the U.S. Supreme Court rejected three elements of SB 1070.

HHS Issues New Rules To Open Up Data From Clinical Trials

Universities and drug companies that use human volunteers for research face tough new rules designed to make sure that valuable information from these volunteers is widely available, not only to the volunteers themselves but to scientists trying to advance medical science.

The rules currently on the books are confusing and often ignored.

Donald Trump in 2011 speaking to reporters in New Hampshire after President Obama released his long-form birth certificate. Trump said he was "very proud" to have forced the White House's decision.

Without Apology, Trump Now Says: 'Obama Was Born In' The U.S.

After years of peddling a false conspiracy theory that President Obama wasn't born in the United States, Donald Trump — just 53 days before Election Day — now says he believes the president was born in the U.S.

"President Obama was born in the United States. Period," Trump said at a campaign event in a ballroom in his new hotel in Washington. "Now, we want to get back to making America strong and great again."

But Trump did not apologize to President Obama.

Obama's birth certificate, as released by the White House

What The Trump Campaign Said About Birtherism, Annotated

Donald Trump finally addressed whether he believes the current president was, indeed, born in the United States. "President Obama was born in the United States. Period," he said Friday morning.

In the video "What They Took With Them," Stanley Tucci, Cate Blanchett and Chiwetel Ejiofor are among the celebrities who list items that refugees took when they fled, from house keys to flash drives.

VIDEO: Is Cate Blanchett Asking You To Do Enough To Help Refugees?

Flash drive. Laptop. Phone.

If your home was under attack and you had to flee, what would you take with you?

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