Senate advances bill to reopen government

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The Senate has advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented…

Pence to Israel: US embassy will move to Jerusalem in 2019

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Vice President Pence told Israel’s parliament the U.S. embassy will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019…

3 men shot in midtown Manhattan near Macy’s, no arrests made

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Three men have been shot and wounded in midtown Manhattan in an area that is traditionally buzzing with tourists…

S. Koreans burn Kim’s photo as N. Korean band leader passes

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Conservative South Korean activists burned a large photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as the head of the North…

SJ: Man shot to death near Charlotte Commons Park

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Officers responded at 8:48 p.m. as more than one person called to say shots were fired in the 5000 block of Charlotte Drive…

Bombing at market in southern Thailand kills 3, injures 18

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A motorcycle bomb exploded at a market Monday morning in southern Thailand, killing three people…

Berkeley: Two robberies with seven hours on same street

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A robbery early Saturday morning on Durant Avenue in Berkeley was the second in a matter of seven hours on that street…

With Senate talks falling short, shutdown enters workweek

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The government shutdown is set to sow more disruption and political peril Monday after the Senate inched closer but…

US marches for women’s rights slam Trump

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Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Trump…

Shackled children face long road to recovery

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The 13 children, who were rescued from what was described as nothing less than a torture chamber, will have years of therapy…

Prosecutors to seek death penalty in Chinese scholar case

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Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a former physics student charged with the kidnapping and killing of…

SF: Homicide suspect takes own life during standoff with officers

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A woman was fatally gunned down late Friday afternoon in San Francisco’s Central Sunset District…

US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

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The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and…

US flu season gets worse, has ‘lot more steam’ than expected

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The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse. Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought…

Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics, music site before attack

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The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researching SWAT tactics…

What happens when the government shuts down

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The world won’t end if a dysfunctional Washington can’t find a way to pass a funding bill…

Mattis says US competitive warfighting edge has eroded

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Countering China’s rapidly expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are now the U.S. military

Supreme Court to rule on Trump travel ban

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The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide the legality of the latest version of President Donald Trump’s ban on travel…

Amazon raises monthly Prime membership fees by 20%

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Amazon is raising the price of its Prime membership monthly plan by nearly 20 percent…

Xi thought proposed to be included in Constitution

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The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Friday proposed writing Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism into the Constitution…

Chinese voters’ impact on SF mayoral race

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David Lee of CAVEC discusses the mayoral race in San Francisco and the Chinese vote…

China police take away lawyer who wrote letter urging reform

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Yu Wensheng, a Chinese human rights lawyer, was waiting in his car to take his 13 year-old son to school…

Fremont: Victim pepper-sprayed in phone robbery

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Police in Fremont on Monday arrested a man connection with robbing a victim of an iPhone X…

SF: Merchants raise concern on CNY sidwalk fair

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Merchants raises liability concern at a meeting regarding the upcoming Chinese New Year sidewalk fair in San Francisco Chinatown…

SFPD asks residents to be vigilant on crimes during CNY

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SFPD is asking residents to be vigilant on crimes during Chinese New Year…

Putin takes dip in icy Russian lake on Epiphany

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a dip in icy lake waters to celebrate Epiphany…

6.3-magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico’s Gulf of California

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A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck offshore in Mexico’s Gulf of California on Friday morning…

California officials concerned about possible ICE sweeps

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California’s attorney general said Wednesday he is concerned about open-ended immigration sweeps…

Which freeway is most dangerous in Bay Area

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A new study found that driving on I-280 is more dangerous than driving on US-101…

Chinese Consulate phone scam

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Phone calls are going out to the Chinese community claiming they are calling from the Chinese Consulate…