Homeless man given $100, secretly followed

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A man with nothing to give, caught giving all that he has….

CDC investigating multistate Listeria outbreak

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CDC is investigating a deadly listeria outbreak tied to caramel apples…

Alameda Water District considering rate increase

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The cost of water in southern Alameda County might rise again soon…

CIA battles Senate Democrats over torture report

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The CIA is stepping up a campaign to discredit a Senate investigation into the CIA’s interrogation method…

Child care costs more than college

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It’s no secret that child care is expensive. But did you know it can cost more than college…

SF traffic enforcement to be stepped up

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Drivers in SF who block intersections or double park their vehicles can expect to get ticketed…

Cat survives trip in moving box across US

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A cat has used up at least one of its nine lives after surviving a monthlong trip in a moving box…

Dave Cortese and Sam Liccardo vying for San Jose’s next mayor

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Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese and San Jose City Councilmember Sam Liccardo…

Man found guilty of murder in attack on USC Chinese students

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A man who was recorded confessing to the killings of two Chinese graduate students was convicted of first-degree murder…

Reports: White House intruder gets far past door

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The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged…

Mission accomplished: India joins Mars explorers

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India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday…

Redwood City spa owner pleads not guilty to pimping charges

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Ting Sun pleaded not guilty Wednesday to three counts of pimping and two counts of keeping a house of prostitution…

Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

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Obama frames ISIS strategy…

NC half brothers freed after 3 decades in prison

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North Carolina’s two half-brothers walked out as free men, three decades after they were wrongly convicted of raping…

SFO launched simplified Chinese website

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San Francisco International Airport has launched a simplified Chinese website to cater to the needs of tourists from mainland China…

China Peng Shuai reached semi final at US Open

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Peng Shuai beat 17-year-old Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-1 in the U.S. Open to earn a spot in a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time in 37 tries…

Different minimum wages at Valley Fair

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Valley Fair sits in both San Jose and Santa Clara cities, with different minimum wages…

World scariest selfie

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Rooftopping photographers Daniel Lau climbed on top of the fifth tallest building in Hong Kong to take a selfie video…

Russian hackers steal 1.2B passwords

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Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites…

“Apparently” kid steals show during interview

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This is one interview that will just brighten your day. 5-year old Noah Ritter. And he’s not "apparently" awesome, he just is…

Wang Chen makes history as he joins Monza in Italy

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Wang Chen became the first Chinese male player to sign with an overseas club on Wednesday…

US chamber approves lawsuit against Obama

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U.S. House of Representatives approved a Republican plan to file a lawsuit against President Obama…

PG&E charged with obstruction over San Bruno blast

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Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion…

Three kids killed in Philadelphia carjacking

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Two men carjacked a SUV at gunpoint then lost control and plowed into a group of people in Philadelphia, killing three children…

Google employee accused of raping woman

Justin Chan, a Canadian Chinese who works for Google in New York, was accused of raping a woman. He pleaded not guilty…

Alibaba denies princelings’ influence on the company

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Alibaba denies princelings’ influence on the company. The only resource they have is the market…

California water use rises amid severe drought

Californians have increased their water consumption this year during the severe drought, despite pleas from the governor to conserve…

Turtle predicts Brazil vs Germany’s result

A so-called Oracle Turtle has made his pick for the world cup semi-final match between Brazil and Germany…

SF $70 million lottery winner comes forward

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The owner of a $70 million Superlotto Plus winning ticket has came out to claim the prize…

Google shows off Android Auto, wearables

Google kicked off its two-day developer conference Wednesday in San Francisco…