House approves $1.1T bill financing government

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Swapping crisis for compromise, the House narrowly approved $1.1 trillion in government-wide spending Thursday night…

China overtakes US as world’s largest economy

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China has overtaken U.S. as the world’s largest economy…

NSA director: China can damage US power grid

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China and “one or two” other countries are capable of mounting cyberattacks that would shut down the electric grid in the U.S…

Minivans do poorly in new crash tests

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The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry…

Republicans: Keystone pipeline down, but not out

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Republicans are promising they will resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislationwhen they take control of the U.S. Senate…

Ten indicted in Bay Area human trafficking and brothel ring

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A federal grand jury in SF has indicted ten people who allegedly ran a network of 40 brothels throughout the Bay Area…

BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice

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Bank of America is apologizing for double-billing customers who made purchases using Apple’s new mobile payments service…

San Jose water faces E.coli contamination

San Jose residents need to boil water before drinking amid the E. coli threat…

UN chief: Gaza deaths and destruction shame world

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded an end to what he called the senseless cycle of suffering in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict…

Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire plan

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Israel and Hamas on Monday accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal meant to halt a bruising monthlong war…

WTO issues mixed ruling in US-China dispute

An appeals body of the World Trade Organization has decided it lacked enough information to uphold China’s objections…

Americans renouncing citizenship to avoid tax fine

Record numbers of Americans living overseas are renouncing their citizenship or green cards to avoid pay steep tax fine…

Obama wins second term

President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term, defeating Republican Mitt Romney in a hard-fought race in which the economy was the dominant issue…

Recommendations for motor oil change

Do you need to change motor oil every 3,000 miles? According to a new study, nearly 15 million Californians change their motol oil every 3,000 miles or more often…