California questions how do you regulate ‘driverless cars’

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The California Department of Motor Vehicles began Tuesday to puzzle through the complex question of how to regulate cars that rely on computers, not people, to drive them…

Malaysian military says missing jet changed course

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The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait…

SF pedestrian hit by car in Financial District

A pedestrian was struck and injured by a vehicle in San Francisco’s Financial District this morning, a police spokesman said…

Compensation for relatives of missing plane victims

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Malaysia Airlines offered financial assistance to Chinese relatives of missing passengers of flight 370 on Tuesday, but it was turned down by some…

Search for missing plane focuses on Straits of Malacca

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The search continued for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight on Tuesday as Malaysian armed forces focused their search on the Straits of Malacca to the west of Malaysia…

Train station attackers original plan for Jihad

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Train station attackers originally plan for Jihad…

Passengers’ families await word of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane

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Passengers’ families await word of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane…

Oil slicks found in hunt for missing Malaysia jet

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Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day…

“Take Me Home, Country Roads” now a WVa state song

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Singer John Denver never called West Virginia home, but his 1970s hit “Take Me Home, Country Roads” is one of the state’s official songs…

Attempted murder charges for mom in ocean drive

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A pregnant South Carolina woman who drove a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean surf off Florida is being charged…

Americans set clocks an hour forward

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Most Americans will set their clocks 60 minutes forward before heading to bed Saturday night…

Massachusetts bans upskirt photos

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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a bill prohibiting “upskirt” photos of women…

SJ: 2 men charged with string of armed robberies

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Two San Jose men were arrested last week in connection with a rash of armed robberies at liquor stores and markets in San Jose that occurred in recent months…

Child thrown, three jump safety in apartment fire

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Three people jumped to safety and a 3-year-old child was thrown from a second-floor window to a neighbor on the ground during a fire at a Hayward apartment…

Two residents burned in SJ structure fire

Two people suffered serious burns in a fire at a home in San Jose this morning, a fire captain said…

Massachusetts court: Subway ‘upskirt’ photos not illegal

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The highest court in Massachusetts has determined that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of women riding the Boston subway did not violate state law because…

Here comes El Nino; good news for US weather woes

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Federal forecasters predict a warming of the central Pacific Ocean this year that will change weather worldwide…

Judge won’t block law that bans high capacity gun magazines

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A federal judge in San Jose today refused to block a Sunnyvale law that bans possession of high-capacity gun magazines that hold more than 10 automatically reloading bullets…

Death of Elisa Lam inspires horror movie

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Death of Elisa Lam inspired horror movie…

SMPD makes arrest of child predator suspect

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San Mateo police announced today that they used social media to help catch a 41-year-old man suspected of trying..

Elementary school teacher arrested for alleged sexual abuse of multiple students

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A teacher was arrested in El Cerrito this morning for allegedly sexually abusing multiple students at a Richmond elementary school…

‘Bay Lights’ to celebrate 1st anniversary of Bay Bridge lights

One year after the “Bay Lights” art installation first lit up the western span of the Bay Bridge, a celebration will be held Thursday night…

State Department accuses Putin of lying on Ukraine

The State Department is turning up the rhetorical heat on Russian President Vladimir Putin for statements about the situation in Ukraine that the U.S. says are lies.

Third-graders at California school caught with pot

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Police in a Central California city are trying to determine how three third-graders caught smoking marijuana got the drug…

Essay is optional on new SAT

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The essay is optional on the new version of the SAT college entrance exam…

Hillary Clinton compares Putin actions to Hitler’s

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has likened Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions on the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine to those of Adolf Hitler in the 1930s.

Bank robbery in SF Chinatown

Bank robbery in SF Chinatown…

Oakland: Man found burned to death identified

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A man who died in a fire Saturday at an East Oakland apartment complex that was also the scene of a fatal home invasion robbery last month has been tentatively identified as a 56-year-old Oakland resident…

Justin Bieber tatoos revealed in booking photos

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Justin Bieber tatoos revealed in booking photos…

Judge orders Bieber video released with blackouts

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Remaining police video clips of Justin Bieber after his January arrest will be made public with sensitive portions blacked out to protect the singer’s privacy…