Users to vote on Facbook’s policy

Users have just under a week to vote on proposed changes to Facebook’s policy…

Sony introduces ultra-high-definition video player

Ultra HD is widely regarded as the next evolution in TV technology, but there’s currently a lack of content that takes advantage of the vast resolution…

US, China militaries hold exercise to build trust

The U.S. and Chinese militaries on Friday wrapped up a modest disaster-relief exercise hailed as a tentative trust-building step amid growing suspicions between the Asia-Pacific region’s largest armed forces…

Storm forces dozens of flights canceled at SFO

Stormy weather this morning is affecting travel plans in and out of the Bay Area, according to airport officials…

Badminton reacts to scandal with draw change

Badminton World Federation decided Friday to change the Olympic doubles rules but not the much-criticized group format in the wake of the match-throwing scandal at the London Games…

Missouri mechanic named Powerball winner

(AP)

Lottery officials say a 52-year-old mechanic from northwest Missouri holds one of the two tickets matching all six numbers in the record $588 million Powerball jackpot…

Environmental homes have higher values

Environmental homes have higher values…

California is taking a gamble on Powerball

(AP)

The state lottery commission voted today (Thursday) to bring the popular game to California…

UN recognizes state of Palestine

The U.N. General Assembly has voted by a more than two-thirds majority to recognize the state of Palestine…

Palo Alto: Woman fights off intruder

An intruder broke into a Palo Alto apartment early Thursday morning and startled a woman in her 20s who was asleep in her bedroom…

Truck driver crashes into used car lot

Ten vehicles were damaged when a man crashed his dump truck into a used car lot near San Leandro Thursday morning…

Activists: China at center of illegal timber trade

Voracious demand for wood to feed factories for exports and satisfy wealthier consumers at home has turned China into a magnet for the illegal timber trade…

San Mateo: police seeking information about highway 101 shooting

Police in San Mateo are asking for the public’s help in tracking down suspects in a shooting on northbound U.S. Highway 101 Monday night…

New Jersey’s storm damage nearly $37 billion

Gov. Chris Christie says Superstorm Sandy caused $36.8 billion in damage in New Jersey…

Manila won’t stamp new Chinese passport

The Philippines has become the latest country to say it will not stamp visas in a new Chinese passport because it includes a map of the South China Sea that Manila says shows its territory…

Despite Myanmar reforms, much remains to be done

The nation’s warp-speed revolution is fragile. Its nascent transition has already been bloody. And much unfinished business remains: from repealing harsh laws…

Republicans asks “where do we go from here?”

Having lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, Republicans plunged Wednesday into an intense period of self-examination, blame-setting and testy debate…

Man arrested in break-in at Nancy Pelosi’s home

Napa County authorities have arrested a 21-year-old suspected of breaking into House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s home in California’s wine country…

Obama to visit Myanmar later this month

President Barack Obama will make a groundbreaking visit later this month to Myanmar, an official said Thursday…

Photo gallery: Chinese leadership meeting begins

Photo gallery: Chinese leadership meeting begins…

Obama’s victory & the economy

America’s decision to re-elect President Barack Obama over Mitt Romney will affect all that and other elements of the U.S. economy and financial system…

Photo gallery: Obama wins

Photo gallery: Obama wins re-election

Wall Street drops after US election

U.S. stocks are closing with their worst one-day loss of the year as investors look past the election and focus on big problems ahead in Washington and in Europe…

Photo gallery: America Votes

Photo gallery: America Votes

Storm victims new challenge: Voting

Voting in a the U.S. presidential election was the latest challenge for the hundreds of thousands of people in the New York-New Jersey area still affected by Superstorm Sandy…

NY Chinatown impacted by Sandy

NY Chinatown still impacted by Sandy…

HK singers in town for charity concert

HK singers in town for charity concert…

BART sets new record with Giants fans

BART set a new ridership record Wednesday as San Francisco Giants fans packed trains to head to the parade and celebration for the team’s World Series title…

Video of suspects in Muni bus arson

San Francisco police today released a video of suspects believed to be responsible for the arson of a Municipal Railway bus after the Giants’ World Series victory on Sunday…

Obama – the subtle campaigner

It may look to America like President Barack Obama is off the campaign trail. He’s really not…